Corpus Christi Events this April

April Events in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

From bird festivals and baseball games to crawfish and oysters, here are some Corpus Christi events this April.

Birdiest Festival in America and more taking place this April in Corpus Christi and the Surrounding Areas.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Arkansas Travelers

April 6

The Hooks 2023 Season has begun! Head to Whataburger Field to see the Corpus Christi Hooks face the Arkansas Travelers in their first game of the official season. Enjoy $3 off Margaritas and stay for the opening night fireworks.

CCSO Cirque De La Symphonie

April 15

Cirque de la Symphonie is a new production formed to bring the magic of cirque to the music hall. Artists include the most amazing veterans of exceptional cirque programs throughout the world—aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen. Each artist’s performance is professionally choreographed to classical masterpieces and popular contemporary music.

Photography Provided by Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Festival De Mariachi! En La Isla

April 13 – 16

The third annual Festival de Mariachi! En la Isla begins on Apr.13 and will include performances by high schools and professionals. Activities are available for the entire family to celebrate Mariachi, including food trucks and goods from local vendors. Spend the weekend attending performances and workshops to experience the art of Mariachi to its fullest.

Crawfish for a Cause

April 22

Crawfish for a Cause is an annual crawfish cook-off held at Concrete Street Amphitheatre benefitting The Salvation Army of the Coastal Bend. Attendees will be able to enjoy all-you-can-eat crawfish, live music, family friendly activities and more. The cook-off teams will be making over 15,000 pounds of crawfish for attendees and competing for $7,500 in prizes. Tickets available online.

Oyster RoundUp

April 22

To celebrate the end of Texas’ wild oyster season, Water Street Oyster Bar is hosting the inaugural Texas Oyster Roundup. Enjoy plenty of oysters, live music, panel discussions, guest speakers and marine conservation booths and vendors. The event will last from 12 – 10 pm at Water Street Market and tickets are available online.

Birdiest Festival in America

April 26 – 30

Celebrate spring migration, as birds take their annual trek through South Texas at The Birdiest Festival in America. Experience the bird festival fun with a Welcome to Texas BBQ dinner, vendor trade show, bird watching field trips, artisan booths, a Saturday Family Fun Day and more. The Festival is based at South Texas Botanical Gardens and registration is available online.

Keep Texas Wild Triathlon

April 30

The Keep Texas Wild Triathlon at Lake Corpus Christi State Park offers two race distance options for triathlon enthusiasts of any level. Participants can sign up for The Sprint, Sprint Relay and Mini-Sprint Triathlon. Triathletes begin a deep open water swim, then an open course bike race and end with a hilly run course. This race is not for the faint of heart!

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