Corpus Christi is a sparkling city by the sea that’s known for sunny skies and sandy beaches, but it offers even more fun after the sun goes down. Some of the best attractions in town are even available only after dark.

    When you're done with dinner in Corpus Christi, you don't have to pack it up for the day, as the fun is only beginning. From after-hour hot spots with live music to a fun family evening out with a round of minigolf, the city’s top nightlife scenes are some you won't want to miss out on. Read on for the great places to go and the best things to do in Corpus Christi at night.


    Treasure Island Golf & Games

    Play some fun rounds into the night

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    Treasure Island Golf & Games is where you can enjoy one of the most classic pastimes in Texas: minigolf. While there are plenty of options available in Corpus Christi for this thrilling yet low stakes game, nothing offers an eclectic experience quite like Treasure Island.

    The fun spot features an outdoor minigolf course and even an indoor game arcade that the kids are sure to kill a good amount of time. Only a few minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, Treasure Island is a great destination to visit after a trip to the beach or dinner by the shore.

    Location: 14041 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA

    Open: Monday–Thursday from noon to 9 pm, Friday–Saturday from 9 am to 10 pm, Sunday from 9 am to 9 pm

    Phone: +1 361-949-1769


    Rockit's Whisky Bar & Saloon

    Sit back with a drink and live music

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    Rockit's Whisky Bar & Saloon is a cool hangout for when it's time to sit back with a relaxing drink in Corpus Christi. Not only can you enjoy their diverse and delicious offerings from the saloon’s menu, but you'll even find comfortable outdoor seating on their patio.

    That's just the beginning, however, as there's also live music performed every night from local musicians. Couple that with their crafted cocktails, an expansive whisky selection, and a welcoming atmosphere, and you can enjoy a late-night bar experience like no other in town. Look out for their open-mic nights if you want to show off your talents.

    Location: 709 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA

    Open: Tuesday–Thursday and Saturday from 6 pm to 2 am, Friday from 4 pm to 2 am (closed on Sundays and Mondays)

    Phone: +1 361-360-0330


    The Great Escape of Corpus Christi

    Race against time and break free

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    The Great Escape of Corpus Christi is where you can try your hand at if you're looking for a test of wits. Each escape room game offers exactly 60 minutes for you to work together with your group to solve the puzzles and escape in time.

    There are several themes available as well, including an asylum, a heist, and a lost tomb. Make it out within the time limit, and you win. You'll even find an online leaderboard with the best times to escape each room. If you're looking for an extra challenge, don't try to merely escape. Instead, try to escape and topple the top spot on the leaderboard.

    Location: 6181 Saratoga Blvd Suite 111, Corpus Christi, TX 78414, USA

    Phone: +1 361-452-2531


    Bowlero Corpus Christi

    Bowling and more for the whole family

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    • Adventure
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    At Bowlero Corpus Christi, you can find bowling fun that the whole family can enjoy. The bowling alley offers several lanes illuminated by vibrant neon lights. That's just the beginning as there's also a full arcade where you and the kids can enjoy a variety of games that come in a good variety of old and new.

    You'll even find a laser tag course if you're looking for a different kind of experience altogether. Additionally, Bowlero Corpus Christi is equipped with a full bar and restaurant offering delicious food and drinks for whenever you feel the need to replenish.

    Location: 6116 Ayers St, Corpus Christi, TX 78415, USA

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 4 pm to 11 pm, Friday from 4 pm to 1 am, Saturday from noon to 1 am, Sunday from noon to 11 pm

    Phone: +1 361-857-2695


    Pelican Lounge

    Pelican Lounge

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    Pelican Lounge in Corpus Christi shows that the only thing better than a late-night sports bar is a late-night sports bar that’s located on the beach. The hot spot lets you enjoy incredible drinks and cocktails all while watching the waves from the patio. 

    That's just the beginning of their offerings, however, as you can also enjoy live music performed by local musicians. Sports are displayed on large high-definition screens around the establishment. Plus, there are fun bar games you can play including pool and shuffleboard.

    Location: 14330 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA

    Open: Daily from 4 pm to 2 am

    Phone: +1 361-949-8222


    Northshore Cinema 8

    See a film at this stadium theatre

    • Nightlife
    • Couples
    • Families

    Northshore Cinema 8 in Corpus Christi offers a special cinema experience that you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. The stadium theatre setting features wall-to-wall screens complete with DTS surround sound for the ultimate visual and auditory experience. 

    Concessions are available, of course, but you can bring your own bowl and enjoy free popcorn every Tuesday night when you visit after 6 pm. With that kind of offer in addition to all sorts of great snacks available, try not to fill up on dinner beforehand.

    Location: 251 Buddy Ganem Dr, Portland, TX 78374, USA

    Phone: +1 361-643-3456


    House of Rock

    Be there for the live music

    • Food
    • Nightlife

    House of Rock is one of the most iconic saloons in all of Corpus Christi offering live music. Bands play here every Wednesday and Sunday night, along with some other themed nights through the week.

    They also hold an open mic night every Tuesday with performances from musicians, comics, and poets. In addition to the live performances, you can grab some snacks like lemon pepper wings and fresh-baked pizza from the kitchen that's open all week long. There's a full bar as well – ask for the best local IPA and crack a cold one before the stage or at the Kerbside Café with street views.

    Location: 511 Starr St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA

    Open: Thursday–Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday–Wednesday from 11 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 361-882-7625


    Bob Hall Pier

    Fish off one of the best piers on the Gulf

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    • Adventure

    Bob Hall Pier is one of the most iconic spots in Corpus Christi and it’s known as one of the best fishing piers on the Gulf of Mexico. While there's plenty to do here during the day, it's also a great place to visit after dark thanks to the incredible fishing opportunities for tarpon as well as kingfish.

    The pier itself is notably long, measuring a total of 1240 ft, so you can enjoy access to fish species that don't normally drift outside of the deep waters. All of the equipment you need is available at the pier, including rentals if you decide to fish last minute.

    Location: 15820 Park Rd-22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA


    Selena Memorial Statue

    Visit the bronze statue of the namesake Tejano singer

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    Selena Memorial Statue, otherwise known as Mirador de la Flor or simply the statue of Selena, is a famous monument in Corpus Christi. The bronze statue on Shoreline Boulevard, just before Arad Park, is dedicated to the eponymous Tejano singer who passed away in 1995 at the age of 23.

    This lifesize bronze statue depicts the signature stylish jacket the famous singer wore with intricate attention to detail as she looks towards the water. You'll find an array of mosaic tiles around the statue adorned with white roses, which were Selena's favourite.

    Location: 600 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA

    Phone: +1 361-826-2489


    The Gold Fish

    Order a refreshing craft cocktail at this hip local bar

    • Nightlife

    The Gold Fish is one of the most prominent local bars in Corpus Christi and is an excellent destination to finish off your night in the city. They offer a large selection of craft beers and wine with many coming from local brewers. But that's just the beginning. 

    This establishment specialises in handcrafted drinks like mojitos. To add a more personal touch to their speciality drinks, they often add herbs, like mint, from their own herb garden. The staff's recommendation though, is to always enjoy their whisky straight.

    Location: 724 N Mesquite St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 4 pm to midnight, Friday from 4 pm to 2 am, Saturday from 1 pm to 2 am, Sunday from 4 pm to 10 pm


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