Corpus Christi Fall Festivals October 2019
October gets an early start in Corpus Christi with fall festivals and Oktoberfests set beginning Saturday, September 21. Seasonal theatrical entertainment is already available at both the Harbor Playhouse and Aurora Arts Theatre, which you can find out more about in our story at this link.
Here’s the city’s line up of fall festivals, Halloween carnivals, and Octoberfests through October.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
520 Naval Air Station Drive
Includes a stein-holding competition, best-dressed contest, fire dancers, pirates, live music, food, drinks, and more. Free admission for all ages.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
NUECES BREWING CO. OKTOBERFEST
401 S. Water St.
Newly opened, Nueces Brewing Co. celebrates October in September with a traditional German fest, including one-liter commemorative beer steins, games, German food, and beer.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
Texas Surf Museum
309 N. Water ST.
This annual outdoor festival benefits the Texas Surf Museum. Features live music, activities for the whole family, and more. Free admission.
5830 Williams Drive
An annual fall fundraiser for the academy, the fall festival features live music, a haunted house, a cake walk, games, a silent auction, and food and drinks. Admission is free. Purchase tickets for food and activities.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Live musical lineup includes Mariachi Aquila, Ballet Alcorta Compania de Danza, Albert Flores Y La Juventud, Vida, La Calma, Stefani Montiel, and Solido. Food vendors and live viewing of the Dallas Cowboys on TV. Free admission sponsored by South Texas Ford.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
Nueces Brewing Co.
401 S. Water St.
Presented by the Musing Morenas, the Halloween Market includes costume contests for humans and dogs, trick-or-treating, giveaways, live music, artisan vendors, and more. Free admission.
Christ the King Catholic Church
1625 Arlington Drive
Children’s games and rides, live entertainment, vendors, a raffle, and a silent auction all benefit the church. Admission is free. Tickets sold for games and items to purchase.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
Fay Webb Elementary School
6953 Boardwalk Ave.
Food booths, food trucks, rides, games, a cake walk, a hayride, a fire truck, and more. Admission is free. Tickets available for purchase for activities and food. Bracelets available.
3340 S. Alameda ST.
Students and staff host the 57th annual carnival with rides, a dunking booth, a haunted house, hayrides, a cake walk, a silent auction, and live entertainment. Admission is free. Tickets available for purchase for games, rides, food, and more.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
737 Saint Pius Drive
Halloween traditions fulfilled with a haunted house, games, a cake walk, inflatables, a silent auction, and live music. Admission is free. Tickets for sale for games, food, drinks, and more.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
4044 Greenwood Drive
Come paint pumpkins as just one of the activities and crafts for the whole family at the library pumpkin party. Free.
5002 Kostoryz Road
Features an evening of fun for all ages, including a costume contest, moon jumps, bingo, a silent auction, food booths, rides, and games. Free admission. Items available for purchase.
Water’s Edge Park
602 S. Shoreline Blvd.
Sponsored each year by Thomas J. Henry law firm, Bark in the Park features a costume contest for dogs and humans. Includes food trucks, vendors, music, children’s activities, and more. All proceeds benefit local animal shelters and rescue operations. Admission is free. Pet costume contest registration is $10 the day of event and $7 in advance.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
710 S. 19th St.
This parish fundraiser features live music, children’s games, a cake walk, a moon jump, a general store, a silent auction, vendors, live music, and door prizes. Admission is free. Items available for purchase.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
1541 Waldron Road
The annual pumpkin patch turns into a festival of fall fun with hayrides, games for adults and kids, and food. Free event.
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