Buc Days Festival & Parades - Arrr You Ready? Rodeo-Festival-Corpus Christi TX


May 4-14, 2017

Corpus Christi’s longest-running Pirate festival is held on the beautiful bayfront.  Buc Days has been running since 1938 with attendance at over 45,000 people.   Join us May 4-14, 2017 for live music, amusements and rides! Don’t miss any of the fun!

Saturdays and Sundays we open at NOON.
Monday-Fridays we open at 5PM.

Fridays and Saturdays – Close around midnight
Other Nights close around 10PM


Stripes Carnival

Wade Shows will be the 2017 Carnival provider helping us celebrate our 80th year with new rides and games. Wade Shows has played some of the top fairs and events in North America including Fiesta in San Antonio.  They provides a variety of rides from extreme to mild to satisfy patrons of all ages. Go to www.WadeShows.com for list of rides.


The Buc Stage presented by Coors Light

If you’re looking for a great spot to grab a drink, enjoy a corn dog and listen to great tunes, check out the Buc Stage!  More than 25 bands will take the stage to suit every music lover’s liking.
Music Schedule

Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade
presented by Navy Army Community Credit Union

The Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade, will send the floats and bands down the parade route beginning at 8pm on May 6, 2017. Enjoy the Parade and then head down to the end of the route to enjoy the Buc Days Festival & Stripes Carnival!

Click Here for the 2017 Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade Results

Click Here for the 2016 Buc Days Night Parade Results

Buc Days IBC Bank Junior Parade

Pirates of all sizes and ages are invited to join the fun at the Buc Days IBC Bank Junior Parade. It’s time to heave ho, ye landlubber, and come join a Swashbuckling Good Time!  Join the fun beginning at 6PM on May 13, 2017.

Click Here for the 2017 Buc Days IBC Bank Junior Parade Results

Click Here for the 2016 Buc Days Junior Parade Results