16 Places to Take Dad This Father's Day Weekend in Corpus Christi
Looking for ways to plan the ultimate Father's Day weekend? Check out some great ideas on what to do if you're traveling to Corpus Christi, for every kind of dad! Figure out ways to Coastal Distance in Corpus Christi this weekend, as well!
Updated June 2020
For the Fisherman
Beginner or expert, surprise dad with a full day of fishing! Fully guided fishing trips are available throughout the Corpus Christi region and are a perfect gift for the dads that love to cast and catch. Looking to get on a boat? Many of these guys provide just that for the tour. Learn, laugh and catch fish.
For the Outdoor Dad
Make your dad's day by renting kayaks along the Laguna Madre this weekend. Make a stop at Wind and Wave for easy and close kayak rentals.
Sometimes a man's just gotta drive. Have a blast this weekend by getting down in the sand in 4X4. Just make sure to buckle up!
Dad's Get In Free at Hurricane Alley Waterpark
Enjoy the water slides and lazy river at Hurricane Alley Waterpark! The best part? Dad's get in FREE on Sunday with a purchase of a general admission ticket!
For the Foodie
A hidden gem in Corpus Christi, Yardarm is located in a quaint yellow cottage along scenic Ocean Drive. Your dad will love the quiet and homelike atmosphere at this local favorite. Enjoy the rich culinary flavors of Greek-influenced fresh seafood and chef specials paired with an array of diverse wines. Not to mention the views of the Corpus Christi Bay are fantastic. 4310 Ocean Dr.
After twenty years at the helm of the Corpus Christi Yacht Club kitchen, chef Tony Posado, Sr. and his pastry chef brother Isidro have teamed up with Tony Junior to open the Blue Clove, where the quality of the food belies the unassuming space. Everything is made in-house and a MUST-TRY! The Blue Clove just recently opened their new location located on the Southside near Everhart and Holly. 5884 Everhart Rd.
For The Sports Dad
Challenge dad to a game of golf this father's day weekend at one of many Corpus Christi golf spots!
Take on dad with family-fun sports activities this weekend at the beach! Check out Corpus Christi beaches you must get to.
History Buff Dads
Free admission at the Art Museum of South Texas!
Dad and the whole family can explore the Art Museum of South Texas for FREE in Summer 2020! The museum offers a diverse exhibition that reflects the rich multicultural heritage of Corpus Christi your father will love. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
There's something for everyone at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History, even dads! Check out the gun exhibit with 500 years of guns and ammo, along with tons of other historical findings. Learn a thing or two and make memories with dad walking through this must-see museum. 1900 N. Chaparral St.
For the Party Dad
Get the best of both worlds with the beach and a fantastic atmosphere at Mikel May’s! Located on Bob Hall Pier, Mikel May's offers your dad the best waterfront dining experience possible! Happy Hour every day from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 15820 Park Road 22
For the Beer Gut Dad
Is dad a craft beer lover (or just likes an ice-cold beer on a hot summers day?) This is the perfect way to celebrate! Take dad along the Corpus Christi brewery tour with amazing local craft breweries Corpus Christi has to offer. Enjoy flights of great tasting beer and choose your favorite!
For the Backyard BBQ Dad
For the dads that love to stay home and cook: this one is for you. Make a stop at the Southside Farmer’s Market this Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m.! Spend time together and shop for fresh locally grown produce, honey, eggs, jams, jellies, pickles, preserves, herbs and spices, snacks and baked goods! 5800 Everhart Rd.
For the “I-Just-Want-To-Relax” Dad
Make way to one of the most popular destinations in Corpus Christi, Doc's Seafood & Steak Restaurant! Your dad will love the relaxing views, paired with golden-fried seafood baskets and wonderful company. 13309 S. Padre Island Drive
Celebrate your dad this weekend by exploring the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center! All dads get free admission into the gardens this weekend! Be "buds" with dad, enjoy Parrot Talk, gardens, resident reptiles, Gator Lake, trails and plenty of other guy stuff. All other guests must pay general admission. Give dad the best gift for Father's Day, and spend an entire day with him at South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center! 8545 S. Staples St.