May 1 @ 11:00 am
ARRR YOU READY?! CITGO presents Buccaneer Days is making its annual return to Corpus Christi with some exciting new changes!
Pirates and Cowboys converge on the American Bank Center Complex as the Stripes Carnival, Rodeo Corpus Christi, Shopping and the Parades merge to create a true festival grounds experience!
April 29-May 9, 2021
The STRIPES CARNIVAL will be located in the paved parking lots next to the American Bank Center Arena.
The BUCKIN MARLIN STAGE PRESENTED BY COORS LIGHT will feature live bands every night.
*NEW* TREASURE ISLAND Indoor Shopping Experience within the American Bank Center Exhibit Hall.
Sunday, May 1, 2021
NAVY ARMY NIGHT PARADE
PARADE PACHANGA. THE STADIUM SHOW IS BACK as the parade route begins inside the American Bank Center Arena. Reserved tickets $10
*NEW* ROBOTICS RODEO PRESENTED BY CITGO
May 6-May 9, 2021
Rodeo Corpus Christi runs in conjunction with BBQ on the Bay.
Rodeo Artist Lineup:
College Night presented by Valero – Clay Walker (May 6th)
Dia del Vaquero presented by Lared Taco – Siggno (May 7th)
Port of Corpus Christi Nights – Aaron Watson (May 8th)
Military & First Responder Night – Styx (May 9th)
The Buccaneer Commission has partnered with FIRST in Texas to bring this CITGO sponsored STEM event to Corpus Christi. The Robotics Rodeo will have two simultaneous competitions. $15,000 worth of prizes will be presented! Head to the Henry Garrett Ballroom to check out the action! Pro tip: the competition really starts heating up after lunch around 1pm!
1. FIRST Lego League Competition (Grades 4th-8th)
Young innovators using skills and imagination to solve problems as a team.Teams collaborate to design, build, code and test LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robots for autonomous missions on a themed, table-top playing field.
2. FIRST Tech Challenge (Grades 7th-12th)
Guided by adult coaches and mentors, small teams of students will design, build, code and operate Android smartphone-controlled robots to compete on a themed playing field.