San Jacinto Museum of History

San Jacinto Celebration - Under the star

Adults $12 Children 11 and under $6, includes museum admission and free parking; tickets can be purchased at the gate or through EventBrite.


A reenactor in a Mexican Army uniform talks with members of the public.Celebrate the Battle of San Jacinto and Texas Independence on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at a family-friendly event on the grounds surrounding the San Jacinto Memorial Monument.  Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a Timeline of the Texas Revolution will present the events leading up to the Battle of San Jacinto, including Gonzales, the Alamo, San Felipe de Austin, Goliad, and Washington-on-the-Brazos. 

Living history demonstrators will interact with visitors as they cook food, check weapons, and engage in the daily routines of Texans of 1836.

Parking will be within the site; drivers will be directed to parking areas.  The number of parking spaces will be limited due to recent rain, and parking attendants can direct you to the closest availble spot.  Wear your walking shoes, as shuttles will not be provided. Vehicles with disability placards or license plates will be parked in spots closest to the Monument. 



  • Penny-farthing rider (1870s bicycle) and juggler
  • Texas Flyer Trackless Train
  • Bluegrass musicians around the Beer Garden
  • Historical Storyteller
  • Representatives from the Texas Independence Trail
  • Local cities will share a Tourism Trail
  • Run-In-Late Country Band, performing traditional Texas Country, Pop, Soft Rock, and some Island music.
  • Vendor booths with hand-crafted items
  • Representatives from the Sons of the Republic of Texas
  • Food trucks
  • Petting zoo





Logo for H-E-B



This event is coordinated by these partners:

Alamo Trust

Houston Food Truck Association

La Porte EMS

San Jacinto College volunteers

San Jacinto Museum of History

Texas Historical Commission

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department


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