Experience the best 4th of July Celebrations around.
Looking for a place to spend the 4th of July?
Tired of the same old destinations for your summer vacation? Rockport Texas is just a few hours away from all the major Texas cities and offers an array of activities to keep you busy. In town, take a tour of our historic downtown area or visit one of the many art galleries in this quaint seaside village. Visit the Maritime Museum and enjoy exhibits on local history including coastal pirates, ranching life, fishing culture, and more! Rockport also hosts the famous Rockport Art Festival. If you’re looking for something that gets your adrenaline pumping then head down to Rockport Beach where there are plenty of things to do like sunbathing, volleyball, jet skiing, and swimming. The beach is home to some great birdwatching spots and is known as one of the cleanest and best beaches in the nation.
Rockport Fulton is the perfect destination this year. It has everything you could want in a small town on the Gulf Coast, including world-class beaches and fireworks displays. And it doesn’t stop there: Rockport hosts one of the best art festivals in America’s heartland as well! This is definitely where you should be this 4th of July. Not only does it host a top-notch beach, but also one of the best fireworks shows around.
Come see what all we have to offer at Rockport Fulton this Fourth of July! We’re sure that once you visit our city, you’ll never want to leave again – so make your plans now and come celebrate with us! You won’t regret it!
Here is what you can expect
The day usually starts up with many decorated boats gathering in little bay usually around the Key Allego Marina are and make it a point to go around the Little Bay ski Basin for everyone to see. Every year the number of boats has grown. The parade is lead by the Commodore and avid boat enthusiest of the Rockport Yacht Club.
Also going on during the weekend festivities is the famous Rockport Art Festival. The Art Festival is hosted by the Rockport Center for the Arts and has been going on for over 50years. Rockport has always been known as a well-known art community and the Festival brings some of the top artists in the nation to display their masterpieces at the festival. They always have some great food and live music at the event as well as a huge air-conditioned tent to relax and enjoy your visit.
From there you can grab your beach gear and head on over to the world-renowned Rockport Beach Park. The Beach is one of the best and cleanest beaches in the nation and is a “Blue Wave” certified beach. It’s great for children and adults alike. There are nice concrete cabanas with BBQ pits throughout the beach area as well as on the Little Bayside. If you want a good spot you may want to get there as early as possible. The crowds that weekend get huge and the coveted spots fill up quickly! Don’t worry though there is plenty of room if you just bring you lawn chair.
So after you’ve enjoyed the Boat Parade, experienced the world-class Rockport Art Festival, and enjoyed the fun and action at the Rockport Beach Park you’re now ready to experience one of the greatest firework displays in the coastal bend area. The Wendell Family has been putting on the show for over 50years and is one of the best times to be in Rockport. Fireworks usually start around 9 pm and can be seen for miles away. Crowds watch the show from their boats in Little bay, from Rockport Beach, or along Little Bay’s pristine shoreline. If you’ve never experienced it you’ve been missing out. Those who have been here keeping coming back every year for its grandure.
Here is a video we made showing and highlighting the activities around Rockport during the day. Hope you enjoy it and plan to come out. If you would like to plan a trip click on the link on the side that says local accommodations. There you will find a comprehensive list of places to stay. Come visit we promise you won’t be disappointed.