Second Annual “Holiday by the Bay” at American Bank Center

Free Ice Skating and Fun Activities!

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The City’s Parks & Recreation Department and the American Bank Center invite you to lace up your skates for some family fun at the ice rink for the “2023 Holiday by the Bay” event. Join us for this unique and fun winter holiday experience on Sunday, December 17, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the American Bank Center, located at 1901 N. Shoreline Boulevard. Admission is free for everyone.

In addition to an awesome evening of ice skating, music, arts and crafts, and games, food trucks will also be available with snacks and drinks for purchase along Resaca Street. DJ Kirby will provide musical entertainment and free face painting will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Painting will still be available after 6:00 p.m., for a small fee. Free public parking will be available at Heritage Park and the American Bank Center’s Lots 4, 5, and 10.

Attendees can pick up tickets beginning at 2:00pm the day of the event at the American Bank Center box office. While there is no cost for tickets, tickets are required to skate. Skates will be provided and designated seating in the arena will be available for spectators.

For more information about this event, call 361-826-3462 or visit

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Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361-826-3460 at least 48 hours in advance.