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Galveston July Events

About 5 month(s) ago by Christine Hopkins "GalvTravelGirl"
Fireworks over Galveston Beach
Mark your calendar for Galveston’s most popular events in July.
 
July
Fridays & Saturdays, Bands in the Sands at Moody Gardens
Sundays, Fireworks on the beachfront (9 pm, 37th & Seawall)
July 1, Movie Nite on The Strand featuring “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”
July 1, BOOTS ‘N EATS at Stewart Beach
July 2, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Captain America: Civil War”
July 4, July 4th Parade & Fireworks Display
July 8, Sandcastle Lesson at Stewart Beach
July 8, The Derailers at East Beach
July 8, Music Nite on the Strand featuring Jason James (Country)
July 9, Kendra Scott Trunk Show at Hotel Galvez benefitting Galveston
County Food Bank
July 9, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Beauty and the Beast”
July 9, Ezra Charles: The Story of Boogie Woogie at The Grand 1894 Opera House
July 11-16, Texas Race Week Regatta
July 12 & 13, Ghost Tour Dinner at Hotel Galvez
July 16, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “The Secret Life of Pets”
July 22, Sandcastle Lesson at Stewart Beach
July 23, July Family Beach Challenge at East Beach
July 23, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Moana”
July 29, Sandcastle Lesson at Stewart Beach
July 29, Rider in the Sky Salute Roy Rogers at The Grand 1894 Opera House
July 2, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Power Rangers”
 
Plan Ahead for August & Septmber
Aug. 5, Sandcastle Lesson at Stewart Beach
Aug. 5, Movie Nite on The Strand featuring “The Secret Life of Pets”
Aug. 6, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Finding Dory”
Aug. 12, Music Nite on the Strand featuring Campfire Soul with Zach Person (Blues/R&B)
Aug. 12, Sand Crab 5k/10K Night Run
Aug. 13, Sunday Movie Nights at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier featuring “Sing”
Aug. 20, August Family Beach Challenge at East Beach
Aug. 26, Dixie’s Tupperware Party at The Grand 1894 Opera House
Aug. 26, Battle on the Bay Paddle Festival
Sept. 1-3, Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival
Sept. 24, Island Tri Girl
Sept. 22-23, Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival
 
Seawall and Downtown Parking Tips
The City of Galveston charges for parking along Seawall Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from 6th to 69th Streets and from 81st to 103rd Streets. Visitors can pay via PayByPhone or at a participating business. The location code is 5004. You will need the location code when using this App. Parking is $1/hour.
 
The City of Galveston charges for parking in the Central Business District (downtown including The Strand District and Postoffice) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Visitors can pay via PayByPhone or at pay stations. The location code is 5689. You will need the location code when using this App. Downtown Parking is $1.50/hour.
 
New Galveston Trolley Details:
The service began Friday June 2, 2017
The fares will be waived for summer for all riders
The service will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The stops include seven stops downtown, a ride down 25th Street where riders will transfer to the Seawall Trolley and stops all along the Seawall from Stewart Beach through to Moody Gardens
For information, visit www.galvestontrolley.com
 
Tips
Galveston visitors can now take advantage of Uber as well as Get Me.
 
Discounts:
If you are visiting multiple attractions, visit www.galvestonislandpass.com to receive 40% off 4 or more attractions.
 
Visitor Information:
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce operates a Visitors Center at 2228 Mechanic (just one block from The Tremont House) or look for the maps posted throughout downtown.
 
Book Your Hotel:
For a beach view with history, stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa. The hotel provides a courtesy shuttle to transport hotel guests downtown.
For a stay in The Historic Strand District, book your stay at The Tremont House.
Or if you want to enjoy of view of the harbor, consider Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21.
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