CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Many of your neighbors rang in the new year by braving the chilly temperatures and going downtown to watch the Mayor's Big Bang Fireworks Display. Re-watch it here.
The display usually takes place on the Fourth of July, but it was canceled during the height of the coronavirus pandemic here locally.
Mayor Joe McComb said he believes this is the first time the city has held a firework show on New Year's Eve. They will be launched from a barge out in the Corpus Christi Bay.
There won't be a bus ride this year because of COVID precautions. Although, the comfort of your car might be the best place to watch from because of the weather conditions.
There are some places where you can legally set off personal fireworks like the flatlands in Aransas Pass.
The area includes anywhere east of the Highway 361 bridge also known as the Dale Miller bridge. You must clean up any debris. Fireworks are illegal within the AP city limits on the mainland.
Free Ride Home
If you are looking for a safe ride home from your New Year's Eve celebration, Green-n-Go Cab will once again be providing free rides to people who have done a little too much celebrating.
The services are from 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. They will only take you home and not to another party. All you have to do is call them at (361) 299-9999.
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