People and golf carts on the beach at Cinnamon Shores

Port Aransas

Travel Region

Gulf Coast

Population

4,000

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

Texas SandFest

Oct. 15-17

(Rescheduled from April) If you love sandcastles, then Texas SandFest is the best place in the world...

Wooden Boat Festival

Oct. 29-31

(Rescheduled from April) Bring your wooden boats to display. Boats don't need to be fancy, just made...

Texas Sandfest

Oct. 15-17

If you love sandcastles, then Texas SandFest is the place to be to see some of the world’s best sc...

Harvest Moon Regatta

Oct. 21-23

The Harvest Moon Regatta is a sailing race that has been hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club every year si...

Wooden Boat Festival

Oct. 29-31

A great family-friendly event in the beautiful beach town of Port Aransas, the festival began in 201...

Chocolate Crawl

Feb. 10

Celebrate the season of love with the Chocolate Crawl. Shoppers are treated to beverages and a wide ...

Whooping Crane Festival

Feb. 24-27

Each year since 1996, the Whooping Crane Festival has celebrated the annual return of the cranes to ...

Lighted Boat Parade

Dec. 4

Decorate your boats and light up the marina for a chance to win prizes and money. Spectators are enc...

Restaurant Week

Jan. 27-30

Get hooked on Port A by taking a culinary tour through its thriving food culture. Enjoy a prix-fixe ...

Port Aransas Garden Club Home Tour

Jan. 29

The 32nd annual home tour has a gorgeous lineup of homes. Bus tours are available in the morning. Se...

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