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

Padre Island wetlands
Nov 21, 2017 - Nov 21, 2017

Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Nov 22, 2017 - Nov 22, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Nov 22, 2017 - Nov 22, 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.


Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Nov 23, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Nov 28, 2017 - Nov 28, 2017

Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Nov 29, 2017 - Nov 29, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Nov 29, 2017 - Nov 29, 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.


Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Nov 30, 2017 - Nov 30, 2017

Port Aransas Art
Dec 01, 2017 - Dec 01, 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.


Color Me Rad 5K Run

Join us for a colorful experience of a lifetime! Get smeared in all colors of the rainbow while running a beautiful route in South Padre.

Color Me Rad 5K
Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Dec 05, 2017 - Dec 05, 2017

Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Dec 06, 2017 - Dec 06, 2017

Padre Island wetlands
Dec 06, 2017 - Dec 06, 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.


Wetlands Education Center Tour

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
Dec 07, 2017 - Dec 07, 2017