Horses riding in the ocean

South Padre Island

South Padre Island is a hotbed of beach culture with lodging, dining, nightlife, and watersports. Northward, Padre Island National Seashore protects the longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world, along with the wildlife that depends on it.

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Upcoming Events

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4

Come to the South Padre Island Entertainment District for a Fourth of July fireworks show, which get...

Texas International Fishing Tournament

July 29-Aug. 2

Surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Laguna Madre Bay and Gulf of Mexico, Port Isabel and South...

Ladies Kingfish Tournament

Aug. 7-9

The first all-ladies tournament in Texas is divided into two divisions: bay and offshore. Anglers fi...

Shallow Stalker Boats Owners Fishing Tournament

Aug. 28-29

Teams in adult and junior divisions compete for the heaviest red drum, trout, flounder, and other ca...

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