Independence Day Events in and around Corpus Christi - The Bend Magazine

Independence Day Events in and around Corpus Christi

Family-friendly events to celebrate Fourth of July 2021

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

July 3 

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

July 3

This Saturday, plan to stop in for a bite at Nueces Brewing for their 4th of July BBQ Cook-Off. Beginning at 2 pm, judges will start off with the BBQ chicken class, then move on to pork rib, brisket, and dessert! Awards for the best BBQ will be announced at 4:30 pm. 401 S. Water St.

6th Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest 2021 4th of July Celebration

July 4 

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

July 4

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

July 4

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

July 4

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.