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Annual Community Events for Schertz, Cibolo & Selma

Schertz Special Events

The City of Schertz has a history of hosting community events that make everyone feel welcome. From the variety of events held in the Music & Movies in the Park series to the annual 4th of July Jubilee, residents and visitors have many opportunities throughout the year to enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with some great entertainment. This is just a sample of the wonderful events and programs the City of Schertz offers. Go to Schertz.com or follow Schertz Parks and Recreation on Facebook to learn more!

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Movin on Main

This active event is intended to get folks outdoors. In partnership with the Schertz Family Y, Movin on Main invites you and your families to bring your bicycle, skateboard, stroller, and tennis shoes for an afternoon full of fitness demos, exercise stations, cycling, live music, health & wellness vendors, food & refreshments, and much more!

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4th of July Jubilee

Schertz is proud to host the annual 4th of July Jubilee, one of South Texas’ largest tributes to freedom and the men & women who serve in the armed forces! Complete with live music, a downtown parade, ‘Let Freedom Run’ 5K, carnival, and festival food, Jubilee offers something for the whole family. And what would the Fourth of July be without the rockets’ red glare? Schertz is home to the only annual Star-Spangled Spectacular firework show - the perfect way to end a celebration!

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Music and Movies in the Park

The Music and Movies in the Park series invites residents to get out in their community and explore their local parks. The series features six movies and two live music events at various City pakrs.

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Trunk or Treat

A safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating! The City of Schertz and Schertz Family YMCA invites you to Trunk-or-Treat, presented by Schertz Fire Rescue. Bring your goblins, ghouls, princesses and superheroes for a safe evening of trick-or-treating, costume contest, spooky hayrides, pumpkin patch pictures, a Halloween house & much more!

Holidazzle

Join the City for the official holiday kick-off celebration. The yuletide festivities begin with a tree-lighting ceremony and continues with a lighted night parade through the downtown area and ends at the Hal Baldwin Municipal Complex. Held the first weekend in December, Holidazzle also features pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, tasty holiday treats, jolly music from the district’s school choirs and bands, and Mt. Schertz, a sledding snow peak!

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Cibolo Special Events

Downtown Market Days - March 26th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Shred Day - Spring

The City of Cibolo sponsors two shred days throughout the year for our residents to safely dispose of their private documents. Please check our meetings and events calendar for more information at cibolotx.gov.

Downtown Market Days - April 23rd

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Downtown Market Days - May 28th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Cibolo Summer Nights - Summer

Summer event series that is free to all attendees. This event allows kids to get out and enjoy some safe summer fun on our greenfield behind City Hall. Community partners make this event happen by volunteering, donating and promoting the events through their members. Please check our meetings and events calendar for more information at cibolotx.gov.

Downtown Market Days - June 25th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Downtown Market Days - July 23rd

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Downtown Market Days - August 27th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Shred Day - Fall

The City of Cibolo sponsors two shred days throughout the year for our residents to safely dispose of their private documents. Please check our meetings and events calendar for more information at cibolotx.gov.

Downtown Market Days - September 24th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Downtown Market Days - October 22nd

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Downtown Market Days - November 26th

Cibolo Parks closes Main Street to allow Market Vendors to set up and show off local creations and have activities for families to partake in. Included among the participating vendors is the Cibolo Community Garden. When there are crops or plants to be sold, they use those profits to reinvest back into the community garden for future learning endeavors and more products.

Tree Lighting Ceremony - First Week of December

Join us for an event marking the first lighting of our tree during the holiday season! This event has community participation and a surprise visit from Santa. Usually held the first week of December but please check our meetings and event calendar at cibolotx.gov.

Holiday Parade - December 10th

Cibolo will host our 9th annual Holiday Parade! This parade travels through the heart of Cibolo and ends downtown. Santa continues to be our featured guest entering on the Cibolo Fire truck!

Selma Special Events

Citizens Police Academy - January 19th

Each year the City of Selma Police Department hosts a Citizens Police Academy. The Academy is open to Selma residents 21 years of age or older who are interested in gaining a better understanding of how their Police Department functions. Experiences will include operations, administration, criminal investigations, special weapons, tactics and much more. Interested residents should conact Cpl. David Ludy at dludy@ci.selma.tx.us

Selma-Schertz Salute to Service Members 5K - February 26th

Selma is a community driven and committed to engaging with its citizens, including its military veterans and their families. Each year, the cities of Selma and Schertz join forces for Selma-Schertz Salute to Service Members 5K Fun Run / Walk. Proceeds from this event are donated to Operation Comfort, a non-profit organization dedicated to support our Service Members who have been wounded in Afghanistan or Iraq and are receiving treatment at San Antonio Medical Center (SAMC) and Audie Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. This event continues to grow each year nd we look forward to many future years of supporting our military and wounded warriors.

Easter Egg Hunt - April

Each year, the Selma Historical and Parks Commission hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Stage Stop Park. There will be two separate “hunts” based on age. Prizes will be awarded for specially marked eggs. Don’t forget to bring your basket!

Junior Police Academy - August

Each year, the Selma Police Department hosts its Junior Police Academy.  This program is open to children 8 - 12 years old, free of charge.  Attendees participate in a variety of fun activities to learn important lessons on stranger danger, bike and car safety, bullying and peer pressure, and internet safety.  Attendees also enjoyed a number of demonstrations from guest instructors including the Selma Fire Department, Selma Air Support Unit, Alamo Area Metro SWAT Team, Live Oak PD K9 Operations, and Schertz EMS to discuss a variety of safety issues.  For more information, please contact Cpl. David Ludy @ dludy@ci.selma.tx.us.

Citizens Fire Academy - October

Ever wonder what it is like to be a firefighter?  Well, the Selma Citizens Fire Academy gives you the chance!  Learn and practice the hands-on skills of a professional fire department in a safe, fun environment!  Open to Selma residents, 21 years of age or older, this 5-week academy allows attendees to learn the basics everything

National Night Out - October 4th

National Night Out is a national community building campaign that promotes community-police relations and allows the community to get to know their neighbors. Members of the Selma Police and Fire Departments, as well as other City of Selma officials, visit with Selma residents, HOA’s and local businesses. For more information, or to schedule your visit, please contact the Selma Police Department at 210.651.5368.

 

RE/MAX Skylight Balloon Festival - October 21st - 23rd

The RE/MAX Skylight Balloon Festival features nightly balloon glows and morning competitions, tethered balloon rides, food trucks, Fun Zone, vendors and concerts by local musicians. The magnificent, colorful, hot air balloons will be the highlight of the weekend. In addition, the RE/MAX parachute team will perform Friday evening - jumping from their plane over the festival and landing right in the middle of the launch field. The event, organized by the Chamber, is a partnership between the cities of Selma, Schertz, and Cibolo.

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Trunk or Treat - October 29th

Each year, the City of Selma hosts an annual Trunk-or-Treat event.  This is one of Selma’s most popular events and offers a safe alternative for kiddos of all ages to get their trick-or-treat on!  For those wishing to enjoy the event without the candy-induced stomach ache can decorate their cars and join in the fun by passing out candy!  This event continues to grow each year and we look forward to an even bigger event this year!

Christmas at the Harrison House - December 3rd

Hosted by the Selma Historical & Parks Commission, the “Christmas at the Harrison House” provides an opportunity for attendees to enjoy fellowship and fun at the historic John S. Harrison House. Visitors have a chance to view the 1800’s home and grounds, learn a bit of the area’s early history and enjoy drinks and snacks with a Texas Christmas flair!

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