Fourth of July weekend kicks off with Armed Forces River Parade

Fourth of July weekend festivities kicked off around the Alamo City with the 10th annual Armed Forces River Parade. The 19 barges started floating on the river around 11 a.m. Saturday. The patriotically adorned river boats floated through downtown San Antonio to the Arneson River Theatre stage. Spectators got to see everything from a bald eagle to the Declaration of Independence, as well as different honors for each military branch.