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
Apr 18, 2017 - Apr 18, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
Apr 19, 2017 - Apr 19, 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
Apr 20, 2017 - Apr 20, 2017

Texas Sandfest
Apr 21, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017

Texas SandFest

Port Aransas, TX 78373

Texas SandFest is the largest master sand sculpting competition in the US!

Amateurs and experienced sculptors will express their creative skill bringing forward the most imaginative and artistic sculptures.

Attendees will also enjoy music, food, crafts and more!


Fireworks on the Beach at Clayton’s

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Boulevard

Come out and enjoy live music and fireworks on the beach every Friday and Saturday (April 1 – Oct 1) at 9:15!

Fireworks over South Padre
Apr 21, 2017 - Apr 22, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Apr 25, 2017 - Apr 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.


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
Apr 26, 2017 - Apr 26, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 27, 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.


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!

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

Fireworks over South Padre
Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017

Fireworks on the Beach at Clayton’s

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Boulevard

Come out and enjoy live music and fireworks on the beach every Friday and Saturday (April 1 – Oct 1) at 9:15!


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