Things to Do in Corpus Christi this Weekend - The Bend Magazine

7 Things to Do in Corpus Christi this Weekend: August 19-21

Baseball games, KEDT's Kids Festival, a kid entrepreneurs market and more things to do this weekend in the Coastal Bend.

Photo courtesy of Corpus Christi Hooks

Looking for things to do in Corpus Christi and the greater Coastal Bend area this weekend? From summer fun runs and KEDT’s Kids Festival to local theatre productions and baseball games, there are plenty of ways to get out and about with the whole family!

Get your heart pumping with a summer fun run | August 20

Join Tri to Triumph’s 3rd Annual Summer Sun Fun Run at Lazy Beach on Saturday. Starting at 7:30 a.m., line up for the 5k start line and sweat it out for a cause. Dress in your most summer-themed attire for a chance to win Best Dressed, purchase limited edition beer glasses and refuel on cold beer and a post-run brunch. Plus, all finishers will receive a vibrant t-shirt and custom medal.

Have fun at the KEDT Kids Festival | August 20

Have fun at the KEDT Kids Festival on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This free family event brings fun, education, and community together at KEDT Studios. Plus, meet special guests, Daniel Tiger and Arthur! Participating organizations include the City of Corpus Christi Fire Department, City of Corpus Christi Public Libraries, Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas, Gill Garden Center + Landscape Co., South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center and more.

Harbor Playhouse production of In the Heights. Cast Photo by: Carlos Villarreal

Last chance to catch In the Heights at Harbor Playhouse | August 19-21

This weekend, Harbor Playhouse presents In the Heights with showtimes all weekend long. Get your tickets to experience the vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights – where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. This is the show’s last weekend, so don’t miss it!

Shop unique goods at the last Peddler Show of the year | August 19-21

Shop clothing, jewelry, accessories, home decor and more at the Robstown Peddler Show all weekend long at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds from 12-6 pm on Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 am-4 pm on Sunday.

Chef Avery and Chef Greyson of Curly Girl Cooking. Curly Girl Cooking will be a featured business at Lazy Beach’s market this weekend. Photo: Lillian Reitz

Celebrate kid entrepreneurs in the community| August 20

Join Lazy Beach Brewing for a special market event featuring kid entrepreneurs in the Coastal Bend. The market takes place this Saturday from 5 – 8 p.m. and will feature businesses like Curly Girl Cooking, which will be serving up Caribbean chicken curry!

Round up rubber ducks for cause | August 20

Come shake your tail feathers at Water’s Edge Park for the 2022 Rubber Duck Roundup benefiting South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy “quacktivities,” games, live music, crafts, food and more.

Photo courtesy of Corpus Christi Hooks

Catch a ballgame with the family | August 21

Head over to Whataburger Field this Sunday and watch the Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Frisco Roughriders. The game begins at 5:05 p.m. and tickets are available online or at the box office. Sunday’s game will also feature an art activity for 2,000 fans to paint their own sugar skull bobblehead.