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!


SPLASH South Padre

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Boulevard

Join thousands of LGBT friends, families, and supporters for a variety of events and activities!

Splash South Padre
Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Texas Sandfest
Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

Texas SandFest

Port Aransas, TX 78373

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!


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
Apr 28, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Port Aransas Art
May 04, 2018 - May 04, 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.


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
May 05, 2018 - May 05, 2018

nature Boardwalk
May 12, 2018 - May 12, 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!

nature Boardwalk
May 19, 2018 - May 19, 2018

nature Boardwalk
May 26, 2018 - May 26, 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!


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
Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 01, 2018

nature Boardwalk
Jun 02, 2018 - Jun 02, 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!

nature Boardwalk
Jun 09, 2018 - Jun 09, 2018

nature Boardwalk
Jun 16, 2018 - Jun 16, 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!

nature Boardwalk
Jun 23, 2018 - Jun 23, 2018