Seaside Services
South Padre Island Pier

Things to Do in South Padre Island

South Padre Island is brimming with things to do. The area's chambers of commerce are a great place to start looking for entertainment and activities. 

April thru August is turtle nesting season on South Padre Island.

Starting in May, there's a fireworks show over the island every Friday, lasting throughout the summer.

The Farmers' Market is every Sunday 11 am to 1 pm at The Shores, north of the convention center.

Dining in Port Isabel

Port Isabel offers a wide variety of dining options, including Mexican, Italian, Chinese, burgers, fresh seafood, sandwiches, and steaks. There are plenty of restaurants overlooking the beach!

Dining on the Island

South Padre Island has so many great places to eat, you could spend all your time tasting. There is something for everyone and for every budget.

Entertainment and Recreation

You'll never run out of things to do on the island. This link to the local Chamber site is a great place to start.

Grocery and Fresh Seafood Stores

A small grocery store and gourmet store meet your needs on the island, and two large grocery stores serve guests over in Port Isabel. If you can't find what you want nearby, Brownsville also has a large selection of establishments.