Port Aransas Events and Festivals

Your Guide to the Must Attend Events and Festivals in Town!

Outdoor Concert Service

Sunset Sounds Port Aransas

Dates: 2nd Friday of the Month, March - October

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Patsy Jones Amphitheater

 

The Sunset Sounds Concert Series in Port Aransas kicks off its season March 12 at Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park right along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Bring along a blanket, a few lawn chairs, food, and drinks, and the entire family for an evening of live music. 

 

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Wooden Boat

Port Aransas Wooden Boat Festival

Dates: April 12 - 14, 2019

Location: Port Aransas Marina

Cost: FREE

 

The Port Aransas Wooden Boat Festival is a family celebration of woodworking and maritime festivities. This free event features family boat building Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as a whole lineup of informational sessions with topics like marine paint, sawn timber technology, fiberglassing, and more. 

 

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Sandcastle at the Texas Sandfest

Annual Texas Sandfest

Dates: April 26 - 29, 2019
Location: At the beach between mile markers 9 and 13, Port Aransas
Whats Allowed: Well behaved dogs on leashes, ice chests & coolers, chairs, and snacks & drinks

 

The Annual Texas Sandfest is a can't miss event! What started as a small play-on-the-beach day has turned into a three-day festival that attracts locals and tourists. There will be sand-castle competitions, beer gardens, live music, arts and crafts and much more.

 

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Girl friends looking at art in a gallery

First Fridays

Dates: First Friday of each month throughout the year
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Port Aransas Art Center

 

First Fridays at the Port Aransas Art Center is an event that is held on the first Friday of each month throughout the year. There are refreshments, live music, and beautiful art pieces to view. Many artists are on site to answer your questions and talk about their artistic process.

 

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Art Fest

Port Aransas Art Fest 2019

Dates: May 25 - 26

Times: Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Jerry McDonald Field

 

The Port Aransas ArtFest is in its 14th year in 2019, taking place Memorial Day weekend. The event features a kid's creative zone, food vendors, street musicians, and live music. View and purchase a variety of different mediums, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, photography, mixed media, and more.

 

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Hummerbird celebration

31st Annual HummerBird Celebration

Dates: Sept. 19 - 22

Times: Thurs. 1 -7 p.m., Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Rockport-Fulton High School Commons

 

The annual HummerBird Celebration is a nature immersion that combines fun and education. Check out more than 75 vendors and 14 speakers, and go on a variety of nature walks and trips. This event is for bird watchers, nature enthusiasts and more. 

 

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Motorcycle Port A

10th Annual Rock & Ride

Dates: Sept. 20 - 22

Location: Concrete Street Amphitheater

 

Rock & Ride is a 'poker-style' motorcycle run, and it's one of the biggest motorcycle and music festivals in South Texas. Participants get a shot at winning $1,000 for the best hand and 100 percent of registration fees benefit the USO of South Texas. Prepare for a ride along Port Aransas, Corpus Christi Bay, and N Padre Island.

 

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