Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide October 26-28, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Halloween is less than a week away so that means this weekend is packed with spooky fun! There is always so much to do, especially in the month of October. 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


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.

USS Lexington Haunted House
Friday and Saturday through Halloween and Halloween night from 7 to 10:30 pm
Largest Haunted House on a Ship in South Texas - 2 Floors, 85 Rooms, 120 Monsters, 15 to 20 long. Cost: Regular Nights Tickets are $20, VIP=$30 On Halloween Night and Halloween weekend $30,VIP=$40 Currently NO Online Ticket Sales$1 from each Ticket sold at the door Castle of Terror Production will Donate to Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Wounded Warriors Project.
USS Lexington
2914 N Shoreline Blvd.

Friday, October 26

Faye Webb Spooktacular Festival from 5 to 9 pm
Food booths, rides, games, photos, entertainment, music, cake walk, silent auction and prizes. So much more to see!
Cost: Free admission
6953 Boardwalk Ave.


Del Mar College Viking Fall Carnival from 5 to 10 pm
Bones will clatter and teeth will chatter as Del Mar College holds its annual spooky fun fair featuring goblins and games, prizes for best costumes, and food and fun for everyone. Sponsored by Del Mar College’s Student Leadership and Campus Life Office and DMC registered student organizations, participants can expect a howling good time while helping student groups raise funds for their organizations and the worthy community causes they support.
Cost: Free admission
Harvin Student Center Del Mar College East
101 Baldwin Blvd.

Yeager Elementary Fiesta Tigerfest from 5 to 8 pm
Lots of fun things to do for the family that will benefit school PTA. Haunted House will stay open until 9 pm.
Cost: Free admission
5414 Tripoli.

St. Pius X Catholic School Annual Halloween Carnival from 5:30 to 10 pm
Food trucks, games, inflatables, dunking booth, live entertainment and much more for the whole family. There will also be a silent auction with many great items. Come out and enjoy this safe and family oriented activity.
Cost: Free admission
5620 Gollihar Rd.

Smith Elementary Halloween in the Halls from 6 to 7:30 pm
Don your spookiest costume, grab your parents and come trick or treat in our hallways! You'll have lots of fun and you may even win a prize for best costume!
Cost: Free
6902 Williams Dr.

Garcia Arts and Education Center Sugar Skull Workshop from 6 to 8 pm
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.
Cost: Skulls are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Walk-ins are welcome but online registration is recommended.
Costs for skulls Small: $3, Regular: $5, Large: $7
2021 Agnes St.


Miracle League of Corpus Christi 2018 Halloween Spooktacular from 6 to 7:30 pm
Halloween event for children and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities. Music, food, and fun! This is in an effort to allow all the participants to enjoy a great time together, and allow parents to mingle and help each other bring more awareness to the community about disabilities.
Cost: Free
Citgo Miracle League Field (inside Salinas Park)
1354 Airport Rd.


Luther Jones Elementary PTA Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 pm
Games and fun!
Cost: Free admission
Jones Elementary School Parking Lot
7533 Lipes


Dr JA Garcia Elementary School Fall Festival from 6 to 8 pm
Food and fun for the whole family!
Cost: Free admission
1945 Gollihar St.


Nightmares on Swantner Street from 7 to 10:30 pm
The all new haunted house of horrors! Kid friendly (children ages nine and younger must be accompanied by an adult to enter the haunted house).
Cost: Admission is $3 per person
Lindale Recreation Center
3133 Swantner Dr.

Xtreme Jump Corpus Christi Halloween Costume Contest from 9 pm to midnight
Costume contests for different age groups and FREE Giveaways Every Hour
Cost: Entire family jumps for just $10 per person! Large Pizzas $10.00
4981 Ayers Rd.

Saturday, October 27

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

Gill’s Landscape Nursery Fun Halloween Project from 9 am to 3 pm
Bring the kids for a pot a plant project. They'll provide a cup to decorate with Halloween stickers and colorful markers. Then they can plant a flower in them and watch them grow. Great garden fun, dress for some mess.
Cost: Free
2810 Airline Rd.


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 Monster Bash from 10 am to 12 pm
Have fun creating three fun Halloween-themed projects, get a little treat and a small face painting.
Cost: Free for all kids ages 3+ Includes supplies for all 3 projects and free face painting.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.


