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Monday, August 14, 2017
The Port Aransas Art Center unveiled their new facility in Port Aransas, Texas on Friday, August 4. The art center’s opening is the culmination of a 21-year project to transform the visitor experience through dramatically enhanced exhibition and public spaces. The 4,000 square foot facility is the pinnacle of Port Aransas’ thriving arts scene. “The arts and history sectors of ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Port Aransas is a great spot on the Texas coast that is the perfect destination for beach dwellers wanting to avoid the crowds found in Corpus Christi and South Padre. Located on Mustang Island, Port Aransas may not have a 5-star hotel on the island, but there are plenty of beach house rentals that will give the seclusion that should be expected from a vacation on “Port A.” Expect ...read more
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Friday, July 28, 2017
Port Aransas Community Theatre presents ?Disney?s The Lion King, Jr." August 3-6, 2017 7:30 - 9:30pm The animals of the Pride-lands come together to welcome the newborn cub of King MUFASA and Queen SAABI. A family must see Disney production. Learn More First Friday Art Reception August 4, 2017 5:30 - 7:30pm On the first Friday of every month, the Port Aransas Art Center holds a reception with ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Best Vacations for Toddlers The key to planning a worry-free vacation with toddlers is choosing the right destination. Whether it’s an exciting city brimming with hands-on activities, a peaceful beach, or a rural setting where kids can explore, it has to be a place where both the young and getting older can have fun (after all, it’s your vacation, too!). To help you choose, ...read more
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
(Port Aransas, TX) The Port Aransas & Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has launched an initiative to bring more festivals and special events to Port Aransas. As part of this new initiative, the chamber has established a Special Events Committee with member community partners. The goal of the committee is to develop new events and expand existing festivals and events in ...read more
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Grab your chair and join us for 4th of July Fireworks. THE GRANDADDY OF ALL FISHING TOURNAMENTS 82nd Annual Deep Sea Roundup July 6, 2017 2pm - 10pm CDT The longest running fishing tournament on the Texas Gulf Coast. Pre-registration is open through July 1, 2017. Regular registration is also available after July 1st. On-site registration begins Thursday, July 6th from 2 to 10 p.m. at the Port ...read more
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
by Danno Wise - TripSavvy Texas has more than 600 miles of coastal shoreline. From spring through fall, these beaches draw thousands of visitors. Along the coastline are a variety of 'beach towns' which offer beachgoers somewhat of a base of operations. These towns range from sleepy fishing villages to major metropolitans and everything in between. Here's a list of some of Texas' ...read more
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Department of Commerce Announces Changes to the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Private Angler Recreational Season WASHINGTON -For the first time in a decade, Federal authorities and the five Gulf States have agreed to align Federal and State private angler red snapper fishing seasons for the remainder of the summer, and the Department of Commerce has re-opened the 2017 private angler ...read more
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Monday, June 05, 2017
The Port Aransas & Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has sponsored adult and youth teams in Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Great Texas Birding Classic for the past 21 years. This year’s teams won first place in the annual birding event, held April 15-May 15, 2017. Winners of the Great Texas Birding Classic were announced Saturday at award ceremonies in ...read more
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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Island Life Awaits You and Yours... Find Your Summer Bliss In Port A! Come as you are - the Island Life awaits you and yours this summer! Do something new or nothing much at all. Dine, Relax, Unwind, Explore, Drift?. Plan your summer getaway today. WHERE TO STAY | THINGS TO DO CCA Take-a-kid Fishing Tournament June 2 - 3, 2017 Kids through age 16 can fish for fun and prizes in a tournament ...read more
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Get Hooked on Fishing in Port Aransas on Mustang Island Experience Deep Sea, Bay, Surf, Kayak, Pier, Wade and Fly Fishing (Mustang Island/Port Aransas, TX) Mustang Island/Port Aransas is gearing up for the 2017 summer fishing season. Known as the “Fishing Capital of Texas”, Mustang Island/Port Aransas is a world-class fishing destination, providing the best in all areas of the sport. ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
On the Northern edge of Mustang Island is this beachy paradise where you’ll find tons of history and even more fun in the sun. So grab your swimsuit, jump in a golf cart and get to exploring! Read more...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
