New Braunfels facilities to close for Fourth of July holiday

Most city facilities, as well as all riverfront parks and city-owned properties, will be closed or have adjusted hours during the July Fourth holiday weekend. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Most city facilities, as well as all riverfront parks and city-owned properties, will be closed or have adjusted hours during the July Fourth holiday weekend. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Most city facilities, as well as all riverfront parks and city-owned properties, will be closed or have adjusted hours during the July Fourth holiday weekend. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

In observance of Independence Day on Saturday, July 4, some city of New Braunfels facilities will be closed or have adjusted hours July 3-6:

  • City Hall, the New Braunfels Public Library, the Parks and Recreation administration office, the Fischer Park Nature Center, the Municipal Annex, the city recycling center and the Westside Community Center will be closed Friday, July 3.

  • Curbside solid waste and recycling services will continue as scheduled. The recycling center will reopen Saturday, July 4, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4 p.m. It will be closed July 5-6.

  • Das Rec will be open July 3 from 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m., July 4 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and July 5 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

  • The Landa Park Golf Course has reopened after being sanitized and having received negative test results of employees. The golf course will be open July 3 and 5 from noon-7 p.m. and July 4 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • The Landa Park Miniature Golf Course will be open July 3-4 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and July 5 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The Landa Park Train is open daily from 10 a.m. until dark, and the Landa Park Boathouse is temporarily closed.


River parks and city-owned, riverfront property along the Comal and Guadalupe rivers within the city limits of New Braunfels have been closed, including:


  • Prince Solms Park

  • Hinman Island Park

  • River Acres Park

  • Cypress Bend Park

  • The wading pool in Landa Park

  • The Garden St. Exit

  • The Last Public Exit

  • The area under Faust Street Bridge


The Fourth of July fireworks display in Landa Park has been postponed to an undetermined date, and city officials have asked residents to stay home during the holiday weekend.


The possession of fireworks is prohibited inside city limits and anyone found to be in possession of or using fireworks may be issued a citation and have their fireworks confiscated.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren Canterberry began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development and breaking news. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2017.


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