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Texas' Most Unique Waterfront Meeting Facilities

Great things can be accomplished when you are in the right surroundings. You have always thought of Rockport and Fulton for food, fishing and entertainment but have you ever thought of Rockport-Fulton as a great place for your meeting? For more information about our meeting facilities, click on the Plan Your Meetings Icon and view more great facts about the venues. There are two facilities on the water we want you to know about.

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Pavilions at the Rockport Beach - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS

"Let me introduce a Rockport showpiece, "The Saltwater Pavilion", located in Rockport, Texas which is approximately 35 miles north of Corpus Christi.  Plan your Seminar, Workshop, or Corporate Business Meeting in this secluded and private facility overlooking the nationally-recognized "Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary" nesting sites, pristine Aransas Bay an a mile-long beach, the first and only "Blue Wave" beach in Texas certified by the Clean Beaches Council of Washington D.C. (see

Amenities include a Wi-Fi hot spot, complete state-of-the-art sound system, full audio-visual support, ample vehicle and support staff parking, seating for up to 250 guests and is ADA compliant.  There is a joined outdoor covered veranda, catering kitchen and private restroom facilities.  Complete catering services are available from area vendors.

For smaller and more casual events, we also have the "Beachfront Pavilion", with seating for up to 85 guests.  This facility also has a Wi-Fi hotspot, ample parking and is ADA compliant.  It, too, has an adjoining outdoor covered veranda, with a small catering kitchen and a unisex restroom inside the meeting room.

Beach Pavilion Rockport-Fulton Meeting Facility Saltwater Pavillion


Paws and Taws Convention Center - CLOSED (Demolished due to Harvey, Watch here for rebuild dates)

Paws and Taws Fulton Convention CenterLocated on Aransas Bay, adjacent to Fulton Park and walking distance to Fulton Harbor, local restaurants and motels, the Paws and Taws Convention Center is a local landmark. Utilized for every type of event, it is a 7,608 square foot facility with a 1,488 square-foot covered back deck which overlooks Aransas Bay. Accommodating up to 400 people, the building is one of the few in the area large enough to accommodate business seminars, conventions and educational programs. It is also available for other occasions such as weddings, receptions, reunions, awards banquets, fundraisers and private parties. The East side features a wall of windows that look out over the rear deck and to beautiful Aransas Bay. Facing south you encounter a wall of windows that overlook Fulton Park and Fulton Harbor, a great backdrop for any event. The meeting room features a 15' X 30' wheelchair accessible carpeted stage, sound system, wireless internet plus a wood floor, ideal for all types of dancing.


Meeting Rooms

Saltwater Pavilion & Beachfront Pavilion - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Capacity: 250 in the Saltwater Pavilion, 100 in the Beachfront Pavilion unlimited patio cocktail style
Amenities:  Sandy beaches over a mile long; enjoy the beach air and fantastic view while having a meeting or banquet. Refrigerator sinks, storage, tables, chairs, and heated and air-conditioned.
Contact:  Rockport Beach   Contact Kerry Goodall at 361-729-6661.

Rockport Yacht Club: 722 Navigation Circle, Rockport
Capacity: 100 seated
Amenities:  Sink, restrooms, refrigerator, oven, microwave, icemaker, limited kitchen room, patio & front porch
Contact:   729-3115 Clubhouse
Airport Community Hangar: 
Capacity:   Can accommodate large events
Amenities:  10,000 sq. ft. of open space inside hangar
Contact:    Manager, Mike Geer, 361-790-0141
La Palma Event Center: 2955 Hwy 35 N, Rockport, TX 78382
Capacity:   up to 400 people
Amenities:  9,000 sq. ft., tables, chairs and linens provided, next to LaQuinta Inn and across from Fairfield Inn by Marriott
Contact:    Owners Donnie and Amy Garcia 512-801-6202

Kontiki Beach Resort Recreation Room:  2292 Fulton Beach Road - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Capacity:   40 seated.
Amenities:  Refrigerator, sink, central a/h, microwave & stove, all with a water view.
Contact:    Manager, Kontiki Beach Resort Motel, HC 01 Box 78, Rockport 78382; 361-729-2318

Laguna Reef Hotel: 1021 S. Water St. overlooking Aransas Bay
Capacity: 40 seated.
Amenities: Small kitchen area with a serving counter, refrigerator & ice machine. Room is carpeted with glass windows allow for watching birds, sunrise or sunset.
Contact: Laguna Reef, 1021 S. Water St. Rockport 78382; 361-729-1742 or email: Attn: Front Desk.

