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Free Things To Do in April 2018

The entire month of April in Corpus Christi is FILLED with so many awesome things to do!

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Downtown Artwalk

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April 6, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

On the first Friday of every month you’ll find artists, musicians and all things creative converge in the Marina Arts District. It's where Downtown comes alive with bands on every block, food trucks serving up South Texas fare and art galleries featuring local and national artists. Take in the free live music and local flavors outside, find a nice watering hole to duck into for a quick drink, or grab a bite to eat. 326 N. Chaparral St.

FREE ADMISSION at Art Museum of South Texas

Must Visit Art Venues -Art Museum of South Texas

April 6, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Come and visit the Art Museum of South Texas for FREE! Everyone gets free admission! The museum offers diverse exhibitions and educational programs that reflect the rich multicultural heritage of the region. Outreach and enrichment programs include bilingual gallery talks, artist residencies, videos, dance, theatrical and musical performances. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Food Truck Festival

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April 7, Noon- Midnight.

We have seen the food truck culture of Corpus Christi explode over the past few years! The Corpus Christi Food Truck Festival will have almost every local food truck and beyond serving some of your favorite foods to grub on. Enjoy a Saturday filled with food, live music, a kids zone and a whole lot of foodies! Festival takes place in the Corpus Christi Schlitterbahn Riverpark and Resort parking lot. 14353 Commodores Dr.


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April 8, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Whether you are a regular attendee, or you've never even thought of the idea to walk over the Harbor Bridge, all are welcome! For those of you who are afraid of heights, there is an alternate route available. After the walk, join in with the Zumba, Yoga or Thai Chi classes available at Heritage Park. 1581 N. Chaparral

Earth Day-Bay Day at Heritage Park

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April 7, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Learning about environmental stewardship is fun! Earth Day-Bay Day is a fun and FREE family event that teaches the importance of environmental stewardship and appreciation for the Coastal Bend natural resources. There will be activities for kids, food and games! The event will be held in the beautiful courtyard of Heritage Park. 1581 N. Chaparral St.

Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater: Selena, The Last Concert

April 13, After Dark

Become inspired at a FREE screening of Selena, The Last Concert in the Corpus Christi Watergardens! Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater partners up with Fiesta de la Flor to offer this free event open to all public. Show begins after dark so get there early to grab a seat!

The Birdiest Festival in America 2018

April 19-22

Experience an event spotlighting South Texas peak spring migration Corpus Christi's Birdiest Festival in America 2018! Festival headquarters are at South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center. Seasoned birders and birding photographers, or completely new at the sport of birding--don't miss this opportunity to share the excitement in Corpus Christi!

Southside Farmers' Market Spring Craft Fair

April 21, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Join the Southside Farmers' Market for the annual Fall Craft Market! Enjoy the extended farmers' market where not only can you shop from your favorite farmers until 3:00 p.m, but also local artisans! Join in for family fun, music, special performances, arts, crafts and of course your favorite market produce! 5800 Everhart Rd.

Record Store Day 2018 at Hybrid Records

April 21, 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

Spend the day sifting through crates of vinyl JUST BECAUSE! Hybrid Records is throwing a party for Record Store Day and they want you to come be a part of it. Check out the Hybrid Records page for more info!

Texas Sandfest 2018


April 27-29, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience the beach like never before during the Texas SandFest event! People from all over the country come to compete for the grand prize of BEST Sand Creation. See master sculptors create and finish some of the most spectacular works of art while enjoying your time along the beautiful Texas Gulf Coast. Booth #35, Port Aransas, TX 78373

Downtown Farmers’ Market

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Every Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

GROW Local South Texas presents the Downtown Farmers' Market located at the Art Center of Corpus Christi. Enjoy fresh local produce along with Corpus Christi food trucks, live music and a beautiful view. 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Wednesday Night Regatta


Every Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.

Get those cameras out! Sailboat regattas are held every Wednesday evening on the Corpus Christi Bay; spectators can appreciate the view from the Corpus Christi MarinaPeoples St. T-Head

Ocean Love: Kids Yoga and Craft Series

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Every Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Have your kiddos ever tried yoga?! Help them find their Zen! Texas Surf Museum is opening up it's doors every Wednesday for kids yoga and craft time.

Family Art Time

Family Art Time

Every Saturday, 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.

Looking for a family activity to fill up your Saturdays? The Art Center of Corpus Christi opens up its doors every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. There are different classes that offer arts and crafts projects to complete as a family. Explore that creative side with your loved ones! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Dollar Day at South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center


April 7, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Explore through the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center for only $1--which is BASICALLY FREE!


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