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July 4th in Rockport Texas and Rockport Beach

Updated: Jan 4, 2023

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 Texas 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

Annual 4th of July Boat Parade

The day usually starts up with many decorated boats gathering in little bay usually around the old Key Allego Marina area 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 led by the Commodore and avid boat enthusiast of the Rockport Yacht Club

Rockport Texas

The Rockport Art Festival

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 50 years. 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. 

Rockport Art Fest 2021

Rockport Art Festival

Secure yourself a spot at Rockport Beach Park

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 your lawn chair.   

Rockport Beach Park

Wendell Family Fireworks Display

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 Fireworks has been putting on the show for over 50 years 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 kept coming back every year for its grandeur.  

Rockport Texas 4th of July Fireworks

Watch the Grand Finale

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. 

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Thank you for visiting our site we really appreciate your support and encouragement. We hope everyone can make it out on the 4th of July this year. We expect a great crowd, great local events, and a great show as always.

Who we are

The website is a comprehensive guide to the towns of Rockport and Fulton, Texas. The website provides a wealth of information about the local area, including events, activities, and attractions.

Arial View of the Rockport Texas Waterfront
Rockport Texas USA

Visitors to the website can find information about local festivals, markets, and events, as well as details about local businesses, restaurants, and accommodations. The website also features a calendar of events, so visitors can easily plan their trip and make the most of their time in Rockport and Fulton.

In addition to providing information about the local area. is also a great resource for those who are interested in the history and culture of Rockport and Fulton. The website includes articles and photos that highlight the rich history of the towns and their unique character.

Overall, the website is an excellent resource for anyone planning a trip to Rockport and Fulton, or for those who simply want to learn more about these charming coastal towns.

The Town of Fulton Texas at sunset
The Town of Fulton Texas

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