Corpus Christi Fun for Kids 2016 Fall Festival and Fun Guide

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Corpus Christi
Once again we're the place to go to for all the Fall fun in the Corpus Christi area! Make sure to check back often because this list will be updated regularly.  If your organization has something going on and would like to be included, click here.  Always check with the organization for the most updated information since information is subject to change. Although many events are free, festivals are many times fundraisers and may require purchase of food, tickets, etc. All events in Corpus Christi unless indicated. Don't worry, we will remind you about these events as well! Compiling these lists is a lot of work, so please by courteous and give credit to Corpus Christi Fun for Kids when using this info.  Stay tuned Halloween Event Guide coming soon.

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Recurring

Rockin' K Maze
Runs October 1 through November 20
Hours: Saturdays 10 am-8pm, Sundays 1-5pm
Cost: Admission prices (3-64) $10.00 + tax, Seniors (65+) $ 8.00 + tax, Children 2 and under are free! Cow train ride is $1. Ticket booth closes 30 minutes before posted closing time. This year you can also prepurchase your tickets online!
FM 666 and CR 52
Robstown, TX
361-537-3308

Saturday, September 24

St. Michael's Annual Fall Festival from 10 am-11 pm
Food, games, bingo, country store, prize raffle, and live entertainment by various musicians. St. Michael the Archangel Parish
Cost: Free admission
4325 Fourth St.
Banquete, TX

First Annual Oktoberfest at the Lorelei from 11 am-11 pm
Live music, food trucks, Corn-hole competition, free balloon animals, raffles and more! Family friendly and pet friendly.
Cost: Free admission
520 Nas Dr, Unit# BL002

Saturday, October 1

Gill Landscape Nursery Fall Festival from 8 am to 6 pm
Cost: Free
2810 Airline Rd.
361-992-9674
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend 2nd Annual Day for Kids from 10 am - 2 pm
Moon jumps, music and entertainment, health and family resources, on-site food trucks, games & prizes, and an indoor rummage sale!
Cost: Free
3902 Greenwood Dr.

GO Purple: 3rd Annual Family Violence Safety Resource Fair from 10:30 am- 3:30 pm
Cost: Free
Del Mar College, East Campus (Courtyard in front of the White Library)
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Photo via Trinity Lutheran Church Facebook
Trinity Lutheran Church Oktoberfest from 5-9 pm
Join us for our annual Oktoberfest, meal to be served at 6:30pm (consists of schnitzel and sides). Booths featuring a la carte German food (bratwurst, soft pretzels, German sweets). Craft and Novelty booth, free children's area with games and crafts. The Majek Polka band will play under the Biergarten tent. The CC German club will be in attendance, entertaining with traditional German music. Lederhosen and Dirndls encouraged but not required!
Cost: $2. Kids under 12 admission is free!
808 Louisiana Ave

67th Annual Jamaica Festival from 6-9 pm
Live music, kids games, plenty of food and drinks, live auction, prize raffle and raffle of 1966 Ford Mustang.
Cost: Free admission
Immaculate Conception Church
107 Church Street
Gregory, TX

Sunday, October 2

Holy Family Catholic Church Fall Festival from 11 am to 7 pm
Food, games, and community!
Cost: Free
2509 Nogales St.

67th Annual Jamaica Festival from 12-9 pm
Live music, kids games, plenty of food and drinks, live auction, prize raffle and raffle of 1966 Ford Mustang.
Cost: Free admission
Immaculate Conception Church
107 Church Street
Gregory, TX

Thursday, October 6

Rockport-Fulton Seafair from 5 to 11 pm
Family fun all day including ... gumbo and chili cook-offs and more delicious seafood as well as live national entertainment, festival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, wake boarding competition, a parade, dessert and salsa cook-off, and wildly popular crab races.
Cost: Opening Night Special - $5 adults, Children under 12 free
Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor
101 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX

Friday, October 7

Webb Elementary Starfish Festival from 5-9 pm
Come join us for Food, Games, Carnival Rides, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, & let's not forget their Silent Auction & Classroom Baskets!
Cost: Free admission
6953 Boardwalk Ave.

