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Beach Parade and Fireworks (South Padre Island)

The City of South Padre Island Parks and Recreation will host its annual Fourth of July Beach Parade for the community and visitors. Friends of Animals will start the parade. At the end, watermelon, bottled water, and other goodies will be given out while supplies last.

The parade will begin at beach access #20 at East Georgia Ruth Drive and end at access #17 at East Mars Lane. Line up begins at 9:30 a.m. with the parade starting at 10 a.m.

This family and pet friendly event will be the highlight of your holiday! For more information contact Marta Martinez at [email protected] or (956) 761-8112

A special Fireworks Over the Bay for Fourth of July will take place at Louie’s Backyard at 9:15 p.m.

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Sea Turtles and the Cold: Rescue and Release

South Padre Island has our very own sea turtle rescue organization, Sea Turtle, Inc. According to their website, Sea Turtle, Inc.’s mission is to “rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.” The organization uses social media to announce public releases of sea […]

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Dolphins, Turtles and Sunscreen Tantrums: The New Way We Do the Beach

We are beach people. My husband and I love the beach. We love our Rio Grande Valley beach, South Padre Island. Before our son was born, beach weekends were lazy, crazy and so relaxing. Our average beach day used looked something like this: Breakfast, beach time, soaking in the ocean, toes in the sand, beer […]

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