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

Padre Island wetlands
May 23, 2017 - May 23, 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 24, 2017 - May 24, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
May 25, 2017 - May 25, 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.


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 30, 2017 - May 30, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
May 31, 2017 - May 31, 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!


Fireworks Over the Bay

Louie's Backyard, 2305 Laguna Boulevard

Join us every Thursday & Friday night in the South Padre Island Entertainment District for Fireworks over the Bay at 9:15PM.

Fireworks over South Padre
Jun 01, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Jun 01, 2017 - Jun 01, 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.


Bands On The Beach

6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597

Enjoy Live music and Fireworks at Clayton’s in South Padre every Friday and Saturday night! Fireworks start at 9:15! Don’t miss out!

Bands on the Beach and Fireworks at Claytons in South Padre
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017

fishing tournament
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017

CCA Take-a-Kid-Fishing Tournament

Port Aransas, TX

The CCA Take a Kid Fishing Tournament is open for anglers younger than 16 years.

Don’t forget to attend the award presentation for the prizes, because everyone wins something in this tournament!

Registration is Friday, Fishing and Awards are Saturday.


First Friday Art 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.

This event presented by Port Aransas Art Center and it will occur the first Friday of each month.

Port Aransas Art
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017

Causeway Run
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017

Summer Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk

Join us for our 6.2-mile run/walk starting at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on South Padre Island and finishing at Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. All participants will receive a medal and the first three people to cross the finish line will win a cash prize!

Run starts at 8:00am

Walk starts at 8:15am


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
Jun 06, 2017 - Jun 06, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
Jun 07, 2017 - Jun 07, 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
Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 08, 2017