With its mix of oceanfront fun and urban amenities like luxury hotels and restaurants, Corpus Christi lets you do it all—in flip flops.
“Wheel of Fortune Live”
American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
One of the greatest game shows of all time has been adapted into a stage show to give more fans access and more chances to win at “Wheel of Fortune Live.” Guests are randomly selected to go onstage and feel like they stepped into the game show itself.
Latino Film Festival
Performing Arts Center, 6300 Ocean Drive
In cooperation with the Corpus Christi Film Commission and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Festival De Cine Latino Americano Corpus Christi opens this new festival that highlights the finest international Latino and Latin American content and uplifts talented Latino filmmakers worldwide. It provides a platform for innovative, original, and thought-provoking works that are by, about, and for the Latino community.
Winter Lecture Series
Jan. 24-Feb. 28
South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St.
Winter visitors and South Texans learn valuable and often unique lessons on South Texas horticulture and the environment from experts, while meeting new friends over a cup of coffee.
Barefoot Mardi Gras
Whitecap Beach, 14802 Whitecap Blvd.
Bring out the purple, green, and gold and head to the Gulf Coast to celebrate Mardi Gras on the sand. Barefoot Mardi Gras started as a backyard celebration in 2009 and has grown to a multi-day, city-wide annual celebration. Revelers gather near the shores of Whitecap Beach on Padre Island for the free parade and festival featuring floats, food, and family-fun. Partygoers who wish to continue the celebration can purchase a ticket for the King and Queen’s Ball to witness the crowning of new royalty while enjoying appetizers and cocktails.