Corpus Christi Fun For Kids Weekend Guide March 6th - 8th, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020


What better way to kick off the start of spring break than with ArtWalk! Plus Saturday afternoon is the last chance to catch some Islanders Basketball until next season. There will also be a special turtle release this weekend and an amazing storytelling event at TAMUCC.

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.


Marina Arts District Downtown Art Walk

Discover arts and culture on the first Friday of every month in Downtown Corpus Christi!
ArtWalk will feature exhibits at venues and galleries throughout Downtown.
They have some great vendors lined up, food trucks and performances!

Cost: Free
Artesian Park Downtown CC
Friday, 5:30 to 9 pm



Art Museum of South Texas Frost First Friday $1 Day

The first Friday of every month is $1 public admission to the Art Museum of South Texas. The Gift Shop and Hester's Cafe also are open to the public.
This is everyone's favorite Friday of the month!  Enjoy reduced admission to AMST, stroll the galleries, test out the free augmented reality app, and watch the ships roll into port.  Bring the family and explore the art of the Americas.

Cost: $1 (Members Free)
Friday, from 10 am - 5 pm
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.



Movies Under the Stars @ Waves Resort (Schlitterbahn)

Don't miss this screening playing on the 42-foot outdoor theater. Every weekend enjoy these great family-friendly movies from the comfort of your tube or chair. Full concessions are available for purchase.

Join us on Friday and Saturday nights for Movies under the Stars. Admission is free, and concessions are sold on property! Bring the entire family, all movies begin at 9:00 pm.

Free Admission
Friday, 9PM
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
14353 Commodore Dr.



Art Walk: Dollar After Dark

The First Friday of every month, The Art Museum is open for Dollar After Dark as part of the Marina Art District’s ARTWALK.  Catch a ride on the shuttle to the museum from any of the ARTWALK shuttle stops.  Enjoy reduced admission of $1 per person, stroll the galleries, and experience an architectural landmark!

$1 per person
Friday, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

SATURDAY


Islanders Basketball

It's the final home game of the 2020 season for the Islanders Men's and Women's Basketball teams - as they take on Houston Baptist!
Planet 1023. will be broadcasting live starting at 11am with Planet giveaways!
Come out & support your Islanders!
Tip off for Islander Ladies is set for 1pm and Men's tipoff is at 3:3o!

Saturday, 1PM and 3:30PM
American Bank Center



Call of the Wild Multi-Media Storytelling 

A multi-media adventure mixes classic storytelling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent offspring of a St. Bernard and a Scottish Collie. Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of the northland.

Actor Noel Gaulin, plays 25 characters in the one hour program - including Buck.

Tickets $10 adults/$5 children
Saturday, 2 PM – 3 PM
Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center
6300 Ocean Dr Unit 5723



Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser @ Fannin Elem.

Saturday morning you can grab a delicious breakfast and help raise funds for the kids at Fannin Elementary!!
Come by the All-You-Can-Eat Waffle Breakfast
(Waffles, Breakfast Sausage, Coffee, and Juice) Plus All The Toppings!!!

Contact Fannin or Ashlee at 361-461-0547 for more info.

$8 Per Person
Saturday March 7th
8:30-11:30 AM
Fannin Elementary 2730 Gollihar




Turtle Release

Come see the release of rehabilitated green sea turtles back into the wild! Be sure to tune in on Facebook Live leading up to the release to learn more about these amazing turtles!

Saturday, 10 AM
Port Aransas Beach
Mustang Island Beach Marker 35
Port Aransas, Texas 78373



Storytime and Activities Featuring How to Catch a Dinosaur and How to Catch a Unicorn Storytime

Find dinosaurs and unicorns at Storytime! Two adorable rhyming stories followed by fun activities.

FREE
Saturday, 11 AM
Barnes and Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.



Wings of Fire Fanwing Fan Fest

The dragons are ready to meet their destiny!
Scavenger hunt, activities, giveaways (while supplies last), and more to celebrate the newest book in the beloved series: DRAGONSLAYER.

Learn more & sign up: HERE

FREE
Saturday, 2-3 PM
Barnes and Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.



Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

Come celebrate Dr. Seuss and his characters with crafts and activities!

FREE
Saturday, 2 PM – 3 PM
Owen Hopkins Childrens page
3202 McKinzie Rd.



Gamer's Prom

Dancing and video game playing - what better way to celebrate prom season! We'll have some old school video games (and maybe a few new ones too). Come dressed as your favorite video game character for our costume contest.

Free for all ages!
La Retama Central Library
805 Comanche


Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Over 20 case exhibits will be set up featuring every aspect of the hobby! With vendors and much more!

Tickets $6 (Good for 1 Raffle Ticket)
Kids under 12 years old are FREE
Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, Texas 78380



Movies Under the Stars @ Waves Resort (Schlitterbahn)

Don't miss this screening playing on the 42-foot outdoor theater. Every weekend enjoy these great family-friendly movies from the comfort of your tube or chair. Full concessions are available for purchase.

Free Admission
Friday, 7PM
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
14353 Commodore Dr.



Southside Farmer's Market

Corpus Christi Southside Farmers' Market presents our weekly Farmers' Market and our very own Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting!
Stock up on Healthy Living, Greens, and New beginnings at the Market.

Come by between 9am - Noon this Saturday *Rain or Shine* to find all the best local pickins' in town!Plan your shopping with- Local Farmers- Artisan food makers- Craft ArtisansBring your eco-bag or basket and fill it up!

Saturday, 9 AM – 12 PM
CC Southside Farmers Market
5800 Everhart @ Everhart Market Shopping Center



Hot Diggity Dog Saturday

Bring your Family & Friends! Everyone is Welcome!
Free hot dog bar with all the toppings!
Free Beer • Live Music • Giant Trike Races

FREE
Saturday. 1 PM – 4 PM
Corpus Christi Harley-Davidson
502 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi


SUNDAY


Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Over 20 case exhibits will be set up featuring every aspect of the hobby! With vendors and much more!

Tickets $6 (Good for 1 Raffle Ticket)
Kids under 12 years old are FREE
Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, Texas 78380











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