Things To Do in Corpus Christi





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Texas State Aquarium - Discover Dolphin Bay and learn about Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Be amazed at the daily dive presentations, animal interviews, and hands on experience with sharks and stingrays. The Texas State Aquarium has all the fun and adventure of an aquatic journey! Come face-to-fin with a sand tiger shark in the Islands of Steel. Discover the wonderful world of river otters and sea turtles.

Horses on the Beach - If you've always wanted to ride horses on the beach, here's your chance! Enjoy a truly incredible experience as you ride on Horseback along South Padre Island. There are a variety of horses to choose from, including ones for first timers, kids, and experienced riders. Hay rides and beach parties are also available, as well as classes and riding instruction.

Cole Park - This park is located on our beautiful scenic shoreline of the Corpus Christi Bay near downtown. In addition to the skate park, this 43-acre park also features a large playground, a lighted fishing pier, and open and shaded picnic tables. It also has an outdoor amphitheater that hosts free concerts, films, and a variety of special events throughout the year.

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Buccaneer Days - This huge event, based on Pirates, includes many things to do and see! Rodeos, parades, a high wire show, mariachi dancing, a carnival, and a barbecue are only the beginning! Scholarships can be earned and applied for at this event. This all takes place on the bay front in Corpus Christi.

MustangFest - MustangFest is an annual celebration of all things Mustang on Mustang Island! Come see the wild horses at the Mile Of Mustangs show- including a benefit auction for CASA of the Coastal Bend's underprivileged children.

Texas International Boat Show - 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.

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Peoples Restaurant & Lounge - Our food is all homemade and we painstakingly bread everything to order. Our shrimp is fresh gulf shrimp and our steaks are hand cut from the finest meats. Our friendly staff will welcome you and treat you to an eating experience that you will not forget.

Water Street Seafood Company - Fresh Gulf Seafood, friendly service and outstanding value have been the hallmarks of the Water Street Seafood Restaurants since 1983. Check out the Oyster Bar and Seafood Company for the freshest fun in town or get your Zen on South Texas style with the new Sushi menu.

The Yardam Restaurant - The Yardam Restaurant features savory seafood dishes with great bay view seating! Locally owned and operated for 30 years, the Yardam restaurant has established itself as a favorite Corpus Christi destination.

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