Living historians demonstrating how to fire a musket

Celebrate Independence Day all weekend at the Alamo with a variety of demonstrations and programs throughout the day.

Stations topics will include 1700s Spanish Colonial soldiers, weaving and Mission life, weapons, leatherwork, artillery, and black powder firing demonstrations. Interactive activities will include period games, kids' drill, making corn husk or yarn dolls, and more!

Visitors will also be able to sign a giant Declaration of Independence.

Event Information

Saturday, July 1, 2023; Sunday, July 2, 2023; Tuesday, July 4, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Alamo Plaza
Street Address:

The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205

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Additional notes:

A visit to the Alamo and/or attendance at events is an agreement by the participant and/or the parent or guardian to allow the Alamo to photograph and/or film participants without compensation for possible use in digital/print marketing and publicity efforts. Please contact the Alamo’s marketing director at 210-225-1391 with questions or requests to exempt your image from potential promotional use.