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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to suggested National and State restrictions over the spread of Coronavirus, most events have been cancelled, attractions, restaurants, bars, hotels and venues around the state have been temporarily closed or offering restricted hours. Please make sure to check the website, social media and or call ahead to the venue you are interested in visiting, to confirm that they are open.
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Rockport-Fulton, Texas
Rockport-Fulton, Texas
319 Broadway
Rockport, TX 78382
tourism@1rockport.org
(800) 242-0071
www.rockport-fulton.org/?utm_source=TourTexas.com

Events in Rockport-Fulton

Thanks to its fantastic beach and gorgeous coastal scenery, Rockport-Fulton is a year-round vacation destination. That includes the many annual events that are held in the area throughout the year, including a multi-day celebration of oysters, an art festival featuring local and international artists, HummerBird Celebration focusing on the areas birding opportunities and Seafair, a three-day festival with coastal flair.

These great events are a fun way “Find Yourself in Rockport-Fulton”.. If you’re planning a trip to this corner of the Lone Star State, make sure to check out our calendar of events in Rockport-Fulton so that you don’t miss a thing.


January

Rockport Gospel Music Festival
Enjoy three days of faith, fellowship, and music at the Rockport Gospel Music Festival. The event, held at the First Baptist Church in Rockport, features some of the best Christian vocal groups around.
1515 N. Live Oak
Rockport, TX 78382


March

Fulton Oysterfest
There aren’t many things more symbolic of the Gulf Coast than the tasty oyster. Celebrate this delicious bi-valve at Fulton Oysterfest, a four-day festival that features a men’s and women’s oyster eating contest, carnival rides, games, live music, and unique vendors.
South Fulton Beach Road
Fulton, TX 78358


April

Rockport Studio Tour
Visitors will tour artist’s studios, learn about medium, process, technique and have one-of-a kind opportunities to build on their art collections. Attendees will experience the work of who have made the community as a significant art colony at an international level. Venues throughout Aransas County.

Rockport Kite Festival
The Kite Festival will feature professional kite-flying demonstrations, kiteboarders in the ski basin, food vendors, and music. Volunteers will be on hand to help families and to ensure smooth flying.
902 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX 78382


May

Babes on the Bay
Babes on the Bay is a women’s fishing tournament in Rockport that attracts more than 1,300 competitors. For two days in mid-May, teams of anglers compete in five divisions, including one for entrants younger than 16, for the heaviest fish.
210 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX 78382

Festival of Wines
Sample your choice of more than 100 wines at the Festival of Wines at the Texas Maritime Museum in Rockport. Lectures, live music, vendors, beer booths, and tasty food are part of the festival, as well.
1202 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX 78382


July

Rockport Art Festival
The Rockport Art Festival is a long-running community event held in early July at the Rockport Center for the Arts. At the event, you’ll see works from more than 120 artists displayed, listen to great local bands, and munch on delicious food.
902 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX 78382


September

HummerBird Celebration
Every fall, a flock of ruby-throated hummingbirds migrates to the Rockport-Fulton area. Their arrival is marked by the annual HummerBird Celebration, a birding festival that features walking tours around town, boating trips, outdoor exhibits, and seminars. Most of the festival’s events are self-guided, but you will need to sign up for the seminars in advance.
Various Locations in Rockport-Fulton
Rockport, TX 78382


October

SeaFair
SeaFair features live national and local entertainment throughout the weekend, with all sorts of fun competitions, including  a gumbo cook-off, Hilarious crab races, a stand up paddleboard race, a car show and more. Vendors showcase arts and crafts and marketplace wares. Food (especially seafood) is also part of the fun at this three day, early October event.
Aransas Navigation District Festival Grounds
Rockport, TX 78382


November

Film Festival
Enter a world of Independent Cinema. 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.
Aransas County Airport
421 John D Wendell Road.


December

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

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Rockport-Fulton, Texas
Rockport-Fulton, Texas
319 Broadway
Rockport, TX 78382
(800) 242-0071
www.rockport-fulton.org/?utm_source=TourTexas.com

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