Rockport Cultural Arts District and Rockport Little Theatre hosting Harvey Encore Block Party this Saturday in Downtown Rockport


Rockport, Texas – (August 19, 2019) Rockport Cultural Arts District (RCAD) and Rockport Little Theatre (RLT) will host the Harvey Encore Block Party a FREE family event on August 24th from 8 am to 10 pm in the Rockport Cultural Arts District on S. Austin Street in Rockport, Texas. The day starts with a 5k fun run and walk, will have vendors, food trucks, live music throughout the day and a kid’s alley beginning at 5 pm.

“We’re excited to host this event again, it shows how far our community has come since Hurricane Harvey,” says Chair of the event Monica Clark. The community of Rockport-Fulton has made a lot of headway since the devastating storm two years ago, and this event is celebrating both our recovery and all of the help we’ve received.

Highlights of the event include:

  • 5k Fun Run & 1.5-mile walk – Free to participate we’ll be kicking off the day with a fun run down to our Blue Water Certified Beach and back to the District. Register here:
  • Beer, Vendors, & Food Trucks – We have 20 confirmed vendors, 12 food trucks, non-profits, and a beer tent so you can shop, dine, and drink!
  • Live music – We have a lineup of live music starting noon! Musical performances include Dean Adamson, Double Shot Down, and Viral Rock on the Stellar Energy Stage.
  • Kids Alley – Starting at 5 pm our kid’s alley will have a 58ft jump house, slime making kits, face painting, obstacle course and demonstrations from Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, a movie at dusk and so much more!

“Rockport-Fulton has made a tremendous comeback since Hurricane Harvey, we have been blessed with a rise in tourism which is one of the driving factors for our local economy,” shared Chamber President/CEO Diane Probst. Rockport was ranked #2 in the nation for Best Coastal Small Town in “USA Today” Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, showing just how far the community has come.

Download the press release, Harvey Encore Block Party Press Release.