October Events in South Texas

CCRV-OctEvents

Looking to have some fun in Corpus Christi and south Texas this October? While there’s plenty to see and do, CCRV has found some of the better events going on this month. Check them out!

Aram Demirjian & Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra

On October 8, from 7:30-9:30pm, you can attend a special performance by the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra conducted by guest conductor Aram Demirjian.

Enjoy a spectacular evening of incredible music at the majestic Performing Arts Center. Demirijan conducts pieces by Mozart, Barber, Falla, and Tchaikovsky.

Jennifer Frautchi, two time GRAMMY nominee violinist, accompanies Demirjian with this remarkably wide-ranging repertoire.

The venue is at Texas A&M University’s Performing Arts Center at 6300 Ocean Drive.

Tickets start at $21 and run up to $95 based on seating.

Family Fun Day – Hispanic Heritage

Celebrate Hispanic heritage on October 8 from 11am-4pm at the Museum of Science & History, located at 1900 N. Chaparral Street.

Come enjoy fun crafts and activities as you learn about the rich Hispanic culture in the Coastal Bend.

Moonlight in the Gardens

Enjoy an evening under the stars in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for the South Texas Botanical Garden’s extravaganza, Moonlight in the Garden on October 14 from 5:30-10:00pm.

This casual evening of spectacular food and cocktails includes Astronomical Appetizers, Stellar Spirits bars, plus Best Steak on the Planet and Saturn’s Sweets.

Featured musical guest Flashback will keep guests entertained throughout the evening in a tropical garden atmosphere.

Individual seating is $125 per person; RSVP by October 10.

Dia de los Muertos Street Festival

On October 29, from 3pm to 12am, enjoy this free event.

Corpus Christi hosts the largest Dia de los Muertos Street Festival in Texas!

Featuring 3 stages of live entertainment, a huge community “Dia de los Muertos” Altar Display, fine art exhibitions, kids activities, and more, the Dia de los Muertos Street Festival is the best arts and cultural experience that you don’t want to miss!

Visit CCRV This October

Visit CCRV this October before you hit the road on your next adventure. We’ll make sure your RV is running smooth so you can focus on having a good time.

September Events for South Texas RVers

CCRV-SeptemberEvents

Corpus Christi has a lot going on in September if you know where to look. Check out some of the festivals and exhibits you can check out!

Arts Alive – September 3-4, 10am-4pm

Art comes ALIVE at the Art Center of Corpus Christi this Labor Day weekend! Join in on the newest arts festival along the beautiful bayfront. Enjoy a weekend full of curated artistic experiences featuring interactive art, live demonstrations and hands-on art action. There will be food trucks, live music, unique art demonstrations, community art projects, kids activities and much more!

Family Fun Day Dinosaurs! – September 10, 11am-4pm

Take your kids to the museum to learn more about dinosaurs. This exhibit takes visitors on a Jurassic journey back in time to learn about the species that populated the world millions of years ago.

Bailando Dance Festival – September 29-October 1, 7:30-9:30pm

The Department of Theatre and Dance, the School of Arts, Media, & Communication along with the Corpus Christi Concert Ballet presents the 17th annual Bailando Dance Festival, September 29-Oct. 1, on the TAMUCC main campus. This event involves 2 days of Master Classes and 3 evenings of dance performance filled with a variety of dance styles. This year, the performing companies hail from the Central, South and Southeast regions of Texas as well as Costa Rica.

General Admission: $12.00. Students: $7.00. TAMUCC Students: $5.00.

Visit CCRV Before You Hit the Road

You’ll need a comfortable RV to travel to all of the unbeatable events scheduled for this September in Texas. Stop in and see us at CCRV to find your dream RV today.  For RV sales, parts, and accessories, there’s nowhere better in south Texas than CCRV.

Must-Visit August Events in the Lone Star State

CCRV-AugustEvents

The kids may be heading back to school, but Texas is still bustling with summer events. Whether you’re at the beach, in the city or exploring the beautiful Texas Hill Country, there’s an outdoor activity or festival happening that you don’t want to miss. The following three events are ones you don’t want to miss across the state this month.

