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
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!
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
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!
Have you ever been to South Padre Island when the Kite Fest is going on? If not, then you are missing out on one of the biggest kite festivals in the country! What once started out as just a “fun fly” has now become one of best festivals you can attend especially if you love to fly kites. If you happen to be staying with us in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals you will be close to where the action is happening for this festival. This is an event that you can’t miss this year with your family!
Let the Fun Begin
Beginning on January 31st at 6:30 pm, you and
your family can head over to the South Padre Island Convention Centre for the
kick off of the festival. They will be doing some indoor kite performances that
will host an array of internationally known kite fliers. One of the people that
you will be able to meet is John Barresi who holds more than 30 national
championship titles and was the 2018 Open Individual Unlimited Ballet champion.
The indoor fliers dedicated their choreographed routines with one passion in
mind, “creating peace through kiting worldwide.” If you have never been to an
indoor kite performance before you are in for a treat! Tickets for the Indoor
Kite Performance is $6 per person and can be purchased in advance only as they
will not be available at the door. You can call B & S Kites today to
reserve your tickets for this event at 956-761-1248.
Let’s Go Fly a Kite
The kite festival doesn’t end on Thursday
night, instead you get a few more days to enjoy it. On Friday and Saturday, the
festival will move outdoors from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the flats just north of
the Convention Centre. Here you will be able to see many kite fliers from all
over the United States bring their beautiful ‘show kites’ that will be on
display throughout the day. And of course, no kite festival is complete without
seeing the mesmerizing performances of individuals and team performances. Some
of the best kite fliers have come to South Padre Island for you and your family
to watch their beautiful performances with their beautiful kites. Admission to
the event on Friday and Saturday is free for you to enjoy.
What to Bring
Many families who come and enjoy the kite
festival like to be prepared to stay all day. We suggest that you bring a
cooler, beach chairs, sunscreen, drinks and snacks. There will be food and
concession stand there at the festival so if you do not want to bring snacks
you will be able to grab some. South Padre Island is the prefect destination
for your families next family vacation!
This festival is a show like no other that you may have attended, and we recommend you heading there next weekend with your family. If you are still searching for the perfect place to stay in South Padre Island, then check our inventory out today or give us a call at 855-412-4805. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next vacation with us and enjoy the South Padre Island 2019 Kite Fest!