Fourth of July Celebration


Celebrate Independence Day

Join us as we celebrate the Fourth of July with a day of discovery and adventure and an evening of music, food and drinks, and fireworks.

July 4th Holiday Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day at the Texas State Aquarium with the new Caribbean Journey. Explore Caribbean Journey’s exciting new sights and experiences, including flamingos, sharks, and other exotic species, and take in a show at the Whataburger 4D Theater as well as cool down in the H-E-B Splash Park.

  • July 1-4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Price:
    Members: Free
    Adult (13 & Up): $34.95
    Senior (65 & Up): $32.95
    Military or Student: $32.95
    Child (3-12): $24.95
    Child 2 and under: Free
    Parking: Free
    4D Theater Free

Fireworks Display on the Bay

On the Fourth of July, the celebration continues into the evening with musical entertainment, food and drinks, and of course, a grand fireworks display over the Corpus Christi Bay. Food and beverages including beer, wine, and margaritas will be available for purchase, and a limited number of exhibits will be open to the public*. 

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. until after the fireworks
  • Price:
    Members: $15
    Non Members: $25
    Children 2 and under: Free
    VIP ticket: $85


VIP Experience:

  • Access to the CITGO Skyline Venue: a private premium viewing area for the fireworks
  • Catered dinner of South Texas BBQ with all the sides and two (2) drink tickets
  • Private cash bar

No outside coolers, food, or beverages can be brought into the facility. All guests will be subject to a bag check at entry. Tickets and parking are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Ticket must be presented to park in our parking lots. Tickets are non-refundable, and the event will be held regardless of weather.

*Whataburger 4D Theater, Dolphin Bay, Pepsi Boardwalk, the Observation Deck, and the H-E-B Splash Park will be closed during the evening event.

For more information: Call 361.881.1244