Drifters Resort RV Park & Cabins
Capacity: Event Center 150 seated.
Amenities: Two four burner household ranges with ovens, microvave, refrigerator in our 400 sf kitchen with pass through bar. In the main room you have ceiling fans, zoned lighting, separate breaker system for the band area, central air/heat. Enjoy the evening on our 100'porch.
Contact: 4401 Highway 35 South Rockport, TX 78382-7098 - Contact Office Personel at (361) 727-9105 or

Fulton Mansion:  317 Fulton Beach Rd
Capacity:  300+ on grounds (mansion not available)
Amenities: Picnic benches on large lawn, electric outlets, tours of Victorian home, available for groups for an additional fee (Wedding etc.)
Contact:  PO Box 1859, Fulton, TX 78358 Phone 361-729-0386 x 26

Goose Island State Park Recreation Hall: Goose Island State Park at Park Road 13 
Capacity:  50 seated, 100 standing.
Amenities:  BBQ pit, playground access, fireplace ceiling fans, heat, patio, no kitchen facilities.
Contact:  For reservations only, Texas State Park Reservation Center at 361-389-8900 or 361-729-2858

Pelican Bay Resort Meeting Room: 4206 Hwy 35 N
Capacity seated 25, standing 25-30
Amenities: Complete kitchen, large stove with oven, full size refrigerator, coffee & tea urn, ice machine, central heat & air
Contact: 361-729-7177

The Inn at Fulton Harbor Meeting Room
Capacity: 64 seated, 100 standing
Amenities:  Waterfront, kitchen facilities, refrigerator, microwave, ice machine, coffee & tea maker, restrooms, central heat and air, round tables, chairs with a beautiful Harbor view
Contact; 361-790-5888

Hampton Inn and Suites - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Capacity: seated 47
Amenities: Projector, TV & DVD are available. Catering options available.
Contact: 361-727-2228 located at 3677 Hwy 35 N or email:

Woman’s Club of Aransas County
Capacity: 100 seated
Amenities:  Kitchen facilities, furnished tables and chairs, stage, piano, restrooms, central heat and air, harbor view.
Contact:  Number at the Building is 727-0927 President 361-729-3451 or 317-407-2349  1104 Concho Rockport, TX

The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay - Two Meeting Rooms
Copano Room – Capacity 40
Aransas Room – Waterfront 30
Amenities: Limited restaurant-Palm Room 50
Contact: 361-790-8439

Fairfield Inn and Suites - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Capacity: seated 80
Amenities:  Sand Dollar meeting room has 1200 sq. ft. Complimentary in-room high-speed internet. Wi-Fi AV Equipment, LCD Panel, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector, TV 
Contact: 361-727-9007 located at 2950 Hwy 35 N Bus.
Heritage Place
Capacity - 150-200
Amenities:Convention, Retreat, Meeting Facilities, Weddings-Plans, Services. Full catered kitchen, Projector, Wi-Fi, ADA compliant
Contact: (361) 790-6125 located: 412 N. Live Oak, Rockport, TX 78382

Rockport Area Association of Realtors
Capacity:  60 People capacity
Amenities:  Kitchenette, Wireless Network, Plenty of Parking
Contact:   2802 Traylor Blvd. 361-729-6002 - Call the office for rates and availability.

Non-Profit Meeting Rooms

International Bank of Commerce 
PO Box 1150, Rockport 361-729-0500

Knights of Columbus Hall -  CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
213 S. Church, Rockport 78382
Contact: 361-729-7227 after 4 p.m.

V F W Hall - (Will rebuild. Watch here for rebuild dates)
411 E. Market, Rockport 78382
Contact: John Jedlicka at 361-729-7133

American Legion
1701 S Church
Contact:  Billy Ray Noska, 361-729-1953

American GI Forum
1911 S Hardee at 12th Street
Contact: Richard Dominguez 361-729-7144


RV Parks with Recreational Halls to Rent

View our many lovely RV parks. Most of these parks have meeting rooms and can accommodate your needs. More Info..


Bed & Breakfast - Lodges - Weddings and Catering

Are you looking for that unique meeting place? Rockport-Fulton has some of the best bed and breakfasts on the coast. More Info..



Many area restaurants have designated meeting rooms, which can be reserved for groups of various sizes. View our lovely coastal cuisines. More Info..


Hotels and Motels

If you want your meeting and accommodations together, many of our hotels and motels can provide you with that option. Plan your next meeting at one of our many great accommodations. More Info..


Condos and Lodges

If you are looking for a private meeting setting, you have come to the right place. Many of our accommodations sit on the waterfront at Aransas Bay. More Info..


Cottages and Homes

Rockport-Fulton is unique because you can rent a home and relax while you have your meeting away from the hustle and bustle. More Info..



If you want to provide your meetings with great food, you have come to the right place. Our caterers are trained in providing great food for our many visitors. More Info..



Contact Sandy Jumper at the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce to book a group tour or for more information on planning your next meeting:

Sandy Jumper
VP of Marketing & Promotion
Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
319 Broadway
Rockport, TX 78382
(361) 729-6445 or 800-242-0071