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The 34th Annual Harbor Lights Festival with this year’s theme, “Fiesta Holiday”, is Corpus Christi’s unique celebration, ringing in the beginning of the holiday season for residents and visitors alike. The event has continued to grow each year and is featured in newspapers across the country as a “must see” event. The fun and hospitality of the area provides the settings for wonderful sights, enjoyable family activities, and a variety of vendors, featuring great food and holiday items. Parade Begins at 1 pm on Shoreline at Kinney, continues Northbound on Shoreline to Schatzel where parade ends and festivities begin!
Home for the Holidays is a beloved Coastal Bend Yuletide tradition featuring the best of Corpus Christi. Program highlights include selections from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, L’enfance du Christ by Berlioz and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Pie Jesu.” Sopranos Hsin Yi Lin and Vanessa Becerra join the CCSO along with over 150 voices from the Corpus Christi Chorale and the Del Mar Master Chorus. Start a new family tradition and set the holiday mood with the jubilant sounds of the CCSO!
Holiday Light Spectacular, sponsored by NEC Retail, will once again transform part of Center Court into a holiday wonderland, using 3D projection mapping to bathe the interior walls with dazzling light and holiday images, all set to festive music. Produced by PaintScaping and director Philippe Bergeron, the show runs nightly through December 12th at 6, 7 and 8pm. Also, boys and girls are invited to stop by Center Court for visits with Santa Claus. He’ll be available for photos during mall hours through December 24th.
Ring in the New Year in style at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel. Starting at $259 per night, the package includes deluxe accommodations, late checkout and two tickets to the New Year’s Eve Gala. The Gala will feature continuous live music, an elegant dinner buffet, champagne toast at midnight and much more. Individual tickets are $100.
Savor the flavor of South Texas at the 28th Annual Food and Wine Classic! An elegant place to meet, mix and mingle with friends and business associates, while supporting KEDT. Find your new favorite fine wine at the many wine tasting stations while sampling exquisite dishes from some of our area’s finest restaurants, caterers, and bakers.