September Events in the Coastal Bend

September Events in the Coastal Bend

From a comedy show and Restaurant Week events to Pawfest and the Home and Garden Show, here's everything to look forward to this September.

September Events in the Coastal Bend - Corpus Christi Restaurant Week features specials from Harrison's Landing

Visit Harrison's Landing during Corpus Christi Restaurant Week | Photo Provided by Visit Corpus Christi

Mark your calendar for these events happening around the Coastal Bend this September.

September 7 

KEDT Classic Brew

Join KEDT at the 2023 Classic Brew to sample over 200 imported and domestic beers. Plus, indulge in South Texas cuisine from local restaurants with entertainment provided by Cruise Control. This casual event will take place from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. 

September 8 

Rob Schneider – I Have Issues Tour

The award-winning “Saturday Night Live” alum and television and film star is coming to the American Bank Center for a hilarious and relatable night of stand-up comedy. The show starts at 8 p.m. with general admission and VIP meet and greet tickets available online. 

September 8 – 10

23rd annual Home & Garden Show 

Find everything you need to complete your home and garden projects under one roof at the Home & Garden Show at the American Bank Center. This free event will feature hundreds of home improvement experts such as builders, remodelers, contractors and vendors to provide building supplies, home tech, the latest in kitchen and bath materials and much more. 

September 16 

20th Annual Kid Katch

The City of Portland invites children ages 17 and under to participate in a fishing competition at Indian Point Pier from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each age group for Biggest Fish and overall Biggest Redfish and Biggest Trout. Lunch is provided and t-shirts will be given to the first 200 registered.  

September 16

Conquer the Coast 

The United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation invites daring cyclists to circumnavigate the Corpus Christi Bay with a 66-mile ride that takes you through downtown Corpus Christi, across the Harbor Bridge through Portland, Ingleside and Aransas pass, on the ferry to Port Aransas and the “toughest 18 miles in Texas” down Mustang Island, through the Naval Air Station and down Ocean Drive. Register for the 66-mile ride, the 21-mile ride or the 10-mile “Family Ride” on the Corpus Christi Chamber website. 

September 23


Join the Gulf Coast Humane Society (GSHS) for one full day of fun for you and your pets! This year’s festival will include nearly 50 vendors for both pets and people, the Team Zoom stunt dog show, live music, a kid’s play zone and a food truck festival. Your dogs will have a blast on the 3-acre dog park watching their dachshund friends at the Wiener Dog Race. The event is free to attend. 

September 22 – October 1 

Coastal Bend Restaurant Week 

The third year of Coastal Bend Restaurant Week will feature set and multi-course menus from local restaurants, but this year, the event will shine a light on the incredible talents of local culinary artists. Not only will you have the opportunity to indulge in the delicious food that South Texas has to offer, but you’ll also get to hear their stories and gain a deeper appreciation for the hard work and creativity that goes into every dish. 

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