Rockport-Fulton Communities Have Fun Holiday Events This Weekend

The holidays are here, and what better way to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit than to get together with the community for fun events!

A list of events provided by the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce for the weekend of December 11-12 is provided below.

Free Flights – From High School to Flight School – Annual Aransas County Airport Fly-In
Saturday and Sunday December 11-12
(9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aransas County Airport will host many events, including an opportunity for high school students to learn more about a career in aviation. The Aransas County 4H Club will be offering hot dogs and other goodies while Mike’s Ocean Nuggets Seafood Truck will also be onsite.

Christmas in the neighborhood
Saturday December 11
Enjoy a festive vacation in the Rockport Cultural Arts District. Shop downtown, at the Farmer’s Market and Makers Market, and visit the Bay Education Center for the Science on a Sphere exhibit at 2 p.m. Crafts and other activities will also be available throughout the neighborhood.

Holidays from the past to the present at the Aransas County History Center
Saturday and Sunday December 11-12
(1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Travel back in time and enjoy holiday decorations from the past. Admire a tree covered in seashells, a special Santa display, and Tex-Mex decorations to name a few. The History Center is located at 801 E. Cedar St. in Rockport.

Caroling at the mansion
Saturday December 11
Have your photo taken in the manor living room with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Then stay for Christmas carols with the Rockport Fulton Middle School Choir at 6:30 p.m., followed by the viewing of the mansion’s first floor.

Parade of illuminated boats
Saturday December 11
(from darkness)
The Rockport Yacht Club is hosting its Illuminated Boat Parade in Rockport Harbor. Spectators of the Boat Parade are encouraged to visit the Rockport Yacht Club or the surrounding area for the best view.

Christmas drive-thru lights display on the beach
(Weekdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
ARCH Jeepers, the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Aransas County Boating District, along with more than 15 local non-profit organizations and businesses provide the community with an informed driving vacation experience.

Stop at the outdoor pavilion docking station and several volunteers will greet you and give you directions for the tour. There will be a narration of the trip provided by the Young Professionals of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce via a QR code which will be given to you upon arrival.

Vintage Christmas at the Rockport Railroad Depot
Saturday December 11 and 18
(1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Enjoy the music of yesteryear with Ragtime Music played on various instruments. Discover a personal collection of very old phonograph players and learn all about the railway depot.

Symphony by the sea on Sunday
Sunday 12 December
(2:00 p.m.)
Join the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Rockport-Fulton High School Choir for a performance at the Martha Luigi Auditorium.