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Corpus Christi Polar Bear Plunge & Fun Run

A New Year’s Day polar bear plunge is an annual tradition shared by communities around the country and the world. The Corpus Christi Polar Bear Plunge is our local take on the tradition! We have teamed up with the Corpus Christi Roadrunners to offer a warm-up fun run at 11:15 on the Corpus Christi Beachwalk, followed by the plunge at 12 noon. After the plunge, you’re invited to warm up under the heat lamps and stick around for lunch at Fajitaville.

The events are free. Items will be available for purchase – polar bear hats & hoodies on site, food at Fajitaville, and souvenir clothing available in adult and kids’ sizes in the event’s online store. The polar bear mascot and banner will be around for photos before the plunge. The Corpus Christi Polar Bear Plunge was started to raise awareness and funds to cure ALS. If you’re able, please make a contribution via the event web site to the nonprofit ALS Therapy Development Institute: https://www.polarbearplunge.cc/

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Joshua's Christmas Cookie

Keep the Magic Alive With Christmas Traditions for the Whole Family

Last night I sat alone in the living room in the dark while my family slept and just stared at our Christmas Tree. I love Christmas. I love everything about it. The shopping. The wrapping. The decorating. The beauty and scent of a perfectly imperfect kid decorated Christmas tree with bottom heavy branches of handmade […]

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Breakfast with Santa- Baby- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Celebrating the Merry and Bright {2017 Breakfast with Santa Recap}

:: Disclaimer :: Breakfast with Santa was made possible with the involvement of numerous local businesses. We are so grateful for their involvement and support!We set out to create another fun, family friendly event that was as magical as the Christmas season itself. Photos by: Beloved Captures Photography Breakfast with Santa did not disappoint! It […]

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The Game Everyone Can Play- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

The Game For Everyone (Even Grumpy Teenagers)

My family started playing The Game For Everyone about three years ago. I wanted to have an activity we could all do after opening Christmas presents. I thought game playing would be fun, but we needed a pastime that everyone could be involved in, including my autistic niece, my Alzheimer’s affected mother-in-law and those young […]

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Food Truck Christmas Village Corpus Christi 2017

On Saturday, November 25 form 12 pm to MIDNIGHT “Food Truck Christmas Village” in the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay! Bring your family out for a night, not to be missed, for a Christmas Celebration! The Food Trucks are coming to town! Gourmet food trucks will gather on location offering all of your food favorites. Come fill your ears with Christmas music from local bands and entertainment at the Jolly Stage & Santa’s Elves Play Zone. Bring your camera or let us take your child’s photograph with Santa Claus. A mailbox in the village will be ready to receive Santa’s letters. Have your child drop by to write his or her wish list to Santa. Santa’s elves will make a special trip to pick up all the letters. Bring your shopping list, this pre-Christmas event will offer a unique shopping experience with many stores to jump start your Christmas shopping. Free admission with Family Fun. 

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More than Santa- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

10 Reasons NOT to Miss Breakfast with Santa

:: Disclaimer :: HUGE THANK YOU to our Title Sponsor, Rani Pediatrics, as well as our event partners, St. Pius X Catholic School, Portraits and Events by Lindsay Baker, Complete Family Eye Care, and Beloved Captures. Breakfast with Santa would not be possible without their involvement and support!Ready to buy your tickets to Breakfast with […]

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3rd Annual Corpus Christi Hot Tamale Fest 

The 3rd Annual CC Hot Tamale Fest (400 N. Chaparral St., CC TX, 78401) is a festival season for Tamales, Art, Culture and much more! This years festival proceeds are to benefit Chica’s Rock, an organization that builds esteem in under privileged girls through MUSIC! Free admission and family friendly! The Corpus Christi Hot Tamale Street Fest will be showcasing South Texas’ best tamales. Visit the beautiful Marina Arts District of Downtown Corpus Christi, while having your fill of a variety of Tamales from some of the best restaurants in town. In addition, try out a selection of beers and beverages with the tamales. See who wins Corpus Christi’s Best Tamale and Best Creative Tamale. Relax and enjoy a variety of entertainment including a children’s talent show, local live music acts and much more. And, don’t forget to be there for Corpus Christi’s first Hot Tamale Eating Contest, too.

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27th Annual Ranch Hand Breakfast

A highlight of the Ranch Hand Weekend in Kingsville is the annual Ranch Hand breakfast. Enjoy a breakfast of eggs, refried beans, biscuits and gravy, sausage, tortillas, coffee and juice. While you’re there, watch team roping demonstrations, re-enactors, musical entertainment, poetry, and storytelling.

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33rd Annual Cottonfest!

The 33rd Annual Cottonfest from 5 pm – 12 am is returning to Robstown. This family-friendly event includes concerts (Michael Salgado and the Spazmatics), lots of food, school age performances, and a carnival!

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