For COVID-19 UPDATES: Click here

You are here

Around Port Aransas

Events and Happenings around the Port Aransas area.  Whether you are visiting or reside in the Port Aransas area it is always good to get know our wonderful island.

Looking to get away with some girlfriends? Port Aransas is the perfect choice! This beautiful island town is within driving distance from many major cities: Dallas (7 hours); Houston (4 hours); Austin (4 hours); San Antonio (3 hours).

If you are heading to Port Aransas for a special occasion, take advantage of some unique experiences to make your trip even more memorable! Whether you’re headed down for a family reunion, bachelor or bachelorette party, or special weekend with friends, here are some activities to consider for an unforgettable getaway:


It is no secret that we always strive to discover our new destination through food and drinks, in one way or another. Port Aransas might be a small city on a small island, but when it comes to Food & Drink – watch out! It is colorful, delicious, intriguing and healthy, and everything in between.

Beachtoberfest is an annual series of events us locals look forward to each year, beginning September 13 through October 30, 2019. A time in Port Aransas you definitely don't want to miss, Beachtoberfest is our celebration of the end of the Summer season moving into the fall festivities.

Every year the Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade and Block Party is a local favorite! Everyone decorates thier vehicles, golf carts, bikes, and more in the holiday spirit as the parade travels throughout town starting from The Gaff and ending whenever everyone is ready to go home!



Springtime is approaching which means we have sunshine and warmer weather to look forward to...THANK GOODNESS; but on top of fabulous bikini weather in the near future, there are so many exciting events and happenings around Port Aransas with fun in store for the whole family!

Helllloooooo everyone!! I’m sorry I’ve been on a small hiatus. I’ve been enjoying my “vacation” here in Port Aransas. Let’s be real! I “vacation” all year long!