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20 Years of Wine, Food and Fun

Stay tuned for more information as we gear up for the 20th Annual Rockport Festival of Wine & Food on May 28-29th, 2016!!


Featuring over 100 varieties of wines, Food demonstrations, Vendor booths, and music!! All on the grounds of the Texas Maritime Museum!

DSCN2460The Rockport Festival of Wine and Food started in 1997 as an annual fundraiser for the Texas Maritime Museum, and is the largest fundraiser for the year.  The festival helps raise the needed operational funds for the Museum, but also provides a venue for entertainment and fun.  Over 2,500 visitors from 26 plus states are welcomed on the grounds of the Museum to experience wine, VIP wine tasting, lectures, food vendors, live bands, shopping vendors and beer booths.  Wine may be purchased by the taste, glass, bottle or case and this is the only festival of its kind that allows you to try expensive vintage wines by the glass.

Festival Hours: 

Saturday, May 28th


Sunday, May 29th



$25 One-day pass

$40 Two-day pass

Admission includes one commemorative wine glass, three (3) taste tickets, an event program, and access to great wines, beers,and music!!!

Children age 12-20 are $11. Under 12 are free.

* Additional drink tickets can be purchased on the grounds for $1 each.

VIP Experience: 

$50/ one day or $90 for a two-day VIP Experience

DSCN0517VIP Experience tickets for Saturday and Two-Day online and in the office are SOLD OUT!! We currently will have 10 additional tickets available on a first come-first-serve basis at the gate on Saturday (barring cancellations)! There are still plenty spaces available for Sunday!! Hope to see all of you this weekend!!

The VIP pass includes admission to a special tent where you will have access to specialty food items, 20 wine tasting tickets, 6 hot food tickets,reserved seating at the Food/ Wine Demonstrations, and a commemorative wine glass.  The VIP Experience will include a live chef from 4-7 p.m. each day preparing sampler sizes of dishes featuring either shrimp, chicken, or pork.  Come and be pampered!  White wines supplied by The Reserve at St. Charles Bay

**All proceeds go to support the Texas Maritime Museum…The Official Maritime Museum for the State of Texas

Purchase tickets online here


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