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8 Ways Corpus Christi Has It All in the Fall

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

It’s always the right season to visit Corpus Christi, Texas.

Music, art, adventure, nature-- Corpus Christi has it all in the fall.

1. Weather

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The cooler weather, with an average temperature of 75 degrees, brings many cool festivals, events and fun. Everyone wants to be outside during the fall season in Corpus Christi.

2. Surftoberfest

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Get ready to enjoy Corpus Christi's coastal spin on Oktoberfest, Surftoberfest! A celebration rich in German culture and full of Gulf Coast fun at Executive Surf Club happening Saturday, October 7th from noon to midnight.

3. Hunting

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Waterfowl and dove hunting are plenty in South Texas. Get the first shot at hunting season in the Coastal Bend!  Open space, open waters and hunter orange are only a couple of the things you need; find a guide and let the hunting begin.

4. Tamalefest


As the winds shift in Corpus Christi and you feel the promise of 70 degree weather in the air, November brings on a special feeling to your soul.  Gone are the days of the summer mid-drifts and pressures to have a swimsuit-ready body. Bring on the sweaters and TAMALES! The 3rd Annual Hot Tamale Festival is a free street festival complete with live music, tamale contests and loads of fun, happening November 18 in downtown Corpus Christi.

5. Beach

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Shhh, don't tell everyone...some of the best beach days are in the fall. Cool air, calm waves, less people and often warm sun all create the perfect environment for a serene beach scene.

6. Texas Jazz Festival

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For more than 55 years this Texas tradition has drawn thousands of visitors to soak in the sweet and soulful sounds of jazz musicians from across the country. Every October, Heritage Park comes alive with three stages showcasing smooth jazz, funky upbeat jazz and everything in between!  The best part’s free!

7. Dia de los Muertos Street Festival

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Celebrate and honor those who have passed away at the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, downtown street festival of art, culture and heritage. The event includes several stages with live music and performances, art, more than 100 vendors, kids activity corner, painted faces and beautiful altar displays.

8. Corpus Christi Food & Wine Festival

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Get ready for the 2nd Annual Corpus Christi Food and Wine Festival happening November 18. The festival will be featuring over 75 varieties of wine, Texas wineries, craft breweries, local chefs, live music, shopping, food trucks and the best company all set in a historic hub of the SEA District.



It’s never too early to start planning… Find more ways to have it all this fall in Corpus Christi!

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