If you've lived here any length of time, you know there are a lot of festivals around here. Some are larger than others, but all are developed to boost our community's economy.

On one hand, festivals can be great for new ideas, name recognition and revenue. One the other, festivals are a lot of hard work, and are not guaranteed to be successful.

We look into the possibilities of growing our local festivals into premier events in a 3News Special Report: The Next Step - Corpus Christi Festivals, tonight at 10 p.m.