Learn about the BeachtoberFest


Fall in Port Aransas means warm water, shorter wait times, and miles of wide, open beaches. This season is a tried-and-true visitor favorite time of the year, when generations of Texans take loved ones on a quiet morning walks along the coast, cast a line into salty waters, and ride bikes in the cool sea breezes.

In this article, we will talk about the Beachtober Fest. Continue reading to find out more about it.

What is BeachtoberFest?

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BeachtoberFest is a fun-filled event that showcases the best of Port Aransas and its surrounding areas. To celebrate the transition from summer to fall, the City of Port Aransas is pleased to present BeachtoberFest, a month-long celebration of family activities, live music, and delicious food.

BeachtoberFest’s History 

BeachtoberFest began in 2017, when the city of Port Aransas held its first-ever festival to welcome autumn. Inspired by similar festivals held in cities and towns around the United States, BeachtoberFest was organized as a way to give residents of Port Aransas and visitors alike an opportunity to celebrate the transition from summer to fall in a safe, festive atmosphere. The Chamber of Commerce created BeachtoberFest with the intention of uniting friends and family for a month-long celebration of autumn. Since its inception, BeachtoberFest has grown in popularity and scope.

Beachtober Fest Accommodations 

For BeachtoberFest, accommodations are plentiful and easily accessible. Many hotels and Airbnbs in the area offer special discounts and packages, making it easy to find an affordable place to stay during the festivities. In addition to lodgings, there are numerous restaurants in Port Aransas that offer special deals and discounts for BeachtoberFest visitors.


BeachtoberFest festivities include both on-site and off-site activities for locals and visitors to enjoy. On-site activities, such as a costume contest, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, live music, and the crowning of the BeachtoberFest king and queen, provide entertainment for adults and children alike. Off-site activities such as a scavenger hunt, a beach volleyball tournament, and sandcastle building contests give residents and visitors the opportunity to explore the beauty of Port Aransas while also enjoying all of the festival’s amenities.

What you need to know when planning to attend the BeachtoberFest

  • Please contact the event organizers to confirm Beachtoberfest’s dates. If you are planning to attend BeachtoberFest, it is important to make sure you know the dates of the event.
  • While staying in one of Port A Beach House Company’s Port Aransas vacation rentals, sort by your favorites or try something new at the yearly event, which caters to a variety of interests. There are numerous activities to enjoy, from live music and beach bonfires, to kite festivals and art shows.
  • Shopaholics should take advantage of BeachtoberFest’s opportunity to take advantage of the weeklong sales that local stores offer. Visit local retailers for clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Grab a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that you can’t get at a chain store to take home as a reminder of your trip to Texas.
  • Foodies, don’t miss out! Many of the local restaurants provide special offers and discounts during BeachtoberFest. Take advantage of the chance to explore the local flavor! Whether it’s a small, family-owned establishment or a high-end eatery, you won’t be disappointed with your culinary adventures.
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