Port Aransas Events & Festivals

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Note: due to COVID-19, these events may be altered, postponed or cancelled. Please check the event websites (linked to below) for more information.

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Texas Legends Billfish Tournament 2020

Date: Aug. 5-9, 2020
Location815 Trout Street Port Aransas, TX 78373

This catch and release big game fish tournament is unique in more than one way. Participating boats can leave from any Texas port, but the weigh-in for this huge annual tournament happens at Virginia’s in Port A, where the cash prizes are awarded and dreams come true.

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Beachtober Fest 2020

Date: Sept. 1 - Oct. 31

For eight weeks every fall, Port Aransas, Texas is awash in music, food, competitions, events and culture during the annual Beachtober Fest.


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Harvest Moon Regatta

Date: Oct. 29 - 31, 2020

The Harvest Moon Regatta, the largest point-to-point sailboar race in the U.S., takes sailors from Galveston’s Pleasure Pier to the Port Aransas jetties. Great views can be had from South Jetty, Robert's Point Park, and several other areas. The race begins under the light of October’s magnificent full moon.

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Port Aransas Deep Sea Roundup 2020

Date:  July 9-12, 2020
Location: 710 W. Ave., Port Aransas, TX 78373

The 85th annual Deep Sea Roundup is the oldest fishing tournament on the Gulf Coast. 


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Texas Sandfest 2020

Date: April 17-19, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Port Aransas Beach Road, between mile markers 9 and 13.

The 3-day Texas Sandfest features incredible masterpieces composed entirely of sand. In addition, there are food vendors, beer tents, live music, and sand sculpting lessons for the aspiring amateurs.


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