Farmer’s Market

Every Sunday at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at The Shores

Enjoy fresh produce, grains, jams, and other homemade foods.


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Recycling Every Saturday Morning

Recyclable items can be taken to Old City Hall ( West Venus St.) every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Items that can be recycled are:

• Newspaper
• Cardboard
• Office Paper
• Aluminum
• Tin
• Plastic

To offer a better recycling service please:

• Compact, crush or break down plastic bottles, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans or any other items that may be reduced in size. This helps us use the most amount of space in the bins.
• Remove any food, liquid, metal fasteners, adhesive materials or other items that may contaminate the whole load.


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HalloWings Across South Padre Island

Treat the family to a friendly holiday event in celebration of the fall migration of the Monarch butterfly. It’s a 3-day city-wide event with numerous children’s activities, a variety of live entertainment, guided tours, and so much more. From a Boo Bash movie night to Breakfast with the Pirates, there will be plenty of fun for all ages.

Friday, October 26th

Boo Bash Move Night @ SPI Convention Centre

6:15pm: Free Halloween crafts for kids
7pm: Movie Feature — “Hocus Pocus”
Light refreshments will be provided
Event is FREE and open to the public

Winged Gala @ SPI Birding & Nature Center from 6:30-9pm

Kick off the HalloWings weekend at the Winged Gala. People come for the butterflies, but they stay for the wine. Come to celebrate the beautiful migration of our monarchs with live music, fine art, beer and wine tasting, and much more! We invite you to honor our precious coastal wildlife with us through celebration and fundraising for vital conservation and education efforts.
Tickets = $65

Saturday, October 27th

HalloWings Festival @ SPI Birding & Nature Center

Vendor set-up begins at 7:00 a.m. | Vendor Registration Form
Open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 28th

Breakfast with Pirates @ Jim’s Pier

8:30am: Breakfast with Pirates
12pm: Pirate Ship Cruise (2hrs.)
Breakfast only = $10/person | Pirate Ship Cruise only – $20/person | Breakfast & Cruise = $25/person
Space is limited — reserve your spot through Black Dragon Pirate Ship Cruises at (956) 943-6283

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Daily Bird Walks

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South Padre Island Mariachi Run 5k/10k

Nov 03, 2018 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

33261 State Park Road 100

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Raul Alcala Bike Challenge

Nov 04, 2018 

8:00 am-5:00 pm

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Veteran’s Day Weekend

Come join the City of South Padre Island, the Southernmost point on the Purple Heart Trail, for a weekend long, family friendly event to honor and celebrate our Veterans.



Friday, November 9, 2018

1 p.m. – Unveiling Dedication Bench @ Thompkins Park

Saturday, November 10, 2018

7 a.m. – Veteran’s /Pro Golf Tournament @ SPI Golf COurse

2 p.m. – Veteran’s Day City Program @ SPI Convention Centre

Guest Speaker Gordon R. England: Served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1st Secretary for Homeland Security, Deputy Secretary of Defense & Acting Secretary of Defense (read the full bio here)

8 p.m. – Black Light Run @ Louie’s Backyard

Sunday, November 11, 2018

10 a.m. – SPI GoRuck March

10 a.m. – Veteran’s Day Eco-Tour @ Breakaway Cruises

8 p.m. – Veteran’s Day Country Concert @ The Greens

9:15 p.m. – Fireworks Over the Bay set to music (Patriotic theme)

Monday, November 12, 2018

10 a.m. – Flag Retirement Ceremony @ SPI Convention Centre


For more information, please contact the South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Blacklight Run

The Blacklight Run™ is none other than the brightest, most fun 5K out there. At the Blacklight Run™ we aren’t focused on how fast or how far you can run, what type of exercise you enjoy, or if you’re an avid runner. Instead, we welcome any and all participants looking for a glowing good time. Whether you sprint it, run it, or walk it, we don’t care! We simply want you to enjoy it. These three miles will be the best three miles you’ve ever spent with your friends and family—we promise.

Nov 10, 2018

5:00 pm-8:00 pm

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FAM Fest

We are excited to bring a premier Film, Art, and Music Festival to South padre Island. This three day event will feature outstanding artists, demonstrations, children’s art activities, live music, film, and local food and beverage discounts.

FILM: FAM FEST will become the location for the Cine Sol Festival featuring filmmaking workshops and industry panels. Festival attendees can expect to view films and documentaries from around the world with a unique perspective from award-winning filmmakers.

FEATURED ARTISTS: FAM FEST will showcase state and national painters, sculptors jewelry makers and multimedia artist booths with art for sale.

LIVE MUSIC: Enjoy music from an eclectic array of local and Texas bands, including local Island favorites located in the Entertainment District. There will be a special concert with the Josh Abbott Band at Schlitterbahn on 11/17.

FOOD & DRINK: South Padre Island restaurants and food trucks will provide food and beverages for the event.

Call for Artists Application

Artist In Residence Application

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A’lante Flamenco

A’lante Flamenco

November 16 and 17, 2018

5908 Padre Blvd.

Curtain: 7:30 p.m.

The A’lante Flamenco Ensemble, based out of Austin, Texas, returns for an encore performance as part of FAMFest, after thrilling last season’s audience with their blend of traditional and contemporary flamenco music and dance. A’lante Flamenco’s work aims to reach audiences on a visceral level, provoking emotional responses through music and dance that crosses cultural and linguistic boundaries. Join us at the intimate setting of the nightclub at 5908 Padre Blvd. for this exciting show. All tickets specially priced at $25 per person.

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