Memorial Day in South Padre Island

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to getaway for a weekend, Memorial Day is the perfect time to take a trip to South Padre Island. From commemorating the lives of fallen soldiers to enjoying the beautiful spring weather, there is always something to do to keep you entertained in South Padre Island. Take a look at these events and activities for your South Padre Island Memorial Day getaway.


South Padre Island Memorial Day Beach Volleyball Tournament


Let’s get out on the beach and have some fun at the annual Memorial Day Beach Volleyball Tournament. The weather and atmosphere in South Padre Island are perfect for a little friendly competition on the sand. This tournament offers men’s and women’s doubles as well as co-ed team events. There will be cash prices and certificates for the winners. A limited number of teams are allowed in the tournament, so if you are interested in competing, make sure to register for this event in advance.


Enjoy the Waterparks


Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resort is one of the most popular water parks in the South Padre Island area. As both an indoor and outdoor waterpark, Schlitterbahn offers tons of water fun for people of all ages with rides such as the Wizard’s Waterways, the Storm Chaser, Tempest and much more. In a show of respect for all the individuals that serve this country on a regular basis, Schlitterbahn offers an American Heroes Week at all of the Schlitterbahn Waterparks. During the week starting off the South Padre Island Memorial Day weekend, all active service members and military veterans, 911 dispatchers, firefighters, and EMTs and their spouses and dependents receive 40% off the admission price at the gate.


Enjoy the Fireworks


Wrap up your South Padre Island Memorial Day weekend by enjoying the sights of fireworks from the beach with the annual Memorial Day Fireworks at South Padre Island Entertainment District. The event is free, and you’ll enjoy watching the fireworks as you relax on the beach.


If you’ve been looking for a reason to take a break, Memorial Day is the perfect time for a trip to South Padre Island. Once there you’ll get to kick back, relax and enjoy the experience of being on the beach soaking up the sun. Franke Rentals can find you the perfect vacation rental for your trip to South Padre Island. Let us know what you are looking for and we’ll locate the best lodging option for you in your desired location. To book your vacation rental today, contact us at 956-761-2607.