Red, White and Buda to span four days 

By Sahar Chmais
This year, the Red, White and Buda celebration will come back after the COVID-19 cancellation, spanning over four days to commemorate Independence Day.
Activities will kick off at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 1 at the Buda Amphitheater and City Park, where residents can watch Seussical the Musical every night until July 3. The main celebration will be at the Buda Amphitheater and City Park from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, when the Austin music group, Quiet Company, will open the show. Then the country music band, American Aquarium, will headline the entertainment.
Additionally, there will be a bike parade, live music, a vendor market with food and a fireworks display to end the evening.
Parking will be available at the Buda Amphitheater and City Park, at Garison Park on Garison Road, at the Old Buda Elementary on FM 967 and at the Buda Municipal Complex off 405 E. Loop St. Buda Police and Park Staff will enforce no-park zones that are blocked off.
Date/Time Activity Location
July 1-3 — 8 p.m. each night Seussical the Musical Buda Amphitheater and City Park 
July 3  — 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.  Bike decorating party, hosted by Buda Public Library  Buda Public Library, 405 E. Loop St. 
July 4 — 9 to 9:40 a.m.  Bike Parade and Awards Ceremony  Main Street, starting at far south parking lot 
July 4 — 5 p.m. to dusk Vendor Market  City Park, 204 San Antonio St. 
July 4 — 5:30 p.m. Opening Band: Quiet Company  Great Lawn at City Park, 204 San Antonio St. 
July 4 — 7:30 p.m.  Headline Band: American Aquarium  Great Lawn at City Park,

204 San Antonio St. 

July 4 — 9:15 p.m.  Fireworks Display  Great Lawn at City Park, 204 San Antonio St. 

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Sahar Chmais holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been covering cities in Hays County for one year, touching on residents' struggles and successes, city issues, COVID-19 and more. Prior to reporting on the local spectrum, Sahar reported for a national news organization, covering gun violence. Sahar enjoys working as a local reporter because she gets to work with real people and their stories.

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