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South Padre Island Convention Centre

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This is a good place to see the sunset over the bay. You will also see a lot of different birds... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Austin, Texas
Went to see the birds

Adjacent to the birding centre, the convention centre also has a boardwalk. It’s not as long, but... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Calgary, AB
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The South Padre Island Convention Centre's 45,000 square feet of meeting space can be utilized in a variety of configurations. Primary facilities include 22,500 square feet of exhibit hall space with a clear ceiling height of 36 feet for concerts...more
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7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7720
+1 956-761-3000
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a good place to see the sunset over the bay. You will also see a lot of different birds and possibly an alligator.

Thank DougTX1
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Adjacent to the birding centre, the convention centre also has a boardwalk. It’s not as long, but seemed to pass thru an area that had more warbler varieties. They also have feeding areas at the back to attract orioles. Maybe it was timing, but saw...More

Thank laxjunkies
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Love to check out the garden and the water feature, got to see several different warblers. Blooms galore and hummers buzzing by peaceful and lovely.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice facility, clean and good parking. Has an excellent walk behind the building that takes you around the water, lots of birds and great views.

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The Convention Center grounds are something we enjoyed. The Whale Wall paintings were very good, and a great place to take small group pictures. There is a walking trail through a memorial garden that had beautiful flowering plants/shrubs and places to sit and relax or...More

Thank Delighted33
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Lots of vendors with lots of goodies...food, clothes, art...good way to spend the afternoon! well worth the minimal fee!

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing kites. Some coordinated to music. Next door to convention center. Free. Bring chairs. Vendors selling t-shirts, hats, some food.

Thank SeeingTheWorld701
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We enjoyed walking the boardwalk to see the myriad of birds in their natural habitat. Saw many types of birds. We had also walked the nearby Padre Island Birding boardwalk. I would recommend doing both - you get a different view and see some different...More

Thank Gina A
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went there and walked for quite awhile. They have awesome boardwalks with plenty of birds to see and hear. They have quite a few warblers

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

SPI Convention Centre holds big events. Food and alcohol prices are reasonable. It's a nice location. Plus you can walk outside and see the bay. Nice size meeting rooms.

Thank mannydelarosa
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