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 05, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019

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

South Padre Island Farmer’s Market

8605 Padre Blvd.

Come shop for the freshest produce available!

Every Sunday 11am – 1pm


Fireworks at Clayton

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill

Come out and enjoy fireworks at Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill every Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm for the whole summer!

SPI Fourth of July Fireworks
May 03, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

Fireworks over South Padre
May 24, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019

Fireworks Over the Bay

Louie's Backyard, 2305 Laguna Boulevard

Join us every Friday night at Louie’s Backyard for Fireworks over the Bay at 9:15PM all summer long.


Independence Day Fireworks

Robert's Point Park

The City of Port Aransas celebrates Independence Day! The fireworks show is a big attraction every year and can be seen from many spots around the city! Starts at dusk!

Padre Island Beach fireworks
Jul 04, 2019 - Jul 04, 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.


84th Annual Deep Sea Roundup

Port Aransas Civic Center

Fishermen and fisherwomen of all ages are invited to join us for the most popular fishing tournament in all of Texas! Participate in various categories such as fly-fishing, bay surf, off-shore and even a piggy perch contest for the kiddos.

Deep Sea Roundup
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019

ANYTHING BUT A BOAT Tournaments - Tunes - Tastes Festival
Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

“ANYTHING BUT A BOAT” Tournaments – Tunes – Tastes Festival

Roberts Point Park

Don’t miss the 1st annual Port A Parks and Rec ANYTHING THAT FLOATS BUT A BOAT Contest where participants build their own boat out of any materials other than an actual boat and race your contraption across the harbor. The event will also feature food vendors, live music, a volleyball tournament, a product vendor marketplace, and so much more!

Grab your whole family and enjoy a day in Port A! 


Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT)

South Padre Island Convention Centre

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

Texas billfish charters
Aug 07, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019

Texas Legends Billfish Tournament

815 Trout St., Port Aransas, TX 78373

Texas Legends Billfish Tournament is the ideal fishing competition for those who love offshore fishing!


Ladies Kingfish Tournament (LKT)

South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce

Ladies Kingfish Tournament is an exciting event where over 300 anglers will be fighting for the title in this unforgettable woman-only competition. After three days of competition and fun, everyone is welcome to the awards ceremony, where winners will receive their prizes.

Ladies kingfish tournament
Aug 09, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019

James A Zapata Fishing Tournament
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

Jamie J. Zapata Fishing Tournament

Louie's Backyard

Come out and have some fun in a tournament in memory of ICE Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata.


South Padre Island Triathlon

Parrot Eyes

Calling all racers – grab your swim suits, running shoes, and bikes and join us for the South Padre Island Triathlon! There will be two courses offered, Olympic and Sprint distance courses.

South Padre Island Triathlon
Sep 29, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

South Padre Island Convention Centre
Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019

South Padre Island Fishing Days Expo

South Padre Island Convention Centre

Find all things fishing at the South Padre Island Fishing Days Expo!


South Padre Island Mariachi Run

Schlitterbahn Waterpark South Padre Island

The South Padre Island Mariachi Run is making running fun with live mariachi groups playing along the course. This run/walk event is for everyone! Plus you will get some awesome swag. The fun will continue with an after party!

SPI Mariachi Run
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019