Free Things to do in January 2020
Hello 2020! Make your resolution to save some cash and check out all the ways you and your family can enjoy Corpus Christi, totally free!
Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m.-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 and Wednesdays at 5:30 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.
Every Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Every Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night of live smooth jazz at The Gold Fish! A local jazz band brings soul to life during their sets creating the perfect ambiance. Check them out every Thursday with your favorite katz for a relaxing evening. 724 N. Mesquite St.
Every Friday and Saturday, 7:15 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars at Waves Resort every Friday and Saturday night! Watch a family-friendly flick on a 42-foot outdoor theater from the comfort of your tube or chair. The full park closes at 6:00 p.m. but admission to this event is free. 14353 Commodores Dr.
January 1, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wake up and lace up on New Years Day! Feel a sense of achievement after trekking across Corpus Christi's famed Harbor Bridge this Sunday. View the city like you never have before at the monthly BridgeWalk. The walk begins and ends at Heritage Park! 1581 N. Chaparral
January 1, Noon-1:00 p.m.
Join in for a New Year's day Fun Run and Polar Bear Plunge happening on North Beach behind Fajitaville! Jumping into the chilly waters of the Corpus Christi Bay is the perfect way to ring in the New Year! Reserve your spot, here. 221 S. Hotel Pl.
January 3, 5:30 p.m.-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! 326 N. Chaparral St.
January 3, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Visit the Art Museum of South Texas for a just one dollar! 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. New to the Art Museum of South Texas Frost Free Fridays is Verbal Ink, a fun storytelling event. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
January 4-5, Noon-6:00 p.m.
Enjoy art by local community artists and spiritual guides at this FREE and unique Holistic Fair! Happening at the Emerald Beach Hotel, you can find tarot reading, hand crafted jewelry and apothecary wizards. 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd.
January 4, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Shop local at the Heritage Park Market Days! The family friendly--and dog friendly-- market has a little something for everyone. Spend the day strolling through the beautiful Heritage Park as you find the unique item you can't live without! 1581 N. Chaparral
January 5, Noon-4:00 p.m.
Walk through the oldest home in Corpus Christi this Sunday! On the first Sunday of every month the Centennial House is open for walk through tours. The two-story house was built in 1849 and sits in it's original location to this day. Don't miss out on this walk through history! 411 N. Upper Broadway
Walk, bike, jog or stroll along the 1.5 mile Seawall! There's so much to see and do. You can even take a “Journey through the Solar System” - an exhibit along the downtown seawall! 1590 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Are you looking to immerse yourself in the history of Corpus Christi? Heritage Park is the best place to start! Heritage Park is a collection of 12 historic homes. Each home is rich in architecture, history and culture but more importantly each of the homes tell a story of the early residents of this community. Take a look at the historic markers in front of each home and use this walking tour as a guide to learn the story behind Corpus Christi’s heritage. Be sure to stop by the Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center to pick up a printed out packet of the walking tour! 1581 N. Chaparral