Get Ready for the Mayor’s Fourth of July Big Bang Celebration

Media Advisory

What:    July 4th Big Bang Celebration Preview   

When: Thursday, June 23, at 9:30 a.m.           

Where: Corpus Christi City Hall, Council Chambers

              1201 Leopard Street, 78401         

Who:    Mayor Paulette Guajardo

             City Manager Peter Zanoni

             John Garcia, Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest

             Martin Longoria, Chairman, Mayor’s Council on Veteran Affairs

             Capt. Timothy Frazier, Corpus Christi Police Department 

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Preparations are underway for the Mayor’s 45th Annual Big Bang Fourth of July Firework Show by presenting sponsor H-E-B. The night-time celebration will take place Sunday, July 3, at 9:30 p.m. along the City’s bayfront.

“My family and I can’t wait to celebrate our nation’s birthday with you and your loved ones,” said Mayor Paulette Guajardo. Join me for a grand Independence Day celebration along our beautiful bayfront and downtown area.” 

Before the big show, family-friendly activities will take place at The Water’s Edge, along with a patriotic ceremony at Sherrill Veterans Memorial Park.

Please join us as we detail the day’s events and safety information.

The public can view the briefing live on any of the following communication channels:

Facebook: @citygov

YouTube: CCTVCorpusChristi

CCTV20: Spectrum Channel 1300, Grande Channel 20, AT&T U-verse Channel 99

The Mayor’s Fourth of July Big Bang Celebration is a FREE community event funded entirely by generous sponsors and operated by volunteers. We appreciate you helping make this event a success.

For more information, media representatives can contact Public Relations Specialist Monica Barrera at 361-826-3180 or by email at