Staying safe on South Padre Island during Memorial Day weekend

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As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, the city of South Padre Island is reminding visitors and residents to stay safe.

Aside from becoming familiar with the city’s ordinances, the city advises the following tips to make the most at the beach:

  • No underage drinking.
  • Please utilize the many modes of public transportation.
  • Lock up vehicles and valuables.
  • Please dispose of trash properly.
  • Glass containers are prohibited on the beach.
  • While enjoying the beach, stay hydrated and wear sunscreen.
  • Observe beach signage for rip current status. Practice water safety.
  • Open flames are prohibited on the beach.
  • Report any suspicious activity to the South Padre Island Police Department at (956) 761-5454.

Memorial Day Weekend is Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28, 2018.

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