Events

Events

ANNUAL ACTIVITIES:

JANUARY 

Rockport Gospel Music Festival

FEBRUARY 

Lamardi Gras is a celebration with a local flare to benefit the Lamar Volunteer Fire Department. This annual event occurs the second weekend of February at Lamar Volunteer Fire Department located at 302 Bois D’arc, Rockport, TX 78382. Lamar is located just nine miles north of Rockport on Highway 35.

Clay Expo bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair

Organized by the Aransas County Council on Aging, the 17th annual event is a fundraiser that benefits the organization’s Meals on Wheels Program.  The weekend tourism event includes activities throughout the downtown area:

  • Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair (suggested donation $5 per person) held at the Woman’s Club and Rockport Center for the Arts featuring twenty artists who work on clay;
  • Art Center Market
  • Twenty six businesses in the Rockport Cultural Arts District will
    be enticing shoppers and art lovers into their stores.  The chocolate treats are free and any purchase will get you a Golden Ticket.

MARCH 

   Fulton Oysterfest

Annual Whooping Crane Strut Registration

APRIL 

  Taste of Rockport & Fulton, Texas
This event features culinary delights from a host of local restaurants, bakers and caterers.

Rockport Kite Festival

ACND Festival Grounds, 100 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

MAY 

Annual Nautical Flea Market,

Soon to enter its third decade, the highly-successful and well-attended Nautical Flea Market offers a wide array of nautical and other goods for sale. This is a must-attend event for everyone! 

Babes on the Bay
Click here to register

 

THE JIM EHMAN MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT
Rockport, Texas
ARANSAS BAY CHAPTER CCA

Rockport Festival of Wine and Food

Featuring over 100 varieties of wines, food demonstrations, vendor booths, and music all on hte grounds of the Texas Maritime Museum!

Join us Memorial Day Weekend!

 

Coastal Bend Troop Support Annual Crawfish Boil

We hold an annual fundraiser every Memorial Day weekend.

JUNE 

 

 

Texas Game Warden Fishing Tournaments

 

 

 

JULY 

 

 

  Rockport Art Festival July 6-7, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

4th of July Boat Parade

 

 

 

 

July 4th Fireworks

 

Over the years, the show has grown tremendously as a privately funded event due to your continued support.  We hope that you will again
consider being one of our donors. We would also like to remind you that we are a 501 ( c ) 3 public charity and your donation is fully tax
deductible.

AUGUST 

 

TSA Youth Circuit / Rockin’ Rockport Regatta 

 

 

Warriors Weekend Hero’s Cup

Founded in 2007, Warrior’s Weekend is a non-profit dedicated to the support of veterans of The United States of America with an emphasis on those wounded in The Global War on Terrorism.

 

SEPTEMBER

Hummingbird Celebration

This year we are back and better than ever, featuring over 75 vendors more than 12 speakers and a variety of nature inspired field trips on land and see. The Celebration is fun, educational and inspiring. It is designed for those who enjoy bird watching as well as those who follow the migration patterns. If you enjoy nature, birds or some aspect of them, then this event is for you. Help us remember the year and tag us on social media! #RFHummerBird #HummerBird2019

OCTOBER 

Rockport-Fulton Seafair

The 45th Annual Seafair Festival, is back for four days of family-friendly festival fun on October 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2019. Make plans to sip, dine and dance your way through a festival of seaside entertainment. With a variety of contests such as Just Desserts and the ever-popular Gumbo Cookoff, there is surely something for everyone. Don’t forget to join the locals for the exciting Seafair Parade on Saturday morning. You can head out to the festival grounds for delicious festival food and so much more! Help us remember the year and tag us on social media! #RFSeafair

Rockport – Fulton Shopping Tournament
 Visit website for more information


NOVEMBER

Rockport Film Festival

The Rockport Film Festival is always the first weekend in November, when Texas days are still warm but Texas nights are cool. It all kicks off with a Red Carpet Event the Thursday before the festival, and films screen all day Friday and Saturday.
In 2019, the festival will be October 31 – November 3.

 

 DECEMBER 

Tropical Christmas Festival
Events information

The event features musical entertainment, children’s activities, visits with Santa, shopping opportunities along the harbor and downtown, food, fun, and other festivities.  The City’s trolley will be available for transportation between the Festival Grounds and three locations on Austin Street

Christmas by the Bay
Did you know that Santa Claus vacations in the Rockport-Fulton area during the holidays? Bring the kids on over to Christmas by the Bay to meet Jolly Old Saint Nick and enjoy a bag full of other holiday fun, including a Christmas tree decorating contest, an ornament workshop just for children, and a lighted boat parade. Other events include the Christmas Tour of Historic Homes, Symphony by the Sea, Caroling at the Mansion, Christmas in Fulton, and a fireworks show, so don’t miss out.
Downtown Heritage District and the Rockport Harbor Area
Rockport, TX 78382