Events Information 2023

To see our events calendar click here.

** The chamber holds meetings every second Monday of the month at the POC Library at 6:30pm.


POC Farmers Market

The POC Farmers Market is a community event promoting our local farmers, artisans and craftsman.  The Market is held the second Saturday of each month at the King Fisher Park Pavilion from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. If interested in becoming a vendor, click here for an Vendor Application & Guidelines. For more information, please email pocfarmersmarket@portoconnorchamber.com


11th Annual Crawfish Fest & Cookoff –  April 29, 2023

Come and join us for the 11th Annual Crawfish Fest & Cookoff!  We will be having vendors, food trucks, music, crawfish cookoff, crawfish eating contest, horseshoes, music, and crawfish plates and a People’s Choice tasting.  Saturday, April 29, 2023 at King Fisher.  Applications are only acceptable, until space is filled!  Cookers Registration,  Vendor Registration now available.   Want to be a sponsor of this event?!!  Sponsor Packages are now available!


Memorial Day Kids Fishing Tourney- May 27, 2023

We are looking forward to seeing the kids fish again this year!!  Awards given for the biggest, littlest and most fish.  Three age brackets: 3-5 yrs, 6-8 yrs and 9-12 yrs.  Join us at King Fisher Pier. Registration begins at 7:30 am, and the tournament starts at 8am.  Weigh in ends at noon. Bring your rod and reels… bait and snacks provided!  Email kidfish@portoconnorchamber.com for preregistration. Click here for the rules and registration form.


Kite Flying Contest- May 27, 2023

We can’t wait to see all the beautiful kites in the air, Memorial Weekend!  No age limit, just come and fly your kite! Medals awarded for several ….. Registration at 12:30 pm and contest begins at 1 pm.  Awards will be given for the highest flying kite, the first up, best trick, best homemade kite, longest flying, brightest, and more!  Thank you Coastal Bend Marine for sponsoring this years event!!


July 4th Fireworks Display- Saturday, July 1, 2023

The 52nd Port O’Connor Fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2022!  Join us for a beautiful day at the new and improved King Fisher Beach, with food trucks streetside and craft vendors under the pavilion.  Enjoy lots of snowcones, funnel cakes, hotdogs, and much more!  The show begins at dark, approximately 9:00 pm.  Don’t miss it!! For an application to be a vendor or food vendor, click here.  To Donate by PayPal or Credit Card, click here!


Trunk or Treat – Dog Costume Contest  Saturday, October 28, 2023

Dress up your trunk, golf cart, vehicle, or whatever and come to Kingfisher Beach to trick or treat and pass out candy!  $100 prize to best decorated! Trick or  treating begins at 6:30 pm.

This year, we are adding an additional feature to Trunk or Treat… a dog costume contest!!  Dress your dog up and have it at the Chamber tent at 7:30 sharp!  Prizes awarded for the best dog costume.


 


Lighted Boat Parade – December 2, 2023

The Lighted Boat Parade, to be held on December 3, 2022, officially kicks off the Christmas season in Port O’Connor. Locals, vacationers  and participants from the Freeport-to-Port O’Connor Toy Run, decorate and light their boats to parade down the Intercoastal Canal.  Awards are given for several categories.  Register Online or Print your Registration/Liability Form.



Christmas House Lighting Contest, December 13-14th, 2023

Port O’Connor is brightly illuminated during the Christmas season! The community participates in the Christmas House Lighting Contest each year.  Sign up to be considered, and Judges will be viewing on December 14th and 15th.  Seven categories will be awarded!