2019 Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo (WOWE)

SPI Birding & Nature Center | 6801 Padre Blvd

Tuesday, Jan 22nd – Saturday, Jan 26th

The 24th Annual Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo is here! This 5-day event is packed every day with knowledgeable presenters, hands-on workshops, bird walks, vendors, and of course food. New this year is the fly-fishing, fly casting and fly tying workshop. Don’t miss it, it’s sure to be fintastic! Make sure to review the schedule below, presenters and topics are different each day. There is sure to be something to peak everyone’s interests. Come discover and learn with us on South Padre Island!


Limited parking is available at the SPI Birding and Nature Center. Overflow parking is available across the street at Claytons Beach Bar. An 8 seat golf cart has been donated by The Mirage T-Shirt Shop to shuttle guests to and from the Birding and Nature Center!

Are you searching for a comfortable place to stay while you visit South Padre Island?

Padre Island Rentals has got you covered. We offer a variety of fantastic condos and island homes with many of the following features: breathtaking ocean views of the Gulf of Mexico, private direct ocean access to soft sandy beach, beachfront swimming pool(s) and spa, tennis courts, BBQ’s and stellar sunset views over the Laguna Madre Bay. We are sure to have a unit that fits your needs perfectly! Take a look at our available units here. Staff are available 24/7 to assist you and answer your questions.