About Palacios, TX

Fun Annual & Local Events in Palacios, TX

Want to immerse yourself in Palacios's unique culture and community spirit?

One of the best ways to do so is by participating in the town’s annual and local events, which are perfect for making memories with friends and family on the Texas Gulf Coast. Let's review some of the fantastic upcoming events Palacios, TX, has to offer!

Palacios Lion's Club 4th of July Celebration

  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Location: Palacios Mexican Restaurant

Get ready for a lively celebration of Independence Day in Palacios, TX, hosted by the Palacios Lion's Club.

This event is a perfect blend of fun and excitement, with fireworks, bingo, and activities for all ages. Join the locals to celebrate America's birthday!

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Poker in Palacios

  • Date: July 13, 2024
  • Location: Palacios Recreation Center

Get ready for an exciting night of poker at Poker in Palacios!

Put your talents to the test in a fun-filled setting while enjoying a delicious seafood dinner and the chance to win big prizes, including a grand prize of $4,500. Whether you're a seasoned pro or learning poker for the first time, everyone is welcome.

The Matagorda Mermaid Tournament

  • Date: July 25–27, 2024
  • Location: Matagorda Harbor Pavillion

Participate in the Matagorda Mermaid Tournament, a fun-filled competition celebrating female anglers in Palacios, TX.

The 38th annual women’s offshore fishing tournament in 2024 will offer participants a chance to win prizes for the largest kingfish, ling, and dolphin and to connect with fellow community members while enjoying a day of fishing.

woman fishing

Dick Stipanovic Memorial Fishing Tournament

  • Date: August 3, 2024
  • Location: Matagorda Tournament Pavilion

The Dick Stipanovic Memorial Fishing Tournament in Matagorda Bay is one of the top fishing tournaments on the Gulf Coast of Texas.

Anglers of all ages compete for prizes while enjoying the community spirit. The cost is $400 for a four-person team, including an awards dinner. There is also a free fishing event for kids 12 and under, making this the perfect event for the whole family!

Happy Hubmore Classic Golf Tournament

  • Date: September 21, 2024
  • Location: Palacios Golf Course

Get ready to tee off for a great cause!

Support the Palacios Community Hub while enjoying a day on the green. In addition to 18 holes of golf, this local golf classic fundraiser offers cash prizes, lunch, and a silent auction. It is a must-attend event for golf enthusiasts who live on or visit the Texas Gulf Coast.

Palacios golfers

The Blessing of the Animals

  • Date: October 6, 2024
  • Location: St. John's Episcopal Church

The Blessing of the Animals at St. John’s Episcopal Church allows pet owners to have their furry friends blessed. Before the service at 11:30 AM, there will be a memorial service for lost pets and a chance to adopt pets at various booths at the church.

Each blessed pet will receive a St. Francis medal to commemorate the occasion.

St Anthony's Annual Shrimporee

  • Date: October 13, 2024
  • Location: St. Anthony of Padua

Dive into a shrimp lover's dream at St. Anthony's Shrimporee. This popular event at St. Anthony of Padua promises mouthwatering seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and fun activities for all ages.

Harvest Moon Dinner Dance

  • Date: October 19, 2024
  • Location: Palacios Recreation Center

Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing under the harvest moon to support the Palacios Library.

Enjoy delicious cuisine, live music, and a silent auction while supporting a great cause. The Harvest Moon Dinner Dance raises money for high-speed internet at the local library, a summer reading program for children, and a homework assistance program for students.

Woman stringing up lights at a nightime palacios event.

Pedal Palacios Bike Ride

  • Date: October 2024 (TBD)
  • Location: Palacios

Pedal down scenic 12-mile, 36-mile, or 60-mile paths that twist and turn along the Texas Gulf Coast during the Pedal Palacios Bike Ride.

Registration for the Pedal Palacios Bike Ride is $50 per person but is discounted to $35–40 for early registration. In addition to the race that starts at 8 AM, the entry fee includes a t-shirt for participants, six rest stops along the trail with homemade refreshments, and a post-ride shrimp boil in the town park.

Miss Palacios Pageant

  • Date: November 9, 2024
  • Location: TBD

Miss Palacios Pageant celebrates the beauty, grace, and talent of young women in the community. Watch as contestants showcase their skills and poise in various categories. Learn more about the contest in 2024 on Facebook.

Palacios Community Thanksgiving

  • Date: TBD
  • Location: The Palacios Community Hub

Take part in the Palacios Community Thanksgiving this November, hosted by The Palacios Community Hub. This event is filled with gratitude and camaraderie and includes a delicious warm meal and companionship for all who attend.

Palacios Chamber of Commerce’s Seaside Holiday

  • Date: December 7, 2024
  • Location: TBD

Come and celebrate the holiday season in Palacios!

This festive event features a golf cart parade, a lighted boat parade, and a visit from Santa Claus himself! It also includes food, bounce houses and obstacle courses, “snow,” and pictures with Santa. This is a fun event for the whole family during the holiday season in Palacios — you won’t want to miss it!

family walking down hill to go fishing

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