Enjoy Wine & Dolphin Cruises on the Gulf Coast At This Weekend’s Whooping Crane Festival

sunset along the Texas Gulf Coast and a whooping crane bird gliding along water

See North America’s tallest bird take flight this weekend during this four-day event which originally started in 1996!

Come to the Texas Coastal Bend to join the 25th celebration of the Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas. Take a look at the beauty of the world’s last naturally occurring population of Whooping Cranes as they return to their wintering habitat at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.

This four-day event has a wide of array activities for visitors to enjoy. The festival will feature well-known speakers, boating tours, wine & dolphin cruises, photography workshops, birding trips, nature bus tours and much more! To see all the events and programs, click here. See more details below.


  • When: Thursday, February 24 – Sunday, February 27, 2022.
    • Multi-day event with multiple occurring events
  • Where: Port Aransas, TX
  • Tickets: You can purchase tickets for separate events here.
    • Please note, tickets will be available for pickup the day of the event in your registration bag.
  • Price: $10 – $95 per event

Don’t miss the chance to get a sight of the endangered population of the Whooping Crane. This opportunity is as rare as this species of cranes. So grab your tickets now!

Featured image credit: (left) Visit Port Aransas Facebook, (right) Whooping Crane Festival Facebook