Rockport-Fulton Seafair from 5 to 11 pm
Family fun all day including ... gumbo and chili cook-offs and more delicious seafood as well as live national entertainment, festival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, wake boarding competition, a parade, dessert and salsa cook-off, and wildly popular crab races.
Cost: Wristband $25, Adult $10, Kids 6-12 yrs (5 and under free) $3
Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor
101 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX

Los Encinos Elementary Fall Festival from 6-8 pm
Cost: Free admission
1826 Frio St

Saturday, October 8

Port Aransas 2016 Old Town Festival and 3rd Annual Port Aransas plyWooden Boat Festival
Celebrating the Port Aransas Island Community! Parade, chapel tours, surfing contests, boat festival and more.
Cost: See website for details
Port Aransas Museum
101 E Brundrett St.

City of Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District Fall Festival from 10 am to 2 pm
Open to the public and fun for all ages! Games, activities, door prizes, pumpkin patch, bouncy house, flu shots available, Zumba demo & more!
Cost: Free
1702 Horne Rd.

Rockport-Fulton Seafair from 10 am to 11 pm
Family fun all day including ... gumbo and chili cook-offs and more delicious seafood as well as live national entertainment, festival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, wake boarding competition, a parade, dessert and salsa cook-off, and wildly popular crab races.
Cost: Wristband $25, Adult $10, Kids 6-12 yrs (5 and under free) $3
Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor
101 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX

Fall Festival at the Villa from 2:30 to 4 pm
Come one, come all to the Fall Festival!...at the Villa! We will have Pumpkin Ring Toss, Fish Pond, Corn Hole Toss and other games, along with fresh baked cookies, popcorn and I'm sure a whole lot of laughs! This is a great opportunity to bring your family and friends. It is especially nice for the residents to visit with children this time of year and as we get closer to the holidays. All ages are welcome. Join us!
Cost: Free
Villa South Assisted Living
4834 Yorktown Blvd.

Sunday, October 9

St. Paul the Apostle BBQ and Crafts Fall Fest from 9 am – 3 pm
Arts and crafts. BBQ plate and $10.
Cost: Free admission
2233 Waldron Road (Flour Bluff)
361-937-3864

Rockport-Fulton Seafair from 10 am to 6 pm
Family fun all day including ... gumbo and chili cook-offs and more delicious seafood as well as live national entertainment, festival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, wake boarding competition, a parade, dessert and salsa cook-off, and wildly popular crab races.
Cost: Wristband $25, Adult $10, Kids 6-12 yrs (5 and under free) $3
Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor
101 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX


Hispanic Heritage Festival from 12 to 8 pm
Music, food, arts and crafts, vendors.  Fun for the whole family!
Cost: Free admission
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Port Aransas 2016 Old Town Festival and 3rd Annual Port Aransas plyWooden Boat Festival
Celebrating the Port Aransas Island Community! Parade, chapel tours, surfing contests, boat festival and more.
Cost: See website for details
Port Aransas Museum
101 E Brundrett St.

Our Lady of Pilar​ Catholic Church Annual Jamaica Fall Festival from 12 to 8 pm
Live music, food, drinks, and sweets, bingo, cakewalk, children's games, moonwalk.
Cost: Free admission
1101 Bloomington St.

