July Events in Corpus Christi - The Bend Magazine

July Events in the Coastal Bend

From 4th of July events to Corpus Christi Comic Con and Summer movie nights, there is plenty to look forward to this July.

Fourth of July Celebrations with Fireworks in Corpus Christi

Fourth of July Fireworks | Photo from Stock Images

July 4

Mayor’s Big Bang Celebration

Celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks and festivities along the Corpus Christi Bayfront! Just north of the Peoples St. T-head, enjoy the incredible fireworks display as it lights up the night sky. The show kicks off at sundown, so get there early to claim your spot. 


Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest
Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest | Photo by Matthew Meza


July 4-6

9th Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest 

Savor local flavors at the Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest over three days. Starting at noon each day, the event will also feature live music and a Kids Zone with arts and crafts, face painting and a petting zoo. 601 N. Shoreline Blvd. 

July 6-7 

2024 Rockport Art Festival

Join over 120 artists and 10,000 art collectors from around the country for the 56th edition of the Rockport Art Festival in 2024. This prestigious event features juried works for a two-day show filled with art, live music and vendors. 

July 21

Coastal Bend Wedding Fair

The largest wedding fair in the Coastal Bend is back to help brides and grooms plan their special day. Browse through hundreds of vendors including photographers, caterers, florals, rentals, venues and more, all at the American Bank Center. 

Corpus Christi Comic Con
Corpus Christi Comic Con | Photo provided by Corpus Christi Comic Con

July 26-28

Corpus Christi Comic Con

The 6th annual Corpus Christi Comic Con is gearing up for three action-packed days of fun. The event includes panel discussions, celebrity appearances, vendor booths, cosplay contests, gaming stations and more. 

Every Thursday and Friday in July 

Summer Bay Jammin’ Concert & Cinema Series

A Coastal Bend summer classic, the Bay Jammin’ Concert & Cinema Series brings family-fun entertainment to the Cole Park Amphitheatre every Thursday and Friday of the season. On Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., enjoy a live musical act; on Fridays, watch an action, comedy or adventure movie at sundown. Don’t forget your lawn chairs! 

Every Sunday in July

Summer Movie Nights 

Join Executive Surf Club every Sunday evening in July for its Summer Surf Movie Nights. From 7:30-9:30 p.m. a surf-related film will be shown on the patio and the members of the community (and your pets) are invited. Free popcorn is available while supplies last. 

July’s events list was published alongside our long-awaited Local’s List feature. Make sure to check out this year’s winners in all five major categories!