Sunset Island Corpus Christi

Labor Day Weekend is on the horizon, and that means it’s time to get up-to-date with all the events that will be taking place on the Coastal Bend. Corpus Christi is an ideal destination for any holiday weekend involving good eats, cool drinks, arts, entertainment and, last but not least, some fun in the sun.

Celebrate the END of Summer 2021 with these Labor Day Weekend (and socially distanced) events!


First Friday Hybrid Art Walk
Friday, September 3rd at 5:30 pm

Sip, shop, and scan for First Friday's Hybrid ArtWalk! Head to downtown Corpus Christi and check out the participating businesses! Be on the lookout for QR codes around downtown businesses to shop for virtual vendors and find in-person experiences.

Gulf Coast Capital Market 
Saturday, September 4th, from 12 pm-5 pm

Join in on the first-ever Gulf Coast Capital Market by Visit Corpus Christi at Water Street Market! Enjoy local vendor goods, 10% off your purchase at the Visitor Info Center (some exclusions may apply), and a great time in downtown Corpus Christi!


Labor Day Food Truck Rally
September 4th & September 5th from 12 pm-10 pm

Enjoy a variety of eats, drinks, and more treats from a plethora of food trucks in the coastal bend overlooking the water on North shoreline blvd. This party will feature live music, a fun petting zoo (mini horses included), face painting, kid's activities, and so much more! 



Professional Bull Riding aboard the USS Lexington Museum
Saturday, September 4th starting at 1:00 pm

Join the fun in your cowboy and cowgirl boots for the 2nd annual cowboys for a cause event to be televised on CBS. Relax aboard the USS Lexington with food, drinks, and professional bull riding! Grab your tickets before they’re gone here. 



Koe Wetzel at Old Concrete Street Amphitheater
Saturday, September 4th at 7:00 pm

Coming in hot to Corpus Christi is The Texas-born singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Koe Wetzel. General Admission and VIP tickets are available here.


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Flat broke LIVE at Marker 37 Marina
Sunday, September 5th 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

This live music performance will be outside in an open space at Marker 37 Marina. There will be plenty of activities for all including volleyball, boardwalk, karaoke, food, drinks, ice cream, and more. Marker 37 Marina is located within Sunset Island. Snoopy’s will be serving food and drinks throughout Sunset Island.


Wine Tasting Dinner at Bellino’s Ristorante Italiano

Friday, September 3rd from 6:30-9:00 pm 

We’re calling on all wine lovers! Join Chef Francesco for a great night as he guides attendees through a gourmet dinner with perfectly paired wines explained by a guest sommelier! You can make reservations to save your seat here.


Jill Kimmel at Comic’s Live!

September 3rd, and September 4th, 9:30 pm-11:30 pm

As seen on Comedy Central, Jill has an appreciation for performing and making people laugh but didn't discover her true calling of stand-up comedy until July of 2006. Since then, she's worked with Tom Papa, Greg Fitzsimmons, Jim Norton, Jeffrey Ross, Tig Notaro, and many other great comedians at Stand-Up Live, the Improv clubs, The Laugh Factory, Catch A Rising Star, and many other respected venues around the country. Catch her show at Sal’s Bronx Pizza this weekend! You can purchase tickets here!



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Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront Free 5K

Love running? This event is for you. This Saturday, participate in a FREE 5K right on the beautiful Water's Edge park off the Corpus Christi Bayfront beginning at 7:30 a.m.! This event will be socially distanced and staggered by waves of participants at a time. Online registration only! To register, go to www.vfitproductions.com402 S. Shoreline Blvd.


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Southside Farmers Market

Who doesn't love a visit to the farmer's market? This Saturday, head on over to the Southside Farmer's Market to get a taste of local goods from community farmers. Rain or shine, this event will be happening from 9:00 a.m. - noon! 5800 Everhart Rd.


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Live Music at Executive Surf Club

Enjoy live music all weekend long on the Executive Surf Club patio! Be sure to grab a craft beer and an order of fish and chips and enjoy the views of Downtown Corpus Christi309 N. Water St.


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Take a Ride Aboard the Japonica

See Corpus Christi from a different perspective and treat yourself to a boat ride with Japonica Bay Tours! The Japonica is up and running and great for the entire family! See dolphins, pelicans and sea turtles as you cruise through the Corpus Christi bay. Don't forget to bring your camera and be sure to stop at Cathy's Boutique and Gifts once you're back on land. P.s. for the adults - Did you know the Japonica tours are BYOB? 108 Peoples St.


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A Beach Day

End Summer 2021 the right way with a day on one of Corpus Christi’s bright and beautiful beaches. From tanning and sandcastle building to surfing and swimming, there’s something for everyone during a Coastal Bend beach day. The best part? There are over 100 miles of beaches, each with unique features that make our city one of South Texas’ precious gems!

End your summer in style at the Coastal Bend! For more weekly events happening at Corpus Christi, check out our Facebook events calendar!

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