Events

With so much going on all over Padre Island, it’s hard to keep up with what is happening every week! From family fun beach events to exciting nightlife and everything in between, there is something going on that you will love! Our event calendar will make it easy for you to find fun events, live music, tours and more that you can’t miss from North Padre and Port Aransas to South Padre Island.


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Guided Nature Walks

6801 Padre Boulevard South Padre Island, TX 78597

Join us at the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center for guided nature walks EVERYDAY!

Monday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Bob, 1:30pm & 3:15pm Bird Walk with George and Fran

Tuesday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Dave and Joyce

Wednesday: 9:30am & 11:00am Bird Walk with George and Fran

Thursday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Javier

Friday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Bill

Saturday: 9:30am & 1:00pm Bird Walk with Robert

Sunday: 1:00pm Bird Walk with Robert

Whooping Crane Boat
Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Splash South Padre
Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017

SPLASH South Padre

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Boulevard

Join thousands of LGBT friends, families and supports for a variety of events and activities!


SPI Sand Crab Beach Run

Choose your distance, 5k or 10k and even get the kids involved in a 1 mile run! Register today and see more details on the website!

Run SPI
Apr 29, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
May 02, 2017 - May 02, 2017

Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.


Crab Races @ The Quarterdeck Lounge

500 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX, 78597

Bring your family to our La Jaiba Downs Crab Races on Wednesday evenings for some fun! Choose the winning crab for great prizes!

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
May 03, 2017 - May 03, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
May 04, 2017 - May 04, 2017

Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.


First Friday Reception

323 N Alister St. Port Aransas, TX 78373

After hours of hard work spent in classes and workshops, the students will finally show their work at the First Friday Reception. Come and enjoy the works of art and live music! This event is FREE and starts at 5:30pm.

Port Aransas Art
May 05, 2017 - May 05, 2017

Jailbreak Run South Padre
May 06, 2017 - May 06, 2017

Run the Jailbreak South Padre

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Boulevard

Get dirty and have some fun at this favorite, Island tradition! Make your way through over 20 obstacles on a 5k course and then join the celebration at Clayton’s after the race! Register today!


Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.

Padre Island wetlands
May 09, 2017 - May 09, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
May 10, 2017 - May 10, 2017

Crab Races @ The Quarterdeck Lounge

500 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX, 78597

Bring your family to our La Jaiba Downs Crab Races on Wednesday evenings for some fun! Choose the winning crab for great prizes!


Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.

Padre Island wetlands
May 11, 2017 - May 11, 2017

Roberts Park Padre Island Beach
May 12, 2017 - May 15, 2017

Art Fiesta Weekend

Port St, Port Aransas, TX 78373

Presented by Port Aransas Art Center! Join us for a weekend of art!

Friday: 10th Annual Fiesta de Mayo Dinner & Fundraising Auctions – Civic Center

Saturday: ArtFest at Robert’s Point Park 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

Sunday: ArtFest at Robert’s Point Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m

Monday: 34th Annual Songwriter’s Showcase, The Tarpon Inn Courtyard 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. (tentative)

 


Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.

Padre Island wetlands
May 16, 2017 - May 16, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
May 17, 2017 - May 17, 2017

Crab Races @ The Quarterdeck Lounge

500 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX, 78597

Bring your family to our La Jaiba Downs Crab Races on Wednesday evenings for some fun! Choose the winning crab for great prizes!


Wetlands Education Center Tour

855 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

FREE guided tour provided by Wetlands Education Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am – 11:00am!

These tours are provided in order for visitors to understand the role and importance of the wetlands and their preservation to maintain the health of area bays and the Gulf of Mexico.

Padre Island wetlands
May 18, 2017 - May 18, 2017