City of Corpus Christi Celebrates 170th Birthday

What:    Corpus Christi’s 170th Birthday Celebration

When: Thursday, September 29, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.              

Where: City Hall Atrium (outside Council Chambers), 1201 Leopard St., 78401    

Who:    Mayor Paulette Guajardo

             Peter Zanoni, City Manager

             Mary Jo O’Rear, Coastal Bend Historian and Author

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi will celebrate its 170th birthday on Thursday, September 29, at City Hall. The event will feature a proclamation, a historical timeline display, a performance by Los Mariachis Corpus Christi, and special annotations from the Mayor, City Manager, and Coastal Bend Historian and Author Mary Jo O’Rear.

The City’s birthday was last celebrated in 2002, and City leaders and staff are looking forward to the historic celebration.

The event will be available for viewing on the following city social media channels:

Facebook: @citygov

YouTube: CCTVCorpusChristi

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