1401 N. Harborth Ave.
Three Rivers, TX 78071
Phone: (361) 786-3563
Fax: (361) 786-2628
One of the premier fairgrounds or events spaces in Nueces County, Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds plays host to major events in the county. Conveniently located just off Highway 77, and just a few miles from the Nueces County Airport as well as the Corpus Christi International Airport, these fairgrounds boasts spaces that are equipped with excellent amenities and are ideal for big events. Among the facilities on offer here are the 4200-capacity Fairgrounds Field Baseball Stadium, 3200-capacity Central Pavilion Arena, and the 1200-capacity Conference Center. See the website or call to know more.
Sunset Station is a multi-faceted space featuring smaller venues within its premises—one of them being 'The Pavilion'. This space has a capacity of over 2000 guests and has played host to many concerts of prominent artists such as Zingy Marley and Def Tones. Apart from gigs, the venue can also be rented out for private events and social functions with arrangements of food and decorations made by the management. Located next to the Pavilion is the Plaza area complete with a well landscaped space and fountain that adds a to the overall pleasant ambiance and charm.
This vivacious 'shepherd's' play performed annually at the Mission San Jose is part of the Mexican Christmas celebrations in San Antonio. The performers hail from the well-known Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Characters of devils and shepherds are played out with zest and finesse by the trained performers. Attending the play thus becomes a thrilling experience to one and all!
Corpus Christi Greyhound Race Track is known for hosting elite racing events in the city. The place hosts greyhound and horse racing and attracts much of an upscale crowd. There are concession stands and a grandstand from where you can bet and cheer. The place is air-conditioned, enclosed and well furnished with an eclectic decor. There is also a dining area that serves great food.
Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio in Texas is involved in imparting Charreria training as well as taking Mexico's tradition and culture forward. For more than 50 years, Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio has strived to imbibe the values that this national sport of Mexico awards to its learners. Of all the events hosted by this organization, majority of them are performed by male riders, known as charros. Male riders partake in horse riding and roping events. At these events, you get to see their traditional dance, listen to Mexico's mariachi music and also relish their traditional culinary items.
Santikos Mayan Palace 14 has 14 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda. It also has stadium seating and a self-service concession stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
Located on the edge of town, the Corpus Christi Speedway attracts those with a need for speed. Races take place recently and this is a great way to feel like a local, cheering for your favorite driver from the crowd. Please check their website for upcoming events.
Built in 2005, this family friendly baseball field is a favorite summertime destination for locals. Sitting right next to the bay with views of the Harbor Bridge, every seat is a good seat. Reminiscent of old-fashioned fields from baseball's golden age, the facility offers some very thoughtful and modern features. All concession stands are designed so that patrons never have their back to the field and never miss a play. The kids play area features a play ground, scaled down baseball diamond and full sized basketball court. There's even a pool overlooking the field available for groups and parties. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop to pick up your own official Hooks gear.
The past is deeply rooted in the present and culture is deeply influenced by this. When you have all of this in your ambit, it leads to an inclusion of various communities across the world. This is also the motto that THE URBAN 15 GROUP follows. Devoted to media, music and movement, URBAN 15 believes in creating the new folk style reflective of contemporary San Antonio while providing accessibility to different communities. Promoting culture of the people, for the people and by the people, URBAN 15 performs multi-events, using streets as their props. The Carnaval De Antonio is an award-winning community street dance and drumming group. The troupe livens up the streets of San Antonio by bringing the sounds and music of the Caribbean and Bahia alive. To be a part of this group, you can audition now! The age ranges between 12-76 years. There is no sex, caste, creed, religion and race bar because individuality needs no definition! See website for dates and performances.
Located in beautiful Bayfront Park, the Harbor Playhouse consists of over 250 volunteers and actors that put on about four productions each year. Since 1925 it has been entertaining the citizens and visitors of the city. Performances include contemporary drama, musicals and comedies. Aside from plays, the theater has special events scheduled throughout the year. One of the most popular is the annual Halloween open house featuring actors dressed as ghosts and goblins. Ticket prices are quite reasonable, so it is a great opportunity to catch a bit of culture for a bargain.
The American Bank Center Arena is spread over an area of 1,50,000 square feet, and can entertain approximately 10,000 people at a time! The arena's construction was completed in 2004 and since then it has been hosting events to the likes of Shakira. Built for sporting events, the arena has seen ice hockey, boxing, baseball, basketball and many more. For information about tickets do contact the venue.
Shoreline Amphitheatre is an entertainment venue that hosts a number of big events like concerts, musicals and performance art. Located close to the shore, as the name suggests, the venue is perfect to enjoy any live performance. But do make sure you get your tickets well in advance and be in the loop about the artists' performing schedules.