Most City offices will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.On July 3, the pool will host a Splash Party at 5 p.m. to coincide with the 27th Annual July 3 Pops Concert and fireworks show at the RiverStage. Admission is $15 for ages 3 and older, and can be purchased at the Recreation Division offices, 702 S. Chadbourne St., from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Only 400 tickets are available. Any tickets remaining will be sold at the gate. Food or drink may not be brought into the pool, whose concessions will be available for purchase.

Gates to the RiverStage on July 3 will open at noon. Admission to the pops concert is free, although the San Angelo Symphony is selling reserved seating from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. weekdays in the west mezzanine of City Hall, 72 W. College Ave.

On July 3, the Community Band performs at 7 p.m. The San Angelo Symphony’s performance will begin at 8:30 p.m.

There will be residential garbage collection and the landfill will be open on Friday, July 4. There will be no residential pickup on Saturday, July 5, when the landfill will also be closed. Saturday customers will next receive service on Wednesday, July 9. Service for Saturday-only commercial customers will not be interrupted.

Fort Concho will celebrate an old Fourth of July Army tradition, firing hourly artillery salutes from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Parade Ground to mark the nation’s 238th birthday. The fort’s Visitor Center and all exhibit buildings will be open for self-guided tours from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the holiday. There is no charge to watch the artillery salutes and enter the Visitor Center. The American Plains Artists Show in the Quartermaster Building will also be free from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on July Fourth. Regular admission rates will be in effect to see the exhibit buildings: $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and military, $1.50 for children ages 7-17, and free for kids 6 and younger. For more info, call the fort at 325-657-4444 or go to

Love Municipal Pool, 18 E. Avenue A, will be open for public swimming from noon to 6 p.m. July 4. Admission is $5 per person for ages 3-64, free for children younger than 3, and $3 for 65 and older.

Admission will be charged throughout the holiday weekend at Spring Creek and Middle Concho parks at Lake Nasworthy. Day passes cost $3 per vehicle for City residents and $6 for non-residents. Camping passes cost $6 per campsite for City residents, $12 for non-residents.

Southside and Carl Ray Johnson recreation centers, the San Angelo Nature Center, and Station 618 and Santa Fe Crossing senior centers will be closed July 4.

City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, July 7.