Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Summer Fun Guide 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

I'm not complaining but it seems like just yesterday the kids were starting school and now we are already planning for Summer fun! It's time to enjoy the break from homework, practice and the stress of the school year and time to have some fun! If you're looking for was to keep your kids busy this Summer, we've got all our favorite regular Summer activities and events in the Corpus Christi area.

Our 2017 Summer Fun Guide is brought to you by Under The Sea Parties. Located in Portland, they are the Corpus Christi area's newest one stop shop for birthday parties and events hosted by a REAL Princess or a REAL superhero, photography, shopping and much more! Make sure to follow them on Facebook because they are having all kinds of events this Summer including camps and special activities.

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Bay Jammin Concert Series
June 1–August 17, 2017
Every Thursday from 7:30 – 9:30 pm
It will showcase a wonderful musical group each week for your entertainment. Live music in a variety of genre from rock, country, world beat, jazz, blues and more. Line-up TBA.
Cost: Free
Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Dr.

Bay Jammin Cinema Series
June 2–August 11, 2017
Every Friday at dusk
The audience can enjoy an entire summer filled with action, adventure and comedy. All films are family-friendly and will be closed captioned. Movies will be shown under the stars against our beautiful Corpus Christi bayfront every Friday evening after dark. All films are closed captioned. The movies are offered FREE for everyone, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy this wonderful family entertainment.
Cost: Free
Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Dr.

Photo via CC Municipal Band FB Page
Corpus Christi Municipal Band Concerts
June 4 - July 16, 2017
Every Sunday at 8:30 pm
The Corpus Christi Municipal Band delights audiences with a variety of tunes– ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies. Concerts will be indoors this year due to construction at DMC.
Cost: Free
Retama Room (2nd floor of Harvin Center)
101 Baldwin Blvd.

Sounds of Summer at La Palmera Mall
June 7 and 21; July 5, 19 and 26, 2017
feature Coastal Bend bands performing a variety of music on stage in La Palmera’s food court.
Cost: Free
5488 S. Padre Island Drive

Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater
Second Friday of the month from 8 to 11 pm
Movies range from PG to PG-13. Some are more kid friendly than others. Movie starts at 9 but you can usually get there at 8 to start setting up.
Cost: Free Watergardens
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Lunch’s On Us Program
June 12–August 4, 2017
Monday through Friday
Free lunch from 11:30 am–1 pm and an afternoon snack from 2:30–3:30 pm for kids ages 1-18 at several locations throughout the city. No qualifications or registration required.
Cost: Free
Locations: Call the Summer Food Hotline after June 5 for the list of sites

City of Ingleside Parks and Recreation Movie in the Park
May 6- August 17, 2017
Every other Saturday from 8 to 11 pm
Watch a family friendly movie in the park! Don't forget your blankets and bug spray
Cost: Free
N.O. Simmons Park Ingleside Skate Park
2867 Avenue J
Ingleside, Texas

Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Movies Under the Stars
May 10-August 9, 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30 pm
Each second Wednesday night of the month
Outside movies. Bring a chair or blanket. Golf carts may drive up on grass. Admission is free, and the movie will be family friendly. Bring the family and friends, or just come by yourself. Free popcorn & drink will be provided. Kid (playground within sight) and dogs (leashed & picked up after) friendly. 
Cost: Free
Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park
301 J.C. Barr Blvd.
Port Aransas, TX

Sunset Sounds in Port Aransas
Ever second Friday of the month through October.
The free concert allows you to watch the sun set over the Corpus Christi Ship Channel as music fills the air at the Bring a chair or blanket and any refreshments you want. The Hot Dog Lady will sell at the park for those not bringing food to eat.
Cost: Free
Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park
301 J.C. Barr Blvd.
Port Aransas, TX

