Rockport Art Festival July 7-8

June 18, 2012 by  
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Over 120 artists, Live Music, Food, Children’s activities

The Rockport Art Festival is now in its forty-third year. The 2012 festival will be held July 7-8, right on Aransas Bay on the festival grounds next to Rockport Beach Park.  The Rockport Art Festival began in 1969. It is one of the largest outdoor art festivals in the country. The festival begins with a July 5 “Stars and Stripes Forever” Art Auction & Party, which includes: a Live Auction, Big Board Auction; Silent Auctions; full dinner; valet parking; live music and open bar.

On Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, over 120 artists will be displaying and selling their work. Only high-quality fine art and master crafts are showcased. No commercial vendors.  There will be live music and food under a large air conditioned tent and a kid’s activity tent with their own live musicians. The festival will open Saturday, July 7 10am-6pm; admission for Saturday is $7. Sunday admission is $6 and hours of operation are 10am -5pm. An All Festival two day pass, with no waiting line, is available for $10/pp.

For more information visit  and click on Upcoming Events or call 361-729-5519

For information about Places to Stay visit or call 1 -800 242-0071 or email

Directions from Houston

From Houston, take U. S. Highway 59 to Victoria, and then, take U. S. Highway south to State Highway 239, and then, south to Tivoli, and at Tivoli, take State Highway 35 into Rockport.

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