When it comes to the spring break, sunshine isn’t always trendy.
But don’t let the Texas weather ruin your plans this week. There’s still a lot to do and see in Coastal Bend, so we’ve put together a few ideas to get your day started.
Treat yourself to a movie
When the sky is cloudy, grab some of your favorite snacks and popcorn and go to the movies. You can catch some of the latest movies in local theaters like Century 16, AMC Theaters, Movies Inc. (Callallen Location), Movies Inc. at Aransas Pass, Northshore 8 in Portland, or go to the Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi if you’re looking for a fun one Movie party.
Afternoon Tea: Emma Film Party at 1:30 p.m. Sunday March 8th
Billy Madison Quote-Along Film Party at 7.30pm, Monday March 9th
“The Departed” St. Patrick’s Day Beer Dinner on Tuesday March 17th
7601 S. Staples St. Information: 361-808-4824 or https://drafthouse.com/corpus-christi
Attend a concert at the American Bank Center
The weather can’t stop you from enjoying a good concert or show in downtown Corpus Christi.
Here is a list of the upcoming shows:
Chris Stapleton All American Road Show at 7 p.m., Wednesday March 11th
The office! A musical parody at 7.30pm, 9.30pm, Friday March 13th March
The Temptations & The Four Tops at 7pm on Sunday March 15th
Check out a community theater
Indulge your inner thespian and head to your local community theater this spring break.
If you’re looking for shows on Corpus Christi, the Harbor Playhouse presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March.
For tickets and information, call 361-888-SHOW or visit www.harborplayhouse.com.
Explore local museums museum
This spring, take a trip to the Art Museum of South Texas or explore the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.
If you visit the WWII aircraft carrier, you can visit its popular escape room, which offers the adventurous the chance to defuse an atomic bomb in this Cold War era challenge.
More:The Escape Room at the Lexington Museum on the Bay offers adventure seekers a historic challenge
If you’re in Port Aransas on recess, visit the Port Aransas Museum at 101 E. Brundrett on Alister Street. The museum gives visitors a chance to explore the rich history of the beach town, which was originally called Tarpon.
Visit the Texas State Aquarium
Rain or shine, the aquarium has a lot to see and do inside.
The aquarium’s newest attractions include the Caribbean Journey exhibition and Whataburger 4-D theater.
Go to the arcade
Grab your friends and enjoy retro 80s style arcade games at Quasars Arcade, 5301 Everhart Rd.
The video arcade offers more than 30 classic video games and pinball machines. Some of the classic games are Asteroids, Wizard of Wor, Ghosts N ‘Goblins, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Donkey Kong, Mario Bros., Ultimate Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II ”and“ Mage the Dark ”.
For a bite to eat and unlimited games, head to Dave and Busters Corpus Christi for hundreds of the latest in arcade games.
Be active in these indoor playgrounds
When visiting these playgrounds, you can still have a lot of fun inside.
Grab your kids and head to TAX-TX, an indoor tactical laser tag arena at 2818 Rodd Field Rd. The arena features concrete buildings, back alleys, DMX lighting, and immersive sound for you the feeling of being in a video game.
You can also jump in one of Corpus Christi’s indoor trampoline parks like Get Air !, Jumping World or Xtreme Jump.
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