Best time to visit South Padre Island, TX

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South Padre Island, TX

6 THINGS TO DO IN SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX (APRIL 01 - APRIL 10)

Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets

late February–April (best in early-to-mid April) • nature

Don't miss the blooming of the state flower of Texas

Shrimp Season

Shrimp Season

July–November • food

Check out the opening​ ceremony of a shrimp festival and enjoy the traditions and delicious seafood

Watermelon

Watermelon

April–early September • food

There is nothing better than a cool slice of watermelon during hot summer Texas days

Armadillo (Dasypodidae)

Armadillo (Dasypodidae)

April–October • nature

These cute creatures in strong armor continue moving to the North

Raccoon

Raccoon

March–November • nature

These curious small creatures can quietly accompany you during an evening camping trip

Snake Season

Snake Season

March–May • nature

Snakes have been an object of fascination, fear, and suspicion since ancient times

7 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Día de Los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos

out of rangeOctober 31–November 1 • event

This colourful celebration is prepared especially for the immortal souls that come down to earth to join the living on this spec​ial day

Charro Days

Charro Days

out of rangeFebruary 20–27, 2021 • event

A unique bi-national event celebrated between the two neighbouring cities of Brownsville and Matamoros

Beach Season

Beach Season

out of rangeMay–September • activity

Summer time gathers everyone on the best beaches full of sun, waves, water activities, and great parties

Hidalgo Festival of Lights

Hidalgo Festival of Lights

on holdDecember • event

The largest Christmas light display in Texas

Peach Season

Peach Season

out of rangeMay–August • food

Yummy, tasty, fresh peaches are ready to be picked

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

out of rangeOctober–December • food

Try the best pie you have ever eaten on your trip to Texas

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day

out of rangeMarch 2, 2021 (online) • event

The best time to feel the atmosphere of the Lone Star State, witness legendary Texan patriotism, and enjoy celebrations all over the state