Ft. Concho Kicks Off Independence Day Celebration with Burgers Monday

SAN ANGELO – The Fort Concho National Historic Landmark  will celebrate Independence Day with a Burger Supper Monday evening, July 3 and traditional salutes by the fort’s artillery July 4.

In partnership with the Lions Clubs and Downtown San Angelo, a burger supper, dine-in or takeout, will be available from 5-7 p.m. July 3 at the Fort Concho Stables Hall, 210 Henry O. Flipper St. For $10, guests will get a burger, chips, cookie and bottled water.

On July 4, the Fort Concho artillery will mark the nation’s 247th birthday with hourly salutes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the fort’s Parade Ground near the Barracks 1 Visitor Center. There is no charge to watch the artillery. All fort display buildings will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Western Art Show will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Barracks 6.

Just a reminder, shooting or possessing fireworks inside or within 5,000 feet of city limits is a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a max fine of $2,000. We’re under a burn ban, so please remember the rules and leave the fireworks to the professionals.

Commercial fireworks displays:


• Location: Bill Aylor Sr. Memorial River Stage, 16 E. Ave. A

• Hosted by: Downtown San Angelo Inc. and San Angelo LIVE!


• Location: Lake Nasworthy — Fireworks launched from the dam across Goodfellow Recreation Camp.

• Hosted by: Lake Nasworthy Homeowners Association.


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