Rockport Texas Festival Grounds

Rockport Texas Festival Grounds

Located across from Little Bay in beautiful Rockport, Texas. The Rockport Texas Festival Grounds is a 3 acre piece of Aransas County’s water front history. It is the prime spot to hold large events, and is home to some of the areas great local events and festivals. From The Rockport Festival Grounds you have views and access to the Texas Maritime Museum, Rockport Marina and harbor, Rockport Beach as well as Downtown Rockport, Texas.

Crawfish Festival
2nd annual Crawfish Festival

Biggest Events Held

Throughout the year the Rockport Festival Grounds area hosts a number of events at the Festival Ground. Some of the most well known events include the monthly Rockport Fulton Market Days, The Art Festival in July hosted by the Rockport Center for the arts, The Rockport Seafair in October hosted by the Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce, the Crawfish Festival, and is the site for both Babes on the Bay Fishing Tournament as well as the Bastante Fishing Tournament.

Rockport Fulton Market Days

Rockport Texas Festival Grounds

Rockport Fulton Market Days at the Rockport Festival Grounds Hyperlapse Video.Check it out at

Rockport Fulton Market Days held every third weekend of the month.

Rockport Seafair

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Rockport Seafair held in October in Rockport, Texas

Seafair History

Over forty years ago, the idea for Seafair was the brainchild of a Rockport man, Bill Christian. He believed the area needed a celebration in the fall to fill the lull between the summer visitors and the arrival of winter tourists.

Rockport Seafair Event Page

Rockport Art Fest

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The Art Festival was founded in 1969 as a way to stimulate the Arts economy in Rockport, TX

Art Fest – Rockport Center for the Arts

The Art Festival was founded in 1969 as a way to stimulate the Arts economy in Rockport, TX, an emerging art colony on the Texas Coast. Since then, it has become a staple of the Summer season on the coast – over 120+ artists sell their work to over 10,000+ art buyers.

Getting to the Rockport Festival Grounds is easy, and all you have to do is get to Rockport, Texas and head toward the water front. Here is a map with directions to get you there.

Rockport Texas Art Festival
Rockport Center for the Arts annual Art Festival.

Getting there

Check out the Babes on the Bay fishing Tournament page to get signed up and get involved. Its the biggest and best all woman’s fishing tournament in the state.

Additional Events

Babes On The Bay

Babes on the Bay is an all-women’s fishing tournament that has been in existence since the year 2000. 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.

Babes on the bay Link

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Babes on the Bay

Festival Ground Managers

The Festival Grounds are owned and managed by the Aransas County Navigation District and is available to be rented to host events. If you are interested in renting the property you can inquire by clicking the link below.

Festival Grounds

The Festival Grounds are 3 acres of natural beauty located directly across from Little Bay. Multiple Festivals are held on these 3 acres every year. Monthly you can attend the Rockport Market Days with vendors of all types of handmade items, food, drink, etc.

ACND Fairground Information and Contact Page

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