Rockport Area Happenings

Make your plans to attend the 19th  annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition May 23-24, 2015!!!

 The 18th Annual Festival featured over 100 varieties of wines, Food demonstrations, Vendor booths, and music!! All on the grounds of the Texas Maritime Museum!

The Rockport Festival of Wine and Food was established in 1996 as an annual fundraiser for the Texas Maritime Museum, and is the largest fundraiser for the year.  The festival helps raise the needed operational funds for the Museum, but also provides a venue for entertainment and fun.  Over 2,500 visitors from 26 plus states are welcomed on the grounds of the Museum to experience wine, VIP wine tasting, lectures, food vendors, live bands, shopping vendors and beer booths.  Wine may be purchased by

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The annual Tour of Homes features the best in Texas Coastal Living, providing a self-guided tour through unique & memorable Rockport dwellings.

Take a delightful self-guided tour through enchanting coastal homes. Volunteer docents will guide you and reveal inside information about the architecture, design, and fine art that all contribute to the stories and visions of these homeowners.

2015 Tour of Homes: Saturday & Sunday, April 11-12

Kickoff Party Friday, April 10

  Purchase your ticket(s) at the Art Center
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Across the Aransas Bay from Corpus Christi, the streets of Rockport are lined with art galleries- the town claims to have the highest percentage of artists in Texas. The pedestrian friendly downtown is filled with shops and restaurants, and more often than not, accommodation takes the form of old fashioned motel courts. Windswept oak trees and large swathes of coastal wetlands make this section of the Texas Gulf Coast one of the loveliest. 

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Every spring, the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department kicks off festival season with one of the most anticipated and popular events of the season, the Fulton Oysterfest. This year marks the 37th year of this famous festival that raises funds for the VFD and runs from March 3 to March 6, 2016. Fun for the entire family, the Fulton Oysterfest is the perfect event to shake off the winter blues in the Coastal Bend region and enjoy some of the fantastic seafood found in our local waters.

History of the Festival

fulton oysterfestFor the past 36 years, the town of Fulton and the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department have hosted this annual event that celebrates the delicious bi-valve with a weekend of activities, events, contests and thousands upon thousands of locally sourced

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