Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide October 12-14, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Another jam packed October weekend! There is always so much for your family to do in the Fall from festivals to Halloween fun. Remember, some of these activities may require registration. Always check with the organizations for the most updated event 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 


Rockport-Fulton Seafair
Friday 5 to 11 pm
Saturday 10 am to 11 pm
Sunday 11 am to 6 pm
Family fun all weekend including: cook-offs and more delicious seafood as well as live national entertainment, festival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, wakeboarding competition, a parade, and wildly popular crab races. Seafair parade is Saturday at 10 am.
Cost: Friday and Saturday Tickets - $10 (Ages 12 to 7-$5, 6 and under Free), Sunday Aransas County Resident Appreciation Day Tickets - $5; All Aransas County Students Free; 6 and under Free. Seafair Carnival Weekend Wristbands $20
Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor
101 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX


The Harbor Playhouse Presents The Addams Family 
Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday 2:30 pm
A comedy musical. Bring the kids and follow Gomez and Morticia Addams as they struggle with the age-old problem of welcoming their daughter's new boyfriend into the family.
Cost: $10 kids, $18 Adults
Harbor Playhouse
1802 N Chaparral St.

Friday, October 12

Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater Presents: Young Frankenstein presented from 8 to 11 pm
Enjoy the spooky 1974 classic Young Frankenstein on the lawn in the Corpus Christi Watergardens! The movie begins at 9 pm. This movie is rated PG.
Cost: Free
Corpus Christi Watergardens
1900 N. Chaparral St.

Saturday, October 13

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 Museum of Science and History Family Fun Day CSI at 10 am to 4 pm
A thrilling game of “who done it?” has taken over the museum. Forensics will help you learn if it really was Miss Scarlet in the Library with the candlestick.
Cost: General Admission $8.95 children, $10.95 adults, Free for museum members
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
1900 N Chaparral St.

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 Paper BOO-tiful Bat Crafts 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.


Amistad Community Health Center Fall Health Fair from 10 am to 2 pm
Join us for prizes, games, food, fun and free health screenings.
Cost: Free
Amistad Community Health Center
1533 S Brownlee Blvd.


Family Ranch Fun from 10 am to 4 pm
Loads of events and activities for kids from 2-102. Prizes to be given for event and activity participants as well as door prizes throughout the day.
Cost: Free
J K Northway Exposition Center
501 E Escondido Rd.
Kingsville, TX

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Wild Kratts Creepy Creatures 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.

Art Museum of South Texas Young Artist Workshop: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) from 10:30 am to 12 pm
Cost: Members: $5; nonmembers: $10. For ages K5-12 years. Reservations are required.
Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Bacon Fest at 11 am
Cops vs Kids Donut Eating Contest, Firemen vs Kids Cherry Pie Eating, Fire Truck Pull Police Car Pull, Fire & Police Chief Big Wheel Races, Bacon Eating Contest, Games and More. Benefitting the Aransas Pass Police and Fire Dept.
Cost: Free admission
Redfishbay Boathouse
322 Huff St.
Aransas Pass, TX

First United Methodist Church Portland Fall Festival from 11 am to 3 pm
Carnival Games, Inflatables, Hayride and Much More. Activities and Games for All Ages Cost: $5 per person, $20 per family (kids 2 and under get in free) Food and Drinks are purchased separately.
4545 Wildcat Dr.
Portland, TX


Billish Park Playground Grand Opening from 11 am to 1 pm
Celebrate celebrating the grand opening of the Billish Park Playground. Enjoy food, face painting and live music by Stevie Start! BMW will be there with toy cars for the little kids and real ones to test drive for the big kids.
Cost: Free
14015 Fortuna Bay Dr.

Barnes and Noble Storytime and Activities Featuring I Lost My Tooth! at 11 am
Mo Willems is back with another breakout beginning-reader series. This time, an ensemble cast of squirrels, acorns, and pop-in guests host a page-turning extravaganza!
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive

3rd Annual Flour Fest from 11 to 7 pm
Live music, food trucks, vendor booths, kids zone, and much more.
Cost: Free admission
Parker Park
654 Graham Rd.

3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch on the Island from 11 to 1 pm
Tons of treats, carnival games, a bouncy house and moon-jump, pony rides, petting zoo, and Dinos Alive. We will have a human scarecrow on-site making balloon animals, and last but not least, face-painting! 1 free pumpkin per child while supplies last.
Cost: Free
15105 Park Road 22


Nueces County Public Libraries Halloween Thriller Day at 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Annual Zombie Craft (while supplies lasts) create a zombie with a stuffed animal. Spider Hat Craft, Wrap the Mummy Contest, Monster Burger Eating Contest (for adults)
Cost: Free
Nueces County Public Libraries
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

National Chess Day from 12 to 4 pm
Celebrate National Chess Day with the Optimist Coastal Bend Chess Federation. Come have fun, play chess, learn, teach and meet new people.
Cost: Free
La Palmera Food Court
5488 S Padre Island Dr.

Spirit Halloween Superhero Party Appearance from 12 to 3 pm
Free pics, videos and fun with Sparkling City Heroes and Corpus Christi Joker. Spirit Halloween Store will have sales, giveaways and tons to do!
Cost: Free
4961 Ayers St.


Michaels Kids MAKEbreak Spooky Slime from 1 to 3 pm
Cost: We’ll provide the supplies, including premade slime.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

St. John's United Methodist Church Fall Festival from 4 to 8 pm
Food, games, music, a spooky maze and more
Cost: Free admission
5300 S Alameda St.


Christ The King Fall Festival from 4 to 9 pm 
Fun-filled event with great entertainment, amazing food, children's games and rides, and vendors selling all kinds of goods! Raffle Tickets for sale and a silent auction!
Cost: Free admission
Christ The King Catholic School
1625 Arlington Dr.


Kelsey Memorial UMC Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 pm 
Cost: Free
1610 Comanche St.


Portland Texas Parks and Recreation Department Boo Bash from 6 to 9 pm
Events will include a costume contest for children, family/group and pets, a pumpkin decorating contest, carnival games and inflatable slides. Contests are limited to the first 30 pre-registered in each age group. Registration ends promptly at 6:45 PM. The Blood Mobile will be on site; parents donate blood and save a life.
Cost: Free
Portland Municipal Park
1815 Memorial Pkwy.
Portland, Texas

Sunday, October 14

Corpus Christi Joker Dart in the Park October Halloween Edition from 11 am to 2 pm
Costume contest and there will one prize for first place! A special Facepaint from CorpusChristiJoker for that perfect Halloween Facebook post! As always bring Water, sunscreen, safety glasses, mosquito spray, Nerf blaster, Water blaster and Nerf Ops Pro! Hope to see all the regulars as well as some new faces!
Cost: Free
Lamar Park
4229 Santa Fe St.
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