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There's much more to do in our area besides spending time on a gorgeous beach, and the proof is right here. Our city features a thriving culture produced by a unique blend of regional influences that come together on the Texas Gulf Coast. Use our calendar of Corpus Christi events to find all of the festivals, performances, sports games, and other events occurring all the time in our area.

Food Festivals

With a rich history of cross-pollinating cultures that have nurtured our fascinating dining scene, Corpus Christi is a great place for food festivals. These celebrations of local cuisine are ideals events for visitors to the area to attend, as they offer a fun way to spend some of your time here and help you experience some of the local flavor, literally and figuratively. The annual Aransas Pass Shrimporee spices up life in the Corpus Christi Bay area every June. Featuring a parade, a pageant, contests, and, of course, a mouthwatering variety of shrimp dishes that show off the best aspects of our region's Texan, Mexican, and seafood fare, the Shrimporee event is a great reason to visit Corpus Christi in the summer.

A number of food and wine tastings also dot Corpus Christi's calendar each year. Several of the communities around here, including Portland, Rockport, and Corpus Christi, host yearly events that show off the wonderful food and spirits produced in the region. Check them out to support local causes while having a great night out.

Buccaneer Days Festival

A fantastic way to have a blast while supporting a good cause and learning all about Corpus Christi's culture and history is the annual Buc Days Festival. Visit when the calendar turns to April to enjoy a night parade, a Pro PRCA Rodeo, a barbecue contest, a carnival, and more. All of these events incorporate a fun pirate theme that acknowledges our city's colorful past as a haven for buccaneers.

Texas International Boat Show

Another great April event draws thousands of attendees, the Texas International Boat Show is the largest and most exciting in-water Boat Show yet seen in this part of the USA. 400 boats, from 10’ to 100’, will be on display, both in the water and on-shore, many ready for attendees to demo! Bay boats, ski boats, sailboats, powerboats, luxury yachts and the latest water toys, including personal watercraft, plenty of boat and boarding gear and much, much more, making this a truly spectacular event. The Boat Show blasts off with the Texas Xtreme Watersports at the Corpus Christi Downtown Marina.

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There are many more events happening all the time in Corpus Christi besides the ones described here. Explore them by using our listings above, or order a free Visitors Guide to receive a printed list of the highlights. If you're interested in making arrangements for a visit, we enourage you to visit our online reservation site to explore your options from the comfort of your own home.

Want to know "What's going on" in Corpus Christi? Visit - the premier calendar of events for the Coastal Bend. Whether you're interested in music, theater, sports, festivals, community events, movies or more, you'll find it on our calendar. If it's happening in Corpus Christi, it'll be on The Coastal Wave.

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