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Free Things to do In November 2018

November is finally here! It's the season for beautiful fall weather here in Corpus Christi and there's SO MANY AWESOME THINGS TO DO!

Here is the roundup of the FREE THINGS you, your friends and your family can enjoy this month!

Downtown Farmers' Market

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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.

Family Art Time at the Art Center of Corpus Christi

Family Art Time

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.

Guided Nature Walk at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center

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Every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in November

Get outside and explore nature this Saturday morning. Come out and experience the natural environment of the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center. See many different species of plants, trees and animals. The guided nature walk is free and great for some family fun! 1446 N. Oso Pkwy.

First Friday Artwalk

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November 2, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

It's that time again! It's First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Corpus Christi. Experience art vendors, food trucks and live entertainment the downtown. It's the perfect evening to head downtown and watch the streets come alive with art and color! 326 N. Chaparral St.

55th Annual Greek Festival

Greek Fest

November 2-4

Come together for one of the oldest festivals in Corpus Christi! It's the Annual Greek Festival at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Experience the culture and delicious cuisine of the festival. 502 S. Chaparral St.

BUCK DAY at South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center!


November 3, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Explore the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center for only a buck! For just one dollar you get to explore through the trails of the gardens, see the butterflies, talk to parrots and smell the roses! Is there really a better way to spend your Saturday? 8545 S. Staples St.

Corpus Christi Kites and Bike Festival

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November 3, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fly kites and ride bikes with one of the prettiest views in the city! There will be stunt kite flyers, kite making stations, a bicycle and pedestrian loop uninterrupted by traffic, bike safety demonstrations and tons of activities for you and your family to enjoy.  600 S. Shoreline Blvd.

Sunday Bridgewalk

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November 4, 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.

Centennial House Tour

Centennial House (Britton-Evans House)

November 4, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Explore Corpus Christi's oldest house, the Britton Evans Centennial House! See the history and culture of old Corpus Christi. Tours run all day long this Sunday. 411 N. Upper Broadway

Padre Island Farmers' Market

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November 8, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Get in on the fun at the Island Farmers' Market this week! Fresh produce, food trucks, live music, and much more! Make a trip out to Padre Island and support the local farmers and get your grocery list tackled at the Market! Event is free and open to the public. 14030 Fortuna Bay Dr.

Corpus Christi Jewish Food Festival

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November 10, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. and November 11, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The event with ALL THE FOOD and ALL THE CULTURE! It is the 30th Annual Jewish Food Festival at the Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood. Come out for live music, delicious foods and lots of shopping! 4402 Saratoga Blvd.

Hot Tamale Festival


November 17, 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

The Hot Tamale Festival is a free street festival to end all street festivals - simply because it’s about getting your tamale on!  Live music, TWO tamale contests and loads of fun, here’s a list of reasons why you can’t miss the Hot Tamale Festival on November 17 in downtown Corpus Christi. 601 N. Water St.

Corpus Christi Food & Wine Festival

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November 17, Noon-11:00 p.m.

Take a tour of the wine world at the Corpus Christi Food & Wine Festival --where you can taste so many wines on November 17! Get your palate ready to taste wine and hang out in Heritage Park. Grab your starter pack and get to tasting. 1581 N. Chaparral St.

Food Truck Christmas Village

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November 24, Noon-Midnight

Join in for Food Truck Christmas Village in Heritage Park in Downtown Corpus Christi! Bring your family out for a night for a Christmas Celebration! The Food Trucks are coming to town! Gourmet food trucks will gather on location offering all of your food favorites.



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