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 Bob, 1:30pm & 3:15pm Bird Walk with George and Fran

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

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

Thursday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Javier

Friday: 9:30am Bird Walk with Bill

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

Sunday: 1:00pm Bird Walk with Robert

Whooping Crane Boat
Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Boat & Kayak Fishing Tournament
Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017

Valley Haven Inc. Boat & Kayak Fishing Tournament

2305 Laguna Boulevard South Padre Island, TX 78597

A fun tournament for an incredible cause! 100% of the funds raised will go to the children of Valley Haven Emergency Children’s Shelter. Come out to Louie’s Backyard for all the festivities!


Miss Globe 2017

Whether participating or spectating, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Miss Globe US
Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017

Bands on the Beach and Fireworks at Claytons in South Padre
Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 23, 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!


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
Sep 26, 2017 - Sep 26, 2017

Crab Races
Sep 27, 2017 - Sep 27, 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!


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.

Padre Island wetlands
Sep 27, 2017 - Sep 27, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Sep 28, 2017 - Sep 28, 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
Sep 29, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

Art Center Street Dance/BBQ Quick Draw
Sep 30, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

Art Center Street Dance/BBQ Quick Draw

Port Aransas Art Center - 323 N. Alister St.

Join us for art, dancing, barbecue, and fun!


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
Oct 03, 2017 - Oct 03, 2017

Crab Races
Oct 04, 2017 - Oct 04, 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!


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.

Padre Island wetlands
Oct 04, 2017 - Oct 04, 2017

Harvest Moon Regatta
Oct 05, 2017 - Oct 08, 2017

Harvest Moon Regatta

301 JC Barr Blvd., Port Aransas, TX 78373

Watch or participate in an incredible sailboat race starting in Galveston and ending in Port Aransas. The beautiful, colorful boats are so fun to watch and can be seen from Robert’s Point Park, South Jetty and other areas in Port A.


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
Oct 05, 2017 - Oct 05, 2017