Each year, the city of Schertz hosts the 4th of July Jubilee, featuring multiple events and activities throughout the day.

‘Let Freedom Run’ 5K and Parade

The first event of the day will be the "Let Freedom Run" 5K, which will be followed by a parade along the race path. Proceeds from the run will benefit the city of Schertz Parks and Recreation Department. Discounted entry will be available through July 3. Race registration can be found here.

During the parade, sections of Aero Avenue, Schertz Parkway, Main Street and FM 1518 will be closed to through traffic. Roads along the route are expected to begin closing at 7:30 a.m. and will be fully closed by 8:30 a.m. Parade registration can be found here. Registration to participate in the parade is free for nonprofits and individuals, while businesses are required to pay $50.
  • July 4; 9:15 a.m. (race start), 9:30 a.m. (parade start)
  • $25-plus (race), free (parade)
  • Schertz Main Street
  • www.schertz.com/Jubilee

Throughout the day, attendees can stop by Thulemeyer Park for the carnival and other activities. Activities include yard games, sports challenges, an obstacle course, face painting and more provided by The Purpose Church, Skyhawks and Monster’s Vale. Alongside the activities, residents are invited to provide feedback on the Schertz Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Trails Master Plan, which serves as a guide for city parks and trail development.Fireworks spectacular

The day of events will conclude with live music by Groove Night, and a selection of food and beverage vendors. As the sun sets, the fireworks spectacular hosted by H-E-B, Caterpillar and Schertz Cibolo Emergency Clinic will kick off. A list of participating food truck vendors can be found on the city's website.
  • July 4; 6 p.m. (live music), 9:15 p.m. (fireworks)
  • Free (admission)
  • Pickrell Park, 703 Oak St., Schertz
  • www.schertz.com/Jubilee