Rockport-Fulton

Rockport appears to suffer from a split personality. On the one hand, it offers enough water- and wildlife-related activities to run the most rugged tourist ragged. On the other hand, the town induces a state of relaxation in visitors that borders on shiftlessness.

“When people first get here, they are very conscious of time, money, unpacking, and doing this and that. They’re in third gear,” says Wayne Nugent, owner of The Habitat guest cabins. “But after they’ve been here a while, they’re just kind of moseying along. My dad used to call it the Rockport Syndrome.”

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Upcoming Events

Rockport-Fulton Market Days

Dec. 14-16

Over 100 vendors and live music add extra fun during the third Saturday and Sunday of the month. The...

Second Saturday Art Center Market

Jan. 12

Member artists exhibit and sell their fine works. Live music and food truck on site....

Rockport-Fulton Market Days

Jan. 18-20

Over 100 vendors and live music add extra fun during the third Saturday and Sunday of the month. The...

Winter Texan Appreciation Day

Jan. 31

In honor of the special winter guests to the area, come by for refreshments and a meet and greet. Sp...

Second Saturday Art Center Market

Feb. 9

Member artists exhibit and sell their fine works. Live music and food truck on site....

Rockport-Fulton Market Days

Feb. 15-17

Over 100 vendors and live music add extra fun during the third Saturday and Sunday of the month. The...

Whooping Crane Strut

March 9

The 31st annual event features a 5K or 10K run, or a 2-mile walk. Online registration can be found a...

Art Center Market 2nd Saturday

March 9

In the heart of downtown Rockport, shop unique finds and one-of-a-kinds, fine art, photography, jewe...

Easter Sunrise Services

April 21

Join in for the annual Easter sunrise service. Bring your lawn chairs. ...

Kite Festival

April 27-28

Watch kites soar through the sky at this annual festival held by the Rockport Cultural Art District....

Nautical Flea Market

May 4-5

This 18th Annual event is hosted by the Rockport Yacht Club. Find nautical treasures, including book...

Festival of Wine and Food

May 25-26

The Texas Maritime Museum will celebrate Memorial Day weekend with this 22nd annual festival. Enjo...

Art Center Market Second Saturday

June 8

Member artists exhibit and sell their unique and one-of-a-kind fine art, photography, jewelry, potte...

TSA Rockin Rockport Youth Sailing Regatta

June 22-23

Rockport Yacht Club brings its fourth TSA-sanctioned youth sailing Regatta to Rockport. Approximatel...

Art Festival

July 6-7

Rockport Center for the Arts hosts its 50th annual Rockport Art Festival. Join the fun over Independ...

Rockport Art Festival

July 6-7

Artists from across the nation show their masterpieces in a variety of media and styles at this juri...

Art Center Market Second Saturday

July 13

Member artists exhibit and sell their unique and one-of-a-kind fine art, photography, jewelry, potte...

Art Center Market Second Saturday

Aug. 10

Member artists exhibit and sell their unique and one-of-a-kind fine art, photography, jewelry, potte...

Oysterfest

March 7-10

Each year, the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest, a salute to the tasty bi-valve ...

Oysterfest

March 7-9

This 40th annual event includes entertainment, food, arts, crafts, carnival, parade, men's and women...

Babes on Bay

May 17-18

The largest one-day women angler fishing tournament in the country. Women from all over Texas and ac...

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