Fourth of July Celebrations in Jourdanton, Cotulla



American Pride Day in Jourdanton is a big hit in the community each year. Above, visitors gather at Jourdanton City Park for the celebration in 2017. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

American Pride Day in Jourdanton is a big hit in the community each year. Above, visitors gather at Jourdanton City Park for the celebration in 2017. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

You won’t have to travel far to celebrate the Fourth of July in style, as both Jourdanton and Cotulla will hold events marking America’s independence.

On Wednesday, July 4, the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 15th annual American Pride Day. Bring the family along to the Jourdanton City Park, 1901 Campbell Ave., from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free.

The celebration will open with the Poteet VFW Honor Guard presenting the colors and raising the flag.

“We will have free hot dogs and drinks,” said Jack Harrison, president of the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce. “We will also have live music by the band River City Kings about 6:30 p.m. and several forms of entertainment for the kids.”

There will be a prize for Most Patriotic Costume. Look to the skies for the big fireworks show about 9:30 p.m.

The event is made possible through the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce, H-E-B and donations from other local individuals, organizations and businesses.

“Come on out and have some fun,” said Harrison.

Southwest of the Brush Country, folks in Cotulla will hold their Fourth of July Celebration on Saturday, June 30. The day’s festivities will begin with a parade at 10 a.m.

The fun will continue from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the historic downtown Veterans Park with food, music and a beer garden.

Performers include Grupo

Reyna from 5:30-7 p.m., the Borderline Band from 7:30-9 p.m., The Spazmatics from 9:30-11 p.m. and Marcos Orozco from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Cotulla’s fireworks display is scheduled for 9:15 p.m. This event is presented by Cotulla Main Street and sponsored by La Salle County, the City of Cotulla and the Cotulla-La Salle County Chamber of Commerce.

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