Support Local and Get Into the Holiday Spirit with The Merry Dash Pass - The Bend Magazine

Support Local and Get Into the Holiday Spirit with The Merry Dash Pass

Support over 15 different local businesses in Downtown Corpus Christi this holiday season with the Merry Dash Pass

By: Jessie Chrobocinski  Photo via: Downtown Management District

Looking for a fun and festive way to support local during the holidays? The Merry Dash Pass is a new, exclusive way to enjoy a holiday-themed crawl through Downtown Corpus Christi!

Presented by Bandwango, Visit Corpus Christi, and the Downtown Management District, the Merry Dash Pass features check-ins to nearly 20 local restaurants, bars, and attractions. Embark on a holiday crawl and enjoy Christmas lights along the way with the Merry Dash Pass until January 7.



Checking in at each crawl stop means that pass holders can unlock prizes, including a Merry Dash sticker for checking into five stops, a Merry Dash koozie for checking into nine stops, and a Merry Dash t-shirt for checking into 18 stops. Pick up your prize at the Corpus Christi Visitor Info Center in Water Street Market – open every day from 9:00-5:00 pm, except Christmas Day.

All of the participating local businesses have festive decor up to help you get into the holiday spirit this season. top in at each business, marvel at their lights and garland, order a drink or a slice of pizza, purchase a Christmas gift for someone on your list, or simply stop and take in the lights. However you choose to do your crawl, just make sure you’re supporting at least one local business along the way! 

Claim your free pass online at and receive it instantly via email or text. Then throw on your coziest holiday gear, gather your loved ones, and unlock the holiday spirit! For more information, visit the Downtown Management District’s Facebook page.