Centennial Celebration 2022

The City of Alamo Heights is celebrating 100 years! The City is hosting kick-off events for a week long of celebratory activities that will begin on October 1, 2022 through October 8, 2022.

Upcoming and past events:

 

Centennial Harvest Baskets

Last Week of September

Harvest baskets will be delivered by City staff and officials during the week of September 26th.

The City of Alamo Heights is celebrating 100 years as an incorporated City. As the City celebrates, a gesture of kindness is extended to you, our community of residents that are over 70 years old. If you are interested in receiving a harvest basket that includes produce and household essentials, please take time to register. This is a free gift donated by Natural Grocers, Alamo Heights Community Garden, and the City of Alamo Heights. Thank you to the Alamo Heights Community Garden and Natural Grocers for your time and generosity.

Complete the form below no later than Friday, September 16th by 5:00 p.m. You will be contacted via email that you were one of the recipients. Don’t wait too long because this is available only to the first 100 residents. There is criteria to be met:

  • You live in Alamo Heights
  • You are over 70 years old

One basket per household please. Harvest baskets will be delivered by City staff and officials during the week of September 26th. Your delivery will be coordinated.

If you have any questions or prefer to register via phone, contact Assistant to City Manager Jennifer Reyna at 210-832-2209. Registrations will be taken via website and phone. Only one method is necessary.

Please fill out the following form to receive your Centennial Harvest Basket.

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Thank you to our sponsors:

Natural Grocers
Alamo Heights Community Garden

52nd Annual 4th of July Parade

Monday, July 4th

Let's have a safe and fun 4th of July Parade. See you there!

Continuing the tradition that Hal and Pat Hammond began, gathering the community to celebrate Independence Day. Join us on Monday, July 4th, the parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. Gather at Estes and Patterson.

Decorate your bikes, wagons and come dressed best in your patriotic colors!

  • 9:45 a.m. – Meet at Estes & Patterson
  • 10:00 a.m. – Parade Begins
  • Dress in your best red, white & blue
  • Decorate your bikes & wagons

Thank you to our sponsor:

Daily Bread

23rd Annual Pooch Parade

Saturday, April 9th

Pooch Parade Information:

The pooch parade is hosted by Therapy Animals of San Antonio. This event will be held at the Alamo Heights swimming pool, 250 Viesca. Nearly 800 dogs parade in their best costumes through the beautiful city of beauty and charm. Photo booths are available and you can watch retriever agility demonstrations. Schedule is:

  • 7:45 a.m. – Registration & activities
  • 8:15 a.m. – Costume Contest
  • 8:45 a.m. – King Antonio XCIX arrives
  • 9:15 a.m. – Parade begins

Come early to get your spot to enjoy the parade! Click here for the parade route.

Click here to purchase your tickets

4th Annual AH09 5K Fun Run

Saturday, March 26th

AH09 5K Fun Run Information:

This event is family friendly, a 5K that can be ran competitively or leisurely.  Click here for the route.  Warm up exercises will be led by Camp Gladiator at 7:30 a.m.  Off to race at 8:00 a.m. The event will begin at the rear of City Hall, 6116 Broadway.  King Antonio XCIX will arrive at 8:30 a.m.

Cost to participate is $30 and each participant will receive a goody bag, a centennial log t-shirt, and a finisher’s medal. Click here to register. No race day registrations will be accepted.

Each participant will be entered in a drawing to win one out of two certificates generously donated by Massage Heights. Top 2 winners for male/female will receive a trophy. The top two winners of the following age groups will receive winner’s medal. Age groups are: 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70 and over.

Your goody bag will contain your bib! Pick up your goody bag at City Hall, 6116 Broadway, during one of these dates/times:

  • Thursday, March 24th between 2;00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 25th between Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Thank you to our co-sponsors:

The Emergency Clinic Alamo Heights
Camp Gladiator
Skin Rejuvenation Clinique
Alamo Heights Nutrition
Massage Heights
South Texas Radiology Imaging Centers

Photo Credits: Courtesy of UTSA General Collections

Courtesy of UTSA Special Collections-Zintgraff Studio Photograph Collection