Buc Days is more than just a rodeo. Experience the longest-running pirate festival and parade in Corpus Christi! Buc Days has been going since 1938 with about 45,000 attendees each year. Coast on over to Corpus Christi from May 5-15, 2022 to enjoy concerts, parades, and plenty of exciting rides!


Light up the night at the NavyArmy Night Parade! There will be no shortage of marching bands, dancing, grand floats, and more. Check out the parade route and information here.

It’s not enough to just have one parade in the Gulf Coast Capital. Gear up and get ready for the Children’s Parade that will feature youth organizations and plenty of floats and spirited dancing! Gather the little pirates and check out the parade info here.


Dunking of the Mayor

It’s not officially Buc Days until the Mayor of Corpus Christi walks the plank! Plant yourself on the Sea Wall and get ready to see some scallywags throw the Mayor overboard at this time-honored tradition.


Stripes Carnival

Whether you’re a thrill seeker or fan of the Ferris wheel, the carnival has a ride for everyone! And don’t forget to check out Treasure Island, an exhibit space with retail vendors, concessions, and a petting zoo.


Rodeo & PBR

Saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, mutton bustin’ and more. Come see some of the best rodeo athletes around compete for the ultimate prizes at the American Bank Center Arena.


Barbecue Competition

You had us at barbecue. Coast your way back to the Sea Wall and get ready for a saucy, smoky competition! Buc Days Gate Admission allows you access to BBQ on the Bay.


Rodeo Concert Series

Live it up in the Gulf Coast Capital with world-renowned country artists, rappers, and bands. Artists like Flo Rida, Clay Walker, and the Randy Rogers Band are slated to play at the 2022 concert series.



For even MORE things to do at Buc Days, check out the full schedule along with parking information and event locations here.