Schulenburg Festival

The annual Schulenburg Festival and all of the fun it has to offer is just around the corner. This event, which always takes place on the first weekend of August, will feature a CPRA Rodeo, the Go Texan cook-off, a CASI chili cook-off, a beer garden, countless live performances, kids activities, sports tournaments, a 5K fun run and so much more. You can get your tickets online now or show up at Wolters Park on the festival days of Aug. 4 through 7, to purchase your tickets in person.

Summer’s Last Blast

Bring another epic summer season to a close at the Summer’s Last Blast festival in Vernon. The event, which was formed in 1989, promotes the salvation and history of some of America’s greatest muscle cars. Visitors can enjoy cruises, car shows, burn-out contests and plenty of other muscle car fun. The costs vary per event, and the festival will take place on Aug. 12 and 13, from 8 a.m. to midnight.

Marketplace on the Square

Head to historic downtown Garland, Texas, for the Marketplace on the Square event on the third Saturday of August. The historic downtown area will be turned into an outdoor marketplace bustling with crafts, art, fresh local produce, delicious eats, culinary items and so much more. The event takes place on the third Saturday of every month from April through September, so there’s no better time to visit than now.

Summer doesn’t have to come to a close when you’re living the RV lifestyle. Stop in and see us at CCRV to find your dream RV and experience the luxuries of an endless summer this year.

July Events You Don’t Want to Miss Throughout Texas

CCRV-JulyEvents

Texas never sleeps, but that’s especially true in the summer months. July is bustling with nonstop festivals and events that draw visitors from around the country. The following are just a few of the many reasons to fire up your RV and cruise to the Lone Star State this July.

McDade Watermelon Festival

There’s no better way to cool down on a hot summer day in Texas than with a big slice of mouthwatering watermelon. The McDade Watermelon Festival, taking place on July 9, is a 60-year-long tradition that will feature everything from street dances to seed-spitting contests, live music, parades, a car show, family-friendly activities and so much more. The event at 143 Bastrop St., is always free, and will kick off at 7 a.m.

Sommerzeit Festival

The 2016 Sommerzeit Festival at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family. The event will feature everything from horse races and professional bull riding to a country craft market, knife shows, dances, carnival rides, pageants and more. The fair will take place on July 16 and 17, with five bands performing on Saturday evening.

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. The 2016 Great Texas Mosquito Festival makes light of summer’s biggest pest. The 36th annual edition of the event will feature three full days of family fun including live music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, tasty fair foods, contests for adults and kids, a Mosquito Chase 5K run, cook-offs and countless other activities. This year’s event will take place from July 28 through 30, in Clute, Texas.

Enjoy your July travels to the fullest by stopping in to see us at CCRV in Corpus Christi, Texas. Experience our town’s picture-perfect beaches and family-friendly atmosphere, then find the best deals in the industry on the latest and greatest RVs. And if you’re already in the RV of your dreams, we’re stocked with all of the camping supplies you need to make this summer the best one yet.

June Events You Don’t Want to Miss in Texas

060616_June

It’s not officially summer yet, but it certainly feels like it in Texas. The Lone Star State is heating up with a month full of outdoor events and festivities. Fire up your RV and cruise throughout Texas to these must-visit June events.

Texas Riverfest — New Braunfels

Don’t miss out on the anticipated 2016 Texas Riverfest on June 10, 11 and 12. This must-visit event features a thrilling river Tube Chute ride along the Comal River, with live music and other performances the entire way. At the end of the 2- to 4-hour-long tube ride, you’ll enjoy even more live music and activities. Visitors are advised to bring water, sunscreen, and beverages; although, beverages will also be available for purchase at the event. If you’re looking for the best way to kick off your summer festivities, there’s no better place to be than the 2016 Riverfest.

55th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo

Make the weekend of June 17 and 18 a memorable one with a visit to the 55th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. Tickets are on sale now for the family-friendly event, featuring live performances by Tracy Lawrence and Zane Williams as well as auctions, rodeo performances, dances, a morning parade, cook-offs, 42 tournaments, children’s activities and so much more. This summer event in Stonewall, Texas, is one you won’t want to miss.

Bremond Polish Festival Days — Bremond

Cruise over to Bremond for delicious eats and nonstop entertainment at the Bremond Polish Festival Days on June 24 and 25. This action-packed event features live Polish music, delicious Polish foods, a kids beauty pageant, a barbecue cook-off, a margarita mix-off contest, the 5K Polish Pickle Run, performers, a parade and more. The 2016 Bremond Polish Festival Days event will be held in downtown Bremond on Main Street and is always free and open to the public.

