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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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!

birding port a
Jan 04, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020

Crab Races
Feb 05, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020

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!


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.

Mar 06, 2020 - Mar 06, 2020

Mar 07, 2020 - Mar 07, 2020

Port A Market Days

Robert's Point Park

Come out to support our small and local businesses at Port A Market Days. Bring your family, and even pets, for a fun event featuring face painting, food, music, games, and more. The event will be 9:00am – 4:00pm and is FREE!


Tehuacan Mineral Water’s #ChillMusicTour20 – Parker McCollum Ft. Flatland Cavalry

Cameron County Ampitheatre

Spring Break has arrived!! Join us for Parker McCollum and Flatland Cavalry

Event is from 3PM – 12AM

Parker McCollum
Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020

Apr 03, 2020 - Apr 03, 2020

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 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!

Texas SandFest
Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020

May 01, 2020 - May 01, 2020

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.


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.

Jun 05, 2020 - Jun 05, 2020

Jul 03, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

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.


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.

Aug 07, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020