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 Carolyn

Tuesday: 9:30am & 11:00am Bird Walk with George and Fran

Wednesday: 10:00am Bird Walk with Rose Ann and Jerry

Thursday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Dave and Joyce

Friday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Bill & 11:00am with George and Fran

Saturday: 9:30am & 1:00pm Bird Walk with Robert

Sunday: 10:00am withRose Ann and Jerry & 1:00pm Bird Walk with Robert

Whooping Crane Boat
Jan 01, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018

Crab Races
Jan 03, 2018 - Dec 26, 2018

Crab Races @ The Quarterdeck Lounge

500 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX, 78597

Bring your family to our La Jaiba Downs Crab Races EVERY Wednesday evening from 7:00pm-9:00pm for some fun!

Choose the winning crab for great prizes!


Birding on the Boardwalk

Port Aransas Community Park

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!

nature Boardwalk
Jan 06, 2018 - Dec 29, 2018

SPI Fishing Days
Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

SPI Fishing Days

South Padre Island Convention Centre

SPI Fishing Days, the Island’s official fishing & boat expo! It’s all about fishing – don’t miss out!


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 First Friday
Nov 02, 2018 - Nov 02, 2018

Raul Alcala Challenge South Padre
Nov 04, 2018 - Nov 04, 2018

Raul Alcala Challenge South Padre Island

Schlitterbahn Waterpark South Padre Island, TX

Come out and ride alongside the legend, Raul Alcala. Ride across the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway twice and enjoy the beautiful sites along the way. The ride will end at Schlitterbahn Waterpark where everyone will enjoy a post-race party.


Veteran’s Day Weekend

South Padre Island

Join the City of South Padre Island in honoring and celebrating our Veterans. Enjoy 4 days of fun activities in South Padre, including golf tournaments, a Black Light Run, concerts, and so much more. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Veteran's Day Weekend
Nov 09, 2018 - Nov 12, 2018

FAM FEST
Nov 16, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018

FAM FEST

FAM FEST is a three-day Film, Art, and Music Festival in South Padre.


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 First Friday
Dec 07, 2018 - Dec 07, 2018