Tag Archives: South Padre Island

SPI Market Days

Visit the SPI Convention Center Jan 21-23 and Feb. 25-27 for SPI Market Days. Enjoy live music while exploring the different treasures from vendors from all over the world. Items include art, gourmet food, custom creations, fashion and beauty, home and garden decor, cosmetics, local activities, jewelry, tools, health products, pet merchandise and more. Food truck will be serving breakfast and lunch, Admission is $1, parking is free.

26th Annual Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo

The annual Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo is back better than ever on South Padre Island Feb. 8-12. The five-day expo includes distinguished guest speakers, exhibits and tours. Learn all about the fascinating natural treasures South Texas and the lower Laguna Madre have to offer. The array of topics include sea turtles, native plants, birds, fishing, butterflies and dragonflies, and more. Visit spibirding.com/wowe for more details, presenter schedule, and to register for…

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SPI Kite Fest

SPI Kite Fest

The SPI Kite Fest is back for 2022 at the SPI Convention Center Feb. 3-5 for indoor kite performances and the outdoor festival. The weekend also includes On the Flats and a banquet at the Isla Grand Beach Resort.

SPI Market Days

Visit the SPI Convention Center Jan 21-23 and Feb. 25-27 for SPI Market Days. Enjoy live music while exploring the different treasures from vendors from all over the world. Items include art, gourmet food, custom creations, fashion and beauty, home and garden decor, cosmetics, local activities, jewelry, tools, health products, pet merchandise and more. Food truck will be serving breakfast and lunch, Admission is $1, parking is free.

SPI Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Join the South Padre Island Chamber for “Coffee and Conversation” to hear about new county projects on Jan. 20 at Padre Island Brewing Co. Greg Weykemp, director of design for Edgewater Resources, will serve as speaker for the January installment. Weykemp will address the possibility of bringing a deep-water marina to South Padre Island.

Rescue Me Resale 10th Anniversary & Annual Holiday Mixer

Rescue Me Resale Mixer

Join Rescue Me Resale on South Padre Island for its 10th anniversary with its annual Christmas Mixer Dec. 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Rescue Me Resale is a resale shop ran by Friends of Animal Rescue. We have new and gently used items. Rescue Me Resale’s profits go to offset the costs of vetting, caring for, and adopting out homeless animals.

SPI Moves To Fortify Dune System Via Grant

Kristina Boburka measures the durability and defenses of South Padre Island’s dune system as the city’s shoreline director. The city of South Padre Island does annual surveys to assess beach erosion and the wear-and-tear of wind and waves inflicted on the dunes. Fortifying the barrier island’s natural defenses has become even more important in an era Boburka describes as being one of “rising seas and intensifying storms.” The information gathered…

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Shop The Island To Win

Shop the Island, Christmas presents

South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce‘s “Shop the Island” initiative is back through Dec. 20. For every $20 spent with any Island businesses, shoppers may register for a $500 shopping spree. Every dollar spent locally also ensures a healthy and growing South Padre Island economy. Original receipts may be dropped off at the following SPI Chamber member businesses: Padre Island Brewing Co. Renee’s of South Padre Ship Shape Sea Turtle…

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