Free Things To Do In December 2018
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!
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.
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.
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.
December 1, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
The South Side Farmers' Market presents the Annual Winter Craft Fair! Join us for a beautiful Saturday *with extended hours* between 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. to shop with all the best local farmers and artisans around! There will be great handmade crafts and freshly grown produce to pick to your hearts delight. There will be fun for the whole family, local food, music and entertainment.
December 6, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Check out the Holiday Island ART & Farmers' Market on December 6! Check out any and all handcrafters and artisans at the Holiday Market. Get your local produce for the week along with some great locally made gifts for this Holiday season! 15820 Park Rd. 22
December 7, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Discover arts and culture on the first Friday of every month in Downtown Corpus Christi. You’ll find artists, musicians and all things creative converge on the Marina Arts District. Shop for local arts and crafts, see art exhibits in galleries and pop-ups and then have a local brew or dine in one of our mouth watering restaurants. Enjoy the talents of your neighbors or showcase your own as you revel in the sights and sounds of Corpus Christi’s creative community. 309 N. Water St.
December 8, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 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.
December 7, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Come join in for the 5th Annual Classic Christmas on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and specials at participating businesses. Plus good 'ol St. Nick himself will be in attendance. The atmosphere will be filled to the brim with holiday cheer! 4210 S. Alameda St.
December 8, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Mark your calendars for the holiday shopping extravaganza! Bringing you the best selection of holiday shopping in the Coastal Bend! Come shop and sip the evening of Saturday, December 8 at BUS in downtown Corpus Christi! Enjoy the lights and decorations downtown, have an amazing meal at the selection of food trucks, have a drink & do some major shopping! 702 N. Chaparral St.
December 1, 1:00 p.m.
The 37th 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. 402 S. Shoreline Blvd.
December 9, 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.
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 and all of Heritage Park. Celebrate the holiday in style at Festival Navideno! 1581 N. Chaparral St.
December 16-January 1
The American Bank Center is excited to announce its inaugural Coastal Christmas! This unique event is packed full of elaborate and illuminated holiday happenings, family friendly festivities and Coastal Christmas cheer! The two-week long event will commence on Sunday, December 16th at 5:00pm and continue through January 1st, 2019. With interactive elements from ice skating to live reindeer – experience Christmas on the Coast like never before. All elements of this event are FREE except ice skating. 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.