Centennial Celebration 2022

  03/14/2022

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.

There are 3 kick-off events in Alamo Heights:

4th Annual AH09 5K Fun Run – Saturday, March 26th

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:

 23rd Annual Pooch Parade – Saturday, April 9th

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.

Purchase your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-fiesta-pooch-parade-tickets-250799135967

52nd Annual 4th of July Parade – Monday, July 4th

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!

Celebratory events will begin Saturday, October 1st through Saturday, October 8th.  Events are being planned and finalized.  If you are interested in being part of this milestone, contact Assistant to City Manager Jennifer Reyna at 210-753-7348 or jreyna@alamoheightstx.gov.