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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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
Jul 07, 2017 - Jul 08, 2017

Port Aransas Art
Jul 07, 2017 - Jul 07, 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.


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
Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017

nature Boardwalk
Jul 12, 2017 - Jul 12, 2017

Birding on the Boardwalk

Port Aransas, TX 78373

Come and see the wetland wildlife from the wooden boardwalk right at the south end of Ross Avenue!

When you get tired of crowded beaches, this place is a perfect spot to relax and admire marsh birds, shy turtles and sometimes even alligators.


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
Jul 12, 2017 - Jul 12, 2017

Fireworks over South Padre
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017

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.


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
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017

Bands on the Beach and Fireworks at Claytons in South Padre
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017

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!


Outboard Fishing Tournament

Port Aransas, TX

Join us for the 43rd Annual Outboard Fishing Tournament! This tournament is exclusive to boats powered by outboard motors. This event benefits the Port Aransas Volunteer Firefighters. Come out and join us for a great cause – Register TODAY!

Fishing charter
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Jul 18, 2017 - Jul 18, 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.


Birding on the Boardwalk

Port Aransas, TX 78373

Come and see the wetland wildlife from the wooden boardwalk right at the south end of Ross Avenue!

When you get tired of crowded beaches, this place is a perfect spot to relax and admire marsh birds, shy turtles and sometimes even alligators.

nature Boardwalk
Jul 19, 2017 - Jul 19, 2017

crab races at the Quarterdeck in South Padre
Jul 19, 2017 - Jul 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!


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
Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 20, 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
Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 22, 2017