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Free Things to do in July

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

Check out ALL THINGS FREE happening during the month of July! Happy Summer!

Downtown Farmers' Market

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Every Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 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 getting your grocery list tackled for the week. Bring the kiddos along for either Family Art Time or the kids activity offered at the market! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Powell Bros with Ty Dietz at Executive Surf Club

July 1, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy live music by local band, Powell Bros with Ty Dietz at the Executive Surf Club! Enjoy cold drinks and outdoor vibes on the outside patio. 309 N. Water St.

Splendiferous at Executive Surf Club


July 2, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy live music by local band, Splendiferous at the Executive Surf Club! Enjoy cold drinks and outdoor vibes on the outside patio. 309 N. Water St.

Centennial House Tours


July 2, Noon-4:00 p.m.

Step back into the history of Corpus Christi at the OLDEST home in the city, the Centennial House. House tours happen every first Sunday of the month from noon-4:00 p.m. 411 N. Upper Broadway 

The OddFellas at Executive Surf Club


July 3, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy live music by local band, The OddFellas at the Executive Surf Club! Enjoy cold drinks and outdoor vibes on the outside patio. 309 N. Water St.

Bay Jammin' Concert Series

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Every Thursday, July 6-August 17, 7:30 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. July 6-Aloha Dave and the Tourists, July 13-Any Colour You Like, July 20-Another Level, July 27-Splendiferous. 101 Ocean Dr.

Bay Jammin' Cinema Series

Every Friday, July 7-August 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 and intended for all ages. The screen is located on the stage of Cole Park Amphitheater. There isn't a more perfect place to enjoy the outdoors while also getting to watch a movie! July7-Lego Batman, July 14-Angry Birds, July 21-Monster Trucks, July 28-Sing. 101 Ocean Dr.

Mayor's 4th of July Big Bang Celebration

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July 4, 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Looking for something to do on 4th of July? Join Corpus Christi in celebrating the 40th Annual Mayor's Big Bang Celebration! Schedule of events: Independence Day Patriotic Ceremony at 10:00 a.m., Mayor's Big Bang Celebration Food Truck Court at 11:30 a.m., Mayor's Big Bang Celebration Kids/Game Zone featuring music by Chicas Rock, remote control sailboats, games, food and fun at 3:00 p.m., Mayor's Big Bang Celebration Parade at 6:00 p.m., Harbor Bridge Light Show at 9:00 p.m. and finally the Mayor's Big Bang Celebration Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.!

Sounds of Summer Concert Series at La Palmera Mall

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July 5, 19 and 26, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

La Palmera isn't only for shopping! All summer long you can expect to see the Sounds of Summer concert series happening every Wednesday evening inside the La Palmera Food Court. List of live music this month: July 5-Drive, June 12-Motif Band Encore, June 19-John Ramirez Band and July 26-The OddFellas. 5488 S. Padre Island Dr.

Frost Free First Friday at Art Museum of South Texas

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July 7, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Explore the Art Museum of South Texas for FREE! Enjoy the new exhibits and beautiful architecture of the museum. Check it out! 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Downtown Artwalk

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July 7, 5:30-9:00 p.m.

Artwalk is a monthly Corpus Christi event held in the Marina Arts District on the first weekend of every month! Check out art displays, live music, and entertainment throughout the Downtown area at local galleries and shops together with the art market! 326 N. Chaparral St.


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July 9, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Explore and overlook the Corpus Christi Bay in four different ways! Both pedestrian walkways on the Harbor Bridge are opened specifically for first Sunday Bridge Walkers. The BridgeWalk offers four different BridgeWalk routes—run the Harbor Bridge, walk the Harbor Bridge, run the Shoreline Route-BridgeWalk Without a Bridge, or walk the Shoreline Route-BridgeWalk Without a Bridge. There's also Yoga, Zumba and Tai Chi! Something wonderful for everyone. 1581 N. Chaparral St

CC Ride-In Movie: Teen Witch

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July 14, 8:00 p.m.

Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to enjoy the golden classic on the lawn in the Corpus Christi Watergardens. Movie begins at 9 p.m., but get there early to enjoy food from local vendors and you're favorite cold beverages! 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest

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July 22, Noon- Midnight

2nd Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest is happening all day long on Saturday, July 22 at The Water's Edge park! Enjoy live music, kids activities, eating competitions and of course, ALL. THE. FOOD. The Water's Edge

A La Mano-Food Truck Friday

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July 28, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Spoiler alert - food trucks are awesome! If you're looking to experience the culinary specialties of South Texas, look no further than A La Mano, hosted by the Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center. With nine local food trucks, each specializing in a different cuisine, A La Mano is your chance to taste a little bit of everything all in one place. Throw in some live music, lawn games and a prime location on the Corpus Christi Downtown Seawall, and summer time comes alive at this monthly event. 1590 N. Shoreline Blvd.


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