SPI Christmas Schedule

Lighted Street Parade

Friday, November 30

6:00 p.m. | Route travels south on Padre Blvd from Mars to Kingfish

Kick off the holiday season with a festive lighted parade.

Bring a beach chair and watch from the sidewalk.

Judging at Padre Brewery.


Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 30

South Padre Island City Hall

5:00 PM - Welcome from the Mayor

Musical Performance

5:30 PM - Lighting of the Christmas Tree


Children’s Wonderland

Friday, November 30 | 6:00 - 10:00 PM

Saturday, December 1 | Noon - 10:00 PM

The Green’s at Jim’s Pier

Kids Zone with Bounce Houses, Inflatable Obstacle

Course and Trackless Train!

Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 1

6:00 p.m. | Route begins at South Point Marina

Enjoy a cool winter breeze and watch as illuminated

boats of all sizes cruise through the Laguna Madre Bay.

Designated viewing areas throughout the route offer

free public viewing. Judging at Jim’s Pier.


Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, December 2

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Schlitterbahn Beach Resort & Waterpark

Celebrate the magical spirit of the holiday season as

children visit with Santa and enjoy a pancake breakfast.

Children 11 and under FREE; $3 for children 12 and over.

Holiday Sandcastle Village

Featuring holiday-themed sand sculptures with a lighted musical performance

November 30 - December 16 | Noon - 9 PM | SPI Convention Centre

In case of inclement weather, alternate dates for Lights Over South Padre Island events have been set. There are no alternate dates forthe Holiday Sandcastle Village. The Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Friday, December 7; Children’sWonderland will take place Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8; Lighted Boat Parade will take place Saturday, December 8;and Breakfast with Santa will take place Sunday, December 9.