July Events in the Coastal Bend - The Bend Magazine

July Events in the Coastal Bend

From an art festival and 4th of July events to movie nights and a wedding fair, here's everything to look forward to this July.

The Rockport Art Festival in Rockport, Texas.

Photo provided by Rockport Center for the Arts, Ty Husak

July 1 – 2

2023 Rockport Art Festival

The annual Rockport Art Festival features over 120 artists and their works. The festival includes food and shopping vendors, live music and more. As one of the Rockport Center for the Arts’ annual fundraisers, proceeds go toward funding programming and education. Tickets are available for purchase online.

July 4

46th Annual Mayor’s Big Bang Celebration

Get ready for fireworks, festivities and more this Fourth of July! Taking place along the Corpus Christi Bayfront, the annual Mayor’s Big Bang Celebration is fun for the whole family. The event is free and open to the community, and the fireworks show will take place at sundown.

July 23

The Coastal Bend Wedding Fair

The largest wedding fair in the Coastal Bend is back! Browse through hundreds of vendors including photographers, photo booths, wedding cakes, florals, caterers and more. The first 100 registered brides will receive $500 in Wedding Fair Bucks to be used with participating vendors.

July 28 – 30

Corpus Christi Comic Con

The 5th 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. The event will take place at American Bank Center and tickets are available for purchase online.

July 28

House of Rock’s 18th Anniversary Party

Save the date to celebrate an iconic Corpus Christi business’ 18 years of live music and great pizza. The evening will include a lineup of live music, including performances by Piñata Protest, Jane Leo, MattMan, The Walk Offs, Up Dog and Under the Rog. Tickets are available for purchase online.

July 2 – 30

Summer Surf Movie Nights

Join the Executive Surf Club every Sunday evening in July for Summer Surf Movie Nights! From 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., the local establishment will show a surf-related film on the patio and the community is invited for free! Attendees will receive free popcorn while supplies last and the film begins at sundown each Sunday.

Stay up to date on local weekend events with our weekend round-up, published every Thursday.