Port A, TX – Holiday Planning & More



Things are beginning to cool off in Port Aransas, but the water is still plenty warm! This month will see a couple of opportunities to stay active on the beach, including the Barrier Island Ultra and the annual Turkey Trot races. Come on down to participate or just to cheer on the racers!
The time is also ripe to start planning your holiday vacations to Port Aransas. Check out this blog post to help you plan your trip, whether that’s a Thanksgiving trip, a Christmas soiree, or a New Year’s getaway. Port Aransas has accommodations fit for a 20-person family reunion or a couple’s celebration! Want to celebrate the holidays with great food but not excited about the cooking? Click here for a list of dining options in Port Aransas for all the upcoming holidays.

Until next time—see you around the island! Traditions anchor here.


Come out and enjoy Gobble on the Grand and Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving holiday! Gobble on the Grand is a family-friendly mixer on November 21 that welcomes Turkey Trot racers to the packet pick-up pre-party and hosts many more fun activities like a vendor village, bounce houses, and turkey bowling!

Then, experience the Turkey & Tot Trot the following day on November 22.

If you love all things “ocean,” this is the race for you! Come to Port Aransas for this destination race. The course is run entirely on sand along the Gulf of Mexico. You choose your challenge—hard-packed sand near the water or softer sand near the road. Enjoy the sun and the sound of waves as you persevere through the wind.



Santa Claus is coming to town on December 2! Festivities will include a golf cart parade, craft stations, bounce houses, holiday hayrides, costumed characters, an ugly sweater contest, face painting, and visits with Santa. You won’t want to miss the light show and official community tree lighting! Ho-Ho-Hope to see you there!


Burgers and Beer at BierHaus

Port Aransas is chock-full of restaurants featuring a range of coastal delights, but what about when you want a classic burger? How about a pretzel or a signature prickly pear margarita? BierHaus has you covered with a wide selection of juicy burgers and tasty cocktails!
Whatever your dining choice, you will find the perfect coastal cuisine for you right here in Port Aransas.

Coastal Condominiums

Coral Cay Condominiums, pictured here, is a family-friendly community featuring efficiences, one, two, and three-bedroom rentals. The seven acres of beautifully-landscaped grounds feature a private boardwalk taking you straight to the best beach in Texas.
Whether you prefer a cozy beach cottage, luxury condominium like

Coral Cay

or the privacy of your own beach house,
the island offers coastal digs to fit your needs.
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