Texas State Aquarium Boo in the Blue from 10 am to 3 pm 
This not-so-spooky, family-friendly event will feature special animal enrichment sessions and dive shows, a Mad Science Lab, a costume contest, text scavenger hunt, and more! All activities are included with admission or membership and kids in costumes get in free!
Cost: Regular admission prices Adult $34.95, Child (3 - 12) $24.95, Military, Senior and Student $32.95, Child 2 And Under free. Kids in costumes get in free! Purchase tickets online. One child admission discount offered per one full-priced adult admission ticket purchase. Membership admission is not applicable for child discount.
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.
361-881-1200


Texas Toyz Halloween from 10 am to 7 pm  
Free Halloween comics, BOGO Free graphic novels and back-issues and a costume contest.
Cost: Free
5425 SPID #126 (Next to Target) in Moore Plaza



Port Aransas Sand Pumpkin Patch from 10 am to 2 pm
Celebrate Halloween on the beach. Bring the whole family or come alone to carve your very own pumpkin head out of sand. The "pumpkin patch" will have a sculpture created by master sculptors with vines coming out of it. The vines will have pumpkin heads created from the sand for kids of ALL ages to carve any way they choose. Experts and volunteers will be on hand to help led by expert sandsculptor Mark Landrum.
Cost: Free but donations are accepted for Port A food pantry
Port Aransas Beach (north of Avenue G)
Port Aransas, TX


Corpus Christi Nueces County Health District 3rd Annual Fall Festival/Flu Clinic from 10 am to 2 pm
Join us for lots of games, Lanky the Clown, free prizes, food, pumpkin patch, music.
Cost: Free admission. Flu Shots available for $20.
Nueces County Health Department
1702 Horne Rd.

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.

Barnes and Noble Storytime and Activities Featuring How to Scare a Ghost at 11 am
It's Halloween and ghosts shouldn't get all the fun! Kids who want to scare ghosts have to find them first in this story that will be sure to delight.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Chess Club at 11 am
Come and have fun! Play against others! All ages and all levels are welcome. Please bring your chessboard if you have one
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

Corpus Christi School of Science and Technology Family Fall Festival from 1 to 4 pm
Face painting, games, music and fun will be available for all to enjoy. Non-perishable items will be accepted to benefit the Coastal Bend Food Bank.
Cost: Free admission
6609 Evans Rd.


Michaels Kids MAKEbreak Monster Slime from 1 to 3 pm
Cost: Buy the T-shirt, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center HRI Wetlands Workshop - Fish Anatomy and Fish Prints from 9 to 10 am
This series allows participants to interact with and learn directly from researchers at Harte. This month’s program is all about fish anatomy, come learn about these fascinating creatures and make your own Fish Print art!.
Cost: Free and designed for ages 6 and up. Online registration is encouraged 
2446 N. Oso Parkway


10th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Street Festival from 3 to midnight
3 stages with live music and dance, both traditional and contemporary, made-by-hand arts and crafts expo, fine art exhibition and demonstrations, interactive artworks and activities, and Lucha Libre wrestling entertainment. Educational components include workshops, K-12 piñata contest, a Kids Corner with crafts and activities, and a community altar display where visitors may pay homage to a loved one of their own.
Cost: Free admission
Downtown Corpus Christi


Mustang Band Halloween Bash from 3 to 8 pm
Food, fun, games, face painting and more.... Haunted house for teens and adults with a monster house for the little ones.
Cost: Richard King High School Band Hall
5225 Gollihar Rd.

SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic School​ Halloween Carnival from 3 to 10 pm
Live entertainment, games, costume contest, carnival and much more!
Cost: Free admission
3210 SPID

St. Mark's Episcopal Church Harvest Festival from 3 to 7 pm
Games, inflatables, costume contests for all ages (not too scary), hay ride, Trunk or Treat, free treats.
Cost: Free admission. Tickets: .25 cents ea. (# varies for food and activities)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
2727 Airline Rd.


Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Calallen Trunk or Treat from 3 to 8 pm
Kid friendly games, cupcake walks every half hour, face painting, hotdogs and hamburgers, local organizations like the Annaville Fire Department and Boys and Girls Scouts and plenty others handing out candy in this fun, safe event. Children's costume contest starts at 6pm for scariest, cutest, most original, and best overall costume. Great prizes for all the winners! Cost: Free
Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
of Calallen
3688 IH 69 Access Rd.


Real Life Corpus Christi Fall Festival from 4 to 7 pm 
Trunk-Or-Treat and family fun and games!
Cost: Free
1241 Flour Bluff Dr.


