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Corpus Christi, Texas, March 1, 2022 –  The Buc Days celebration is just around the corner and now it is the time to purchase your tickets.  CITGO Presents Buccaneer Days by converging all events at the American Bank Center Complex.  Tickets go on sale Monday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m. CT.

Stripes Carnival All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands
May 5-15, 2022 – American Bank Center Parking Lots

The Buc Days Stripes Carnival provides a variety of rides from extreme to mild to satisfy patrons of all ages.  You must be 36″ tall to ride many of the rides. Carnival rides accept tickets or the All-You-Can-Ride wristband.  The Stripes Carnival will be set up in the parking lots next to the American Bank Center Arena and run all 11 days – May 5-15.  Come and enjoy the fun-filled Stripes Carnival provided by Wade Shows.

$25 presale All-You-Can-Ride wristbands at, or go to a H-E-B Business Center, or O’Reilly Autoparts stores to purchase your presale All-You-Can-Ride wristbands.  Just $25 until May 5th.  Wristbands include Gate Admission.

PBR Velocity Tour Finals presented by Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers
Friday, May 6th at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m.  – American Bank Center Arena

For the first time in its history, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) will hold the marquee Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Finals, presented by Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers, in Corpus Christi, Texas, uniting with the iconic Buccaneer Days to bring the expansion series’ season-ending event to American Bank Center Arena on May 6-7, 2022.

The PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Finals will feature 45 of the world’s best bull riders vying for the title of PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Finals event champion and the coveted honor of PBR Velocity Tour Champion, receiving an accompanying $50,000 bonus.

Tickets start at $15, taxes and fees not included. Tickets can be purchased online at and, at the American Bank Center Arena Box Office or by calling PBR customer service at 1-800-732-1727.



Rodeo Corpus Christi presented by Miller Lite

May 11-14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. – American Bank Center Arena
Rodeo Corpus Christi presented by Miller Lite has announced that they have partnered with the World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA).  The Rodeo Corpus Christi, the first 2022 WCRA Triple Crown event of the year, will pay out $545,000.

This innovative approach to Rodeo allows the Buccaneer Commission to grow prize money for rodeo athletes, showcase the city of Corpus Christi, and ultimately return more dollars toward scholarships for students in South Texas.

Individual ticket prices range from $20-$55.  Tickets are available at or at American Bank Center Box Office.


Please contact Tricia Aitken at [email protected] for all media requests.