Things to Do This May Around the Coastal Bend

Things to do in and around Corpus Christi in May.

BUC DAYS 2022 | May 5-15

Arrr you ready for the event of the summer? From carnival days, pirate shows and Rodeo Corpus Christi to live music performances, a parade and so much more, there are plenty of ways to join in on Buc Days fun this month. Head to the Buc Days website for a full schedule of events and tickets. (BUCDAYS.COM)

Free Comic Book Day 2022 | May 7

Free Comic Book Day allows newcomers and longtime readers to pick up new upcoming comic titles, offered by the top comic publishers in the industry! The event will take place at Comics Plus from 9 AM to 7 PM and is free to the public and features over 45 free titles. (5139 EVERHART RD.)

17th Annual Casa Kids Superhero 5k Run/Walk | May 7

Gather the kids and bust out those superhero costumes for a good cause! CASA’s annual Superhero 5K takes place at Heritage Park from 8 AM to 10 AM and includes a route good for walking or running, kids games, yoga, photo ops and more. (1581 N CHAPARRAL ST.)

Palm Fest 2022 | May 13-14

Head to Port Aransas for a weekend filled with a live music lineup and the 2nd Annual Southern Coast open Texas BBQ Masters Throw- Down at Robert’s Point Park. The festival will also feature kids activities, rides and games and more. (301 J C BARR BLVD.)

2022 Go Red for Women Luncheon | May 19

Join the American Heart Association – Texas for its 2022 Corpus Christi Go Red For Women Luncheon from 10:30 AM to 1:15 PM at the American Bank Center. The gathering focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke and raises critically needed funds to save more lives. (1901 N SHORELINE BLVD.)

Hooked On Padre Fishing Tournament | May 20-21

Grab your favorite fishing buddies and join the Padre Island Business Association for the inaugural Hooked on Padre Fishing Tournament at The Waterline at Doc’s. Register your team online for this all-angler, all-water tournament in team format. (13309 SPID)

Beach to Bay Relay Marathon | May 21

This annual event has grown into one of the largest relay marathons in the United States! The six-leg running event, both in relay and full marathon format, totals approximately 26.2 miles. If you don’t want to miss out on the fun but aren’t looking to run, head downtown for the finish event with live music, vendors, awards and more. (BEACHTOBAYRELAY.COM)

25th Annual Rockport Wine Festival | May 28

Mark your calendars for a day filled with wine, craft beer, local cuisine, shopping vendors, live music and more. The Rockport Wine Festival will feature over 75 varietals of wine and benefits the Texas Maritime Museum. (TEXASMARITIMEMUSEUM.ORG)