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Fourth of July celebrations in the Coastal Bend

Posted at 9:28 PM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-01 13:31:55-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Looking for something fun to do for the Fourth of July holiday?

Well, you're in luck. This weekend, the Coastal Bend will be filled with activities, including firework shows throughout the weekend.

Some of them are listed below.


The City of Corpus Christi Mayor's 4th of July Big Bang Celebration

Time: 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Place: Corpus Christi Bayfront

South Texas Botanical Gardens

The group is discounting admission by one-fourth — 25 percent — for the Fourth of July. For a list of regular admission prices, click here.

Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures & Education Center

The museum will host a kite-making event on Friday from 5:30-9 p.m. during Art Walk, and historic weapons demonstrations from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday.

Art Center of Corpus Christi

The center will hold a family art time event from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

For other Corpus Christi attractions Fourth of July schedules, click here.


Beeville Main Street will be hosting a "Star Spangled Salute to America" on Saturday.

The free event begins at 8:30 a.m. with a dog parade, and is followed by the main parade at 10 a.m.

They will also have a cornhole tournament, kids activities, watermelon recipe contest at 5 p.m., the kids parade at 5:30 p.m., and a concert with multiple artist from 6:30-10:30 p.m.


The City of Kingsville will have two days worth of events on Sunday and Monday.

Sunday will be a free concert featuring Elida Reyna Y Avante, Magnifico 7 and the South TX Homies from 5-10 p.m. in Downtown Kingsville.

Monday will be the Patriotic Pet, Bike and People Parade beginning at 10 a.m. in Downtown Kingsville.

At Naval Air Station-Kingsville, there will be a concert with Reckless Kelly and a firework show that follows. That begins at 6 p.m. Monday.


The City of Driscoll is holding its 2nd annual Fourth of July Celebration, complete with a free movie showing.

Top Gun is the movie on tap to be shown at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday at 8 p.m.

The event is free to the public, with free hot dogs, popcorn, and a firework show after the movie.


The City of Aransas Pass is hosting a fireworks show on Saturday beginning at 9:15 p.m.

The event will take place at Conn Brown Harbor.

Sr. Digital Content Producer Ana Tamez contributed to this story. For the latest local news updatesclick here, or download the KRIS 6 News App.