Discover the best souvenir and gift shops on North Beach, North Padre Island, and Downtown. From quaint beachside locations filled with coastal treasures to vibrant gift shops with unique selfie spots, there’s no shortage of places to find the perfect Corpus Christi-themed item. Explore the shopping scene and create lasting memories of your visit.

Palace Beachware and Gifts 

Swing by the vibrant yellow gift shop on North Beach with the giant shark up front for a diverse range of beach essentials. From boogie boards and henna tats to apparel and souvenir novelties, you’ll find what you need and something extra to take back home. Don’t forget the obligatory selfie with the shark – it won’t bite.


Sea Treasures 

This quaint beachside spot is filled with a wide selection of Coastal Bend treasures to take home with you. From keychains and coffee mugs to clothing and beach-themed trinkets, Sea Treasures is a convenient one-stop shop for all things souvenirs.

Water Street Gift Shop  

Find swag from Water Street restaurants and local vendors, apparel for the whole family, and other great gift ideas at Water Street Gift Shop. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Spencer, the sweet Water Street Village cat, and grab some Spencer-themed merchandise as a special keepsake. Top off your visitor shopping experience with the exclusive Corpus Christi Edition Monopoly and capture a photo with the bright blue wave mural.

Gulf Coast Capital Store 

Located in the Visitor Information Center, the Gulf Coast Capital Store is your hub for everything in Corpus Christi. Shop from an assortment of themed apparel, seasonal products, stickers, keychains, towels, and more. While you’re there, chat with one of the friendly Gulf Coasters for maps, discounts, and trip ideas to maximize your stay in the Gulf Coast Capital. Don’t forget to snap a vacation selfie in the selfie spot mirror or strike a pose on the rainbow-painted stairs.


Ocean Treasures  

When exploring Padre Island, you can’t miss Ocean Treasures Gift Shop. The eye-catching sandcastle and mermaid storefront is enough to grab your attention, but once you’re inside, you’ve entered a treasure trove of homemade gifts, unique trinkets, and all your beach-going needs. Shop from seashell art, beach-inspired jewelry, home décor, and more for a one-of-a-kind experience. 


Bleu Frog  

Shop from a wide assortment of handmade products, fine art, antiques, gourmet gifts, home goods, toys, jewelry, clothing, and many other fun finds at Bleu Frog Mercantile. You’ll also find practical items like tumblers, bath and body products, and food items. You’ve most likely worked up an appetite while exploring this spacious store, so swing by next door to Hester’s Café for a quick bite to eat after your shopping trip.


Sew Bonita

Sew Bonita is the perfect place to find a gift for the Tex-Mex lover in your life. This shop is popular among locals and people from all over the country for its uniquely sewn items, fabric, jewelry, cultural gifts, and goods filled with Latino heritage and humor. Don’t leave without checking out the bright red door with 512 centered above that pays homage to Selena and one of her popular songs. It’s also Corpus Christi’s former area code!


Whether you’re looking for clothing or a homemade gift, there is no shortage of interesting and unique souvenir and gift shops around the Coastal Bend. Be sure to stop into one of these places on your next visit or check out the multitude of other shopping centers and independent stores in the Gulf Coast Capital.