Make the Texas Coast a New Holiday Tradition 

With the holidays approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to begin your holiday party planning. Bring all your friends and family down to the Texas coast to spread Christmas cheer or to ring in the New Year. Port Aransas is the perfect location to bring everyone together and enjoy time together this holiday season. 


Where to Stay

When hosting a holiday party in Port Aransas, the first thing you'll want to look for is a place to stay. Whether you are having the whole family in one house, or your group is renting separate condos, it's important to find a place that is right for you. There are tons of gorgeous, large vacation rentals in Port Aransas that are not only the perfect place to stay but also make a great venue to host your holiday dinner party. Find everything you need, from a heated pool and ocean views to a stay with two kitchens for maximum holiday cooking potential. The options truly are endless.



For those who are not planning on having your party in your vacation rental, no problem. There are great venue options that are perfect for hosting a holiday party. Trout Street Bar & Grill offers the option to rent the entire restaurant for a private party. Your guests will enjoy views of the Port Aransas marina through the windowed wall of the restaurant. With a large bar, they can create tasty drinks for the whole group to enjoy. There is also plenty of space for dancing and socializing in this beautiful restaurant. Decorate the restaurant as you please and have a night you and your guests will never forget. Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn now offers three separate spaces to host your next Christmas or holiday party. They are offering a full bar and restaurant space as well as both indoor and outdoor spaces. Rooseelt's will have food and drink choices for you to choose from making this the perfect place for a company party or a family and friends get-together. If you prefer to take advantage of Port A's natural beauty, you can rent a stunning 36’ octagonal tension tent from Party Tent Rentals #1 and have a party on the beach. Don't let the weather pose a problem for your important outdoor island event! Designed to withstand winds over 70 mph, this beautiful tent will shelter your party, whatever the forecast. Have a bonfire and have seafood or shrimp boil on the beach with Rollin' Tide Boil Co. to get the party started. For more venue options in Port Aransas, click here.


What to Eat

When it comes to hosting a holiday party, one of the most important aspects is the food! It's not always easy finding something that your whole group can agree on, but there is no shortage of amazing options in Port Aransas that will satisfy everyone.



Cooking might not always be the first choice when on vacation. In Port Aransas, there are plenty of tantalizing restaurants that offer delectable catering options that make hosting your party stress-free, easy, and delicious. MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen is a crowd-pleasing option offering up some of the best barbecue, fresh seafood, and comforting Southern dishes you’ll find in the Coastal Bend. Roosevelt's At The Tarpon Inn offers a high-end selection of steaks cooked to perfection and seafood masterfully prepared. Roosevelt’s catering experience is sure to surpass your expectations. Add a unique beach experience to your Port A getaway with a private 3-hour seafood dinner in your backyard or with a bonfire on the beach. This coastal experience is one of a kind and something that everyone is sure to enjoy! For more catering options in Port Aransas, click here.

Enjoy hosting your holiday party in beautiful Port Aransas this year. With so many options of places to stay, venues, and delicious food to try, it's easy to see why so many people choose to celebrate the holidays on the Texas coast.