Things to do in Galveston!
In the heart of the historic district
One of the Galveston Arts Center's largest programs, ArtWalk promotes visual art and supports our arts-based community, offering alternative places to see and learn about art.
Here's what's happening at Pier 22
Don't miss this chance to get a new perspective on Galveston Bay and the historic Port of Galveston. Knowledgeably narrated tours explore the wide variety of birds and marine life that teems in the Bay. Details
Every Thursday, Jan 5 - Dec 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Menard Park, 2222 28th Street Galveston, TX
Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a non-profit organization providing a direct connection to vendors that are creating and growing fresh whole foods, including farms, ranches, bakeries, cheese-makers and specialty-foods producers and bringing locally-grown produce, prepared foods and edible farm products. Come see these great local vendors and help support your community! Details
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Upcoming things to do in Galveston!
February 2 - 13, 2018
At Mardi Gras! Galveston, the extravagance found in Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration starts with the beads! More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras! Galveston and that’s just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities that come with hosting Mardi Gras island style. Details
Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 7:45am
Stewart Beach Park 201 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX
Start and finish at Stewart Beach. The race is totally on paved roads with no running on sand/beach. Details
March 10 - 11, 2018
Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas
EXPERIENCE THE PREMIER CORVETTE/CHEVY EVENT! World Class Chevrolet Show Cars, Major National Vendors in our Aftermarket Showcase, Buy/Sell Your dream Car in our Sales Mart, Pedal Cars, Go Cars & More in our Toy Expo, Outdoor Show'n Shine, Craft Show. Details
April 13 - 21, 2018
Galveston County Fairgrounds Galveston, TX
The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Inc. is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to serve the youth of Galveston County by promoting youth, education, and agriculture. Details
Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Moody Gardens, Galveston TX
Free to the public, the Annual Easter Egg Hunts are scheduled, for children 9 years old and younger are invited to explore the Oleander Bowl in pursuit of eggs and treats. The Easter Bunny stops by for the fun as kids also play a variety of games for prizes and a petting zoo Details
Saturday August 25, 2018
East Beach 1923 Boddeker Galveston, TX
The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fund-raising event for AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. This year over 60 teams have their eyes and shovels set on winning the prestigious Golden Bucket Award. Details