June Events in the Coastal Bend - The Bend Magazine

June Events in the Coastal Bend

From murals and Pride events to Juneteenth celebrations and film festivals, here's everything to look forward to this June.

Corpus Christi Pride 2023

Photo by Brynn Osborn

Mural Fest 2023

June 2-3

For the second year, Downtown Corpus Christi will host a multi-day event dedicated to the unveiling of four new murals in the area. Enjoy MuralWalk June 2 to tour the new murals while participating in ArtWalk. Head over to Norma Urban Park on June 3 for the Closing Party where a special fifth mural will be unveiled during the celebration of a newly renovated and improved community park.

Photo Provided by Corpus Christi Beer Festival

Corpus Christi Beer Festival

June 3

This annual event is back and better than ever. Enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors, family arts and crafts activities and a whole lot of local beer. The festival will take place at the Art Center of Corpus Christi from 1-6 p.m. General admission starts at $30 and tickets are available online.

PRIDE Corpus Christi Pride Month Events

June 4-July 2

PRIDE Corpus Christi is proud to present a full month of event programming highlighting the dynamic nature of the LGBTQIA+ community, including parades, festivals, educational workshops, art exhibitions, family-friendly fun and more. From a comedy night at Mesquite St. Southside on June 6 to the Annual Pet Paw-Rade June 10 to PRIDE Night with the Corpus Christi Hooks on June 21, there is a little something for everyone. Find the full lineup of PRIDE events online.

Sea to Screen Film Festival

June 7

Celebrate World Oceans Day with Harte Research Institute and view acclaimed films about the world’s fisheries and advocacy work surrounding them. The event will take place at Alamo Drafthouse starting at 5:30 p.m. with conservation information booths in the lobby and film screenings beginning at 6 p.m. Free popcorn is included in the ticket price.

artRageous 2023: Cirque du Fear

June 8

Come one, come all to the Art Museum of South Texas’ annual summer fundraiser featuring themed food, drinks and entertainment. Dress in your best sideshow character or circus-themed attire and help raise funds for the museum’s educational programming! Tickets start at $75 and are available for purchase online.

Photo Courtesy of Debbie Noble

Juneteenth Jubilee Celebrations

June 9-19

Join TABPHE-CC for its annual 10 Days of Juneteenth Jubilee Celebrations, which kicks off June 9 at Nueces Brewing Co. at 6 p.m. Other events include the 10th Annual Black & White Dance and Comedy Show at the Crystal Reception Hall on June 16; The Corpus Christi Juneteenth Festival at Water’s Edge Park including a 5k run, food trucks, kids’ zone and musical performances from local artists and rapper Juvenile; and the Hillcrest Park Celebration Family Fun Day on June 18. For more information on each day of programming, visit the website.

Looking for more Things to Do? Check out Things to Do in Corpus Christi this Weekend.