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Check out all free things happening in Corpus Christi during the month of July! Happy Summer!

3rd Annual Corpus Christi Camera Fest

July 1-6

Channel your inner artist with the 3rd Annual Corpus Christi Camera Fest! Corpus Christi Camera is celebrating two years in business by offering more than 20 FREE workshops, panels and photoshoots throughout the week. For more details, check this out. 1220 Airline Rd #135

Downtown Farmer's Market

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Every Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Every Wednesday at the Art Center of Corpus Christi, expect to find a whole lot of produce, breads, cheese, food trucks, music and art at the Downtown Farmers' Market! Come out and support local farmers while getting your grocery list tackled for the week. Bring the kiddos along for either Family Art Time or the kids activity offered at the market! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Bay Jammin' Concert & Cinema Series

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June 6-August 16, 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Every Thursday and Friday, all summer long, enjoy live music and a movie on the lawn at Cole Park Amphitheater. Wind down and enjoy the summer nights with friends and some local jams and flicks. Bring along blankets, bikes, food and refreshments to enhance your experience. 2600 Ocean Dr.

Family Art Time at Art Center of Corpus Christi

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Every Wednesday and Saturday 

Looking for a family activity to fill up your Wednesdays and Saturdays? The Art Center of Corpus Christi opens up its doors every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. There are different classes that offer arts and crafts projects to complete as a family. Explore that creative side with your loved ones! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Mayor's 4th of July Big Bang Celebration

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July 4

Celebrate Independence Day the Corpus Christi way at the Mayor’s 4th of July Big Bang Celebration! Enjoy a downtown parade, live music, kids zone, Harbor Bridge Light Show and a spectacular firework show over the beautiful Corpus Christi Bay. Check the schedule of events, here.

Jazz Night at The Gold Fish

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Every Thursday, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a night of live smooth jazz at The Gold Fish! The local jazz band brings soul to life during their sets. Check them out this Thursday with your favorite katz for a relaxing evening. 724 N. Mesquite St.

Mesquite Street Comedy Club Open Mic Night


Every Thursday, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Come get your laugh on this Thursday at Mesquite St. Comedy Club for Open Mic Night! Test out your best dad-jokes and knock-knock jokes as you find your inner comedian. 617 N. Mesquite St.

First Friday ArtWalk


July 5, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Artwalk is a monthly Corpus Christi event held in the Marina Arts District on the first weekend of every month! Check out art displays, live music, and entertainment throughout the Downtown area at local galleries and shops together with the art market! 326 N. Chaparral St.

Friday Dollar Day at the Art Museum of South Texas

Must Visit Art Venues -Art Museum of South Texas

July 5, 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Explore the Art Museum of South Texas for just $1! Enjoy the new exhibits and beautiful architecture of the museum. Check it out! 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

emotion face at K Space Contemporary

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July 5-26

K Space Contemporary is hosting "emotion face," an exhibition of new drawings by Loring Baker. "Emotion face" will be on display in the K Space Gift Shop July 5 through June 26, 2019. Stop in for the opening reception on Friday, July 5 during ArtWalk from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. 415 Starr Street

Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest

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July 5-7

Cool off from the summer heat with tasty food and treats at the Corpus Christi Food Truck Summerfest. Check out Water's Edge Park to enjoy food from all kinds of food trucks. There’s something for everyone! 402 S. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Holistic Fair

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July 6 and July 20

Enjoy art by local community artists and spiritual guides at this FREE and unique Holistic Fair! Happening at the Emerald Beach Hotel, you can find tarot reading, hand crafted jewelry and apothecary wizards. 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd.

Pantone 2019: Living Coral at Art Center of Corpus Christi

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July 6-27

Stop by the Art Center of Corpus Christi throughout July to fully immerse yourself in the Pantone color of the year! The gallery is always free and is full of the color coral. 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.


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July 7, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Explore and overlook the Corpus Christi Bay in four different ways! Both pedestrian walkways on the Harbor Bridge are opened specifically for first Sunday Bridge Walkers. The BridgeWalk offers four different BridgeWalk routes—run the Harbor Bridge, walk the Harbor Bridge, run the Shoreline Route-BridgeWalk Without a Bridge, or walk the Shoreline Route-BridgeWalk Without a Bridge. There's also Yoga, Zumba and Tai Chi! Something wonderful for everyone. Walk begins and ends at Heritage Park1581 N. Chaparral 

Frida Fanatics Festival

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July 7, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Frida Kahlo was a prominent figure and you can celebrate her radiance at the 3rd annual Frida Fest in Corpus Christi! A celebration of Mexican culture, colorful artwork and passionate people are expected at this free event. There will be Frida inspired art, crafts, entertainment, food and even a look-a-like contest! 505 S. Water St.

Loca for Local at BUS

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July 13, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Go LOCA for some LOCAL goods! Shop from many local vendors while enjoying a craft cocktail on the patio at BUS (Bar Under the Sun). This event is honoring Frida Kahlo, so you'll be able to shop themed pieces, art and much more! 702 N. Chaparral St.

Padre Island Farmer's Market

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July 18, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

The Island Farmers' Market is the perfect place to stop in after a long summer beach day! Explore tons of locally made artisan crafts and get your produce for the week. Also enjoy food from local food trucks and live music. 14030 Fortuna Bay

Southside Farmer's Market

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July 27, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

Shop with local farmers and artisan food makers to add that special something to your next meal! Rain or shine, the Southside Farmer's Market has all the local vendors you love and all the goodies. 5800 Everhart Rd.

Buti & Brunch Summer Series at BUS

July 28, 10:00 a.m.-Noon

Spend your Sunday getting a quick sweat-sesh in with Yoga Time Studios at BUS! The FREE Buti Yoga class is open to all levels of women and men, no experience needed. Stick around after for brunch, bubbles and great company! 702 N. Chaparral St.

3rd Annual Shark Week LIVE!

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July 30, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

It's everyone's favorite week of the summer-- SHARK WEEK! Head to Brewster Street Ice House for the can't miss viewing party alongside shark researchers. This free family-friendly event features shark tagging gear, shark tracker set up, giveaways throughout the night and fun activities. 1724 N. Tancahua