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Posted on: June 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Announces July 4 Fireworks Postponed, Holiday Closures

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Due to concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases in San Marcos, the City of San Marcos is announcing that the annual July 4 fireworks display is being postponed until further notice. Staff will continue to discuss and monitor the situation to determine when the celebration can be rescheduled.

Holiday Office Closures

City offices and drive-thru services will be closed Friday, July 3 for the Independence Day holiday. Library’s Front Porch Pick-up will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.

Transit Service Takes Break, Continues Fare-Free

The City’s public transit system will not run on Friday, July 3 and will resume transit services on Monday, July 6. Fare-free transit services will extend through the end of July for local bus routes. For more information or questions, please contact the call center at 512-478-RIDE (7433).

Park Rules

Many people are expected to enjoy the San Marcos River and parks during the holiday weekend so remember to take COVID-19 precautions, to not congregate in large groups, and to social distance. For information on park rules, visit

Regular Trash Collection Routes

Texas Disposal Systems will operate its usual trash collection and recycling routes. Customers planning to go out of town are asked to put their carts on the curb no earlier than 7 p.m. the night before scheduled pick up and return it to the house as soon as they return.

Residents who will be gone all week are encouraged to ask a neighbor to take their trash cart to the curb on their trash day and return to their home after pickup.

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