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

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 ...

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...

Margarita Madness

March 4-April 8

There can only be one “Best Margarita in Port Aransas,” and every year during Margarita Madness,...

Texas SandFest

April 8-10

If you love sandcastles, then Texas SandFest is the best place in the world to check out some of the...

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