June Events in the Coastal Bend - The Bend Magazine

June Events in the Coastal Bend

From PRIDE month celebrations to Shrimporee Fest and more, there are plenty of June events in the Coastal Bend to look forward to.

photo of PRIDE Corpus Christi parade

The Rainbow Run/Walk 5K will take place on June 1 | Photo provided by Debbie Noble

June 1

Rainbow Run/Walk 5K

The Coastal Bend Pride Center invites the community to lace up those running shoes and get moving. Kick-off Pride Month with a 5k run/walk route along Ocean Drive starting at 6 a.m. Day-of registration is available for $35. 

June 5

Hooks Pride Night

Whataburger Field and PRIDE Corpus Christi join forces to host an evening of community, unity and fun! Starting at 5:15 p.m., watch as the CC Hooks take on the Frisco RoughRiders and enjoy special surprises, activities and concessions. 

June 6

Coastal Bend Sports Hall of Fame Awards Show

Join Visit Corpus Christi for a celebration of sports excellence. The Inaugural Hall of Fame & Awards Show will take place at the American Bank Center and spotlight Coastal Bend’s amateur and professional sports achievements. 


photo of Mural Fest Corpus Christi
Mural Fest 2024 kicks off June 7 | Photo provided by Debbie Noble

June 7 

Mural Fest 2024

The Downtown Management District is hosting the third annual Mural Fest from 6 to 10 p.m. The festival will introduce five new murals to the downtown area, and include an ArtWalk takeover, self-guided tours and regular ArtWalk block party programming. New this year, the 2024 National Mural Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 8. 

June 9

Pop Icons Brunch

Hosted by Azul Entertainment, House of Rock’s Pop Icons Brunch will feature a star-studded lineup of queens performing your favorite pop star anthems. Starting at 11 a.m., enjoy a brunch buffet, vendors, photo ops and dazzling entertainment. This event is for ages 18 and up. 

Singer at Pop Icons Brunch Corpus Christi
Pop Icons Brunch at House of Rock | Photo provided by House of Rock

June 13 

artRageous: Rococo Ranch

With inspiration from the Art Museum of South Texas’ summer exhibition, experience a ranch fit for the royal court … Rococo style. The museum’s summer fundraiser will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. and feature a costume contest, food, drinks, entertainment and more. 

June 14-16

76th Annual Shrimporee Festival

Head out to Aransas Pass for a weekend of delectable shrimp dishes, live music, arts and crafts vendors and carnival rides and games. The 76th annual Shrimporee includes performances from Kevin Fowler and the Chad Cooke Band. Saturday’s parade kick-off is at 10 a.m. 

June 9, 11-12

10 Days of Jubilee 

TABPHE-CC will host the Juneteenth 2024 Kickoff event at the Boys & Girls Club on June 9 at 7 p.m. On June 11, a town hall forum will be hosted at Del Mar College from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with a panel discussion and breakout sessions. Then on June 12, join the Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce for the State of Black Business Juneteenth Luncheon at the Emerald Beach Hotel. 

June 14-16

2024 Juneteenth Corpus Christi Festival 

Join TABPHE-CC for its annual Juneteenth Corpus Christi Festival in honor of the organization’s 25th anniversary. Festivities kick off on June 14 with the Annual Black and White Dance and Comedy Show (tickets required). June 15’s main event at Water’s Edge Park includes vendors, food trucks and live music from headliners Tweet and Slim Thug. The celebration ends Sunday with a Family Fun Day at Dr. H.J. Williams Park.