Corpus Christi in southern Texas, along the Gulf of Mexico, is home to a wide array of venues for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and wedding receptions, offering couples with a wedding location for nearly any taste or theme.

Wedding venues in Corpus Christi range from hotels and halls to courtyards and country clubs to ranches and resorts. There is no shortage of event venues to choose from in the Corpus Christi area of Texas.

1. Al Amin Shrine Temple

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The Al Amin Shrine Temple was established from San Antonio’s Coastal Bend Shrine Club of Alzafar Shrine with six shrines in South Texas and serves as a venue for special events, as well as bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and receptions. The facility is made up of rooms for events will space as little as 1,500 square feet up to rooms with more than 8,200 square feet, providing event space for celebrations of nearly any size. There is also a grassy area and RV pads available for rental at the Al Amin Shrine Temple.

2001 Suntide Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78409, Phone: 361-241-5353

2. Art Center of Corpus Christi

Art Center of Corpus Christi
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The Art Center of Corpus Christi is a great wedding venue for anywhere from 10 to as many as 500 guests, offering plenty of space for accommodating a variety of needs. Located in a prime spot in downtown Corpus Christi, the venue is within easy walking distance of many bars, restaurants, hotels, and much more. Couples can choose to create their dream wedding in the Bay View Room featuring sweeping views of the marina and bay, in the Meadows Gallery with local art and dramatic ceilings, or the Courtyard with a romantic setting consisting of an upstairs veranda and sweeping staircase.

100 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, 361-884-6406

3. Mansion By The Sea

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The Mansion by the Sea is a waterfront private estate that makes for an ideal venue for beach weddings or vow renewals, offering the perfect seaside setting for an unforgettable wedding for both couples and their guests. The estate is located just outside of Corpus Christi on a fairly small island between Port Aransas and Aransas Pass. The Mansion By The Sea provides numerous spaces for accommodating each part of the wedding, from the arrival of the bridal party to the grand exit of the newlyweds, including a Bridal Suite that consists of a lounge area and vanity station with large mirrors.

2100 TX-361, Aransas Pass, TX 78336, Phone: 361-717-2621

4. The Ranch at San Patricio

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The Ranch at San Patricio is located out in the beautiful countryside of South Texas and provides a stunning destination for a true country wedding. Encompassing a total of eighty-eight acres, the ranch offers an abundance of pure, natural, and beautiful Texas scenery as the perfect backdrop for country wedding ceremonies and receptions. Couples can choose from two venues at The Ranch at San Patricio. The Spanish Moss features moss-covered oak trees and can accommodate up to 300 guests, while the slightly smaller Driftwood can accommodate up to 200. Both event spaces feature beautiful open-air chapels for the ceremony.

20489 County Rd 1740, Mathis, TX 78368, Phone: 361-816-7337

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5. Bottomless Pit BBQ & Catering

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For a more casual wedding celebration, couples can choose the Bottomless Pit BBQ and Catering, which has been professionally serving the Corpus Christi community and the surrounding area delicious barbecue since 2001. The Bottomless Pit offers a variety of unique barbecue flavors, in addition to the “tried-and-true” classics of Texas, like spare ribs and brisket. The restaurant offers a rustic and spacious setting for weddings and other events with space for up to 150 guests, along with in-house DJ services, a photo booth, a dance floor, and a delicious menu from the in-house Bottomless Pit BBQ catering service.

2815 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408, Phone: 361-879-0900

6. Crystal Reception Hall- Corpus Christi

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The Crystal Reception Hall-Corpus Christi is a venue for special events with more than fifteen years of experience in event planning. The local, family-owned and operated venue aims to treat every guest and client as if they were part of the family and provide elegance, creativity, and efficiency to create memorable weddings and other events. The Crystal Reception Hall is able to accommodate wedding receptions of between one hundred and three hundred guests. The full-service venue features a contemporary design combined with vintage ambiance, as well as event packages designed to meet every need, including decor, catering, and much more.

2033 Airline Rd C3, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, Phone: 361-834-3734

7. Corpus Christi Yacht Club

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The Corpus Christi Yacht Club, while more than one hundred years old, is still young compared to the Houston Yacht Club and the Southern Yacht Club of New Orleans. The club in Corpus Christi, Texas is the country’s third oldest yacht club located along the Gulf Coast. The Corpus Christi Yacht Club has undergone several projects, including expansions. The club now consists of an expanded dining room upstairs, an expanded bar area downstairs, an upper deck next to a pool, a kitchen, restrooms, and locker rooms. The Yacht Club is also equipped with an air conditioning and heating system.

