Texas SandFest

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Event Dates: April 21-23, 2017

Explore the largest master sand sculpting competition in the U.S.! Bring the whole family down to Port A and watch the experts sculpt big, beautiful works of art using the sand beneath their feet. Live music and the rolling waves of the Gulf of Mexico fill the air and artisans from all around will be there to sell art, clothing, jewelry – you name it.

For more information, visit the Texas SandFest website.

33rd Annual Songwriters Showcase

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Event date: October 17, 2016

The 33rd Annual Songwriter’s Showcase will from 6pm-10pm. Preecher Williams is MC and Woodie Lawson and Ronnie Narmour are talent coordinators.

This year’s Showcase is back in the lovely Tarpon Inn Courtyard at 200 E. Cotter street in Port A. Last year’s Musicians were fantastic as this year’s surely will be. Come on out and listen to some wonderful Original music. Bring a chair or a blanket if you wish. There is a $5 Gate Fee Donation benefiting the Art Center.

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Port A Art About

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Event Date: October 15, 2016

10th Annual Port Aransas Art Walk, 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Port Aransas Art Center & The Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau. Stop by each location for refreshments and meet and greet artists and see their work.

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Old Town / plyWooden Boat Festival

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Event Dates: October 8-10, 2016

The annual Old Town Festival is 3 days of fun with a plyWooden Boat Festival, parade, Pat Farley’s World Famous Gumbo, Nautical Flea Market, Chapel tours & lecture, Old Town Expression-Session surfing contest, canine surfing contest, live music, 8 Wonders of Port Aransas tours and more!

For more information, please visit