The summer season is almost here and we just can’t wait for it at South Padre Island. Each year the start of the summer is most typically Memorial Day Weekend as many children are off of school and their parents have some time off from work. Traveling for Memorial Day is an annual tradition for the many visitors that come and visit South Padre Island. Guests will find a variety of summer activities that will make their vacation getaway one they could never forget. Take a look at why you need to stay in South Padre Island for the upcoming South Padre Memorial Day Weekend:
Fireworks on the Pier
If you want to catch some lively fireworks during your Memorial Day getaway, simply head over to Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill located on South Padre Island. This local favorite features a variety of delicious dishes and tasty drinks to celebrate with. Every Friday and Saturday night Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill shoots off fireworks straight from their pier. This lets you take in the dazzling show in the sky while enjoying beach side with your favorite adult beverage. The fireworks start at 9:00 PM giving you plenty of time to relax before enjoying the show.
Rock the Beach 2022
Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill also showcases a special event each year for Memorial Day, their Rock the Beach. This is a special rock n roll performance put on each year letting visitors celebrate Memorial Day in a unique way. This year Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill will have rock favorites Three Days Grace on hand for a thrilling performance like no other. The show is scheduled to take place on Saturday May 28th, 2022 at 8:00 PM at Clayton’s very own stage. Tickets start at $40 for general admission and $60 for VIP passes. Don’t miss out on South Padre Island’s very own rock concert for Memorial Day!
See a Rocket Launch
Just across the bay from South Padre Island is the SpaceX Boca Chica launch site where many of their rockets are being tested. You can see rocket launches that are in preparation for future missions such as exploration to Mars and satellite orbits. The launches are always on a rotating schedule so make sure to look up the schedule when you get here. Nothing like a good rocket launch to get your Memorial Day Weekend started!
Book a Fishing Charter
Head out onto the water for an exciting fishing charter during your Memorial Day Weekend plans. South Padre Island features some incredible fishing spots along the coast and out to sea. Booking a fishing charter is extremely easy too as most charters will include everything you need such as gear, rods, reels, and even fishing licenses. They will take you offshore in their spacious fishing boats so you can reel up your own trophy size catch. Local tour guides to pick from include Always a Catch Fishing Trip, AAA Local Fisherman, Angler’s Choice Guide Service. You may even be able to catch the perfect fish to grill up for your Memorial Day BBQ too!
Go Dolphin Watching
One of South Padre Island’s most popular summertime activity is dolphin watching with The Original Dolphin Watch. Many places where dolphin watching is available are typically on a seasonal rotation; however, South Padre Island features year round dolphin watching due to the warmer water of the bay. Seeing these pods of dolphins up close is a sure win for any Memorial Day Weekend festivities. Book today before your trip arrives to ensure a spot on this popular activity!
Make Yourself a Memorial Day BBQ
No Memorial Day Weekend festivities are ever complete without having a BBQ to celebrate with. When you book one of our Memorial Day rentals you will have access to a variety of amenities including gas BBQ grills. Most of our rentals include a grill out back so you can grill whatever your heart desires from Texas burgers to any locally caught fish from your fishing charter. Our vacation rentals also include so much more than just grills too. You will find a new level of comfort with amenities such as plush beds, fine linens, gourmet kitchens, and spacious floor plans. The outdoor spaces may even include luxury swimming pools, hot tubs, gated communities, tennis courts, fitness centers, and be just a short walk away from the beach. It is easy to see how our vacation rentals can make the most of your South Padre Memorial Day stay.
Book Today for South Padre Memorial Day
As you can see there are plenty of ways to spend your Memorial Day Weekend here in South Padre Island. Memorial Day is a popular time to travel so make sure to secure your rental today before it is all booked up!