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Upcoming Events in Gulf Coast

Port Aransas

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 ...

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...

Port Arthur

Cajun Heritage Festival

April 2

Tune in to Cajun culture with real Cajun music, dancing, food, and fun. Past festivals have had Caju...

Quintana

Spring Fling

April 9-May 8

Spring is peak migration time so the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory hosts Spring Fling at the Quintana ...

Rockport

Winter Texan Appreciation Day

Jan. 29

The RV Park Council and Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce host an Appreciation Day for the area's ...

La Mardi Gras

Feb. 5

This festival features food, fun entertainment, a parade and other festivities on Lamar Peninsula to...

Bountiful Bowl

Feb. 12

Potters from around the world display their works for sale to the public. The event is held at the W...

Clay Expo

Feb. 12-13

Come out for a gallery art walk, solo exhibits, pottery demonstrations, and the opening reception on...

Whooping Crane Strut

March 5

The 34th annual strut features a 2-mile walk and 5K and 10K runs. The walk remains in the beach area...

Boat, Home, and Studio Tour

April 10-11

Rockport Center for the Arts hosts the Rockport-Fulton Boat, Home, and Studio Tour, featuring fashio...

Kite Festival

April 30-May 1

Rockport Cultural Arts District presents this annual family-friendly kite fesitval that's free and o...

Nautical Flea Market

May 7-8

This annual event, hosted by the Rockport Yacht Club, is held at Rockport Harbor and offers nautical...

Pirate Festival

May 20-22

Held in conjunction with the Rockport-Fulton Market Days, the Rockport-Fulton Pirate Festival has ve...

Wine Festival

May 28

The Texas Maritime Museum celebrates Memorial Day weekend with the 26th annual Rockport Wine Festiv...

Seabrook

Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance

April 30-May 1

Owners of classic cars, vintage wooden boats, or classic glass boats show off their treasures at thi...

South Padre Island

Port of Brownsville Nature Tours

Oct. 1-March 5

Take a 4-hour narrated tour along the Brownsville Ship Channel. On this informative and exciting tou...

Eco Tour and Dolphin Watch

Oct. 1-March 31

All aboard the "Murphy's Law" for a 1.5-hour thrilling dolphin watch and eco tour. Cruise along the ...

SPI Kite Fest

Feb. 3-5

Enjoy the annual SPI Kitefest on the first weekend in February. The festival features indoor kite pe...

Rio Grande Valley Quilt Show

Feb. 18-19

Presented by the Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild, the 40th annual Rio Grande Valley Quilt Show display...

Dolphin Watch and Eco Tour

April 1-Sept. 30

All aboard the "Murphy's Law" for a 1.5-hour dolphin watch and eco tour. Cruise along the lower Lagu...

Port of Brownsville Nature Tour

April 1-Sept. 30

Take a 4-hour narrated tour along the Brownsville Ship Channel. On this informative and exciting tou...

Run the Jailbreak

May 7

The Jailbreak Beach Escape has become a South Padre Island tradition. Each May, thousands of runners...

Stafford

"Aladdin JR"

March 4-6

Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discov...

"Grease"

March 25-27; April 1-3

It's Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding Burger Palace boys and their gum...

"Peter Pan JR"

April 22-24

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late o...

"Dear Edwina JR"

April 29-May 1

From the creators of "Junie B. Jones: the Musical," this “girl power” musical for a new generati...

International Plastic Modellers' Society ModelMania 2022

April 30

Hosted by IPMS Houston, affiliated with the International Plastic Modelers Society USA, Houston's la...

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

May 13-15, 20-22

Based on the Victor Hugo novel "Notre-Dame de Paris" and songs from Disney’s animated feature film...

Sugar Land

Tom Segura

Jan. 28

Best known for his Netflix specials "Ball Hog" (2020), "Disgraceful" (2018), "Mostly Stories" (2016)...

"Disney Princess: The Concert"

Feb. 4

For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted children with their courage and kindness and m...

Ricardo Montaner in Concert

Feb. 11

Venezuelan singer-songwriter Ricardo Montaner is a renowned artist with a career that spans several ...

"Dancing with the Stars" Live Tour 2022

March 4

America’s favorite dance show, “Dancing with the Stars" brings its live tour to the Smart Financ...

Juan Luis Guerra in Concert

March 5

Dominican Republic singer Juan Luis Guerra brings his Entre Mar y Palmeras tour to Smart Financial C...

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