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4 San Antonio is one of the sponsors of this year's 4th of July
celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park. The family-friendly event is free and
This is the first year Irma Mancillas and her
family have decided to camp at Woodlawn Lake Park. "We've actually been
here since July 2nd, saving a spot for fireworks," she says.
They've been coming here for years, but this year, she decided she had had enough trying to finding and elusive parking spot.
"Horrible, it's horrible. There won't be parking."
thousand people are expected tomorrow, says Noah Almanza, the president
of San Antonio's park's foundation. The Chamber of Commerce show
downtown is canceled this year.
"This year we'll probably see an increase because we are the closest to the downtown landscape,” Almanza says.
Construction around the park will eliminate some of the normal parking spots. A parking spot will be the gold standard tomorrow.
"Best bet for parking is just to go ahead and find some parking on the street, first come first serve."
If you think you can out smart fellow 4th of July goers and find a spot late, think again.
year we didn’t even get parking, we saw the fireworks while we were
driving by looking for parking," Mancillas says. "Which was cool because
the fireworks ended, and we kept driving and went home. We didn't have
to worry about a parking spot."
If you don't want to drive, via
bus route 90 will take you to the park. And again, if you do drive, you
are going to have to get here early.
The fun begins at 8:30
tomorrow morning with Zumbathon, at 11 am there's a children's parade.
There's also a Kid-Zone that's open all day. The fireworks start at 9:30
pm. The event will wrap up by 11 pm. Booze is not allowed in the park.
SAN ANTONIO – It’s best 4th of July celebration in town!
We invite you to join us for the annual July 4th Celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park. The festivities will kick off Saturday, July 4th at 8 a.m. with a zumba-thon. Then comes a parade at 11 a.m., followed by the opening ceremonies at noon. There will be live music and food for the whole family to enjoy.
The fireworks extravaganza begins at 9:30 pm.
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