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Mayor's Fourth of July Big Bang Celebration will be held

The Big Bang Celebration will take place as scheduled on July 4.
Posted at 9:44 AM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 10:52:06-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The show will go on as the mayor's Fourth of July Big Bang Celebration's firework show will take place as scheduled.

The celebration will be sponsored by H-E-B and will be held at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday July 4 along the city's bayfront.

The starbursts that will light up the sky over downtown will be set off from a barge located in the Corpus Christi Bay just north of the People's Street T-Head.

Spectators are encouraged to watch the show from their vehicles. Parking will be allowed along Water Street, the downtown area and The Water's Edge Park. The show will be choreographed to music on 92.7FM, 95.5PM, and 1440AM.

To protect the health and safety of members of the public, those who attend are asked to follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and practice social distancing and wear a face mask.

Traffic plans for the event will be announced in coming days. There will be no RTA Park & Ride this year because of COVID-19.

Some of the Mayor’s Big Bang Celebration events have been canceled because of the dangers of gathering in large crowds and the difficulties of social distancing.

Among the ancillary events that won't be held this year include the family fun and music zone, Flint Hills Patriotic Parade, Stellar Energy Harbor Bridge Light Show and the essay contest.

For more information on the event, check here.