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What’s happening around Padre Island…
Welcome to our South Padre Island news & blog page. As a local company we both work and play here on the island. The local news, events, and happenings are important to us, and we love the idea that we can be a resource to both our local and out of area guests. Please check our blog frequently as we work hard to provide lots of great up-to-date information and pointers about traveling to South Padre Island. Regardless of whether this is your first time, or your 100th, we should have something useful for everyone!
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Buy your tickets now for dinner and a show at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort on January 26, 2016. This event is from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and is $25 admission.
Platinum Cafe is a five piece nationally touring show band based in Gulfport, Mississippi. They have been playing and capturing crowds for the past sixteen years! Their music consists of a variety of flavors. Come see this awesome band perform at The Quarterdeck Lounge daily from 9PM to 1:30AM. Admission is free.
Ticket URL: http://islagrand.com/the-quarterdeck/
UTRGV is hosting a Winter Seminar Series every Saturday until February 27th. Admission is free with an impressive schedule full of exciting presentations on a variety of current research topics by UTRGV College of Sciences faculty and graduate students. The seminars will take place at the Coastal Studies Lab. See below information for the address. The seminars are open to the public with limited space. Registration by email is required to attend. Email: email@example.com to register. Please include your first and last name, phone number, and the date of the seminar you would like to attend. Put Seminar in the subject line.
Admission is FREE and refreshments will be served!
South Padre Island’s 20th annual SPI Market Days is back starting January 22nd – January 24th at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. The event will be recurring daily Friday and Saturday from 9 AM-5 PM and on Sunday from 10 AM-4 PM. Shop for premiere gifts and treasures from all over the world. There will be featured hand crafted jewelry, fashionable clothing, cosmetics, fragrances, unique arts and crafts, gourmet treats, health products, home decor, and so much more!
Every Tuesday until February 23rd, 2016 come to the Entertainment District from 1 PM – 6 PM for the Padre Pub Crawl. There will be excellent drink specials and live music at multiple South Padre Island bars & restaurants. Admission is free.
Ticket URL: http://lbyspi.com/padre-pub-crawl/
Come out to Bougainvillea Circle on Gulf Blvd (2700 Block) on Saturday, January 16th starting at 9:00 AM. Give back to the beaches that give you timeless memories. We will be planting native vegetation to enhance the city’s continuous dune line. The city of South Padre Island is sponsoring this volunteer event and will be providing everything needed. Please dress for the weather and we will see you there!
Sea Turtle, Inc. and Respeta tu Playa Group are teaming up for the second annual “End of the Road” beach cleanup!
The event will take place this Saturday, January 16, and will cover 3 miles of prime sea turtle nesting area. It will take place from 10 AM to 2 PM. Respeta tu Playa will be registering volunteers at County Road 100 Beach Access 6, which is approximately six miles north of Sea Turtle, Inc. Registration begins at 10am and the event runs until 2pm.
It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales, and other marine mammals die each year from ocean pollution. The need for volunteers is great.
Volunteers can pick up their certificates of participation the day of the event.
Get ready for the revival of SPI Kite Fest! SPI Kite Fest brings together some of the most talented kite flying teams and individuals from all over the United States from February 5th-7th.
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