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Your Complete Guide to Conquer Buc Days 2018

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas


All Things RODEO

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Bust out your best boots and britches and get the roundup started with all things Rodeo happening all weekend long! Rodeo Corpus Christi takes place April 26-29 at the American Bank Center. Each day will offer a two-hour rodeo followed by a one-hour concert in the arena for each of the four rodeo performances!

Here are the dates, times and performer information you MUST know:

Prorodeo & Josh Abbott Band

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Prorodeo  & Turnpike Troubadours

Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Prorodeo and Robert Earl Keen

Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Prorodeo and Intocable 

Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m.



Experience the longest running pirate-festival and parade in Corpus Christi! Buc Days has been going since 1938 with about 45,000 attendees each year! This is a party you DO NOT want to miss out on. Buc Days Festival goes from May 3-13, 2018 with live music, amusement and plenty of fun and exciting rides!

Find out all things happening during festival below:


Buc Days Carnival

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May 3-13, Saturday/Sunday noon-midnight/Monday-Friday 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Buc Days Carnival takes OVER the downtown Corpus Christi Bayfront for two-weeks! Explore through the pirate-inspired Buc Days Carnival! 

The Buc Stage


May 3-13, Saturday/Sunday noon-midnight/Monday-Friday 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Check out the music schedule here.

Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade

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May 5, 8:00 p.m.

The Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade will send the floats and bands down the parade route beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday!

Buc Days Junior Parade

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May 12, at 11:00 a.m.

Pirates of all sizes and ages are invited to join the fun at the Buc Days Junior Parade. It’s time to heave-ho, ye landlubber, and come join a Swashbuckling Good Time!


Download the Full Buc Days Schedule Here.

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