Events and Festivals in South Padre Island

  • February: Schlitterbahn Music Fest, WFW Chili & Bean Cook-off, and SPI Chili Expo Market Days offer a variety of activities for this Winter Texan getaway.
  • March: March brings Spring Break as all Texas Schools break mid March for fun in the sun.
  • June: Sailors from all over come to enjoy the Gulf blue water and excellant sailing such as the Annual Great Texas Catamaran Race. There's also a 'Shark Run' on the beach for all ages and abilities!
  • August: Texas International Fishing Tournament attracts over 500 anglers offering the largest salt water tournament in the country!
  • October: Sandcastle Days is everyone’s favourite festival as Master Sand Sculptors build their dreams in Sand - the 3 day event offers live music, venders, children’s activities and a wonderful amateur competition for kids and families.
  • December: An Island Christmas Parade and Lighted Boat Parade makes the holiday spirit sing Island style.

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  • Save 7% Dolphin Watch Eco Tour of South Padre Island
    Dolphin Watch Eco Tour of South Padre Island

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    See if you can spot bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat on this 1.5-hour tour. Drag a specialized net and catch sea ...

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  • Parasailing Adventure South Padre Island
    Parasailing Adventure South Padre IslandNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Parasail off the back of our new 31' ocean Pro ! 600 ft. of line sends you high over the clear waters of the Laguna Madre Bay...

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  • Water Bike Rental on South Padre Island
    Water Bike Rental on South Padre Island1 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Ride a water bike off the shores of South Padre Island for an active way to enjoy the coast and look for wildlife like pelica...

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  • 8 Hour Golf Cart Rental (6 passenger)
    8 Hour Golf Cart Rental (6 passenger)New on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    SPI Activitiesgolf cartrentals are the best way to soak up some sun and cruise South Padre Island like a local. You can take ...

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