You’ll need a comfortable RV to travel to all of the unbeatable events scheduled for this June in Texas. Stop in and see us at CCRV to find your dream RV today.  

NYE Celebrations Near Your RV in Corpus Christi

12-29-2015-NYEfireworks

Corpus Christi is the place to be during all times of year, but it’s especially fun on New Years Eve. Park your RV as one of the city’s many RV parks, and you’ll be seconds from an array of exciting places to bring in the New Year. The following are a few of the top events happening across Corpus Christi on Dec. 31, this year.

Howling Moon NYE Part at Schlitterbahn

The Howling Moon New years Eve Party is shaping up to be one of the best ever. The party, held at Schlitterbahn’s Veranda Restaurant and Bar, will feature an elaborate luau buffet, mouthwatering desserts, a champagne toast, and the must-see Red Giant Band. The party will take place from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., and tickets can be purchased at Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi’s admissions counter.

Noon Years Eve at the Science and History Museum

Traveling with little ones? Celebrate the New Year at noon instead of midnight at the Science and History Museum. The museum will be filled with family-friendly fun, including live science experiments, crafts, a confetti countdown and so much more. The museum charges their usual general admission fee, and the celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Dec. 31.

Cactus and Vine Wine Bar Western-Themed Mix and Mingle

Celebrate the best of Texas at the Cactus and Vine Wine bar’s western-themed celebration. The party will be blasting tunes by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, The Outlaws, and an array of other country music stars. Visitors are encouraged to dress in their best country attire, and the celebration will start at 9 p.m.

Start the New Year with a Bang

There’s no better way to kick off the New Year than with a new RV from CCRV in Corpus Christi. Stop in and see us when you’re cruising throughout Texas this fall to start the 2016 travel year off right.

December Events You Don’t Want to Miss in Texas

12-1-2015-DecEvents

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and the phrase applies to our holiday festivities too. Fire up your RV and cruise to the Lone Star State for some of the country’s best December festivals and events. The following are a few of our favorites happening across the state, but we guarantee you’ll find a few unforgettable events of your own.

Dickens on the Strand

Galveston’s annual Dickens on the Strand event has been taking place for more than 30 years. Watch as characters from the famous Charles Dickens holiday novels walk along the strand on Dec. 4, 5 and 6, this year. Street vendors, carolers, street musicians and kids activities are just a few of the other perks of attending this must-visit event.

Texas Holiday Wine Trail

Few things will get you in the holiday spirit as well as a wine tour through Texas’ famous Hill Country. The event takes place from Dec. 4 through 20, and includes dozens of wineries serving special, seasonal wines and tasty appetizers. Tickets include a collectible ornament, a full complimentary tasting at each winery, a tasting passport to be stamped at each winery and discounts on bottle purchases. Gather your friends, pick a date and don’t miss this spectacular tour through the Texas Hill Country.

First Night Austin

End the month of December, and the year, with a bang at Austin’s First Night celebration. The event transforms downtown Austin into an amazing display of arts, live music and other forms of entertainment. More than 100,000 people regularly attend the event, so book your RV park ahead of time and be prepared for one of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations you’ll ever attend.

Do Your Holiday Shopping at CCRV

There’s no better place to find the perfect gift for the RV lover in your life than right here at CCRV in Corpus Christi. Stop in and see us to find the latest and greatest RVs, parts, accessories and camping supplies.

November Events You Don’t Want to Miss in Texas

11-2-2015-NovEvents

Unlike many parts of the country, November doesn’t mean freezing temperatures and early snows. It means more outdoor events, festivals and fall fun. Fire up your RV and cruise down to the Lone Star State for these unbeatable fall events.

City of Cleveland 1st Annual Fall Festival

The city of Cleveland, Texas, will be hosting their first annual fall festival this year, and it’s just $2 to attend. This day will be packed with family fun, including a kids area, tons of food vendors, a farmers’ market, arts and crafts vendors and more. Even better, hosting a vendor booth is free for the first edition of this event, so crafters and makers of all kinds are encouraged to attend.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 211 Peach St., in Cleveland.

