Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Are you and your family heading to South Padre Island for your vacation soon? If the answer is yes, then we must tell you all about the events that are happening on the island. Staying in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals will keep your family close to the fun. Let’s look below at what some of the events are in the area.

32nd Annual Sandcastle Days

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Does your family love to build sandcastles when you go on vacation to the beach? You’re in luck because on October 4th to 6th will be the 32nd Annual Sandcastle Days. This event is a way to see many of the local residents put on a show for you with their sand sculptors. This event is free to attend, and you will be able to see some of the best sand sculpting around the State of Texas. Your family will also be able to enjoy live music, food, art vendors and more. Don’t miss this fun event as you enjoy South Padre Island!

SPI Fishing Days

For many families who vacation on South Padre Island, they like to take advantage of the great fishing conditions. Fishing off a pier or from a boat, they will get their fair share of fun in the sun. On October 19th & 20th bring the family out to the South Padre Island Convention Center for the Fishing Days Expo. Fishing a great sport to do here on the island it can be done year-round. Admission for the expo is $5 per person including kids 12 & under and the kids’ admission will come with a kids catch tank fishing pass. From seeing new fishing gear, demonstrations and boats, there is something for everyone. Spend the day at the expo as you explore the wonderful world of fishing on SPI!

Trick or Treat with the Sea Turtles

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Come and spend Halloween on South Padre Island as you explore the fun events going on. Head over to Sea Turtle Inc and spend some time with the sea turtles. Not only will you and your family get to trick or treat but they will also have the chance to win prizes and enjoy snacks. Admission is $5 for adults, Seniors & Military and $4 for kids (5-17). This is an event that many locals love to take their kids to because they also get to learn about the turtles. Don’t miss this one with the family while you are vacationing on South Padre Island!

While there are many other fun events happening around here locally, these are ones we wanted to share with you. If you are looking for a South Padre Island vacation rental, we still have availability. We hope to see you and the family as you enjoy these fun events while on vacation to SPI!

Celebrate July 4th on South Padre Island

Are you and your family coming to South Padre Island this coming week to celebrate the 4th of July? If the answer is yes, then you are in for a treat this year. Staying in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals will keep you close to where the fun is at. There are many local events that are happening to help celebrate the festive holiday and you won’t want to miss any of them.

South Padre Islands 4th of July Parade

Celebrate July 4th on South Padre Island

Don’t miss this year’s Annual 4th of July Beach Parade as we celebrate our country. Hosted by the City of South Padre Island Parks and Keep SPI Beautiful will present a beach parade like you’ve never experienced before. And our friends over at Schlitterbahn and the Friends of Animal Rescue will be the start of the parade. Bring everyone in the family including your pets as this is a family & pet-friendly event. At the end of the parade your family can enjoy watermelon, water and other fun goodies. The parade will begin at 10:00 am, so get there a little early to get yourself a great spot!

Fourth of July Celebration

Head over to Sea Turtle, Inc for a fun kid-friendly 4th of July party. This is a fun event begins at 10:00 am and has something for everyone in the family to take advantage of. From crafts to activities to special treats, your family will not be bored one bit. There will also be a special adoption for any hatchlings that you can pay $20 and you get to name that hatchling a patriotic name. What a fun event to join in on as you help celebrate the 4th of July. These activities are included with the purchase of general admission to Sea Turtle, Inc for the day. Don’t miss out on this fun event that will be perfect for the whole family!

Fireworks over the Bay

Celebrate July 4th on South Padre Island

To end a great day of celebrating our country, head over to Louie’s Backyard around 9:15 pm to grab a spot to view the fireworks. This year your family can watch the light show in the sky over the bay and it’s something you will never experience before. If you don’t feel like cooking dinner, then head over to several different restaurants where you can sit and eat while you view the fireworks. Make this a new tradition in coming to the beach and watching the fireworks with the family. Think of all the new memories that you will experience together while vacationing to South Padre Island this year.

If you still haven’t made your reservations to stay with us at Padre Getaways, we can help you book it today. We can’t wait to see you and your family this coming up week for your fun, family vacation to South Padre Island. Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July from all of us at Padre Getaways.

Local Events for July 4th Holiday

If you’re lucky enough to be vacationing on South Padre Island over the Fourth of July you’re going to want to read this posting! There are plenty of local events taking place in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Come on out and have a great time celebrating with the locals. All of the following events are being held and are open to the public!

Local Events for July 4th Holiday
4th of July Beach Parade
The public is invited to join in as residents and visitors alike walk a short distance to celebrate our nation’s birthday! Decorate your wagons, your pets, and dress in red, white and blue. Bring flags, musical instruments, drums, and banners! Free mini flags and beads will be given out at race start and watermelon for everyone at the end! Prizes will be awarded for the best Group, Costume and Wagon (or wheeled entry)! Parade line-up at 9:30 a.m. at Fantasy Circle Beach Access #22. The parade starts at 10 a.m.

Local Events for July 4th Holiday

Bands on the Beach
On Friday, July 3, Stars & Stripes on the Beach will have a live performance by Costello with special guests from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. On Saturday, July 4, Whiskey D. will perform live music from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Come enjoy the music, great food, and fireworks on the beach. Fireworks begin both nights at 9:15 p.m.

Local Events for July 4th Holiday

Fireworks on the Beach
7010 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island
The Hilton Garden Inn will have a fireworks show on the beach on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 beginning at 9 p.m. The show is best viewable from the Hilton Garden Inn and La Quinta Inn & Suites.

Local Events for July 4th Holiday

Fireworks Over the Bay
Louie’s Backyard, 2305 Laguna Boulevard, South Padre Island
ZZ Not will be performing on a newly built bayside stage at Louie’s Backyard on July 4th at 11 p.m. General admission tickets are $17.50 and available here. Join enjoy live music, cocktails and the largest fireworks display on the island. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

If you’re still not sure where you’re staying give us a call at Padre Getaways (956-761-8888). We can set you up in comfortable accommodations that you’re going to just love! Have a safe and happy Independence Day 2015 from all of us at Padre Getaways!