San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site Events

March 2021

March 2

It was called “Tejas,” an enormous Mexican territory—far from civilization. Soon, an epic story would be written across this terrain. Battles would be fought and legends would be born. Unspeakable tragedy—and a final, shocking victory.

Join the Texas Historical Commission for "The Birthplace of the Republic of Texas," a digital history webinar on March 2 at 10 a.m CT. Judge Ken Wise,...

March 6

The 10th annual San Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run/Walk is going virtual! Complete the 5K or 10K run or 5K walk - or 1K kids' run - between March 6 and March 14 at your choice of locations; report back by March 15, and win a collection of swag including a fun medal!

What: 10K run, a 5K run, a 5K walk, or a 1K kids' walk (ages 3-12)

When: Participate from March 6 through...

March 6

The San Jacinto Battleground is home to more than 200 species of birds, and the best time to see them is first thing in the morning. Every first Saturday of the month, we open two hours early so birders and photographers can enjoy early morning at the site. The site is open to vehicles, but we ask that visitors be respectful of those enjoying the wildlife and keep noise to a minimum.

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March 13

Every second Saturday of the month, we  open the site two hours early just for cyclists. Come and bike the Birthplace of Texas without worrying about cars.

When: Every second Saturday of the month; 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Enter through the gates at the base of the reflection pool. There will be places to park your car outside the gates.

Ages: Cycling Saturdays are open...

March 20

An Overnight Stay on the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

We invite all RVers to join us on this one night for boondocking around the monument.  Come for a full evening of history, great food, music, crafts for the kids, and plenty of room for bicycling on the 1,200-acre park. 

Participants are encouraged to explore the battlefield, enjoy history inside the museum...

April 2021

April 3

The San Jacinto Battleground is home to more than 200 species of birds, and the best time to see them is first thing in the morning. Every first Saturday of the month, we open two hours early so birders and photographers can enjoy early morning at the site. The site is open to vehicles, but we ask that visitors be respectful of those enjoying the wildlife and keep noise to a minimum.

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April 10

Every second Saturday of the month, we  open the site two hours early just for cyclists. Come and bike the Birthplace of Texas without worrying about cars.

When: Every second Saturday of the month; 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Enter through the gates at the base of the reflection pool. There will be places to park your car outside the gates.

Ages: Cycling Saturdays are open...

April 10

***10:00 am bike tour on Saturday, February 13 is cancelled due to weather. 1:30 pm bike tour is still happening.***

 

Stretch your legs and honor the memory of the Texas Revolution with a guided bike tour of the battleground.

The second Saturdays are all about cycling at the San Jacinto Battleground. We’re offering two bike tours of one of the most important spots in...

May 2021

May 1

The San Jacinto Battleground is home to more than 200 species of birds, and the best time to see them is first thing in the morning. Every first Saturday of the month, we open two hours early so birders and photographers can enjoy early morning at the site. The site is open to vehicles, but we ask that visitors be respectful of those enjoying the wildlife and keep noise to a minimum.

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May 8

Every second Saturday of the month, we  open the site two hours early just for cyclists. Come and bike the Birthplace of Texas without worrying about cars.

When: Every second Saturday of the month; 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Enter through the gates at the base of the reflection pool. There will be places to park your car outside the gates.

Ages: Cycling Saturdays are open...

May 8

***10:00 am bike tour on Saturday, February 13 is cancelled due to weather. 1:30 pm bike tour is still happening.***

 

Stretch your legs and honor the memory of the Texas Revolution with a guided bike tour of the battleground.

The second Saturdays are all about cycling at the San Jacinto Battleground. We’re offering two bike tours of one of the most important spots in...

June 2021

June 12

Every second Saturday of the month, we  open the site two hours early just for cyclists. Come and bike the Birthplace of Texas without worrying about cars.

When: Every second Saturday of the month; 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Enter through the gates at the base of the reflection pool. There will be places to park your car outside the gates.

Ages: Cycling Saturdays are open...