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Rockport Tropical Christmas Festival


Santa & Mrs. Clause at the Lighted Parade in Rockport Texas

The Annual Rockport Tropical Christmas Festival is coming and Rockport, Texas is the place you are going to want to be!




Celebrate the holidays with a tropical twist as you enjoy live entertainment and more at this year's annual Rockport Tropical Christmas Festival.



Get a glimpse of Santa & Mrs. Clause at the Lighted Parade in Rockport Texas
Get a glimpse of Santa & Mrs. Clause at the Lighted Parade in Rockport Texas


This year The Annual Christmas Festival will take place on December 3rd from 10 AM to 7 PM. The main events will happen at the Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor and it’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit. There will also be other festive events happening all over town, including a lighted night parade and fireworks display on the beachfront!



Rockport Texas Christmas Fireworks Display
Christmas Fireworks Display

Come experience a tropical Christmas like no other at this exciting festival in beautiful Rockport, Texas. From the Festival Stage Events to the Festival Grounds Events, there’s something for everyone in the family. And don’t forget about the Parade – it’s one of the highlights of the weekend!



Start of the lighted Parade at Rockport Beach Park in Rockport Texas
Start of the lighted Parade


This year’s celebration will feature the following performances and events:

Here is the schedule for the Festival Stage:

· 10:00 AM Melissa Ann

· 11:30 AM Tartanic

· 12:00 PM Music by Grady

· 1:30 PM Tartanic

· 2:00 PM Pacific Islanders Dance Perform

· 3:00 PM Tartanic

· 3:30 PM The Christmas Tree Huggers

· 6:30 PM Art Contest Winners Announced

· 7:00 PM Flip Switch to Light Christmas Tree




The Schedule for the Festival Grounds events is as follows:

· 10:00 – 12:00 PM Children’s Ornament Making Workshop

· 10:00 – 6:00 PM Vendors Open for Business

· 10:00 – 5:00 PM Kids Inflatables Open

· 10:00 – 5:00 PM Snow! Slide & Play Area Open

· 12:00 – 3:00 PM Santa & Mrs. Clause Visit with Children




This is the Schedule of the Area Events going on as well:

  • 1:00 PM History Center for Aransas County: “Holiday Traditions”

  • 4:00 PM Rockport Beach Park “Opens FREE to the Public”

  • 5:30 PM Rockport Yacht Club "Lighted Christmas Boat Parade"

  • 6:00 PM Rockport Beach Park “LED Night Kites by Surfside Flyers Kite Club

  • 6:00 PM Rockport Beach Park “Illuminated Night Parade”

  • 7:00 PM Compass Rose Park “Lighting of Christmas Tree”

  • 7:00 PM Rockport Beach Park “Firework Show Over Little Bay”

  • 7:00 PM Rockport Little Theater “All is Calm”


This year's festival is bigger and better than ever before. There will be a variety of stage events and ground events to keep you entertained all day long. And don't forget the parade - it's always a crowd favorite.


Make sure you come down to Rockport Beach for the best views of the parade. It'll be a night you won't want to miss!





For Vendor and Parade Forms please call 361-727-2158 or email belkins@cityofrockport.com



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