98 Coopers Alley, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-883-6518

8. Event Venue Fiesta Latina

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The Event Venue Fiesta Latina focuses on providing a variety of event services combined with the highest possible levels client satisfaction, striving to do everything they can to meet the expectations of customers. With numerous offering for couples to choose from, the Fiesta Latina makes for a great wedding venue in Corpus Christi, Texas. From simple wedding packages to extravagant celebrations, the venue offers several different packages that include specialty lighting, chair covers, table linens, sound equipment, DJ service, glassware, china, ceiling swag, illuminated arches and columns, lounge furniture, custom centerpieces, wait staff, catering services, and much more.

3903 Ayers St, Corpus Christi, TX 78415, Phone: 361-438-4287

9. Emerald Beach Hotel

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The Emerald Beach Hotel in the town of Corpus Christi has all of the essentials for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and other special events. The property overlooks the beautiful waters of the Corpus Christi Bay and is the only hotel located downtown that sits directly along the waterfront, providing an excellent backdrop for wedding celebrations. The banquet facilities and conference venues consists of eight rooms that provide a total of more than ten thousand square feet of flexible event space. Along with guest accommodations, the amenities at Emerald Beach Hotel include a fitness center, the SandBar lounge, and the Sandpiper Restaurant.

1102 South Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-883-5731

10. Katz 21 Steak & Spirits

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The Katz 21 Steak and Spirits is Corpus Christi’s premier fine dining steakhouse, as well as a an event venue, hosting memorable wedding receptions, corporate events, cocktail parties, and other events. Banquet rooms are able accommodate a large number of guests in a beautiful setting, with catering services provided by Katz 21 Steak and Spirits. The steakhouse serves fresh seafood and some of the finest aged prime steaks available, complemented by an extensive list of award-winning wines. Resources provided for events range from floral arrangements to visual and audio equipment to even ice sculptures and much more.

5702 Spohn Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78414, Phone: 361-884-1221

11. Moravian Hall

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The Moravian Hall in the city of Corpus Christi, Texas provides an ideal venue for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions for couples looking for more of a blank canvas to create their dream wedding with nearly any theme. The venue provides plenty of parking for wedding guests and is situated only a few minutes away from downtown Corpus Christi. The Moravian Hall is able to accommodate weddings and other events with up to four hundred guests, providing an ideal space for grand weddings, and features a stage, a dance floor, a dining area, and a bar.

5601 Kostoryz Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78415, Phone: 361-852-5747

12. Ortiz Center

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The Ortiz Center provides several different event spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions for couples looking to tie the knot in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Plaza provides a beautiful outdoor space for both the ceremony or reception, allowing couples to exchange vows beneath the arch of the Harbor Bridge. The Ballroom offers amazing views of the waterfront through its entire wall of floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ship channel of Corpus Christi. The grand and spacious ballroom can accommodate more than five hundred people for receptions, and can also be scaled down with a variety of room configurations.

402 Harbor Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-879-0125

13. The Courtyard at Gaslight Square

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The Courtyard at Gaslight Square is a charming wedding venue in Corpus Christi that comes with excellent service. Nestled within the heart of town, the property is only minutes away from several great hotels and the downtown area, providing a convenient location for guests. The Courtyard at Gaslight Square is a stunning courtyard decorated with gorgeous twinkling lights, a spacious dance floor beneath a beautiful live oak tree, and classic brick flooring. There are two indoor event spaces available as well with The Plaza Room and The Gaslight Room, allowing weddings of more than two hundred guests.

1002 Santa Fe St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404, Phone: 361-884-1399

14. Mansion Royal

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The Mansion Royal is a beautiful ballroom only five minutes away from the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve that hosts wedding receptions with more than 450 friends and family for the wedding day celebration, and is perhaps the largest wedding venue in all of Corpus Christi. The refined venue is actually made up of three distinct ballrooms with each one possessing its own charm and grace. The Royal Banquet Room is great for smaller, more intimate weddings with up to eighty guests, featuring a spiral staircase and tall windows. The Royal Ballroom boasts unique features and a sparkling chandelier.

8001 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, Phone: 361-985-9955

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15. La Stanza Event Center

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The La Stanza Event Center is one of the newer event venues that provides event space for parties of any occasion, including wedding receptions, in the downtown area of Corpus Christi, Texas. The event center prides itself on offering rental packages that cater to any budget, offering a more affordable option for a wedding venue compared to several other venues. A beautiful staircase acts as the centerpiece of the event hall, and the La Stanza Event Center also features friendly and professional staff, valet parking, top-of-the-line sound system and lighting, a large dance floor, and more.

