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!


Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo (W.O.W.E.)

6801 Padre Boulevard South Padre Island, TX 78597

W.O.W.E. is going on its 23rd annual event and is a must-attend for outdoor enthusiasts! You don’t want to miss out! The event takes place at the SPI Birding and Nature Center.

 

WOWE
Jan 23, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

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Jan 26, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

South Texas Quilt Expo

South Padre Island Convention Center

Come out to the South Padre Island Convention Center for two days of all things quilting. Enjoy demonstrations, speakers, door prizes, vendors, and more!

Entry Fees: $10 adults, $5 ages 13-18, 12 and under FREE


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 every Saturday!

Padre Island wetlands
Jan 27, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

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Feb 01, 2018 - Feb 03, 2018

SPI Kitefest

South Padre Island Convention Centre

Enjoy indoor and outdoor performances that you don’t want to miss!

Thursday – Indoor Kite Performance 6:30pm-8:30pm at the SPI Convention Centre
Friday & Saturday – Outdoor Kite Festival 10:00am-4:00pm at the SPI Convention Centre flats.


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 Art
Feb 02, 2018 - Feb 02, 2018

Padre Island wetlands
Feb 03, 2018 - Feb 03, 2018

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 every Saturday!


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 every Saturday!

Padre Island wetlands
Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 10, 2018

Color Me Rad 5K
Feb 11, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018

Color Me Rad 5K Run

South Padre Entertainment District W., Ling Street and Laguna Blvd.

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.


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 every Saturday!

Padre Island wetlands
Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018

Whooping Crane Festival
Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

Whooping Crane Festival

Celebrate with the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce the endangered Whooping Crane. Enjoy birding tours by land and sea, along with a photography workshop, trade show, speakers and more!

Visit website for more details, registration, and tickets!


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 every Saturday!

Padre Island wetlands
Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018

Port Aransas Art
Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 02, 2018

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.


M&M Off Road Spring Break Jam

Come to South Padre Island Convention Center and show off your car or just come check them all out! The expo features tattooing and much more!

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Mar 03, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018