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!

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Jan 04, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020

Jun 05, 2020 - Jun 05, 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.

Jul 03, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020

Aug 07, 2020 - Aug 07, 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
Oct 02, 2020 - Oct 04, 2020

Beach to Bay 2020
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020

45TH ANNUAL BEACH TO BAY RELAY MARATHON

Bob Hall Pier

This is a six-leg running event, both in relay and full marathon format for those who prefer to take on a challenge solo, that totals approximately 26.2 miles of the Gulf Coast beach, pavement (including the JFK Causeway!), a little sweat, an occasional tear, and a bunch of smiles.