The 21 st Annual Texas SandFest drew record crowds during the three-day festival, April 21-23, in Port Aransas, Texas. Texas SandFest is one of the largest master sand sculpting competitions in the United States. The invitational event attracts master sand sculptors from around the world. Each year, tens of thousands of visitors attend this family-friendly event in Port Aransas. Sand sculpting ...read more
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
(Port Aransas, TX) Planning the perfect getaway to Port Aransas & Mustang Island just got much easier! The Port Aransas & Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is delighted to announce the Visit Port Aransas & Mustang Island Guide , an integrated mobile app that offers an interactive guide to help you plan your perfect island vacation. The user-friendly app ...read more
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Plan the perfect trip Don't wait! You could miss out on the best the island has to offer. Port A is an affordable, fun, and funky island town for all ages. Come on, your oasis awaits! PLACES TO STAY THINGS TO DO First Friday Art Reception May 5, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:00pm On the first Friday of every month, the Port Aransas Art Center holds a reception with great artists, live music and refreshments! ...read more
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Monday, April 10, 2017
The 21 st Annual Texas SandFest is the largest master sand sculpting competition in the United States. The three-day festival begins Friday, April 21, 2017 and continues through Sunday, April 23 in Port Aransas, Texas. Texas SandFest is an invitational event and attracts master sand sculptors from around the world. Each year, more than 100,000 people attend this family-friendly event in Port ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Five April festivals in Texas that are worth the drive
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
IFA Redfish Tours Head to Port Aransas, Texas IFA Texas Division events set for April 1-2 NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (March 23, 2017) - Inshore anglers from across Texas and surrounding regions will converge at Port Aransas, Texas, April 1-2, for the first regular-season events for the Texas Division of the 2017 IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie ...read more
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
20 Small Towns With The Most Unique Festivals In America
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Summer Getaway Season is Almost Here Summer Getaway Season is Almost Here Don't wait! You could miss out on the best the island has to offer. Book your stay today for a fun beach adventure your family will never forget. Port A is an affordable, fun, and funky island town for all ages. Come on, your oasis awaits! Scope Out Accommodations PLACES TO STAY Kick-Start the Adventure Planning THINGS TO ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
From sun up to sun down, there's no shortage of things to do. Port A offers some of the coast's best seafood, breezy shopping and island activity for the whole family.  Port Aransas Community Theatre Presents, "80's Prom Gone Bad - A Murder Mystery" March 3 & 4 @ 7:30pm, March 5 @ 2:30pm Learn More Sample Port Aransas's Finest at Meet The Chefs Five restaurants will present a taste of their ...read more
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Thursday, February 02, 2017
February Events Annual Ellis Memorial Library Book Sale February 4-5, 9am-5pm Port Aransas Civic Center " You'd think it was Black Friday the way people were lined up waiting. They bought books by the boxload. I don't care what "they" say about print book obsolescence. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the death of the print book is an exaggeration." Learn More Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup Saturday, ...read more
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Friday, December 02, 2016
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Tuesday, November 01, 2016
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
(Port Aransas, TX) – The 30th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta, the largest point-to-point regatta in U.S. coastal waters, is scheduled to occur October 13-16, 2016. Over 140 boats will set sail from Galveston Island’s Historic Pleasure Pier on Thursday, October 13 and sail approximately 150 nautical miles, arriving at the Port Aransas jetties beginning Friday. Regatta participants race on ...read more
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Fall in Port Aransas, Texas - Come see why it's the locals' favorite time of year.
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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Discover the low-key, laid-back charm of Port Aransas By Becca Hensley - Special to the American-Statesman I used to live for the ferry ride to Port Aransas. That’s when I was a child, and we’d arrive at night, tired from the long drive. There seemed always to be a full moon. We’d leap from the car and look for dolphins. It was, as a certain teenage boy said to me some years ...read more
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