Free Things to do in August
Every Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Every Wednesday at the Art Center of Corpus Christi, expect to find a whole lot of produce, breads, cheese, food trucks, music and art at the Downtown Farmers' Market! Come out and support our local farmers while tackling your grocery list for the week. Bring the kiddos along for either Family Art Time or the kids activity offered at the market! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Every Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
August 3,10,17; 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Every Thursday, all summer long, enjoy live music on the lawn at Cole Park Amphitheater. Wind down and enjoy the summer nights with friends and some local jams. Bring along blankets, bikes, food and refreshments to enhance your experience. 1526 Ocean Dr.
August 3,17, 31; 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
August 4,11; After Dark
Every Friday, all summer long, bring out friends and family to enjoy the selected movie for the week. Each and every movie is family-friendly. The screen is located on the stage of Cole Park Amphitheater. There isn't a more perfect place to enjoy the outdoors while also watching a movie! 1526 Ocean Dr.
August 4, 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 Downtown Corpus Christi. 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. With almost 100 art vendors lining the streets, something will surely catch your eye! 326 N. Chaparral St.
August 4, 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Every first Friday of the month, the Art Museum of South Texas opens its doors to the public at no cost. This is a fantastic way to check out the new exhibits on display at the museum.The museum offers diverse exhibitions and educational programs that reflect the rich multicultural heritage of the region. Enjoy and be enlightened with the artwork on display for FREE! 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
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.to 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.
August 6, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Experience the Harbor Bridge like never before! Take it head on by walking (or running) over the bridge alongside hundreds of other people. Get that fitness kick started in style and catch the mesmerizing view of the city while you're up there. The walk begins and ends at Heritage Park. Stay afterward and jump into Zumba, Yoga and/or Tai Chi. Get your fitness on at Bridgewalk! Walk begins right at 8:30 a.m., so make sure to get there a bit early so you don't miss the kick off. 1581 N. Chaparral St.
August 11, After Dark
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to enjoy the golden classic on the lawn in the Corpus Christi Watergardens. Movie begins at 9:00 p.m., but get there early to enjoy food from local vendors and your favorite cold beverages! 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 25, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Food Trucks in Corpus Christi are popping up everywhere and sometimes it can be hard to track down your favorite truck. Look no further than A La Mano, which translates to “on hand” and in the case of the food truck culture, aptly describes the serving style from the window of the truck. Enjoy lawn games, good music, great food and an amazing experience on the Corpus Christi Bay. You can enjoy the A La Mano – Food Truck Friday event on the last Friday of the month. 1590 N. Shoreline Blvd