Here’s a list of fall festivals that are canceled or will be virtual due to COVID-19 – Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Posted By on August 26, 2020

South Texans will celebratefalla little differently this year.

As COVID-19 continues to vexthe region, many festivals and events have opted to cancel or transform the celebration into a virtual event to keep the community safe.

Here's a list of fall festivals and events that will be canceled, ongoing or virtual in 2020.

Do you know a fall festival or event that will be ongoing or canceled due to COVID-19? Send a news tip to meagan.falcon@caller.com and we will update this list as more information comes along.

People enjoy tacos at the Que Bueno Taco Fest in Corpus Christi on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.(Photo: Casey Jackson/Caller-Times, )

The annual taco festival in downtown Corpus Christi has been canceled due to COVID-19. The third taco festival will rescheduled forfall 2021.

For more information, visit https://www.quebuenotacofest.com/.

Families enjoy the cow train at Rockin' K Farms in Robstown on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.(Photo: Meagan Falcon/Caller-Times)

Rockin K' Farms will host its annual corn maze, fall days and other activities as planned with COVID-19 guidelines.

The fall events in Robstown will take place 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 26 to Nov. 7. The farm will also have hours on Halloween from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the website states.

Those who attend must follow social distancing and sanitary guidelines. For more information on the farm's COVID-19 guidelines, visithttps://www.rockinkmaze.com/covid-19.

Tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 31 at http://www.rockinkmaze.com.

The Port Aransas Jail Break Escape is a 5-kilometer run that features 20 challenging obstacles such as a tall wall, tire guard, cargo net, pole carry, and rope wall on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Horace Caldwell Pier. The race took place on the beach.(Photo: Annie Rice/Caller-Times)

Port Aransas' month-long season of festivals, racesand cooking showdowns has beencanceled this year as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

The city announced in a news release on Aug. 10 thatBeachtoberfest will be rescheduled for 2021.

Since 2018, the city has hosted the six-week festival every fall, incorporating16 events that center onthe city's unique cultureevery weekend from September to October.

For more information, visit http://www.portaransas.org.

More: Visit Port Aransas cancels its month-long Beachtoberfest due to COVID-19

Clyde Price (top) helps little brother Brennan Price, 4, put on his life jacket Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 as they get ready to head out on their vessel, "The Boat," during the cardboard boat race at Rockport Seafair.(Photo: Michael Zamora, Michael Zamora)

The 46th annual Rockport Seafair has beencanceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.

The event's committee announced in a news release on Aug. 26 itplanned to suspend its fall festival forthe safety of its volunteers and the community.

The three-day event was scheduled for Oct. 9-11, the release states. The festival will be rescheduled for Oct. 8-10, 2021.

For more information, visit http://www.rockport-fulton.org.

A cosplayer dressed as Deadpool rides the escalator at the Omni Corpus Christi to Realms Con on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.(Photo: Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times, )

The 16th annual Realms Con, which welcomed anime fans and gamers across South Texas, has beencanceled.

The convention announced on its Facebook page on July 6 it would be canceling the 2020 event due to the rise of coronavirus cases in the region.

The anime con will be rescheduled for Oct. 8-10, 2021 at the Omni Bayfront Hotel in Corpus Christi. For more information, visit Realms Con's Facebook page.

13th annual Dia de los Muertos Street Festival VIRTUAL

Ana Olvera poses for a portrait at the Dia de los Muertos Street Festival, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Olvera is from Corpus Christi and comes to the festival every year to "keep our heritage going."(Photo: Annie Rice/Caller-Times)

The 2020 Dia De Los Muertos Street Festival will be a virtual event this year due to COVID-19 concerns.

The virtual festival will includephysical and virtual art exhibitions,an altar exhibition, onlineart workshops, and other virtual events, a release from K Space Contemporary said.

For information on how to participate in the Annual Art Exhibition, Youth Art Exhibition and Altar Display, visit http://www.diadelosmuertoscc.com.

