By: Tom Benoit Photo courtesy of: City of Corpus Christi
Looking for ways to celebrate this year’s Fourth of July weekend? The Bend has you covered! Here’s a list of a few events happening this weekend to celebrate Independence Day!
Mayor’s Cup Regatta
Sponsored by the Corpus Christi Marina and Corpus Christi Yacht Club, the Mayor’s Cup Regatta is a sailing event you won’t want to miss! Starting at 10 A.M., members of the Corpus Christi Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing Team and local boat owners will compete in the regatta. Lawrence St. T-Head, South End.
Nueces Brewing’s BBQ Cook-Off event
6th Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest 2021 4th of July Celebration
Located at Water’s Edge Park, the 6th Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest aims to showcase and promote the different food available in the Coastal Bend area. From noon to 10 PM, this family and pet friendly event will feature live music, a “Kid’s Truck Zone,” and even a petting zoo. This event is free and located at 602 Shoreline Blvd.
City of Corpus Christi Mayor’s 4th of July Big Bang Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Corpus Christi! Sponsored by H-E-B, the fireworks can be seen from places such as Cole Park, Water’s Edge Park, Sherill Veterans Memorial Park, McCaughan Park, the Seawall, and more! The fireworks will begin at 9:30 P.M.
602 Shoreline Blvd. Parking can be found in public parking lots, downtown, Water’s Edge Park, Cole Park, and North Beach.
The Mayor’s Committee for Veterans Affairs’ Patriotic Ceremony
On Sunday, July 4th, head over to Sherrill Veterans Memorial Park at 10 A.M. for a joint-service color guard from from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, live performances — including a beautiful live rendition of the National Anthem — and more!
Independence Day Port A Fireworks Display
Also beginning at 9:30, Port Aransas is having its own fireworks display. Conclude your Fourth of July holiday with this 25-35 minute long show. Weather permitting, the fireworks display will be held at Robert Points Park.
301 J C Barr Blvd. Parking is first come, first serve.