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Lights Over South Padre Island

Start: Nov 30, 2018 End: Dec 16, 2018

The City of South Padre Island is once again preparing to welcome a garland of festive events this holiday season. Treat yourself to a South Padre Island holiday getaway where twinkling lights reflect on warm, tropical waters and delicious culinary delights and abundant shopping options help make for a festive and memorable getaway for all ages. Without a doubt, you’re sure to find plenty to do, see and celebrate this holiday season.

 

FEATURED EVENT: Holiday Sand Castle Village
** NOW EXTENDED TO MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY FROM 12-9PM!!! **

Come visit our Holiday Sand Castle Village filled with unique Holiday Sand Sculptures built by incredibly talented sand artists. From a Sand Snowman to Sand-ta, and much more, this new, outdoor exhibit will include a lighted musical performance starting at dusk. The Holiday Sand Castle Village will be open to the public at the South Padre Island Convention Centre.

 

Friday, Nov. 30

Tree Lighting Ceremony
5pm @ City Hall

Get in the holiday spirit and join us for a special lighting of the Christmas tree with a musical performance to follow.

Christmas Parade
6pm — The parade route will be on Padre Blvd. from Mars St. to Kingfish St. on Padre Blvd. 

Kick off the holiday season with the City of South Padre Island Annual Christmas Parade and watch as beautifully decorated floats pass by on Padre Boulevard. Pack a thermos of hot chocolate and bring the whole family as the Island celebrates the holiday season!

Children’s Wonderland
6pm–10pm @ The Greens (Jim’s Pier)

Come out and play as the lawn transforms into a giant playground! Kids can run, jump and climb their way to new heights in this area, free for all to experience the fun. Full of inflatable activities including an obstacle course, kids will have the opportunity to have some serious playtime and ride our trackless train!

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

Lighted Boat Parade
6pm — The route begins at South Point Marina (Port Isabel); Judging at The Painted Marlin Grille (SPI) 

Enjoy a cool winter breeze and watch as boats of all sizes cruise by decorated in their holiday finest. Designated viewing areas throughout the route offer free public viewing, as the bay sparkles with the light of these beautifully decorated boats!

Children’s Wonderland
6pm–10pm @ The Greens (Jim’s Pier)

Come out and play as the lawn transforms into a giant playground! Kids can run, jump and climb their way to new heights in this area, free for all to experience the fun. Full of inflatable activities including an obstacle course, kids will have the opportunity to have some serious playtime and ride our trackless train!

 

Sunday, Dec. 2

Breakfast with Santa
9am–11am —@ Schlitterbahn Beach Resort

Santa is coming to the Island! Children will be delighted as they visit with Santa and enjoy breakfast. Enjoy the magical spirit of the holiday season and don’t forget to bring your camera for photos with Santa!

Children 11 and under FREE | $3 ages 12 and over

 

View our Lights Over South Padre Island flyer HERE.