Here are some Fourth of July celebrations in Buda, Kyle and San Marcos

This year, celebrations of the Fourth of July holiday will look different in Buda, Kyle and San Marcos amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy San Marcos)
This year, celebrations of the Fourth of July holiday will look different in Buda, Kyle and San Marcos amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy San Marcos)

This year, celebrations of the Fourth of July holiday will look different in Buda, Kyle and San Marcos amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy San Marcos)

Fourth of July celebrations will look different this year for cities along the I-35 corridor due to increasing cases of COVID-19 in area. Here are some holiday plans in Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.

Red, White and Buda

The city of Buda will be celebrating July 4th with a few tweaks this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Red, White and Buda will not have a morning parade or other activities; instead, there will be two firework shows that will be launched from Buda Sportsplex and the City Park between 9:15-9:30 p.m, according to a press release by the city.

In order to ensure safety and slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, no parking spaces will be available at Buda Sportsplex or the City Park. Instead, the city encourages residents to watch the fireworks from home or a location where social distancing is possible.

For more information, visit the city’s website.

Kyle Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Show

This year, the city of Kyle will be hosting its Fourth of July celebration in partnership with KTSW 89.9 to livestream music coordinated with the firework show.

Fireworks will be launched from Plum Creek Golf Course, 4301 Benner Road, Kyle, at approximately 9 p.m, according to the city's website.

In efforts to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, the city asks that residents remain in or around their vehicle while viewing the show. In addition, the city advises that viewers follow social distancing guidelines and wear face masks.

For more information about the event, click here.

City of San Marcos Fireworks Show

The city of San Marcos announced June 18 that the annual Fourth of July fireworks display has been postponed until further notice, citing coronavirus concerns.

According to the city, staff will continue to discuss and monitor the situation to determine when the annual celebration can be rescheduled. For more information, click here.
By Evelin Garcia
Evelin Garcia covers local government, education, business and development as the reporter of Community Impact Newspaper's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle edition. Evelin is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in international studies.


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