150 miles from Mexico. A stone’s throw from the Gulf. The country’s biggest state. Mix it all together, and what do you get? Vibrant, diverse, fun Corpus Christi. With so much to see in and around the city, Corpus Christi is packed with exciting venues for everything from weddings to conferences to family reunions.

The Best Places for Your Next Event in Corpus Christi

The Art Center of Corpus Christi

Where to find it: 100 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Why it’s cool: With its airy walkways overlooking the Corpus Christi Bay and towering palm trees, the Art Center is more than the Coastal Bend’s hub for local art. The Center also offers ample space for weddings, receptions, meetings and more.

Texas State Aquarium

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Where to find it: 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78402

Why it’s cool: With schools of exotic fish and aquatic life, the Texas State Aquarium is one of the most breath-taking locations on this list. The aquarium lets you pick the room you’d like to host your event in, so you can be surrounded by your favorite animals! Under the aquarium’s supervision, you can even interact with some of the creatures. Looking for a real thrill? Try the new spaces in the Caribbean Journey exhibit. The beautiful Citgo Skyline venue overlooks the Corpus Christi Bay and marina.

American Bank Center

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Where to find it: 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Why it’s cool: Designed with lavish events in mind, the American Bank Center can host anything! Its theater is perfect for live entertainment, and its enormous rooms are perfect for getting large groups under one roof.

Whataburger Field


Where to find it: 734 E. Port Ave., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Why it’s cool: This beloved baseball field doubles as an event space. While its decor is great for sports fan, this multi-purpose facility can easily support weddings, reunions and much more.

Concrete Street Amphitheater


Where to find it: 800 Concrete St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Why it’s cool: This popular venue has hosted major acts like Fall Out Boy, Billy Idol and ZZ Top—and it can easily host your own musical entertainment! Just as great: The space is as flexible as you’d like. In fact, the venue can provide full-scale catering and event planning. Free parking is available to the 3,000 people that can fit comfortably under the pavilion.

USS Lexington Museum


Where to find it: 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78403

Why it’s cool: This record-setting World War II vessel is now available for your event! With more than 40,000 square feet available, the USS Lexington Museum provides tons of space for your guests to spread out. Of course, the view of the water is a nice perk, too!

There’s More in Store

All events come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the party needs to stop! Corpus Christi is filled with exciting nightlife options. From dancing and bars to theaters and concerts, there’s always something fun happening in the Coastal Bend. Take a look around to find something everyone will love!