While the days on South Padre Island are meant for relaxing on the beach and soaking up the sun, the nighttime is for partying. If you are looking for some fun, evening activities the island has ample nightclubs, bars, and live music to choose from. Here are some of the best South Padre Island nightlife suggestions.
Louie’s Backyard is the largest bayfront club on South Padre Island and is the number #1 nightclub on the island. It is known as the spring break headquarters of the island. Experience the best South Padre Island nightlife at this nightclub that opens every night at 9 p.m. and they have a guest DJ each night. They also have karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights. The nightclub is located at 2305 Laguna Blvd and is open every day until 2 a.m.
The Quarterdeck is another popular nightlife spot. The bar is open daily until 2 a.m. and has live music every night of the week. They bring the best high energy dance bands from across the country to perform. Live music begins each night at 9 p.m. when their dance floor starts to get moving and grooving.
On Wednesday evenings they have their famous La Jaiba Downs crab race. Participants can make a friendly wager on one of the hermit crabs. If your pick wins, you get GRAND dollars to spend at their restaurant. You’ll be the life of the party when buy your group a round of drinks.
Wanna Wanna Beach Bar and Grill
Wanna Wanna Beach Bar and Grill was called the place to be on South Padre Island by Playboy Magazine. This beachfront bar has live music every weekend and is famous for their frozen drinks, including their Tropical Wanna Wanna and their Turbo Pina Colada.
Laguna BOB is a bayside restaurant and bar with live music every night of the week. You can sit on their deck on the water to listen to the live music, enjoy your drinks, and watch the sunset. The bartenders are known for making strong drinks and the bar is cash only. After 9:30 p.m., it becomes 21+.
After Experiencing the Best of South Padre Island Nightlife…
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