NAS CC MWR Spooktober from 6 to 10 pm
A free family and pet friendly event! Open to all with base access! Trunk or Treat and Coastal Bend
National Night Out Activities
Cost: Free MUST HAVE NAS (BASE) ACCESS
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Youth Center (Bldg. 1756)
361-961-2355

Corpus Christi Aquatics Floating Pumpkin Patch Public from 6 to 8 pm
Pick your pumpkin and decorate it! There will be games, swimming and free popcorn. Great fun for the whole family.
Cost: Admission is $6 per person.
Corpus Christi Natatorium
3202 Cabaniss Parkway.


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders' Baseball and Softball Halloween Game from 6 to 8 pm
All your favorite athletes decked out in full costume under the lights at Chapman Field. Come out and support Texas A&M-Corpus Christi as both squads continue preparations for their upcoming seasons. Games, Run the Bases, Trick-or-Treating, Bounce House, Meet the Players and much more! Cost: Free
Chapman Field
6300 Ocean Dr.

Camden Miramar Apartments Annual Safe Treat at 6 pm
Annual Miramar tradition open to Islanders and the Corpus Christi community. Fun, food, prizes and more.
Cost: Free
Camden Miramar Apartments
6515 Ocean Dr. (On the far side or the TAMUCC campus)

Bark or Treat from 6 to 8 pm
Trunk or Treat is free. Costume contest is $5. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive a prize. All proceeds go to Faith and Hope Foundation. For more information call Stephanie on 361-933-7399.
Cost: Free
West Guth Park
9700 Up River Rd.

St. Paul United Church of Christ of Corpus Christi Trunk or Treat from 7 to 9 pm
Trunk or Treat. Safe Alternative to door to door Trick or Treating. Costumes welcome but not required.
Cost: Free
5525 Lipes Blvd.

Nightmares on Swantner Street from 7 to 10:30 pm
The all new haunted house of horrors! Kid friendly (children ages nine and younger must be accompanied by an adult to enter the haunted house).
Cost: Admission is $3 per person
Lindale Recreation Center
3133 Swantner Dr.

Sunday, October 28


Sacred Heart Fall Festival from 10 am to 5 pm
pin Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1322 Comanche St, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 Show Map Hosted by Sacred Heart Catholic Church Family Fall Festival for Sacred Heart Parish

Rockin K Farms Rockin' Halloween Bash! from 11 am to 5 pm
Bring your little goblins in their costumes for lots of fun Trick-or-treating inside the MAZE. Costume Contest, Prizes, Flashlight Maze at night, Fireworks at night, Pumpkins, Farm Animals and much more!
Cost: General admission prices $13.95+ tax, kids 2 and under free. Apple Blaster $5 for 6 apples and pumpkins for purchase. Ticket booth closes 30 minutes before posted closing time. You can purchase at ticket booth or online.
FM 666 and CR 52
Robstown, TX


Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Howloween Spooktacular from 12 to 5 pm
Sponsored by AEP Texas, there will be interactive games, face-painting, a cake walk, magic show and educational science experiments such as making slime.
Cost: $1 entrance fee; Kids 2 and under free
1900 N. Chaparral St.

Stingers Coffee 12th Annual Pumpkin Carving Party from 4 to 6 pm
Free pumpkins to first 50 children. Please click link for all additional information.
Cost: Free
Stingers Coffee
1304 Airline Rd.


Believe Church in Corpus Christi Trunk or Treat from 4 to 6 pm
Cost: Free
4420 S Staples St.


The Door Christian Fellowship Church Fall Festival from 5 to 10 pm
Games, face painting, door prizes, candy and more!
Cost: Free
3516 Holly Rd.

Impact City Church's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat from 5 to 7 pm
Safe and family fall fun! Jumphouses, popcorn, candy and fun!
Cost: Free
Impact City Church
2033 Airline Rd.

Parkway Presbyterian Church Halloween Festival from 5:30 to 7 pm
Children and their families are invited for games, crafts, face-painting, food and more. Wear your Halloween costume and bring a bucket for candy.
Cost: Free
Parkway Presbyterian Church
3707 Santa Fe St.

Galilean Lutheran Trunk -or-Treat from 6:30 pm
Free popcorn, snow cones, movie on the big screen and lots of trunks.
Cost: Free
3321 Cimarron Blvd.
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