Fill your calendar with fun all year long. From art exhibitions and demonstrations to film, food and wine festivals, there’s always a good time to be had in and around the Cultural Arts District. If you’d like to see all of Rockport’s events head over to the Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar.

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April 2018

Rockport Studio Tour

April 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018
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May 2018

Wine and Food Festival

May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018
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September 2018

Humming Bird Festival

September 13, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Rockport-Fulton, TX
Hummer Bird Festival

The communities of Rockport and Fulton, Texas celebrate the arrival of the tiny winged ones with a reception, workshops, HummerBird Malls, bus and boat tours, exhibits, banding, and lectures presented by world-renowned experts.   Fees/Admission:  Various for different activities, see website.

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October 2018

Seafair Festival

October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Rockport Culture

Don't miss this fall festival. Come enjoy a parade, arts and crafts, bands, water entertainment and a gumbo cook-off.

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Rockport-Fulton Shopping Tournament

October 20, 2018

Do you like to save money while shopping with friends? Then plan a girls trip for October 20th and get your team registered for the Rockport-Fulton Shopping Tournament. Experience “shop ‘til you drop” shopping with discounts, costumes, prizes, food, and fun. Get a team, dress up in costumes if you like, and compete for prizes as you “play a round” of shopping at selected Rockport-Fulton stores. Pre-shopping encouraged the week before the tournament. Support the Aransas County Education Foundation

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November 2018

Film Festival

November 1, 2018 - November 4, 2018

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.

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Conversation between Allies: American and South Vietnamese Veterans

November 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Texas Maritime Museum, 1202 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
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January 2019

Rockport Gospel Music Festival

January 11 @ 6:00 pm - January 12 @ 11:00 am
First Baptist Church, 1515 N. Live Oak Street
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

Our festival began back in 1994 as a gospel music concert, sponsored by “Rockport’s Gospel Force” police quartet. The Gospel Music Festival has continued to grow throughout the years much because of your continued support and through your attendance, your prayers and your contributions. Without your consistent support the festival would never have grown to the four-day event that it became last year. We are extremely excited and blessed to have back with us again this year The Nelons who…

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February 2019

“Diana Kersey: Good Natured”

February 1 - March 2
Rockport Center for the Arts, 106 S. Austin Street
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
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Lamardi Gras

February 8 - February 9
Lamar Volunteer Fire Department TX United States

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. The celebration starts Friday evening at 5pm and concludes Saturday night at 11pm.  Activities include a parade, live music, cold beer, themed food, auctions, casinos, and more. All proceeds go toward Lamar fire department…

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Bountiful Bowl

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aransas County Woman’s Club, 1104 E. Concho
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

"Meet the most talented potters in Texas and experience the best pottery exhibition and sale.  The Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair combines the opportunity to admire and purchase lovely clay pieces and donate funds to support our local meals-on-wheels program."  

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Chocolate Crawl

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Twenty six businesses in the Rockport Cultural Arts District will be enticing shoppers and art lovers into their stores on February 9th from 4 to 7 pm.  The chocolate treats are free and any purchase will get you a Golden Ticket.  There will be two draws from the Golden Tickets collected.  Each draw will award one $100 Gift Certificate, one draw will be to Latitude and one to 495 Chesapeake. Join us!

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March 2019

Fulton Oysterfest

March 7 - March 10
Waterfront Fulton Texas Fulton, TX 78358 United States
$2 – $5

Each year the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest, a salute to the tasty bi-valve found in our local waters. Oysterfest features carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and most of all – FUN! The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department is pulling out all the stops in preparation for the Annual Fulton Oysterfest. The 2019 festival is scheduled for Thursday, March 7th through Sunday, March 10th, 2019 on the waterfront in Fulton, Texas. With…

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April 2019

Taste of Rockport & Fulton, Texas

April 12 @ 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
La Palma Event Center, 2955 TX-35
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

“Taste” of Rockport-Fulton Sponsor Tables available for $1000 for eight persons with a loaded swag bag for each guest Event tent open at 5:45 pm Tickets sales for auction and Mystery Box 5:45 pm to 8:30 pm Open bar from 5:45 om to closing Food service from the 12-15 local restaurants and caterers from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live auction from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm Silent auction and Mystery Box announcements from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Rockport Kite Festival

April 27 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
ACND Festival Grounds, 100 Seabreeze Drive
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
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Gather up your family and friends and come out to Rockport and join us for the 2019 Rockport Kite Festival. The Rockport Center for the Arts will be hosting their Free Family Event with projects and kites for children to work on while attending from 10 - 4 pm Saturday and Sunday. 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…

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May 2019

Babes on the Bay

May 17 - May 18
Babes on the bay

Babes on the Bay is an all-women’s fishing tournament that has been in existence since the year 2000. The tournament is hosted and run by the CCA Texas Aransas Bay Chapter, based in Rockport, Texas. The tournament was created to help educate women about the sport of saltwater fishing in a conservation minded approach.

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Tyler Vouros – Tenebroso

May 18 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Rockport Center for the Arts, 106 S. Austin Street
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

The Rockport Center for the Arts presents: As a lifelong resident of Western Massachusetts, Tyler grew up in a small rural community and received an Associate of Fine Arts from Greenfield Community College and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He then spent a couple of years in New York City while earning a Master of Fine Art from the New York Academy of Art. Tenebroso will be his debut Texas solo exhibition. Tenebroso or…

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June 2019

June RCAD Board Meeting

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Aransas County Navigation District, 911 Navigation Cir
Rockport, TX 78382 United States

All are welcome to attend the Rockport Cultural Arts District Board Meetings. The RCAD Board meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9 am to 10 am at the Aransas County Navigation District building. We ask that if anyone has anything to bring up to the board to submit it via email 10 days before the set meeting to

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