May Events in Corpus Christi and the Surrounding Areas

May Events in Corpus Christi and the Surrounding Areas

From Buc Days and Frozen Jr. to Beach to Bay and Chrimporee, here are some May Event in Corpus Christi and the Surrounding Areas.

A float in the annual Buc Days Parade is seen making its way through the streets of Corpus Christi.

Photo by Brynn Osborn

Buc Days 2023

May 4-13

A beloved tradition in the Coastal Bend, Buc Days 2023 is packed with events for the whole family. The fun begins on May 4 with the opening of the BucDays Stripes Carnival, then the Rally Night Parade on May 6, the Wings Over South Texas Air Show and more. Check out our guide to Buc Days.

17th Annual Texas Women for the Arts Conference

May 8 – 10

A part of the Texas Cultural Trust, Texas Women for the Arts has championed and brought the arts to nearly 3.5 million children across Texas. This year’s annual conference will be held in Corpus Christi and Rockport and feature a series of art-related events and discussions across three days. For more information, visit the website.

Rodeo Corpus Christi

May 10-13

A part of the Buc Days programming, Rodeo Corpus Christi features saddle bronc riding, barrel racing and more. Rodeo Corpus Christi is one of three World Champions Rodeo Alliance Triple Crown events of the year, including the Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Finals. Make sure to stick around for the concert series with national recording artists like Michael Salgado and Tracy Lawrence.

Go Red for Women 2023 Luncheon

May 18

Join the Corpus Christi chapter of the American Heart Association for an event centered around educating others on heart disease, raising funds for treatment and research and celebrating local survivor stories. The event will take place at the American Bank Center, including a catered lunch.

75th Annual Shrimporee

May 19-21

The largest shrimp festival in Texas, this year’s Shrimporee in Port Aransas features carnival rides, a parade, vendors and tons of food. Live concerts from Aaron Watson, Los Palominos and other country western, rock and Tejano musicians. Tickets are available online.

Beach to Bay Relay Marathon

May 20

One of the largest relay marathons in the United States, Beach to Bay is a six-leg running event that takes participants literally from the beach to the bay. Registration to participate in the race ends May 19.

Frozen Jr.

May 26

Harbor Playhouse’s production of Frozen Jr. kicks off May 26 and will run through June 25. The two-act play is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. Showtimes occur every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and tickets are available online.

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