Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide November 9-11, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018
It's been a long week but family time is always great for the soul. There are many fun things to do in Corpus Christi with kids this Veterans Day weekend. There are also some activities honoring our veterans. 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.

Texas State Aquarium Free Admission for Military in Honor of Veterans Day
Cost: Free for active duty/retired military. Dependents and family members get half-off admission. MUST SHOW ID! Regular admission prices adult $34.95, child (3 - 12) $24.95, military, senior and student $32.95, child 2 and under free. Purchase tickets online.
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.


Visits with Santa Claus at La Palmera Mall
Boys and girls are invited to stop by Center Court for visits with Santa Claus. Runs: November 3-December 24
Cost: Price varies
5488 S. Padre Island Drive
361-991-3755

The Peddler Show 
Friday 12 to 6 pm
Saturday 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
A huge selection of talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country!
Cost: Admission $5 Advance Tickets $7 at the Door Children Under 12 are Free! (Admission good all 3 days), Free Parking
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.

Friday, November 9

Corpus Christi IceRays vs. Amarillo Bulls at 7:05 pm
Cost: start at $11 plus fees and $9 for kids plus fees, other pricing available
American Bank Center
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Saturday, November 10

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

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 Jolly Santa 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.


La Retama Library Picture Book Celebration from 10 am to 2 pm
Annual Picture Book Celebration! Bring the kiddos by for some games and activities. Costumes encouraged!
Cost: Free
805 Comanche St.

Art Museum of South Texas Young Artist Workshop: Fall Harvest Still Life from 10:30 am to 12 pm
Be inspired by Fall fruits, vegetables, leaves and decor to create a beautiful watercolor still life.
Cost: $5-members/$10-nonmembers. Call 361-825-3504 to register.
Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.


Rockin K Farms Fall Festival from 11 am to 7 pm
Rockin’ K Farms welcomes you and your family to enjoy our annual Fall Festival, where you can make memories that will last a lifetime. Explore our huge Corn Maze and pick out the perfect pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy our many attractions, such as Slides, Backyard Games, Farm Animals, Cow Train, Apple Blaster, and MUCH MORE! Don't forget your camera, so you can capture all of the Fall photo ops around the farm.
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. Click the event link for special discounts for military, firefighters, and law enforcement.
FM 666 and CR 52
Robstown, TX

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Lets go Luna at 11 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 Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes at 11 am
Juno embarks on an epic journey through time and space, stepping into the shoes of female icons like Frida Kahlo and Serena Williams.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.

Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program Nueces Delta Preserve Delta Discovery Family Picnic from 11 am to 2 pm
Please bring a picnic lunch and plenty of water for everyone. Staff will be scattered around the area to answer questions and give background information on plants, animals, and history. We look forward to seeing you there!
Cost: Free. Pre-registration required (register online)
3410 Highway 77
Odem, Texas

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.

Annual St. John the Baptist Family Festival from 1 to 10 pm
Family games, delicious food, and live music featuring country, latin, and blues music. Come hungry and ready to enter raffle drawings for great prizes!
Cost: Free admission
7522 Everhart Rd


Michaels Kids MAKEbreak DIY Christmas Ornaments from 2 to 4 pm
Cost: Buy the ornament, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.


Corpus Christi Jewish Food Festival from 5 to 9 pm
Food, music, family friendly entertainment, vintage shop, silent auction, raffle, and more!
Free admission
4402 Saratoga Blvd.

London ISD Fall Festival from 5 to 10 pm
Carnival rides silent and live auction games/food raffle tickets and much more.
Cost: Free admission
1306 FM 43

Corpus Christi IceRays vs. Amarillo Bulls at 7:05 pm
Cost: start at $11 plus fees and $9 for kids plus fees, other pricing available
American Bank Center
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Sunday, November 11

Corpus Christi Jewish Food Festival from 11 am to 2 pm
Food, music, family friendly entertainment, vintage shop, silent auction, raffle, and more!
Free admission
4402 Saratoga Blvd.

Rockin K Farms Fall Festival from 11 am to 5 pm
Rockin’ K Farms welcomes you and your family to enjoy our annual Fall Festival, where you can make memories that will last a lifetime. Explore our huge Corn Maze and pick out the perfect pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy our many attractions, such as Slides, Backyard Games, Farm Animals, Cow Train, Apple Blaster, and MUCH MORE! Don't forget your camera, so you can capture all of the Fall photo ops around the farm.
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. Click the event link for special discounts for military, firefighters, and law enforcement.
FM 666 and CR 52
Robstown, TX

USS Lexington Museum On The Bay Salute to Veterans Ceremony from 2 to 3 pm
The USS Lexington will honor and recognize all Veterans.
Cost: Veterans and active military free admission, Admission for adults $14.95, seniors $12.95, children 4 to 12 $9.95, children 3 and members free
2914 N Shoreline Blvd.


Michaels Kids MAKEbreak Melted Snowman Jar from 2 to 4 pm
Cost: Buy the jar, and the decorating supplies will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Corpus Christi IceRays vs. Amarillo Bulls at 7:05 pm
Cost: start at $11 plus fees and $9 for kids plus fees, other pricing available
American Bank Center
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
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