June 9 – 19
In honor of Juneteenth, a 10-day calendar of events is underway! From June 9th to June 19th, various events will take place across the city. Join the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education – Corpus Christi for their kickoff event at Muse Bistro on June 9th from 6 to 8 PM. The rest of the celebrations feature special events at Coral Bean Cafe, Lazy Beach Brewing, Solomon M. Coles High School & Education Center, and YWCA Corpus Christi. The Spirit of Emancipation 10-Day Calendar of Events will conclude with the Annual Juneteenth for the Crest Festival at Cole Park Amphitheatre and Juneteenth Cookout at Trap House Kitchen on June 19th. For more information and a full list of descriptions for each event, visit tabphecc.org.
Heels & Wheels: An artRageous Water-garden Concert
The annual summer fundraiser at the Art Museum of South Texas is back, with a twist! Join the museum for their Heels & Wheels: An artRageous Watergarden Concert for a rock n’ rolling celebration of the fast, the fierce, and the fashionable. The event will feature fashion and drag shows, a live performance from Jackie Venson, and so much more. Plus, the official after party is going down at BUS immediately following the event! Tickets are available online now. 1902 N Shoreline Blvd.
15th Annual Express Beach Soccer Fest
June 26 – 27
Looking to spice up the competition a bit this summer? The epic beach soccer tournament, Express Beach Soccer Fest, is back! With three age divisions and co-ed team opportunities, there’s room for all soccer players to get out and play. Create your team, register, and get ready to score some goals right on the Bayfront. McGee Beach, Downtown Corpus Christi
73rd Annual Shrimporee
June 11 – 13
Head over to the Aransas Pass Community Park for three full days of fun at the 73rd Annual Shrimporee! Shrimporee grounds open on June 11th with a kickoff parade taking place Saturday at 10 AM. The event contains a shrimp eating contest, live performances, a kids zone with activities, carnival rides, and more! This event is perfect for a weekend outdoors with the family. Tickets are available online now. 200-266 E Johnson Ave.
PRIDE Corpus Christi
While the Pride Parade and Block Party won’t take place until October 2021, there’s no shortage of events to celebrate Pride Month this year! The Mosaic Project of South Texas, which operates PRIDE Corpus Christi, is hosting an exhibition at La Palmera Gallery showcasing LGBTQIA+ artists throughout the month. Other events include, a youth prom on June 5th, a PRIDE Pet Paw-rade on June 12th, and a PRIDE Night with the Corpus Christi Hooks at Whataburger Field on June 24th. For more information, visit pridecorpuschristi.com.