Hill Country Galleria cancels 2020 Fourth of July celebration due to COVID-19 concerns

The Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave will not have a Fourth of July celebration this year. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave will not have a Fourth of July celebration this year. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave will not have a Fourth of July celebration this year. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Management for the Hill Country Galleria announced this week via a statement on its website that it has canceled this year's Fourth of July celebration.

"To our valued guests and community, In response to the latest guidance of public health officials and in an effort to protect guests, vendors, and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Hill Country Galleria has canceled the annual Independence Day Celebration and fireworks scheduled for Saturday, July 4, 2020," the statement, signed by galleria General Manager Mary Anne Castles, said. "Public safety remains our top priority and this was a decision that was not taken lightly. While we are deeply disappointed that this long-standing annual event cannot happen this year, we felt it was important we take these precautionary steps to promote the health and wellbeing of our community."
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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