• Get Started


When is Texas Independence Day in 2024?

Texas Independence Day in 2024 is on the Thursday, 4th of Jul (7/04/2024).

Texas Independence Day is on the 186th day of 2024. There are 180 days left in the year.

Texas Independence Day Facts

  • Date: Jul 04, 2024
  • Regional
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Celebrations; Parade, cultural performances, partying
Texas Independence Day iImage Credit: wikipedia

Texas Independence Day is observed across Texas to commemorate the day the state adopted its independence from Mexico.

What is the history of Texas Independence Day?

Texas is an exciting state noting that over six sovereignty nations have ruled the territory. When Mexico gained independence, it claimed Texas as one of its territories. However, there were many disagreements between Texas and Mexico, which resulted in the Texas Revolution in 1835. On March 2nd, 1836, the Republic of Texas was formed after the state gained independence.

When is Texas Independence Day?

Texas Independence Day is marked every year on March 2nd. On the same date, Texans also observe Sam Houston Day and Texas Flag Day.

Is Texas Independence Day a public holiday?

The day is exclusive to Texans, who observe it as a state holiday but a partial staffing Day for all the state offices. The day is, however, not moved to a weekday when the holiday falls on a weekend.

What is open or closed on Texas Independence Day?

Texas Independence Day is a day off to the general population. Schools, organizations, and most businesses remain closed. Government and state offices should be opened, but the authorities may decide to give the workers a day off.

Things to do on Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day is marked with a variety of activities across different cities and towns in Texas.

The most famous event is the Texas Independence Day parade in Austin. The parade is made colorful by marching music bands, performers and acrobats as the crowds on the roadside wave the Texan flag and cheer them. Various children's activities, like storytelling and cook-offs, are also organized in different towns.

You can also decide to explore Texas and enjoy its beauty. A scenic drive, a dip in the state's waters, or a relaxing meal by one of Texas's famous lakes will grant you that deserving festive mood that you need. So, take some time outdoors on Texas Independence Day and refresh.

If you do not have a Texas branded apparel, it's time to get one. Show your patriotic side by adorning a t-shirt, a classic accessory, or even a hat, wear it with pride on Texas Independence Day.

Texas Independence Day Observances

  • Sat
  • Jul 04, 2020
  • Sun
  • Jul 04, 2021
  • Mon
  • Jul 04, 2022
  • Tue
  • Jul 04, 2023
  • Thu
  • Jul 04, 2024

List of State Holidays of Texas in 2024

MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19Confederate Heroes' Day
MondayMonFeb 19, 2024Feb 19President's Day
SaturdaySatMar 02, 2024Mar 02Texas Independence Day
FridayFriMar 29, 2024Mar 29Good Friday
SundaySunMar 31, 2024Mar 31Cesar Chavez Day
SundaySunApr 21, 2024Apr 21San Jacinto Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2024May 27Memorial Day
WednesdayWedJun 19, 2024Jun 19Emancipation Day
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2024Jul 04Independence Day
TuesdayTueAug 27, 2024Aug 27LBJ's Birthday
MondayMonSep 02, 2024Sep 02Labor Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04Rosh Hashanah
SaturdaySatOct 12, 2024Oct 12Yom Kippur
MondayMonNov 11, 2024Nov 11Veteran's Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2024Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Day After Thanksgiving
TuesdayTueDec 24, 2024Dec 24Christmas Eve Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas Day
ThursdayThuDec 26, 2024Dec 26Day After Christmas

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2024

FridayFriJan 12, 2024Jan 12National Pharmacists Day
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19National Popcorn Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02Groundhog Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02National Wear Red Day
WednesdayWedFeb 07, 2024Feb 07National Signing Day
FridayFriFeb 09, 2024Feb 09National Pizza Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Galentine's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13National Pancake Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2024Feb 14Valentine's Day
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15National Bagel Day
SundaySunFeb 18, 2024Feb 18National Drink Wine Day
ThursdayThuFeb 22, 2024Feb 22National Margarita Day
ThursdayThuFeb 29, 2024Feb 29Leap Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2024Mar 01National Employee Appreciation Day
ThursdayThuMar 07, 2024Mar 07National Cereal Day
SundaySunMar 10, 2024Mar 10Daylight savings
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11National Napping Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Walkout Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Pi Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2024Mar 20National Proposal Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2024Mar 23National Puppy Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2024Mar 30National Doctor Day
WednesdayWedApr 03, 2024Apr 03National Walking Day
ThursdayThuApr 04, 2024Apr 04National Burrito Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2024Apr 07National Beer Day
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11National Pet Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12National Grilled Cheese Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2024May 02National Day Of Prayer
SundaySunMay 12, 2024May 12Mother's Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Towel Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Wine Day
FridayFriJun 07, 2024Jun 07National Donut Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2024Jun 08National Best Friends Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Father's Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21National Selfie Day
SaturdaySatJun 22, 2024Jun 22National Kissing Day
SaturdaySatJul 13, 2024Jul 13National French Fry Day
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14National Nude Day
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17National Hot Dog Day
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21National Ice Cream Day
TuesdayTueJul 23, 2024Jul 23Amazon Prime Day
WednesdayWedJul 24, 2024Jul 24National Tequila Day
MondayMonJul 29, 2024Jul 29National Chicken Wing Day
ThursdayThuAug 01, 2024Aug 01National Girlfriends Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2024Aug 04National Sister Day
WednesdayWedSep 18, 2024Sep 18National Cheeseburger Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Boyfriends Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Vodka Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Taco Day
WednesdayWedOct 09, 2024Oct 09Leif Erikson Day
SaturdaySatOct 19, 2024Oct 19Sweetest Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29National Cat Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 03, 2024Nov 03National Sandwich Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Black Friday
MondayMonDec 02, 2024Dec 02Cyber Monday
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2024Dec 07Candle Day
MondayMonDec 09, 2024Dec 09National Pastry Day
FridayFriDec 20, 2024Dec 20National Ugly Sweater day