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.
Birding on the Boardwalk
Port Aransas Community Park parking lot
Knowledgable guides will take you on a FREE birding and wildlife tour where you will see numerous species of birds, turtles, and sometimes even alligators!
Tours start at the Port Aransas Community Park parking lot at 8:00 am EVERY SATURDAY!
Fireworks at Clayton
Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill
Come out and enjoy fireworks at Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill every Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm for the whole summer!
Independence Day Fireworks
Robert's Point Park
The City of Port Aransas celebrates Independence Day! The fireworks show is a big attraction every year and can be seen from many spots around the city! Starts at dusk!
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.
84th Annual Deep Sea Roundup
Port Aransas Civic Center
Fishermen and fisherwomen of all ages are invited to join us for the most popular fishing tournament in all of Texas! Participate in various categories such as fly-fishing, bay surf, off-shore and even a piggy perch contest for the kiddos.
“ANYTHING BUT A BOAT” Tournaments – Tunes – Tastes Festival
Roberts Point Park
Don’t miss the 1st annual Port A Parks and Rec ANYTHING THAT FLOATS BUT A BOAT Contest where participants build their own boat out of any materials other than an actual boat and race your contraption across the harbor. The event will also feature food vendors, live music, a volleyball tournament, a product vendor marketplace, and so much more!
Grab your whole family and enjoy a day in Port A!
Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT)
South Padre Island Convention Centre
Join us for the largest saltwater fishing tournament in Texas! Fishermen of all ages are welcome to join the fun in three divisions: bay, tarpon and offshore. Impress thousands of spectators with your biggest catch!
Ladies Kingfish Tournament (LKT)
South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce
Ladies Kingfish Tournament is an exciting event where over 300 anglers will be fighting for the title in this unforgettable woman-only competition. After three days of competition and fun, everyone is welcome to the awards ceremony, where winners will receive their prizes.
South Padre Island Triathlon
Calling all racers – grab your swim suits, running shoes, and bikes and join us for the South Padre Island Triathlon! There will be two courses offered, Olympic and Sprint distance courses.
South Padre Island Mariachi Run
Schlitterbahn Waterpark South Padre Island
The South Padre Island Mariachi Run is making running fun with live mariachi groups playing along the course. This run/walk event is for everyone! Plus you will get some awesome swag. The fun will continue with an after party!