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 Sunday morning & Thursday afternoon
at The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St., 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! Check for times »
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Upcoming things to do in Galveston!
October 20 - 21, 2018
Postoffice St, Historic Downtown Galveston
Featuring over 100 artists! Art, food and fun in a beautiful, historic setting. Details
October 20 - 21, 2018
Plantgistix in Baytown, TX
Bike Around the Bay is a fun, two-day or one day cycling event that supports an important cause: the protection and preservation of Galveston Bay. Details
October 26 - 27, 2018
First Lutheran Church, 24th and Winnie, historic downtown Galveston, TX
This fun, family weekend will feature continuous live entertainment on two stages, authentic German food and libations, Cake Wheel, fine arts, crafts and gifts; an exciting auction, fun, family and expanded children’s activities and much more. Details
November 1 - 4, 2018
With juried bike shows, truck, jeep & classic car shows and free concerts on two stages, this year's Lone Star Rally will be jam packed with entertainment for all ages, day and night, all weekend long.
November 17, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Brighten up the holidays with a tradition for families and groups alike. A mile-long trail with more than one million lights and lighted scenes take you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular views Galveston Bay. Details
Friday, November 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Hotel Galvez & Spa 2024 Seawall Blvd
Hotel Galvez invites guests and the community to celebrate the start of the holidays with the Official City of Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration. Details
November 30 - December 2, 2018
The annual holiday street festival, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on six stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers and a host of other entertainers. Details
December 7 - 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Various homes in the Fort Bend area
Don't miss this Fabulous event now in its 26th year. As one of their largest fundraising events, Child Advocates of Fort Bend showcases homes lavishly decorated for the holidays as a way of raising money to support their programs. With the help of professional decorators and florists, homeowners decorate their homes for Christmas and open them to the public. Check back for updates on this event! Details
December 15 - 16, 2018
It’s not just a race. It’s a magical experience. Come join the Santa Hustle® magic on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Moody Gardens. Details
December 21, 2018 – January 4, 2019 (Excludes Dec. 26)
Moody Gardens Hotel
Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the holiday season with an enchanting mix of fantastic food, circus and music. Details