Visiting South Padre Island

Find great local information about news, events, activities, special interest items, and things you might want to know about visiting South Padre Island.

HalloWings Festival

HalloWings Across South Padre Island

2nd Annual HalloWings SPI Birding & Nature Center | SPI Convention Centre October 26, 2018 – October 28, 2018   Treat the family to a weekend of endless activities for all ages as we come together to celebrate the grand migration of the Monarch butterflies and fundraise for conservation and education efforts. The 2nd Annual […]

Sandcastle Days

31st Annual Sandcastle Days

Sandcastle Days is Back! 31st Annual Sandcastle Days- Padre Island Clayton’s | 6900 Padre Blvd October 4, 2018 – October 7, 2018 Master Sand sculptors Walter McDonald, aka Amazin Walter, and Lucinda Wierenga, aka Sandy Feet, are South Padre Island residents and founders of Sandcastle Days 31 years ago. They started Sand Castle Days to demonstrate […]

SPI Triathalon

South Padre Island Triathlon

2018 South Padre Island Triathlon September 30, 2018 Parrot Eyes Restaurant | 5801 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX | 7:30am – 5:00pm Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or first timer to the triathlon world, South Padre Island has a fantastic course you won’t want to miss out on! Offering both Olympic and Sprint distance courses, […]

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It’s Fishing Tournament Season On South Padre Island

It’s fishing tournament season on South Padre Island, and we’ve got all the top events summarized with dates and details. If you like to fish, watch fishing, or maybe just eat fish, make your plans now for a trip to the island!

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Top Beach Vacation Packing Tips

Headed on vacation? Need a few packing tips? We’ve got you covered with our best recommendations for keeping your suitcase light and your vacation memorable.

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Mother’s Day, South Padre Island and Gravity Park

Mother’s Day 2016 – Consider Gravity Park and other great information for your celebration on Padre Island.

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UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab: Winter Seminar Series

The 2016 Winter Seminar Series from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers interested persons a FREE intellectual experience.