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Mom’s Guide to December 2016 {Top Picks for Family Events Around Corpus Christi}

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Family Friendly Things to Do in the Corpus Christi Area {December 2016}

There’s always something fun to do around Corpus Christi, so we put together our Mom’s Guide to December. This guide to family events around Corpus Christi outlines our top picks for local activities so you and your family don’t miss a thing! So, get out, try something new, and soak in all South Texas has to offer! If we’ve missed an event that’s a top pick for you and your family, let us know!

December 2

Dolly Parton: Pure and Simple

In her first major tour in more than 25 years, Parton’s set list will include hit favorites and new songs from her album Pure & Simple. Enjoy music and songs that have not been heard live for decades.

December 3

35th Annual Harbor Lights Festival

The 35th Annual Harbor Lights Festival is a free and fun family festival. Be sure to catch the children’s parade at 1 pm, and end the night with the marina’s boat parade at 7 pm. Also, enjoy an activity area, a children’s fun zone, inflatables, and the ceremonial lighting of the Holiday Tree. 

December 10

Scuba Santa Arrives at the Texas State Aquarium

The Texas State Aquarium introduces Scuba Santa! Scuba Santa will bring smiles and wonder to families visiting the Aquarium! Stop by the Flower Garden exhibit, and watch the “Diver in the Water” presentation to see Scuba Santa. Scuba Santa will make daily appearances through December 17th. Check the Aquarium’s schedule for times!

December 10

Breakfast with Santa at St. Mark’s Church

Want to take the family to a pancake breakfast with Santa? Then, visit St. Mark’s Church on December 10th. Take a photo with Santa, play games, listen to stories, sing songs, and make crafts while you’re there! This is a FREE family event! Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Corpus Christi Food Bank. 

December 10

Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk

Looking to participate in a fun holiday walk or run? Then, try out the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk and 2Mile Walk benefiting Bikes for Kids. This fun filled family run will also include a Kids 1K so everyone can participate in this festive event! A post-party will be at the House of Rock. Register for the race and help raise money to provide a new bike for a child this holiday season.

December 10-11

Ingleside Renaissance Faire

Come out to Live Oak Park and take a step back in time at the Ingleside Renaissance Faire. Be entertained by jousting knights, pyrojugglers, belly dancers, music, food, and more! Just $5.00 admission and children 6 and under are Free!

December 17

Insane Inflatable 5K

Experience the most fun, wild, and insane obstacle run in the world. This course is filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!

December 17

Candy Cane Lane Celebration and Lights

It’s time for the annual Candy Cane Lane Celebration in Corpus Christi. Visit Schanen Estates for an amazing neighborhood lights and holiday celebration. For more information, check out their Facebook page!

December 17

Food Truck Christmas Village

Bring your family out to Heritage Park on Saturday for a Christmas Celebration! The Food Trucks are coming to town! Gourmet food trucks will gather on location, offering all of your favorite foods. 

Bring the kids for photos with Santa Claus. Then, drop off your letters to Santa in the special mailbox. While you are there, listen to music, watch Christmas movies on the lawn, or tour the historical homes.

In addition to our Top Picks, the Coastal Bend offers many other events you and your family can enjoy. For a more comprehensive list, checkout out our family friendly events calendar and our 2016 Guide to Holiday Events! There’s always something fun to do!

Please Note: Our event information is updated as we become aware of changes. However, we recommend checking with the appropriate venue or organization to confirm details prior to an event.

Submit your event for consideration as a top pick!

Add your event to our community calendar or email us details at info {at} corpuschristimomsblog {dot} com!

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