Saturday, October 15

City of Sinton Centennial Celebration from 9 am to midnight
Food vendors, BBQ Cook Off,kids area and dance.
Cost: Free admission
San Patricio County Fairgrounds
219 W 5th St.
Sinton, Texas

St. Mary Star of the Sea Fall Festival from 10 am-7 pm
Food booths, chili cook-off, children’s games, live music, raffle, bingo and arts and craft.
Cost: Free admission
342 South Rife St.
Aransas Pass, TX
361-758-2662

Asbury United Methodist Church Fall Harvest Festival from 10 am - 4 pm
Hayrides, puppets, face-painting, games, food, and more. Come enjoy hotdogs, popcorn, caramel apples, puppet shows, carnival games, giant blowup obstacle courses and MORE -- all for FREE! Catch the free shuttle bus from overflow parking at Yorktown Baptist Church.
Cost: Free
7501 S. Staples St.
361-992-7501

Cinnamon Shore Fall Fest and Tour of Homes from 10 am to 10 pm
Five of Cinnamon Shore’s luxury beach homes will be open and available for a tour and will be followed by annual festival. Fall Festival activities will include pumpkin decorating, lawn games, a mechanical bull, local vendor booths, fun activities for the kids and live music from local artists and headlining band, Blue Water Highway.
Cost: Tickets $25
5009 Highway 361
Port Aransas, Texas

Annual Christ The King Church Fall Festival from 4-9 pm
Come enjoy many choices of fine food, music, and activities for the Family. Music performers will be Cross of War, Believe, Chicas Rock, and Clarissa Serna, season 6 contestant from the hit show "The Voice". Please join us for a family fun event.
Cost: Free admission
1625 Arlington Dr.
361-883-2821

October 20

Luther Jones Elementary Jonesfest 6 - 9pm
Silent auction, food, festivity and fun!
Cost: Free admission
7533 Lipes

Friday, October 21


Balloonapalooza Tour 4 pm to 12 am
Hot Air Balloon Release, Tethered Balloon Rides, Balloon Glow, Family Activities, Food and Merchandise Vendors, Music Entertainment for Everyone. Don’t miss this amazing experience. See hot air balloons glow before your eyes! Come experience the sights and sounds including a Balloon Glow, a carnival, Tethered balloons rides, car show, food, arts & crafts, music. Tethered balloon ride tickets are purchased separately onsite.
Cost: Admission: $12.00 for Adults $8.00 for children VIP package: $50.00 Includes VIP parking, Admission, private Restroom Facilities and Catering
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Photo from Garcia Arts & Education Center FB page
Garcia Arts & Education Center Sugar Skull WorkShop from 5-8 pm
Our sugar skull workshops let you decorate sugar skulls in memory of a loved one as a part of a tradition for Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead. Workshops are open to all ages. This year we are offering three skull sizes: Large, regular, and small: see this image for examples. Colors of the skulls vary, as we used different sugar colors to make the forms. You can choose from any colors that are available. We provide lots of fun decorating materials, such as icing, sequins, feathers, flowers, foil, and accessories.
Cost: For skulls: Small, for kids: free (up to two free children per adult skull purchase), Regular: $3 -Large: $6
2021 Agnes St.

Incarnate Word Academy Elementary Level’s Fall Fun Night: Dia de los Muertos Celebration from 5-8 pm
Dinner, moon jumps, bake sale, rock wall, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, live entertainment and more!
Cost: Admission tickets are $8 each. Carne Guisada dinner plate tickets are $8 each. (Dinner will be served from 5:30-7:30 p.m.) A drive-through will be available in the IWA Chapel parking lot for those who only purchase a dinner ticket. You must have an admission ticket and a dinner ticket to eat dinner in the James R. Dougherty, Jr. Center. Tickets for admission and/or dinner may be purchased through a current Elementary Level family OR through the Elementary Level Office. (Please make checks payable to IWA PTO). For information contact IWA Elementary Level Front Office 361-883-0857 ext. 115 or email.
James R. Dougherty, Jr. Center parking lot

Saturday, October 22

Baconfest Texas from 10 am to 5 pm
This events benefits our police and fire departments. Fun activities for the whole family! Bacon eating contest and cookoff, donut eating contest, and much more! Redfish Bay Boathouse
Cost: Free admission
322 Huff St.
Aransas Pass, TX

Kids Place at Grace Academy Fall Festival from 11 am to 3 pm
We will be providing carnival games, a costume contest for the children, music, and much more.
Cost: Admission is $5 for children 2 and up.
Grace Presbyterian Church
6301 Yorktown Blvd.

