The Texas SandFest is the biggest Port Aransas festival of the year. For three days at the end of April, artists from around the world come to Port Aransas to compete in this amazing sand sculpting competition. Texas Sandfest is a great Port Aransas beach weekend, full of fun parties and beach activities.
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Port Aransas Area Festivals
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Port Aransas is famous for Spring Break. The water is warming up, you can feel spring in the air, and as soon as you reach Port Aransas, it's time relax and enjoy the good life. Because Port Aransas and Mustang Island has several miles of beaches, it’s easy to get away from the crowds and enjoy Spring Break with your family and friends.
At the Annual Wooden Boat Festival everyone is encouraged to join in on the fun and bring your wooden boats to display at the festival; they don't need to be fancy, just made of wood, they can even be displayed unfinished.
Entry for boats as well as spectators is FREE as well as actitivies for all ages! A few activities include: informative programs on boat building and boating, build a boat at the Family Boat Building program and kids can build a model boat, too. Plus many more!
This year marks the 14th year the Port Aransas Art Center has hosted Artfest. Held May 25 and 25, 2019 at Jerry McDonald Field.
Artfest hours are Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The individual ticket price is $5 (children aged 12 and younger are free).
70 Years old this event is steeped in tradition and hosts over 45,000 visitors in a single weekend. This festival includes a parade, carnival, shrimp eating contest, great outhouse race, Men & Women's sexy legs contest, live culinary tent, over 100 arts & crafts booths and two stages for Live Entertainment!