More: Dia de los Muertos Festival going virtual this year due to COVID-19 concerns

People and their pets gather for the the 7th annual Bark in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Cole Park. (Photo: Casey Jackson/Caller-Times)

Thomas J. Henry's law office announced it will not host an in-person Bark in the Park event in October.

The event's website states there will be changes to this year's event due to COVID-19. It is not clear if the event will be virtual or postponed; however, the website encourages the community to visit its site for more updates on the pet costume show.

For more information, visit http://www.thomasjhenrylaw.com.

Visitors had a chance to enjoy more than 15 tamale and food vendors, arts and craft vendors, live music and more at the 4th annual Corpus Christi Hot Tamale Festival Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.(Photo: Meagan Falcon/Corpus Christi Caller-Times)

The fourth annual Corpus Christi Hot Tamale Festival has been canceled.

The festival announced on its Facebook page on July 28 that the event's committee made the decision to cancel the 2020 festival to keep the community safe.

The event's committee plans to announce a future festival in the coming months.

For more information, visit the festival's Facebook page or http://www.cchottamalefest.com.

Demetri Sanchez, 11 (from left), Sophia Sanchez, 10, and Arial Garza perform a Greek dance Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the 48th annual Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Corpus Christi. (Photo: Michael Zamora/Caller-Times file, Michael Zamora)

The annual Greek festival in downtown Corpus Christi has yet to publicly announce if the event will continue in 2020 or will be postponed due to COVID-19.

For more information about the event, visit the Greek Festival of Corpus Christi on Facebook.

Jim Gold and Amy Krams wrap items for the 2015 Jewish Food Festival. The two-day event returns this year to celebrate 30 years of preserving flavor and tradition.(Photo: Caller-Times file photo)

The annual food festival in Corpus Christi has yet to publicly announce if the event will continue in 2020 or will be postponed due to COVID-19.

For more information about the event, visit the Corpus Christi Jewish Food Festival on Facebook.

Contributed photo The Corpus Christi Wine Festival will make its debut from noon to 11 p.m. at Heritage Park.(Photo: George Gongora)

The fifth-annual Corpus Christi Wine Festival has beencanceled in 2020 due to COVID-19.

The festival announced in a Facebook post on July 14 it would be canceling its event, which was scheduled for Nov. 23 at Heritage Park.

The event will be rescheduled for Nov. 19-20, 2021 at Heritage Park. For more information, visit the Corpus Christi Wine Festival Facebook page or http://www.corpuschristiwinefestival.com.

The Rockport Film Festival will kick off its 2016 three-day weekend with a launch party on Thursday. The special event, which will include drinks, food and the season's inaugural screening, will cost $50. Guests can choose to attend and block of films for $10 on Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit http://www.rockportfilmfest.com.(Photo: Contributed photo)

The Rockport Film Festival announced in a news release on Aug. 17 it plans to host its 2020 event fromThursday, Nov. 12 to Sunday, Nov. 15. The event will accommodate social distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines.

For more information, visit http://www.rockportfilmfestival.com.

Norman Delaney, pictured in 2011, was dressed as the Unionist John Dix during the Voices of South Texas at the Old Bayview Cemetery Come Alive.(Photo: Rachel Denny Clow/Caller-Times f)

The Voices of South Texas at Old Bayview Cemetery will continue its 2020 celebration in November, officials said.

The eventis scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 to celebrate Old Bayview Cemetery's 175th birthday.

For more updates on Voices of South Texas, visit its Facebook page.

Austin D'Elia, 3 (from right) takes a bite of his eggs at the Ranch Hand Breakfast with his parents, Joe and Jennifer D'Elia, in 2014 at King Ranch.(Photo: Caller-Times file photo)

South Texans will have to wait another year to celebrate the 30th annual King Ranch Hand Breakfast.

King Ranch announced in a news release Aug. 25its annual breakfast, which has become a longstanding tradition in South Texas, will be canceled for 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The release states the breakfast, which is celebrated theSaturday before Thanksgiving, will be rescheduled for Nov. 20, 2021.

For more information, visit http://www.king-ranch.com.

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