Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide July 13-15, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Summer seems to be flying by! Trying to ignore all the back to school sales at the stores and enjoy the rest of the summer break with the family. Check out one of the fun activities happening this weekend. Remember, some of these activities may require registration. Always check with the organizations for the most updated information or if you have any questions. We appreciate the shares and likes. If we're missing something, let us know! Compiling this information takes work, please credit or link back to Corpus Christi Fun for Kids when sharing.

All Weekend


Hurricane Alley Waterpark from 11 am to 6 pm
Cost: $12 Admission before 12 noon and $15 after (Friday)
702 E. Port Ave.

Friday, July 13


Padre Island National Seashore Turtle Hatchling Release at 6:45 am 
A turtle hatchling release is expected. Dates are always tentative but you can call the Hatchling Hotline the morning of to make sure it at 361-949-7163 for the latest information about the release
Cost: Free
Visitor Center Padre Island National Seashore
20420 Park Road 22
Corpus Christi, TX

La Retama Central Library Summer Matinee at 2 pm
Join us for a family movie. Popcorn and snacks will be served while supplies last. You are also welcome to bring your own snacks to enjoy during the movie.
Cost: Free
La Retama Central Library
805 Comanche

Owen Hopkins Library Art Rocks at 3 pm
Have T-shirts. Want to learn how to make a tote bag? Today we'll be making T-shirt tote bags. A program for teens. Come check us out!
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.


Art Museum of South Texas Dollar After Dark Before Ride-in Theater from 5:30 to 9 pm
AMST presents Dollar After Dark with reduced museum admission before Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater presents "Arthur."
Cost: $1
Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Bay Jammin’ Cinema Presents Cars 3 at 8:30 pm
Bring your own lawn chair, blanket, picnic basket and enjoy outdoor family entertainment.
Cost: Free Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Drive

Saturday, July 14

Padre Island National Seashore Turtle Hatchling Release at 6:45 am 
A turtle hatchling release is expected. Dates are always tentative but you can call the Hatchling Hotline the morning of to make sure it at 361-949-7163 for the latest information about the release
Cost: Free
Visitor Center Padre Island National Seashore
20420 Park Road 22
Corpus Christi, TX

Padre Island National Seashore Ridley Rendezvous at 8 am
Celebrate 40 years of sea turtle conservation with family friendly activities celebrating these amazing animals and the tremendous efforts of the Padre Island NS Division of Sea Turtle Science & Recovery! If you can't wake up early for the hatchling release, there will be a release of rehabilitated green sea turtles at 10:15 am.
Cost: Free
Visitor Center Padre Island National Seashore
20420 Park Road 22
Corpus Christi, TX


Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Guided Nature Walks from 9 to 10 am
Meet on the Learning Center porch. Please bring good walking shoes, plenty of water, and dress for the weather. This program is open to individuals and families. Binoculars and field guides will be loaned on a first come first served basis. All children attending the program must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact 361-826-PLAY (7529)
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway


Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Festival from 9 am to 12 pm 
Come out with the family and enjoy free food, games, prizes, entertainment, and free swimming at Oso Pool.
Cost: Free Oso Recreation
1111 Bernice Dr.


Art Center of Corpus Christi Family Art Time from 10 am to 2 pm
Free fun art time for families every Saturday! Families of all ages are welcome. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, drop-in art activity, no registration. While supplies last.
Cost: Free
100 N. Shoreline


Michaels Kids Club Summer Souvenirs from 10 am to 12 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Cost: $2 per child for kids 3-6, $5 for kids 6+. Supplies included.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Nature Cat at 10:30 am
Reserve your seat with a donation with all ticket sales benefiting education programs at your local PBS station. This is an all-ages show with Alamo for All rules - noisy young fans won't be asked to leave the theater but we do ask that cell phones and other devices stay dark.
Cost: Reserve your seat with a donation of $1-3, with all ticket sales benefiting education programs at your local PBS station. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.

Barnes and Noble Storytime and Activities Featuring The Princess and the Pit Stop at 11 am
Featuring appearances by fairy tale favorites including the Tortoise and the Hare, the Frog Prince, and all of the Wicked Witches, this mash-up of race cars and royalty is a celebration of both girl power and horsepower.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive


Michaels Kids MAKEbreak Tie Dye T-Shirt and Tote from 1 to 3 pm
Tie-dye a bright design!
Cost: Buy the T-shirt or tote bag, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Ingleside Parks and Recreation Movie in the Park: Peter Rabbit at 8:30 pm 
Concession for sale. Don't forget your bug spray and blankets.
 Cost: Free
 N.O. Simmons Park
Texas 361
2867 Avenue J
Ingleside, Texas

Sunday, July 15

Chicas Rock Summer Camp Showcase from 1 to 3 pm
Watch the Chicas perform after all their hard work.
Cost: $5, kids 12 and under are free
511 Starr St.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Frisco RoughRiders at 6:05 pm
HEB Kids Day.  Kids run the bases after the game! Kids Zone activities include player autograph opportunities before the game and a dance party on our Sport Court beyond centerfield!
Cost: Tickets start at $8. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.


Corpus Christi Municipal Band Concert 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.
Cost: Free
Retama Room (2nd floor of Harvin Center)
101 Baldwin Blvd.

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