Where is the Entertainment District on SPI?

The South Padre Island Entertainment District is located at 2304 Laguna Blvd. The district is made up of three locations; Louie’s Backyard, Laguna Bob’s and Tequila Sunset. These venues are all bay front properties that boast the best view of the sunset. There will be one stage located at each of these venues. 

Getting To South Padre Island

By Car

South Padre Island is a barrier peninsula island located at the tip of Texas. SPI is approximately 6 hours from Austin, Texas.  


We strongly encourage that you ride share or caravan with others attending the festival. Save yourself some gas money and reduce your carbon footprint getting here.

What is the best way to get around on the Island?

By Bicycle

Once on the Island please keep in mind nothing is too far away. Utilize our sponsor www.beachbikesonpadre.com (512-771-2547) for great deals and an easy way to get around.

It will be best to lock your bicycle up at the South End of Louie’s Backyard. We are not encouraging bike traffic within the pedestrian area. So please be mindful of the walkers.

The Wave

The WAVE is a FREE fixed route system that operates within the City of South Padre Island and Port Isabel. Please Wave at the Wave to be picked up or find a WAVE bus stop.

Click here for the WAVE Schedule

What is the Parking Policy on South Padre Island?


There is limited parking available in the entertainment district of SPI.  However, there are about 400 parking spaces that will be accessible. There are also surrounding private lots that require $10 parking permits. Please be aware that parking on the side streets of the Island is prohibited. There is a strict parking law that enforces towing as well. Please ask a police officer for assistance if you have any questions.

 Convention Center Parking

The South Padre Island Convention Center is located on the north part of the Island approximately 10 minutes away from the Entertainment District. SPI’s FREE transportation Services by The Wave, will offer shuttle services to and from the Convention Center Parking lot. Please click here for the shuttle service schedule.

What is NOT allowed in the Festival grounds?

  • No alcohol (of your own)
  • No Pets
  • No beach umbrellas
  • No glass containers
  • No weapons

 What is the Smoking Policy?

The City of South Padre Island does not have a smoking policy for open-air venues (of which all three venues are).  However, we do ask that you are mindful of your neighbor when at a music venue. Please remember to dispose of your cigarette butts properly.

 Is there anything available for Children at the Festival? Is this a child friendly event?

There are several child friendly vendor booths that will be extremely entertaining for the little ones. Children will also be allowed in all three establishments until 9:00PM on both nights.

The Gravity Park, a mini-golf park and bungee entertainment area, is located across the street from Louie’s Backyard. It is not free and it is not a place to leave your child unattended.