San Jacinto Celebration - Under the Star

Apr 17 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

San Jacinto Monument


San Jacinto Celebration - Under the Star 

Celebrate the 185th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto! This is a family-friendly event highlighting the events that led up to Texas winning its independence from Mexico at the decisive Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836. Enjoy living history demonstrations, entertainment, food trucks, vendors, a beer garden, a petting zoo, family activities and cultural exhibits. Activities will be updated at Please note there will not be a live reenactment, but there will be cannon and musket fire demonstrations during the event and we want visitors to be aware of the inevitable loud noises.

When: Saturday, April 17; 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: San Jacinto Monument and surrounding Battleground

Cost:  Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children (11 and under), and includes entrance to the San Jacinto Monument as well as the event. Tickets can be purchased in advance online on Eventbrite or at the gate to the site

Parking: Public parking lots are located along marked areas near the monument. Disabled parking is available near the main ticketing area nearest the monument for vehicles with disabled placard or license plate required. A map of parking lots will be posted as event gets closer.