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Free Things to do in December 2017

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Free Things To Do December 2017

December is finally here! It's the season for beautiful fall weather here in Corpus Christi and there are SO MANY AWESOME THINGS TO DO!

Here is the roundup of the FREE THINGS you, your friends and your family can enjoy this month!

Downtown Farmers' Market

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Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 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.

Family Art Time at the Art Center of Corpus Christi

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Every Wednesday and Saturday

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.

Guided Nature Walk at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center

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Every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in December

Get outside and explore nature this Saturday morning. Come out and experience the natural environment of the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center. See many different species of plants, trees and animals. The guided nature walk is free and great for some family fun! 1446 N. Oso Pkwy.

Sunday Funday Yoga at Executive Surf Club

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Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Did someone say free yoga? That's right! Every Sunday at the Texas Surf Museum, expect to find yogis from all over coming together at one of the coolest venues in the city. This is donation based yoga, so bring along a little bit of cash to compensate. See you there, and Namaste. 309 N. Water St.

First Friday Artwalk

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December 1, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

It's that time again! It's First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Corpus Christi. Experience art vendors, food trucks and live entertainment! Artwalk will be spread throughout the businesses of downtown. It's the perfect evening to head downtown and watch the streets come alive with art and color!

Free Movie Night at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay featuring: Elf 

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December 1, 8:00 p.m.

Experience a FREE movie night at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay featuring fan-favorite Christmas comedy, Elf! Stop and shop before the fun! Get there early to visit your favorite stores, then join us at Curbside for great food and a South Texas movie night. 500 North Highway 77 

Free First Friday at Art Museum of South Texas

Must Visit Art Venues -Art Museum of South Texas

December 1, 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.

36th Annual Harbor Lights Festival

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December 2, 1:00 p.m.

The 36th Annual Harbor Lights Festival rings in the beginning of the Christmas holiday season by transforming the beautiful Downtown Bayfront into a Fiesta Holiday. This fun filled event has grown into a South Texas tradition and is a “must attend” family event! Check out the many reasons to go here. 

Sunday Bridgewalk


December 3, 8:30 a.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. Don't forget to stay afterwards 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 kick off. 1581 N. Chaparral St.

Festival Navideno at Heritage Park

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December 8, 5:00 p.m.

A Christmas festival happening in Heritage Park! Tackle some of your Christmas shopping, grub on food truck fare, hear live music and see the lighting of the Christmas tree. Celebrate the holiday in style at Festival Navideno! 1581 N. Chaparral St.

Ingleside Renaissance Faire

December 9-10

Get ready for the 18th Annual Ingleside Renaissance Faire. Come out to Live Oak Park for food, drinks, music, entertainment, dance, demonstrations and merchants from all over. Invite your friends and family to join you in your journey to the past! Live Oak City Park, Ingleside, TX

A La Mano- Food Truck Friday at Heritage Park

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December 15, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Enjoy the hottest food truck action in the heart of historic Corpus Christi while the weather is cool! Relax under a shade tree in Heritage Park, play some lawn games and listen to live music all while noshing on some of the best cuisine in the city. Food Truck Fridays will bring tasty food to your fingertips the last Friday of the month at Heritage Park from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 1581 N. Chaparral St.

Pet Pics with Surfin' Santa at Executive Surf Club

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December 17, Noon-6:00 p.m.

Who says pictures with Santa are only for humans?! Let your furry friends sit on Santa's lap and bark their Christmas wish list into his ear! Also enjoy some grub and a cold beverage all at Executive Surf Club. 309 N. Water St.


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