SandFest is the most popular event of the year in Port Aransas, held every April on the beach. Family-friendly activities at SandFest range from live music to shopping, and everyone's favorite: the food trucks.
Every winter, the endangered whooping cranes migrate to the warm waters of the Texas Gulf Coast. Their arrival is celebrated in Port Aransas with the 4-day Whooping Crane Festival in late February. It's an exciting time for nature-lovers to catch a glimpse of the beautiful cranes.