Memorial Day is more than just a day off; it’s a time to honor and commemorate those who have served and show appreciation for those still in uniform. We’ve rounded up a list of attractions and restaurants offering a special deal or hosting an event for Memorial Day 2024:

Corpus Christi Hooks  

Don’t miss out on a Hooks game at Whataburger Field, especially one with post-game fireworks.   

Game Schedule:  

Friday, May 24: Hooks vs. Arkansas Travelers 7:05 pm; Bud Light Friday fireworks  

Saturday, May 25: Hooks vs. Arkansas Travelers 7:05 pm  

Sunday, May 26: Hooks vs. Arkansas Travelers 6:35 pm


Texas State Aquarium  

Enjoy the variety of marine life exhibits, educational programs, and hands on experience at our world-class aquarium for a discounted rate. Military personnel and veterans receive $2 off regular admission. To redeem this discount, please show identification verifying your service on-site, such as a valid military ID or a driver’s license identifying you as a veteran.   

The aquarium will also start its extended summer hours for Memorial Day Weekend, beginning Saturday, May 25th (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)    

For more information, please call (361) 653-2616


USS Lexington Museum on the Bay  

What better way to honor those who have served than aboard the longest-serving Essex Class aircraft carrier in World War II? Join this naval history museum for a special Memorial Day ceremony that is free and open to the public.   


Restaurants offering military discounts:  

Water Street Oyster Bar - 10% Year-round discount for veterans  

Railroad Seafood & Brewing Co. - 25% discount for service members  

Nueces Brewing Co. - 10% discount for veterans & active-duty members