615 N Mesquite St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-888-8368

16. Grandview Ballroom at Best Western Marina Grand

Grandview Ballroom at Best Western Marina Grand
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The Best Western Marina Grand in Corpus Christi, Texas is home to the beautiful glass-walled Grandview Ballroom that offers approximately 3,200 square feet of event space for large wedding receptions of up to two hundred guests. The Grand Ballroom provides a romantic atmosphere for unforgettable wedding celebrations, combined with some of the best views of the waterfront. Guests are surrounded by the unmatched vista of city lights as the sun starts to set, followed by the moon reflected gracefully on the Corpus Christi Bay. The elegant design of the interior, complete with stunning chandeliers, adds to the memorable setting.

300 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-883-5111

17. Celebrations by The Party Sisters

Celebrations by The Party Sisters
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Celebrations by The Party Sisters of Corpus Christi, Texas is an elegant and romantic event venue that boasts beautiful stained-glass windows, hand-carved ornate woodwork, a spacious grand ballroom, stunning courtyard grounds, and French Romanesque arches. The unique event space provides a gorgeous space for any special occasion, including bachelorette parties, birthday parties, bridal showers, graduation parties corporate special events, wedding ceremonies, and small wedding receptions among other kinds of event through its picturesque venue setting of the elegant ballroom and romantic courtyard. Celebrations by The Party Sisters is rented by the hour, providing flexibility for events.

3636 S. Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, Phone: 361-834-5802

18. Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

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The Omni Corpus Christi Hotel is home to multiple elegant ballroom spaces that is often the host of wedding receptions in Corpus Christi. The coastal venue provides views of the blue waters of the Gulf and palm trees gently swaying in the wind, creating a great backdrop for couple looking for a waterfront wedding venue. The Omni Corpus Christi Hotel include three different ballrooms that allow couples and their wedding guests celebrate in comfort and style. The Corpus Christi Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,000 people for receptions and offers bay views from the expansive windows.

900 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-384-4622

19. Places to Get Married: The Bay Jewel Event Center

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The The Bay Jewel Event Center is another one of the newer event venues located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Situated in the heart of the downtown area, the property encompasses fourteen thousand square feet of space for a variety of events, including event space for timeless and elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Diamond Ballroom boasts grand chandeliers and a beautiful design with enough space for up to 250 guests. A grand staircase leads guests to the Pearl Mezzanine, a great spot for cocktail hour or the wedding ceremony. For smaller events, there is The Emerald Room and The Ruby Room.

624 N. Mesquite St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, Phone: 361-881-8624

20. The Hall at Ridgestone

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The Hall at Ridgestone provides a sophisticated and clean wedding venue in the Coastal Bend area of Corpus Christi. Offering event space for fifty to two hundred guests, the venue partners with talented and experienced event planners, bakers, caterers, decorators, and DJ’s to provide a selection of event packages for clients. Outside services, however, are also allowed. Able to accommodate events both small and large, The Hall at Ridgestone includes an outdoor patio with seating for guests, two indoor event spaces, a dance floor, dining area, serving room and catering, on-site ATM, and a full-service bar with bartender.

5550 Kostoryz Rd, Corpus Christi, Tx 78415, 361-225-4747

21. Marker 37 Marina

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Marker 37 Marina offers over 10,000 square feet for events, including abundant outdoors and indoor dining space, multiple bars, covered shading, private cabanas, and wooden decking. Set on North Padre Island, the year-round waterfront venue overlooks Laguna Madre and provides a great setting for taking in the water views. There is an Executive Head Chef available to prepare a menu of fine cuisine according to client specifications. Guests can also enjoy hand-crafted cocktails and cold beer while watching the sunset. Plenty of family-friendly activities are available as well, such as corn hole, horseshoes, sand volleyball, darts, and more.

13317 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, 361-949-4750

22. Texas State Aquarium

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The Texas State Aquarium offers a variety of spaces available to couples as a wedding venue, from a unique space with close-up views of sharks to the Corpus Christi Bay as a backdrop. Couples can choose the entire three-level Caribbean Journey building or simply the Citgo Skyline venue, which still include access to the exhibit floor of Caribbean Journey. There’s also the expansive Living Shores exhibit, the Water’s Edge Boardwalk, or couples can combine them and choose the Gulf of Mexico Experience as their venue. For an even more memorable wedding experience, there’s the option of the entire Texas State Aquarium.

2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402, 361-653-2619

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