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South Padre Island Convention Centre

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Address: 7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7720
Phone Number: 956-761-3000
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The South Padre Island Convention Centre's 45,000 square feet of meeting...

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, large meetings and sporting events; a 2,633 sq. ft. modern, media-oriented conference auditorium for 250; and 9,000 square feet of meeting rooms in various sizes. A large central lobby will also house exhibits and functions. A large terrace adjoins the lobby and a formal entry court provides covered arrival and waiting areas for people parking in the paved areas for 500 cars.

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2016 CLEAT Convention

This was the perfect place to hold the convention. They were very accommodating and professional. Our every need was met with no hesitation. This convention center is highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Charitable R
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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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Sherman, Texas
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice, large facility with big clean bathrooms. We attended a convention at this location and it was really nice with lots of room.

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Brownsville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Labor Day weekend I attended the RGV Hunting and Fishing Expo here. Since this was the first time this expo was here, there weren't a lot of vendors. I guess that was good since the place is pretty small.

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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect place to hold the convention. They were very accommodating and professional. Our every need was met with no hesitation. This convention center is highly recommended.

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Thank Charitable R
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always have to go to the visitors center to find out what to do on the island. Museum artifacts were cool.

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Thank Kristi C
South Padre Island, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Even though we are at the end of May for migration season, many warblers, Orioles and herons are still being seen. This is a good place place to view fish,lizards and alligators also.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Once you leave the hotel, head to the sanctuary. A place where the activity of people enjoying beach fun is drowned out by the serenity of natures call, its many species of birds and reptiles, living life as it should be, among its plants, its water, its air, as well as with the humans who care so lovingly for it... More 

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I have traveled from Utah to South Padre four times in the past year and a half to watch the bird migrations. The Convention Center is the best place in Texas to see such a variety of birds. They have nice grounds, a water feature, and a boardwalk to watch a large variety of birds. Spring migration is especially busy.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We saw the ad for the Annual Winter Texan Snowbird Extravaganza being held at the Convention Center. Entry cost was $1.00 per person. The place was filled with all kinds of vendors from around the country. There was enough free tidbits of food that you could have an interesting free lunch. The art displays were neat to see. There was... More 

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Montreal, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We just saw some of the most beautiful sand sculptures ever. All over the town you would find another one just as big as the first one. We loved it. Hope others get to visit them too.

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Thank Marry S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The grounds surrounding the convention center are a treat even if one isn't attending an event there. Wyland's Whaling Wall of orcas of the Gulf of Mexico is a tourist site itself and there is a boardwalk for nature walks that leads across the beach that is great for creature-watching. The center is good for small to medium-sized events with... More 

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