FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Battle of the Alamo Commemoration - February 22 - March 7
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kevin Femmel
Alamo Trust, Inc.
Office (210) 225-1391x3005
Mobile (210) 836-8616
Starting Saturday, February 22 through Saturday, March 7, the Alamo will commemorate the anniversary of the 1836 battle with 15-days of special programs, tours, and events. There will be special living history demonstrations daily, and reverent ceremonies with organizations like the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Sons of the Republic of Texas, the Grand Lodge of Texas, the San Antonio Living History Association, and more. Most of all, visitors will learn about the Texas Revolution and why we remember the Alamo 184 years later.
The public is encouraged to visit the Alamo during Commemoration, and the media is invited to the events below. If you would like to schedule an interview with the Composer or Director of the production Remember ahead of the production's February 29 world premiere, please contact the Alamo as soon as possible.
Saturday, February 22 | 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
An Evening with Heroes | Tickets required
An Evening with Heroes is a after-hours theater tour that brings history to life to show visitors what it would have been like at the Alamo just before the battle.
Sunday, February 23 | 11 a.m.
La Gran Marcha Del Ejercito Mexicano | Free
This living history program recreates the arrival of the Mexican Army at the Alamo in 1836, and observes the many casualties of the Mexican civil wars during the 1830s.
Monday, February 24 | 10 a.m.
Never Surrender or Retreat | Free
This living history demonstration will include a live reading and reenactment of the writing of the Travis Letter.
Friday, February 28 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Movie Night at the Alamo | Free
Come watch John Wayne's 1960 film The Alamo at sunset. Chairs, blankets, and snacks are welcome!
Saturday, February 29 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Remember | Tickets starting at $29.50
The Alamo and The Tobin Endowment proudly present the world premiere of Remember, a musical honoring those who gave their lives for Texas. Buy tickets now!
Sunday, March 1 | 11 a.m.
The Immortal 32 Arrive | Free
On March 1, 1836, 32 men from Gonzales answer the call to reinforce the Alamo. Witness their arrival in this living history event.
Friday, March 6 | 6 a.m.
Dawn at the Alamo | Free
In partnership with the San Antonio Living History Association, Dawn at the Alamo is a reverent, candlelit ceremony that honors the defenders on the same day as the battle in 1836.
What: Battle of the Alamo Commemoration, 15-days of special events and programming at the Alamo from February 22 through March 7.
Who: General public.
When: Saturday, February 22 - Saturday, March 7
Where: The Alamo
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
Map to site
The Tobin Center for Performing Arts (for the world premiere of Remember)
100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205
About Alamo Trust, Inc. | Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo serves as a sacred memorial to all those who lived, fought and died there. Visitors pay homage to the heroes of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a defining moment in Texas History. Alamo Trust, Inc., or the Alamo, tells that story of Texas independence, as part of its 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year. To visit the Alamo is to witness living history, experience authentic artifacts and admire an iconic landmark that shaped the country. Visit thealamo.org.