SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The city of Alamo Heights is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year and is kicking off celebrations this weekend.
Alamo Heights was incorporated into Bexar County in 1922.
The city has plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary from October 1 to October 8, but is holding a number of events throughout the year to mark the centennial starting with a 5K race weekend.
Alamo Heights is holding its 4th annual AH09 5K Fun Run on Saturday to kick off the series of celebratory events. Race entry is already closed.
The city will hold the 23rd Annual Pooch Parade on April 9 at the Alamo Heights swimming pool. Officials said nearly 800 dogs will parade in their best costumes through the city. The event will also include photo booths and agility demonstrations.
The costume contest will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the parade will start at 9:15 a.m.
Alamo Heights is holding its 52nd annual 4th of July Parade at 10 a.m.
City officials will release more information on centennial events as the October event draws closer.
You can read more about the events and find where to purchase tickets at www.alamoheightstx.gov/centennial-celebration-2022.