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Corpus Christi Festivals and Events


Corpus Christi is best known for its beaches and first class attractions such as the USS Lexington and Texas State Aquarium. However, Corpus Christi and the surrounding Coastal Bend communities also host an impressive number of annual festivals and events throughout the year.

1. Buccaneer Days

An annual event in Corpus Christi since the 1930s, Buccaneer Days offers a variety of entertainment. Rodeos, musical performances, dance contests, a BBQ cookoff, a carnival and parades are all part of this long-standing event.

2. Enchanted Forest Renaissance Faire

Taking visitors back to the time of folklore and magic, the Enchanted Forest Renaissance Faire features plays, skits, music, dances, duels, craftsmen, merchants and more.

3. Corpus Christi Festival of Arts

A three-day celebration of visual and performing arts, the Corpus Christi Festival of Arts has quickly become of favorite annual event for residents and visitors alike.

4. Portland Windfest

Portland's annual Windfest is a weekend full of fun events such as a kidfish pond, chili cook-off, horseshoe tournament, washer tournament, 5k and 10k runs, parade, clowns, live entertainment and more.

5. Rockport Seafair

Featuring crab races, dancing, live entertainment, seafood and more, the Rockport Seafair has become one of the most popular events on the Texas coast. Seafair also includes a water entertainment area, carnival and fishing tournament.

6. Texas International Boat Show

Texas International Boat Show
Held at Corpus' downtown marina, the Texas International Boat Show features both in-the-water and on-shore exhibits, as well as a variety of entertainment events and vendor booths.
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