People and golf carts on the beach at Cinnamon Shores

Port Aransas

The former sleepy fishing village that anchors the northern tip of Mustang Island has been through a lot. But Hurricane Harvey couldn’t keep this community down for long, and it shows in the bounty of attractions and restaurants ready to welcome new visitors.

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Upcoming Events

Whooping Crane Festival

Feb. 21-24

This festival is a one of a kind event, focused on the whooping crane—the rarest of cranes and one...

Texas SandFest

April 26-28

The largest master sand sculpting competition in the U.S., this family event offers attendees a week...


May 25-26

Held over Memorial Day Weekend, the festival offers fine art in all mediums, a creative kids’ zone...

Fourth of July Fireworks Display

July 4

Catch a spectacular fireworks display over the harbor. If cancelled by weather, it is the following ...

The Deep Sea Round Up Fishing Tournament

July 11-14

What began in 1932 as the Tarpon Roundup has grown from a handful of Port Aransas fishing and huntin...

Texas Legends Billfish Tournament

Aug. 7-11

This fishing tournament was created from a previous tournament called the Bob Byrd Memorial Marlin T...

Texas Women's Angler Tournament

Aug. 23-25

This is a women's-only fishing tournament benefiting The Purple Door, formerly The Women's Shelter o...

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