Mayor’s Fourth of July Fireworks information

The Mayor’s Fourth of July Big Bang Fireworks Show by presenting sponsor H-E-B will begin on Sunday, July 4, at 9:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Bayfront. The show’s viewing will be available from North Beach to Cole Park, and will last approximately 20 minutes. The Fireworks Show, choreographed by Pyrotecnico Fireworks, will be broadcast by official radio sponsor Malkan Broadcasting. Attendees can tune in to 95.5 FM, 92.7 FM, or 1440 AM or live-stream the show online at Corpus Christi Crónica.

All times are approximate, so get out there early! For the latest updates, be sure to visit or follow the Mayor’s Fourth of July Big Bang Celebration Facebook page at or the City of Corpus Christi.


With ongoing road closures, construction and limited parking, guests are strongly encouraged to utilize the Corpus Christi RTA’s complimentary Park & Ride service.

This service will be available on Sunday, July 4, from 11:30 a.m. until 30 minutes after the event (fireworks) has concluded

  • Per TSA regulations, masks will be required at all stops and while on board any CCRTA buses or cutaway vehicles.
  • Coolers and lawn chairs are allowed on the bus.
  • Service animals are allowed anytime, and emotional support or comfort animals must be contained in a pet carrier.
    • Any animal on board needs to be secured as to not to run free, be injured, or be a risk to others.
  • No BBQ pits or coals of any kind will be allowed on the bus.

Park & Ride Pick-Up Location:

Corpus Christi City Hall, 1201 Leopard Street

Park & Ride Drop-Off Location:

Water Street between John Sartain Street and Lomax Street (formerly known as William Street)


No Parking signs will be positioned on Saturday, July 3, at 8:00 a.m. and enforced on Sunday, July 4, beginning at 7:30 a.m. No Parking and Tow Away Zones will be strictly enforced in all areas.

Be mindful of traffic signs and detours. Expect traffic congestion and delays.

Shoreline Boulevard/Downtown:

Northbound and southbound Shoreline Boulevard will be closed between Cooper’s Alley and Interstate 37. All traffic will be diverted to Water Street. Closures will remain in place until after the fireworks.

North Beach:

The Burleson Street exit on northbound US Hwy 181 will be closed at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. Visitors looking to access North Beach after 7:00 p.m. will have to turn around in Portland and drive back down SB US 181 and exit Beach Avenue. North Beach guests are asked to arrive EARLY.

Celebrate America’s Birthday in style with a fun-filled weekend of events and patriotic memorials. This year’s celebration is sure to be an event to remember.

“On behalf of your City Council and my family, I invite you and your loved ones to celebrate our nation and honor those who came before us to establish our great country,” Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo said. “This celebration would not be possible without our generous sponsors and volunteers who make this event possible for all to enjoy. I hope to see you in your red, white, and blue on Fourth of July weekend!”