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: 9:00am Bird Walk with Carolyn & 10:30am with Ty & Ida

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

Wednesday: 9:00am Bird Walk with Dave and Joyce & 10:00am with Rose Ann and Jerry

Thursday: 9:00am Bird Walk with Javier

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

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

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

Whooping Crane Boat
Jan 01, 2019 - May 20, 2019

birding port a
Jan 05, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019

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!


South Padre Island Farmer’s Market

8605 Padre Blvd.

Come shop for the freshest produce available!

Every Sunday 11am – 1pm

SPI Farmers Market
Jan 06, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019

Texas SandFest
Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

Texas SandFest

Port Aransas, TX between mile markers 9 and 13

Texas SandFest is the largest master sand sculpting competition in the US!

Amateurs and experienced sculptors will express their creative skill bringing forward the most imaginative and artistic sculptures.

Attendees will also enjoy music, food, crafts and more!


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
May 03, 2019 - May 03, 2019

South Padre Fit Expo
May 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019

South Padre Island Fit Expo

South Padre Island Convention Center

Men and Women compete in a variety of body building and fitness competitions, powerlifting, and strongman. Also enjoy numerous vendors and activities for the whole family.


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
Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 07, 2019

Port Aransas First Friday
Jul 05, 2019 - Jul 05, 2019

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.


Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT)

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!

TIFT
Jul 31, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019