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Independence Day

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks. The festivities include fireworks spectaculars in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Dripping Spring and Lockhart as well as community parades in Martindale and Wimberley.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks spread over three days.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Update: San Marcos to celebrate July 4 with annual Summerfest

San Marcos will celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and festivities at its annual Summerfest.

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Photos: Independence Day at Spring Lake Hills

The Spring Lake Hills neighborhood celebrated Independence Day with its sixth annual July 4 parade and party. A parade on Mimosa Circle drew entries ranging from antique automobiles to ATVs to kids' bikes as flag-waving neighbors watched...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays County

Fourth of July fireworks displays are scheduled in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and Dripping Springs this year.

Monday, June 27th, 2011

San Marcos cancels fireworks, Kyle says they’re still on

The city of San Marcos has cancelled its public fireworks display for Summerfest on July 4 as other area communities also suspended plans for Independence Day fireworks. The city of Kyle says it will continue its show.

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Summerfest features cute costume contest winners

All the participants in the SummerFest Chidren's Parade and Costume Contest are winners, but some won a few prizes at the Independence Day celebration in San Marcos.

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

SummerFest set for Sunday at Plaza Park

SummerFest, the traditional Independence Day celebration in San Marcos, is on for Sunday at Plaza Park. The event will include three bands with San Marcos ties, along with fireworks to observe the Fourth of July.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Three musical acts take the stage at San Marcos Summerfest today

Live music on the San Marcos River is a traditional element of San Marcos’ 4th of July Summerfest celebration and the 29th annual event today will be no exception, organizers say.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Kiddos invited to join Summerfest children’s parade today

Area youngsters are invited to don red, white and blue and join the procession today for the 29th annual San Marcos Summerfest Children’s Parade and patriotic costume contest.

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