First Saturday at the Alamo

Start Date:
Jul 02, 2016
Start Time:
09:00 AM
End Date:
Jul 02, 2016
End Time:
4:00 PM
Public Event

It's July 1845 and the citizens of the Republic of Texas must decide whether or not to remain an independent nation or join the United States.  Join us Saturday, July 2nd for a special First Saturday at the Alamo and be part of the debate!


Schedule of Events

10:00 am             Flag Raising Ceremony                                                 Front of Alamo Church

10:20 am             Reading of US Declaration of Independence           Front of Alamo Church

11:00 am             Firing Demonstration                                                     Alamo Garden

11:30 am             School of the Soldier (children's activity)                   Alamo Garden

12:00 pm             Annexation Debate and Vote                                      Alamo Garden

1:00 pm               Firing Demonstration                                                    Alamo Garden

1:30 pm               School of the Solider (children's activity)                  Alamo Garden

3:00 pm               Firing Demonstration                                                   Alamo Garden

3:30 pm               School of the Soldier (children's activity)                  Alamo Garden

4:00 pm               Flag Lowering Ceremony                                            Front of Alamo Church

Throughout the day enjoy:

  • Living History demonstrations
  • Photo ops with reenactors


About First Saturday at the Alamo: On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time. Join us for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.


The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78299

Ryan Badger
Contact Phone:
210-225-1391 x143