Find things to do in Port Aransas, Corpus Christi

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

This original mural is one of two in the lobby of the Corpus Christi Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

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

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

Experience the final weekend of the summer melodrama at the Harbor Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

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

Explore local museums museum

Captain Frank's family

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

Located on Corpus Christi North Beach, the Texas State Aquarium is one of the best places to visit and take photos while on vacation.

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

A peek inside Dave and Buster's first Corpus Christi location in La Palmera Mall.

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

Tac-TX Entertainment, located on Corpus Christi Southside, features a tactical laser tag, ax throwing, arcade, pub and escape room as photographed on Saturday November 9, 2019.  The participants took part in the laser day.

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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