Battle of the Alamo Commemoration

Start Date:
Feb 28, 2018
Start Time:
09:00 AM
End Date:
Feb 28, 2018
End Time:
5:30 PM
Public Event


Remember the 1836 siege and Battle of the Alamo with 13 days of interactive living history programming and special events to commemorate the anniversary of the siege.


9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Living History

Interact with live Living History demonstrations exploring the culture and artillery of frontier Texas.


9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Virtual Alamo

Visit the Long Barrack to see what the Alamo battlefield would have looked like in 1836 with this virtual experience.


10 – 11:30 a.m. | Guided Siege Tour

This special guided tour is offered for free to the first 40 visitors who register online, and explores the Alamo battlefield, including main plaza, the original river crossing, and locations of the battle walls and gun placements.

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4 – 4:30 p.m. | Voices from the Past

A member of the Alamo garrison reads historic texts that describe what is happening at the Alamo during each day of the siege.


6:30 – 8 p.m. | Lecture: Gary Zaboly’s Alamo: His Research & Art | Ticketed event

British Rock Star Phil Collins, calls Gary Zaboly one of the foremost graphic artist of Texas history, and there’s no doubt Zaboly has done much to deserve this accolade. With a particular fondness for Alamo related projects, Gary has deftly illustrated some of the most important works on the subject of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. For the first time, Gary Zaboly will present a once-in-a-lifetime session on his art and research at the Alamo. This special evening will include hors d’oeuvres and beer provided by Alamo Beer.

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The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78299

Allegra Zwaan
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