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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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

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.


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.

fishing tournament
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017

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

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.


2017 Dargel Boat Owners Tournament

South Padre Island Convention Centre, 7355 Padre Boulevard

You won’t want to miss this family-friendly fishing tournament! The Dargel Owners Tournament is a spot tournament, the slot redfish with the most spots wins. In case of a tie the earliest fish weighed in will be the winner. We’ll have several surprise side tournaments that we’ll announce at the event.

Dargel Boat Tournament
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017