Fireworks in Corpus Christi on New Year's Eve

The event was offered as a safe alternative to what people usually do on New Years Eve, especially as spectators were asked to stay in their vehicles.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Many of your neighbors rang the doorbell in the New Year braving the cool temperatures and heading downtown to see the Mayor’s Big Bang fireworks. Check it out here again.

The ad normally runs on July 4th but was canceled here on site during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mayor Joe McComb said he believed this was the first time the city had fireworks on New Years Eve. You will be launched from a barge in Corpus Christi Bay.

Due to the COVID precautionary measures, there will be no bus trip this year. Due to weather conditions, the comfort of your car may be the best place to watch.

RELATED: Goodbye 2020: Here Are Some Tips to Help You Stay True to Your 2021 Resolutions

There are a few places where you can legally set off personal fireworks, such as the lowlands at Aransas Pass.

The area includes somewhere east of the Highway 361 Bridge, also known as the Dale Miller Bridge. You need to remove any residue. Fireworks are illegal within the mainland AP city limits.

If you’re looking for a safe ride home from your New Years Eve party, Green-n-Go Cab is again offering free rides for those who partied a little too much.

The services take place from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. You will only be taken home and not to any other party. All you have to do is call them at (361) 299-9999.

RELATED: $ 2,000 Fine For Illegally Dumping Fireworks In City Limits, CCPD Says

RELATED: Chief Markle: Don’t Blow Up Fireworks Or Guns In This NYE

For the latest updates on Coronavirus in Coastal Bend, click here.

More from 3News on KIIITV.com: