March 3, 2022

Your Guide to Local Events in Rockport, TX

Throughout your search for Rockport real estate, you’ve no doubt noticed that this charming coastal town boasts a vibrant cultural scene full of festivals, events, and the arts. Many of these events have a coastal theme, while others celebrate the both the artisans and fine artists who call Rockport home. With so many Rockport, Tx local events there’s something to discover most months of the year, from the Art Festival to the Wine Festival.

We’ve curated some of our favorite festivals in Rockport Texas, guaranteed to make your time on the coast even more enjoyable.


Fulton Oysterfest

The dates for Oysterfest in 2022 are March 3rd – 6th. Each year the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors this salute to the tasty treat found in our local waters. Activities you’ll find at Oysterfest include carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths, and most of all – FUN!

Oysterfest officials have been working with seafood sources along the Texas Gulf Coast to locate the freshest oysters and other seafood for the event as well as the most popular entertainment. The 100% volunteer department is funded primarily through your support during Oysterfest

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Babes on the Bay

Babes on the Bay, an all‑women’s fishing tournament, began in 2000.  This year’s event takes place on May 13th and 14th. 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. Participants are encouraged to keep only the fish they need. The event offers an opportunity for women from across the State of Texas and the entire country to come together in a fun‑filled weekend with live bands, vendor booths, educational outreach by Texas Parks and Wildlife, and other conservation‑minded organizations.

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Rockport Wine Festival

One of the most popular things to do in Rockport, Tx is the Rockport Wine Festival. Sample hundreds of varieties of wines, enjoy food demonstrations and shop at the unique vendor booths – all while live music plays in the background! This year the Rockport Wine Festival will be held May 28th starting at 2 pm.

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Rockport Art Festival

Experience the talents of local artists July 2nd and 3rd at the Rockport Festival Grounds. This much‑loved festival features over 120 artists, live music, delicious food, an air‑conditioned party tent, kids’ activities, and more. All the fun takes place steps away from Aransas Bay and Rockport Beach Park! The Rockport Art Festival, sometimes referred to as ArtFest, is an annual favorite.


Rockport Hummerbird Celebration

The annual HummerBird Celebration is slated for September 15th through 18th in the charming and friendly coastal towns of Rockport and Fulton. The festival celebrates the spectacular fall migration of the Ruby‑throated hummingbird through the area, first documented by Connie Hagar in 1938. The Celebration is fun, educational and inspiring, with something for everyone. If you enjoy any aspect of nature, this event is for you. The Rockport Hummerbird Celebration includes workshops and presentations about all the birds and wildlife found on the Gulf Coast.

Rockport Seafair

Rockport‑Fulton Seafair

An area tradition for over 40 years, Seafair is a celebration of life on the Gulf Coast. Scheduled for October 7th – 9th, this family‑oriented event has become a favorite for all of South Texas. Don’t miss the  expanded boat and outdoor show or the hilarious live crab races. The Arts and Crafts and Seafair Market Vendors showcase more than 120 vendors!

The Islands of Rockport

Make The Islands of Rockport your home

Living in The Islands of Rockport means never having to miss the many Rockport, Tx local events listed here. And that’s just the icing on the cake when it comes to owning a home in the finest of Rockport communities.

People love living in The Islands of Rockport for many reasons, including the fact that it’s a gated community with plenty of privacy. Each home also has its own private boat dock, and boat slips are individually owned and designed.  There are also plenty of opportunities to customize your new home, turning it into the coastal home of your dreams.

But what people seem to love most about The Islands of Rockport is its unique blend of privacy and community. Everyone who lives here shares a love of the laid‑back lifestyle. Homeowners often get together for fishing trips, boating excursions or other social events. Everyone agrees: The Islands of Rockport is a special place to live, relax, and have fun.

Reserve your homesite in Phase 2 now

The Islands of Rockport Unit 2 construction is well underway and is destined to be The Premier Waterfront Community in Texas. We’re taking reservations for homesites in Phase 2 of The Islands of Rockport. This new phase of the community includes more than 80 bay and canal front homesites and 125 pool and marina front homesites.

Waterfront Lots on the bay and canals are designed for private residences with Lot and Homes prices starting in the $700’s to well over $1,000,000. Villa Lots will be starting in the 400’s with Clubhouse‑Pool‑Workout room amenities with access to the Marina for your private boat slip. Phase 2 of The Islands of Rockport features plans for exciting amenities with hospitality, restaurant, and mixed‑use boutique retail space, all centered around a state‑of‑the‑art marina.

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The real estate market is red hot!

The news is full of stories about the unprecedented demand for real estate, and The Islands of Rockport is a coveted location. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to own a home in The Gulf Coast’s most desired community.

Contact us to schedule a personal tour and experience The Islands of Rockport first‑hand.