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...

Port A Live Music Fest

Sept. 17-19

The music festival, also known as PALMfest, gets underway with a concert by one of the premier Jimmy...

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...

Anglers on Wheels II

Sept. 17-18

Anglers on Wheels is a free fishing trip for people with disabilities, their friends, and family mem...

Texas Legends Fishing Tournament

Aug. 4-8

Register to participate in this billfish fishing tournament, where contestants catch and release the...

First Friday at the Art Center

Aug. 6

On the first Friday of every month, the Port Aransas Art Center holds a reception with great artists...

Hook 'em and Book 'em Fishing Tournament

Aug. 13-14

As one of two fundraisers that the Police Foundation uses to secure funds that benefit the Port Aran...

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