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With fewer crowds and the best weather of the year, Port A’s Beachtoberfest is a must for every music, food, or culture lover in Texas. Beachtoberfest events are eight weeks of fun held September 13 -October 30, 2019.


Port A Live Music Fest

October 4-5, 2019

Experience Port A’s live music scene, with acts performing at great venues throughout town. Shuttles are provided for festival-goers.

portamusicfest.com


Local Business Directory

Shoptoberfest

October 19, 2019

Shop Port A’s unique, locally-owned stores and boutiques, which are offering discounts and specials during Shoptoberfest.


Beach Pumpkin Hustle

October 26, 2019

Lace up your running shoes for the island’s 5K fun run. Enjoy the scenic run on the beach in one of America’s top-rated beach towns. Wear your favorite Halloween costume – medals will be awarded for overall winners and best costumes. Enjoy the s’mores party at the finish line!

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Week One September 13 - September 15

Fishing for the Fallen Veterans Benefit Tournament

September 13-14, 2019

Patriot Outdoor Adventures is a volunteer based organization supporting wounded warriors. Open to the public, this benefit tournament will support wounded warriors and their families.

poa4vets.org


Fellowship of Christian Athletes Beach Dash 5K

September 14, 2019

5K or 1K run on the beach. Proceeds benefit the Coastal Bend Fellowship of Christian Athletes, serving 77 high schools and middle schools and two universities in the Coastal Bend area.

vfitproductions.com




Week Two September 16 - September 22


Texas Super Chef Throwdown Series

September 18-21, 2019

Port Aransas & Mustang Island is the culinary gateway for Texas chefs to compete in the World Food Championships, the largest competition in “food sport”. Top chefs will compete over three nights at six different restaurants. The event will culminate in the Final Throwdown on September 21.

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Week Three September 23 - September 29


Jailbreak Port Aransas Obstacle Course

September 27-28, 2019

Join us this fall for a 5k covering 20 challenging obstacles on the wide, sandy beaches of Port Aransas! The inaugural Jailbreak Obstacle Course in Port Aransas promises to challenge even the die-hard racer. Traverse across a course spread over miles, as you compete with or against others for victory or for fun.

runthejailbreak.com/port-aransas-jailbreak


Parrotheads Wings Over Port Aransas

September 27-28, 2019

Join the Parrot Heads for their annual Wings Over Port A celebration–live music, food, drinks, dancing, and the opportunity to give back to the community.

portaransasparrotheads.com/events




Week Four September 30 - October 6


Port Aransas Community Theatre Presents: And Then There Were None

October 3-13, 2019

The play was adapted by Agatha Christie, based on one of her darkest and most successful novels.

portaransascommunitytheatre.com


Port Aransas Education Foundation Casino Night

October 4, 2019

Port Aransas Education Foundation Las Vegas style casino night – enjoy blackjack, craps, roulette, live auction, raffle, food, drinks and more! Event benefits the foundation.

paisdfoundation.org


Port A Live Music Fest

October 4-5, 2019

Experience Port A’s live music scene, with acts performing at great venues throughout town. Shuttles are provided for festival-goers.

portamusicfest.com




Week Five October 7 - October 13


Harvest Moon Regatta

October 11-13, 2019

The largest point-to-point sailing regatta in U.S. coastal waters, originating in Galveston and ending in Port Aransas.

harvestmoonregatta.com


Port A Art Walk

October 12, 2019

Featuring original works of art in all mediums, at artist studios and galleries throughout Port A, including a reception at the Art Center.

portaransasartcenter.org


Shorty’s 36th Annual Pig Party

October 12, 2019

Come celebrate Beachtoberfest at the island’s oldest and friendliest bar. Free food (while it lasts), beverages and live music.

www.facebook.com/ShortysPortAransasTX




Week Six October 14 - October 20


Old Town Fest

October 18-19, 2019

Celebrate Port Aransas’ rich history, heritage and culture. Tour the 8 Wonders of Port Aransas, enjoy live music, food and beverages, and a parade through Old Town.

portaransasmuseum.org


Port A Surf Classic “Expression Session”

October 19, 2019

A must-see Old Town Fest event! The surf classic “Expression Session” features several categories of competitions, including adults, kids and canines.

portaransasmuseum.org


Local Business Directory

Shoptoberfest

October 19, 2019

Shop Port A’s unique, locally-owned stores and boutiques, which are offering discounts and specials during Shoptoberfest.



Market Days

Port A Market Days

October 19, 2019

Market Days is a locally organized event that promotes small, local businesses. It is a family friendly, pets too, with a little something for the entire family. Face painting, kid’s games, food, music, and more.

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Week Seven October 21 - October 27


Scary Movies – Port Aransas Community Theatre

October 21-23, 2019

What says Halloween better than scary movies? Grab some popcorn, sit back in a comfy chair and get ready to be scared! Check out the website for movie titles and show times.

portaransascommunitytheatre.com


Beach Pumpkin Hustle

October 26, 2019

Lace up your running shoes for the island’s 5K fun run. Enjoy the scenic run on the beach in one of America’s top-rated beach towns. Wear your favorite Halloween costume – medals will be awarded for overall winners and best costumes. Enjoy the s’mores party at the finish line!

Register


Sand Pumpkin Patch – City of Port Aransas

October 26, 2019

Put your carving skills to work and create a sand pumpkin on the beach! Requires no skill…just the desire to have fun and get sandy.

cityofportaransas.org




Week Eight October 28 - October 30


Haunted Hayrides – City of Port Aransas

October 28-30, 2019

Climb aboard if you dare! Cling to your friends as you travel through the scariest parts of Port Aransas on a hay filled trailer. Beware–the ghosts and goblins will be out to scare you.

cityofportaransas.org




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