3913 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone: (956) 761-7831
Fax: (956) 761-2033
If a big event is happening on South Padre Island, chances are it is either on the beach, or at the South Padre Island Convention Center. For large events, the Center will help you plan for housing, transportation, and other necessary amenities. The Center has 45,000 square feet (4180 square meters) of meeting space and the parking lot has room for 500 cars.
Port Isabel is located in Cameron County. Established after the Mexican revolution, this city, located off the Gulf of Mexico, offers picturesque views. It boasts vibrant shopping and dining scenes, and is a popular tourist destination. Some of its must visit landmarks include the Port Isabel Historical Museum and the Lighthouse State Historic Site.
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have teamed up, to provide great higher education to students of the area. University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as certificates and associate degrees. Besides academics, like any college, a range of great arts can be found on campus, so check the website for information about upcoming events.