All ways happening.

There’s always something to do when you’re in Downtown Corpus Christi. From signature festivals and regular events to live music random street art, you’ll find flavors of the urban coastal lifestyle that make Corpus Christi such a unique place to visit or live.

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Texas Jazz Festival

The longest-running free Jazz Festival in the county, Texas Jazz Festival attracts over 100 bands and 50,000 music lovers to Downtown Corpus Christi each year. All taking place against the perfect setting of historic homes in Heritage Park, this is one of the city's signature events.

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Art Walk

Downtown comes alive. On the first Friday of every month you’ll find artists, musicians and all things creative converge Retama Park. Enjoy live music, food trucks serving up South Texas fare and art galleries featuring local and national artists.

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Dine Downtown

Every January Downtown puts a spotlight on the city's culinary scene. Enjoy some of Corpus Christi's best restaurants as they offer unique, three course value-priced menus for one week every year. Then diners can use their Dine Downtown receipt to participating retail shops, galleries and hotels to receive discounts!

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Dia de los Muertos

The Dia de los Muertos celebration has gone on for centuries in Mexico. It creates a connection to our past, as well as honoring loved ones who have passed away. Recognized as one of the top 10 festivals of its kind in the US by MSN, Corpus Christi's event has grown to almost 70,000+ in attendance.

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Farmers' Market

Every Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Art Center, find fresh veggies, produce, and locally raised beef and chicken, as well as handmade soaps and other essentials. Come enjoy live folk music and local coffee as you peruse the plentiful selection of goods from you neighbors.

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St. Paddy's Day Festival

Guzzle some green beer and dance an Irish jig. You won’t find a better place to celebrate St. Paddy's Day then Downtown Corpus Christi. Hosted by Cassidy’s Irish Pub, this all day festival features live Celtic music, food vendors and plenty of camaraderie. Plus, find out who will be the next Irishman or Irishwoman of the Year!

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Wednesday Night Regattas

The longest running weekly sailing regatta in the United States, our weekly evening regattas feature everything from novices to nautical know-it-alls. See local sailers color the sky as the sails compliment the incredible sunsets served up daily at the marina. Join a group or just watch from the bleachers at the Lawrence Street T-Head park every Wednesday.

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