March Events in the Coastal Bend - The Bend Magazine

March Events in the Coastal Bend

From Majestic Sounds with the Corpus Christi Symphony to local festivals, here are some events to look forward to this March.

a photo from Fulton Oysterfest, which is one of many March events in the Coastal Bend

Photo provided by Fulton Oysterfest

March 7-10

45th Annual Fulton Oysterfest

From carnival rides and games to oyster-eating contests and pop-up vendors, there’s something for everyone at the Fulton Oysterfest. Join in on the four days of fun with live music, arts and crafts, an oyster decorating contest, live auctions and more.

March 9

Majestic Sounds

The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of majestic sounds with two female composers, Betsy Schramm and Florence Price. The performance will include a concerto for an instrument not often seen on a symphony stage: the harmonica! The show takes place at the Performing Arts Center and begins at 7:30 p.m.

March 9-10

2024 South Texas Japanese Culture Forum

Hosted by the Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures and Education Center, this two-day event includes workshops and presentations in Japanese paper work, such as kirie art, origami and kirigami, as well as the Japanese storytelling known as kamishibai.

March 16 

St. Paddy’s Festival 

One of the most popular St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Cassidy’s Irish Pub will host an epic, day-long block party. Expect to enjoy live music, tons of Guinness, food trucks, vendors, bagpipers, Celtic dancers and more.

March 16 

Street Food Weekend 2024

Enjoy the flavors of 40 different food trucks at this year’s Street Food Weekend event happening in the American Bank Center parking lot from noon to 10 p.m. Fun for the whole family, the event also includes live music, a petting zoo, crafts, face painting and more. 1901 N Shoreline Blvd.

March 24 

Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser

GROW Local South Texas is hosting its annual Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser event from 4-8 p.m. This year’s theme, A Taste of Italy in Your Own Backyard, will take attendees on a multi-course journey with delicious and fresh ingredients, all sourced within a 200-mile radius of Corpus Christi and prepared by The Coastal Bend Chefs.

March 28

State of Downtown

Join the Downtown Management District for an evening of food, drinks and celebration in honor of the area’s progress. The event spotlights achievements over the last fiscal year in downtown Corpus Christi, recognizes individuals and businesses contributing to the area’s success and raises funds for the continued efforts of downtown’s revitalization.

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