Nations Reliable Lending Fall Festival from 3 to 6 pm
We are inviting everyone out to our Grand Opening Fall Festival! Come enjoy some food, music, and fun activities for the kids! You definitely don't want to miss our pumpkin painting contest. Great prizes! (pumpkins will be provided)
Cost: Free
Nations Reliable Lending, LLC
1302 Airline Rd,

Garcia Arts & Education Center Sugar Skull WorkShop from 5-8 pm
Our sugar skull workshops let you decorate sugar skulls in memory of a loved one as a part of a tradition for Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead. Workshops are open to all ages. This year we are offering three skull sizes: Large, regular, and small: see this image for examples. Colors of the skulls vary, as we used different sugar colors to make the forms. You can choose from any colors that are available. We provide lots of fun decorating materials, such as icing, sequins, feathers, flowers, foil, and accessories.
Cost: For skulls: Small, for kids: free (up to two free children per adult skull purchase), Regular: $3 -Large: $6
2021 Agnes St.

Balloonapalooza Tour at 6-9 am and 4 pm-12 am
Hot Air Balloon Release, Tethered Balloon Rides, Balloon Glow, Family Activities, Food and Merchandise Vendors, Music Entertainment for Everyone. Don’t miss this amazing experience. See hot air balloons glow before your eyes! Come experience the sights and sounds including a Balloon Glow, a carnival, Tethered balloons rides, car show, food, arts & crafts, music. Tethered balloon ride tickets are purchased separately onsite.
Cost: Admission: $12.00 for Adults $8.00 for children VIP package: $50.00 Includes VIP parking, Admission, private Restroom Facilities and Catering
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Sunday, October 23

Baconfest Texas from 10 am to 5 pm
This events benefits our police and fire departments. Fun activities for the whole family! Bacon eating contest and cookoff, donut eating contest, and much more! Redfish Bay Boathouse
Cost: Free admission
322 Huff St.
Aransas Pass, TX

Balloonapalooza Tour at 6-9am and 2-11 pm
Hot Air Balloon Release, Tethered Balloon Rides, Balloon Glow, Family Activities, Food and Merchandise Vendors, Music Entertainment for Everyone. Don’t miss this amazing experience. See hot air balloons glow before your eyes! Come experience the sights and sounds including a Balloon Glow, a carnival, Tethered balloons rides, car show, food, arts & crafts, music. Tethered balloon ride tickets are purchased separately onsite.
Cost: Admission: $12.00 for Adults $8.00 for children VIP package: $50.00 Includes VIP parking, Admission, private Restroom Facilities and Catering
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX


St. John Lutheran Church‎ Fall Festival from 4 to 7:30 pm
Family fun, costume contest.
Admission: 1 canned good per person for admission. Food, games, & tickets will be available for purchase.
Bring friends, family, & neighbors to St. John Lutheran Church
3316 Hummingbird Lane (located on HWY 77 between 5 Points & Robstown)

Thursday, October 27

Montclair Elementary School Fall Festival from 5 to 8:30 pm
Pony rides, petting zoo, silent auction, obstacle course moon jumps, art painting booth, Food truck, Kona Ice truck, haunted house, hay ride, cake walk, Fire truck, Bomb truck, SWAT truck, Texas Park and Wildlife, Free Dental goodies, games, food and fun!
Cost: Free admission, $10 unlimited moon jump bracelet
5241 Kentner

Corpus Christi Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Annual Fall Festival from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Games, food, vendors, and fun. Costumes are welcome.
Cost: Free admission
2735 Airline Rd.

Saturday, October 29

School of Science & Technology Annual Fall Festival from 12 to 3 pm
Food and fun for the family, car show, book fair, live music, games, pony rides, costume contest. Cost: Free admission
4737 Saratoga Blvd.

