Things to Do in Corpus Christi this Weekend

Things to Do in Corpus Christi this Weekend: April 12-14

From musicals and ballets to a kite festival and the Cherry Blossom Festival, there are plenty of ways to get out and about with the whole family.

Head out to Rockport this weekend for the 3rd Annual Rockport Kite Festival. | Photo credit: fpwing from Getty Images via Canva.

Head out to Rockport this weekend for the 3rd Annual Rockport Kite Festival. | Photo credit: fpwing from Getty Images via Canva.

Are you looking for things to do in Corpus Christi this weekend? From musicals and ballets to a kite festival and the Cherry Blossom Festival, there are plenty of ways to get out and about with the whole family.  

April 12-14 

Be More Chill: The Musical  

Grab a seat to Be More Chill: The Musical, performed by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Department of Theatre and Dance in the Warren Theatre. The production is based on Ned Vizzini’s novel and follows a teen who takes a supercomputer pill and discovers AI wants to take over the world. Ticket prices vary from $10-12, and the show is rated PG-13. 

April 13 

Cherry Blossom Festival 

Looking for K-pop dancing, cherry blossom dancing, Kamishibai storytelling and Laido Japanese sword demonstrations? If so, attend the Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures & Education Center’s Cherry Blossom Festival from noon to 5 p.m. this Saturday. The event includes food trucks, vendors and more.

Photo by Jarred Schuetze
Attend the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures & Education Center this Saturday. | Photo by Jarred Schuetze

April 13 

Coast Guard Community Day 

Join the U.S. Coast Guard’s Corpus Christi Sector from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Water’s Edge Park this Saturday, Apr. 13, for a community day. The kiddos can check out bounce houses, food trucks and boat and helicopter tours. The event provides a glimpse into different Coast Guard jobs from K9 and drone units to search and rescue helicopter demos.

April 13 

25th Annual Earth Day – Bay Day Festival  

The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation is celebrating Earth Day – Bay Day at Heritage Park this Saturday with loads of entertainment for the family. Learn more about the 25th Annual Earth Day – Bay Day Festival here.

Earth Day | Photo by Debbie Noble
A scene from Earth Day – Bay Day 2022. | Photo by Debbie Noble

April 13 

Pup Rally 5k Walk/Run

The Coastal Bend Humane Society and Rec. Sports are teaming up to let the dogs out for Pup Rally 5k! The Pup Rally 5k is free from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hiking and walking trail. Participants may walk or run with their dog but must sign a waiver form. 

April 13 

Rockport Kite Festival 

The 3rd Annual Rockport Kite Festival takes off from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. this Saturday at the Rockport Festival Grounds. Presented by Surfside Flyers Kite Club and the Coastal Bend Flying Circus, the festival includes kite-making workshops, flying demonstrations, LED Night Kites, live music and more. 

April 13-14 

Corpus Christi Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Immerse yourself in the magic of Corpus Christi Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake at the American Bank Center this weekend. Swan Lake was composed around 1875 by a Russian composer named Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The first show is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 13, and the second at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Apr. 14. 

Photo provided by Corpus Christi Ballet
Don’t miss Corpus Christi Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. | Photo provided by Corpus Christi Ballet

April 13-14

Fish Fest 

Get outdoors this weekend and attend Fish Fest starting Saturday at noon in Conn Brown Harbor. This two-day event is packed with activities, live music, food trucks, vendors and fishing gear. The family can join in on a game of “Fish-hole,” which involves casting the rod a certain distance to win a prize. 

April 14 

Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra Free Concert  

Close the weekend out with a free spring performance by the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra in the Richardson Auditorium at Del Mar College. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and features musical works from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Schultz’s Symphony in D and Bleak Midwinter by Holst. 

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