Fall is a great time to visit Port Aransas. The beach is empty, the weather is perfect and local businesses start up off-season specials. Not only is it a great time to explore Port A as a visitor, but you also get a peek inside the day-to-day life of the community.

Find the best deals 

MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen

MacDaddy’s is known for their daily specials and All You Can Eat Shrimp from 5 PM—close on Saturday!

FINS Grill & Icehouse

Serving up a FINtastic, waterfront dining experience in Port Aransas! Enjoy daily lunch specials from 11 AM—4 PM

Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill

Wine Wednesday

Enjoy half-off bottles of wine and 20% off bottles on our extensive Captain’s List 

Fall Events 

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting
5—6 PM
$30 per person
Let our guest sommelier guide you through a unique wine experience. Enjoy a thoughtfully prepared charcuterie board designed by Bodega Box to complement the wine pairings. Come back for a new curated selection of wine on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.
Call (361) 749-2739 to reserve your seat.

Trivia Night

Grab your team and head to MacDaddy’s for Trivia Night every Thursday at 6 PM. Enjoy bar specials and win prizes!

Turkey Trot

November 23, 2022
Sign up now for the 5k, 2k or Tot Trot benefiting Trinity by the Sea Day School in Port Aransas, Texas. 

Adults Only Pirate Ship Cruises

Tuesday and Thursday during our off season

Red Dragon Pirate Cruises is bringing it back: Adults Only (21+) Pirate Ship Cruises

$25 a person
1 1/2 Hour Cruise

  • Full Bar
  • Dolphins
  • Music
  • Sunset

*Must be 21 or older to attend.

Call 361-749-AHOY (2469) to reserve today!

Book a long-range Tuna Trip

Deep Sea Headquarters offers 24, 36 and 60 Hour long-range, floater trips in the fall and winter. Stay out overnight and fish deepwater floating oil platforms offshore, and target blackfin tuna, vermillion snapper, grouper, kingfish, a chance at yellowfin tuna and amberjack when in season. These are the  ultimate trips for the serious angler!

Score great deals on off-season lodging!

For smaller groups or visitors just coming for a night or two, Port Aransas has great hotels with fantastic amenities. You are sure to love the convenient location and quirky vibe of Alister Square Inn and the modern class and friendly staff of The Place Hotel.

For large families and group getaways try a vacation home rental filled with all the conveniences of home. Contact a vacation rental management company like CCMS to match your size and budget with the perfect accommodations for your group.

Shop Beach Boutiques

Port Aransas, Texas is full of unique, locally-owned boutiques filled with hand-picked items that are sure to please. From small souvenirs to high-end resort wear, Port A has you covered. Stop by our beach boutique located inside Jackfish Cart Rentals or check out the huge selection of outdoor adventure gear at Deep Sea Headquarters.

Rent a golf cart

Take advantage of off-season rates and book a golf cart for the whole week. If you are a first-time visitor to Port Aransas you may not realize that golf carts are the preferred mode of transportation for both visitors and locals alike. Port Aransas is a small island and the fastest (and most fun) way to explore the island is cruisin’ around with the wind in your hair. Jackfish Cart Rentals and Brick Oven Pizza specialize in top-of-line Club Carts with lifted frames, off-road tires, Bluetooth speakers, built-in coolers, custom seats, and LED lighting so you can cruise around the island in style!