32 Annual Robstown Cottonfest at 12 pm
Concerts (Country, Tejano, 80's, and Top 40) tempting food, school age performances, a carnival, and GIGS for the Kids.
Cost: Free admission
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

8th Annual Dia de los Muertos Street Festival at 2 pm
3 stages with live entertainment, Kids’ Corner, vendors and much more!
Cost: Free admission
Downtown CC

Sunday, October 30

Sacred Heart Annual Fall Family Festival from 10 am to 5 pm
There will be lots of food, games, moonwalks, and more. Children may dress as saints, princesses, friendly costumes (non scary) and family oriented. Costume contest.
Cost: Free admission
Central Catholic School Courtyard
422 N. Alameda St. and 1218 Lipan

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church October Family Festival from 11 am-8 pm
There will be fo d, games, bingo, silent auction, prizes, music, raffle drawing and lots of fun.
Cost: Free admission
540 Hiawatha
361-882-1951

St. Theresa Catholic Church "de la Fiesta" Spookfest 2016 from 11 am to 5 pm
Featuring local (spiritual painting artist Jason Rodriguez at 12:30 p.m. BBQ plates from from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (take-out available). There will also be live and silent auction, country store, craft vendors, costume contest, coloring contest, food and games.
Cost: Free admission
1212 Lantana St.
361-289-2759

32nd Annual Robstown Cottonfest at 12 pm
Concerts (Country, Tejano, 80's, and Top 40) tempting food, school age performances, a carnival, and GIGS for the Kids.
Cost: Free admission
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Arlington Heights Church of Christ Fall Festival from 5 to 8 pm
Games, food, and fun!
Cost: Free
2722 Rand Morgan Rd.

New Life Baptist Church Family Fall Festival from 6 to 8 pm
Games, food, moon jumps, carnival rides and even a petting zoo.
Cost: Free
14358 Northwest Blvd.

HALLOWEEN DAY Monday, October 31

Trunk or Treats and Halloween Day Fun

Friday, November 4

53rd Annual Greek Festival from 5 to 11 pm
There will be good food, good entertainment, and a good time to be had by all.
Cost: Admission free
502 S. Chaparral St.

Saturday, November 5

Dia De La Beard from 12 to 11 pm
Beard competition with categories for men,women, and children. There are categories for men, women, and children - and the wonderful guys of this local facial hair club are donating the proceeds to the animals of Gulf Coast Humane Society!
Cost: Free
House of Rock
511 Starr St.

53rd Annual Greek Festival from 12 to 11 pm
There will be good food, good entertainment, and a good time to be had by all.
Cost: Admission free
502 S. Chaparral St.

Rockport Harvest Festival from 3 to 7 pm
We'll have lots of fall fun with a children's pie eating contest, seafood cooking demo, yummy baked goods for sale, beer + cocktail garden and more!
Cost:
GLOW
1815 Broadway St.
Rockport, Texas

Sunday, November 6

53rd Annual Greek Festival from 12 to 5 pm
There will be good food, good entertainment, and a good time to be had by all.
Cost: Admission free
502 S. Chaparral St.

Friday, November 11

London ISD Fall Festival from 5-9 pm
Join us for carnival rides silent and live auction games/food raffle tickets and much more.
Cost: Free admission
1306 FM 43

Saturday, November 12

6th Annual St. John the Baptist Family Festival from 12 to 10 pm
Food, Games, Live Music including The Chris Saucedo Band and the James Little Band
Cost: Free admission
7522 Everhart Rd

Saturday, November 19

Lotus Dreams Tea Fall Festival from 10 am to 6 pm
Cost: Free
2115 Ayers St.

2nd Annual Hot Tamale Festival from 12 to 10 pm
Tamales, Tamales, Tamales... It's all about the Tamales! The CC Hot Tamale Street Fest will be showcasing South Texas' best tamales. The festival will showcase the beautiful Marina Arts District of Downtown Corpus Christi. Food, contests, children's talent show, live music and more.
Cost: Free admission
Downtown CC

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