Honor U.S. Marine Day At The Alamo

April 17, 2024


Emily Baucum, Alamo Trust, Inc.
Mobile (210) 669-0282

Marines execute their “bursting bomb” sequence in front of the Alamo
Credit: Sgt. Robert Knapp

Honor the rich history of the United States Marines during U.S. Marine Day at the Alamo on Wednesday, April 24.

The U.S. Marine Day at the Alamo event is free and open to the public. The Marines of the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion participate in Fiesta to give Texans the chance to meet with "their Marines."

The event will feature a performance by the Marine Forces Reserve Band and a demonstration of the Marine Corps Working Dogs. Guests will have the opportunity to view military equipment ranging from free-fall parachutes and combat diving gear to the latest small arms and vehicles used today by the Corps.

During Fiesta, it is tradition for military representatives throughout San Antonio to participate in receptions, parades, pilgrimages and memorials.

What:   U.S. Marine Day at the Alamo

Who:    Public

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2024; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: The Alamo
              300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

About Alamo Trust, Inc. | Alamo Trust, Inc. (ATI) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that oversees the daily operations at the Alamo and implementation of the Alamo Plan. Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo stands as a shrine to Texas Liberty. The Alamo tells the story of Texas Independence as part of its rich and diverse 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year and is the #1 most visited destination in the state of Texas. In 1960, the Alamo was designated a United States National Historic Landmark, and in 2015, it became part of the Lone Star State's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness living history, experience authentic artifacts, and explore an iconic landmark that shaped the country. Visit theAlamo.org.