24th Annual Houston Turkish Festival

Houston is guaranteed to come alive on Nov. 14 and 15, for the annual Turkish festival. Celebrate all things Turkish, including your favorite Turkish eats (and many you’ve never tried), a miniature Grand Bazaar, a kids’ corner, whirling dervishes and so much more. The festival will start at 11 a.m., on both days and is set to take place at 601 Louisiana St.

Festival of Lights

Cruise over to Lake Jackson for the 2015 Festival of Lights on Nov. 20 and 21. The event is set to feature a full carnival, a parade, family-friendly games, delicious foods, shopping and so much more. For 27 years, citizens of Lake Jackson an surrounding areas have gathered to kick off the holiday season together at this festive and fun November event.

Start the Holiday Season at CCRV

There’s no better way to spruce up this holiday season than with a new or used RV from CCRV in Corpus Christi. Give us a call, log online or stop in and see us to find out about our unbeatable fall prices.

Must-Visit October Events in Texas

10-5-2015-OctEvents

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean the fun is ending here in Texas. The Lone Star State is packed with events ranging from the massive State Fair of Texas to the Austin Film Festival and the annual Czhilispiel festival in Flatonia.

State Fair of Texas

The 2015 State Fair of Texas is fully underway, and it will continue through Oct. 18, with non-stop action for the entire family to enjoy. The fair features a 400,000-square-foot auto show, thrilling rides, exciting games, delicious foods, more than 100 free performances each day and countless other activities for all ages. The fair is currently taking place at 3921 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Dallas, Tex.

Czhilispiel

Czhilispiel may be a difficult festival to pronounce, but it’s one you don’t want to miss. The annual Czhilispiel festival will take place from Oct. 23 to 25, this year, with some of the best chili and barbecue cook-off competitions in the nation. The event was founded by the large Czech population in Flatonia, and it includes a top-class lineup of live entertainment, mouthwatering Czech eats, a 5K run, a jalapeno eating contest, a mechanical bull and a long list of other family-friendly activities. Admission to the event on Friday and Sunday is free, but gate admission on Saturday costs $12 per person.

Austin Film Festival

Close the month of October with the Austin Film Festival from Oct. 29 to Nov. 5. This year’s festival will include an array of parties, a pitch competition, conferences, film showings, film awards, writing awards and countless other events throughout the bustling city of Austin. Log onto AustinFilmFestival.com to see an entire schedule of events and to purchase film passes to premiers, parties and other happening activities around town.

Shop for a New RV at CCRV

There’s no better way to travel throughout Texas than in the comfort of a top-quality new and used RV from CCRV in Corpus Christi. Log online or stop in and see us to shop our huge selection today.

Texas Events You Don’t Want to Miss This September

9-4-2015-SeptEvents

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the festivals and events. September is heating up with some unbeatable events happening across the state, so fire up your RV and cruise to these three festivals you simply don’t want to miss.

Westfest

Head to West, Texas (yes, the town’s name is “West”) for the annual Westfest — one of the biggest Czech Polka festivals in the state. The event will take place on Labor Day weekend, and will feature the best in polka music, gifts and souvenirs, the Miss Westfest Contest, authentic Czech food and drinks, the Westfest 5K challenge, dance performances and countless other family-friendly activities. The event will take place at 1110 S. Main St., and there are a number of campgrounds located just seconds from downtown West.

Houston Hot Sauce Festival

Test your pallet this September at the Houston Hot Sauce Festival on Sept. 19 and 20. However, you don’t have to be a fan of spicy foods to fall in love with the event. The festival will feature tons of live music, arts and crafts vendors, fiery food vendors (and mild ones too), contests, eating competitions, fire eating displays, games, free face painting and tons of other family-friendly activities. This year’s event will be held at the Stafford Centre, just outside of Houston, in Stafford, Texas.

State Fair of Texas

The biggest of all Texas events this September is the annual State Fair of Texas. This year’s fair will take place from Sept. 25 to Oct. 18, so you have plenty of time to plan your September trip to Dallas. The event will features world-renowned live musicians, delicious fair foods (some from celebrity chefs), thrilling rides, kids activities, livestock shows, a car show, cook-offs a beer garden and everything you need to start your fall RV adventures off right.

And don’t forget to stop and see us right here at CCRV in Corpus Christi when you’re cruising throughout Texas in your RV this fall.