Aquarium at Rockport Harbor Movie and Popcorn Nights
June 9 and 23, July 7 and 21, and August 4, 2017
Every other Friday at 7 pm
Cost: Free movie and popcorn. Bring your own drinks.
706 Navigation Circle
Rockport, Texas

Under $5

Michaels Stores Camp Creativity
Every June 12-July 28, 2017
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids 3 and up can participate a Summer crafting journey. This year they are using Disney Craft Kits. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Cost: $5 a session or $12 for 3 sessions (Register online or in store)
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
June 8-August 10, 2017
Every Thursday at 9:30 am
Ten weeks of fun films for kids.
Cost: $1 per person, per movie, at the theatre box office on day of movie or get a ten-week series punch card at the theatre box office for $5 while supplies last.
Cinemark Dollar Cinema
5858 SPID (Sunrise Mall)

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp
Starts Sunday, June 4, 2017
All summer long enjoy classic and family favorites for a low price. catch a returning blockbuster, share a modern classic, or help fuel summer reading with a rollicking book adaptation from our handpicked selection of films for children ages 3 - 12.
Cost: $1, $3, or $5 — your choice! All proceeds benefit CASA of the Coastal Bend. Normal No Talking/ No Texting rules do apply to all Kids Camp screenings. Buy tickets at theater or online.
Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi
7601 S Staples St.

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days 
June 13 to August 15, 2017
Every Tuesday from 11 am to 1 pm
The program will include All-You-Can-Eat Buffet, a prize and a fun activity for each day. Don’t miss out on a “slice” of fun this summer!
Cost: $5.49 per child plus tax (drink sold separately) check with location for pricing

Saratoga location
6193 Saratoga Blvd.

Crosstown location
4121 South Port Ave.


Early Scholars Academy Summer Storytime
June 12-August 14, 2017
Every Monday from 9:30-11 am  (minus 4th of July week)
Singing, activities and crafts inspired by weekly book themes.
Cost: $10 early registration, $12 at the door. Adults free.
1356 FM 43 (adjacent to the London ISD school complex)
Corpus Christi, TX

Early Scholars Academy Family Summer Camp
June 13-July 25, 2017
Every Tuesday from 6:00-7:30 pm  (minus 4th of July week)
For families with children ages 4-12. Designed for maximum fun, this camp will encourage children and their parents to interact with one another and learn by playing. Using the various learning pods, families will be offered the following topics and activities.
Cost: $10 per person per one-day camp
Register ahead of time.
1356 FM 43 (adjacent to the London ISD school complex)
Corpus Christi, TX

Over $10

Bowlero Corpus Christi Summer Games
May 22-September 4, 2017
Monday through Friday from open to 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday from open to 4 pm
Bowl 3 games every day at Bowlero Corpus Christi, all season long, for one low price. Walk-in guests only. Subject to lane availability. Shoes included!)  Terms and conditions apply.
Cost:  Kids Pass (15 or under) $29.95, Adult Pass (16 or older) $35.95. Buy online.
6116 Ayers St.

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Dive-In Movie Tuesday
June 6-August 8, 2017
Every Tuesday at sunset
The park is fully operational for the entire night with an enormous big screen with kid friendly movies.
Cost: $12.99 admission after 3 pm
702 E Port Ave

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Camp Hurricane Alley
Starts May 31, 2017
Every Wednesday from 12 to 2 pm
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History conducts educational programs.
Cost: $12.50 admission from 11 am to 6 pm
702 E Port Ave

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Friday Night Flicks
June 6-August 8, 2017
Every Friday at sunset
Full lineup of movies.
Cost: Enjoy $14.99 admission before 12 noon
702 E Port Ave

Monday thru Friday
11 am to 10 pm
Four Go-Kart rides, mini-golf, four $5 card, four slices of pizza and four drinks.
Cost: $44
9605 S Padre Island Dr.
Monday thru Friday
9 am to 7 pm
Specials just for Summer
3801 Saratoga Blvd, Ste 108

Updated 5/10/2017
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