Local Area Events Near Rockport KOA Holiday
Local Area Events
Rockport Fulton Market Days
Austin Street Art Walk
Stroll through charming downtown Rockkport, shop local and handmade goods, and eat and drink coastal cuisine at this monthly event happening each second Saturday of the month from April - December. Art Walk is a free, al fresco, walkable art experience featuring an ever-changing mix of participants and art mediums such as paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography, textiles, as well as live music, artists demonstrations, food and more. Austin Street Art Walk is a collective effort of the Rockport Center for the Arts and Moon Over Water Gallery in partnership with Rockport galleries (Windway Gallery and The Gallery at Anita Diebel Studio), restaurants, and local businesses.
Rockport Downtown Farmers Market
The annual Rockport-Fulton Seafair Festival located at the Rockport Festival Grounds celebrates its 48th year this October 6-8, 2023. This fun 3-day event has a gumbo cook-off, hilarious crab races, arts and crafts market, food vendors, a boat and outdoor car show, and live local and big-name entertainment.
The Texas Jazz Festival
Experience the Ultimate Surftoberfest at the 9th Annual Event!Surftoberfest is back, and it's bigger and better than ever! Taking over Chaparral Street, this year's festival promises an unforgettable experience with lively polka bands, an extensive selection of beers, a plethora of vendors showcasing their wares, exciting games, and delectable food offerings. Don't miss out on the excitement as Surftoberfest vows to deliver the best celebration yet!Mark your calendars and be a part of this fantastic event that's sure to thrill surf enthusiasts and festival-goers alike. Join in the fun and make memories to last a lifetime at Surftoberfest's 9th annual extravaganza!
Dia de los Muertos Street Festival
Exciting News: Save the Date for the Revived Dia de los Muertos Street Festival in Corpus Christi!Get ready to mark your calendars because the highly-anticipated annual Dia de los Muertos street festival in Corpus Christi is making a grand comeback!
Celebrating its 16th year, the Dia de los Muertos Festival has evolved into a must-attend event in Corpus Christi, gaining national acclaim as one of the top Dia de los Muertos celebrations in the US / Texas. And it gets even better – for six consecutive years (2016-2023), the festival has been crowned the Best Festival in The Bend Magazine's Locals List.
Join us for this unforgettable celebration of life and heritage, as we pay homage to the rich traditions of Dia de los Muertos. Stay tuned for more updates on this eagerly awaited event!
2nd Annual Rockport Songwriter Festival
Get ready for the 2nd Annual Rockport Songwriter Festival taking place November 3-5! The festival will have a fantastic lineup of live performances, featuring Michael Martin Murphey (Saturday night), Shawn Camp/Verlon Thompson (Sunday Night), The Gonzo Compadres with Bob Livingston, John Inmon and Freddie "Steady" Krc, Susan Gibson and more. Come on down for some great music and lots of fun!
Lamar Market Days
Rockport Film Festival
The Rockport Film Festival is always the second 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. All screenings and the Red Carpet party will take place at the Rockport Conference Center.
Christmas on the Beach
From Candy Land to a Tribute to Our First Responders and in between, the annual Christmas on the Beach light display at Rockport Beach is a celebration of the season for the community to enjoy and make memories. Come drive through the holiday light displays created by local organizations and be dazzled with holiday cheer!
"Tropical" Christmas Festival
Join us on the first Saturday in December to enjoy the Rockport "Tropical" Christmas Festival while Santa is vacationing here! Enjoy a full day of free, family-friendly activities in the Downtown Heritage District and the Rockport Harbor Area. There is something for all age groups, including birding seminars, kids' events, arts and crafts sale, live entertainment, pet costume contest, Christmas tree decorating contest, children's ornament workshop, giant kite display, pictures with "Tropical" Santa, illuminated land parade, and a fireworks show.
Illuminated Saltwater Christmas Parade
28th Annual Salty Dog Fishing Tournament
Calling all anglers to the the 28th Annual Salty Dog Fishing Tournament which will be held at the Aransas Pass Civic Center on Jun 21-22, 2024. There will be prizes awarded for Heaviest Combined Trout/Red Stringer, Heaviest Speckled Trout, Heaviest Redfish, & Spot Pot. Book you stay at Rockport KOA Holiday!