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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.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Gov. Abbott to celebrate July 4 in San Marcos

Gov. Greg Abbott will attend San Marcos’ Summerfest Independence Day celebration on Saturday, his spokesperson announced today.

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Take in fireworks shows to celebrate the Fourth

Amid a years-long drought recently upgraded from extreme to extraordinary, officials are urging locals to avoid private fireworks shows and opt to celebrate July 4 by viewing one of several public spectaculars in the corridor cities.

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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