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Exciting Year-Round Events in Galveston

No matter what time of the season you visit this seaside vacation paradise, there's always something fun going on. This historic harbor district is home to the famous Mardi Gras! Galveston festival where the streets come alive with music and entertainment. There are also family-friendly events, food and wine festivals and holiday happenings. The Galveston calendar of events is always packed with a host of unforgettable things to do, so plan your visit so you can join in the fun. For a full list of events, click here.
This Month's Events

This Month's Events

Galveston's Calendar is full of family-friendly events, monthly free movies and concerts, annual festivals, performances at The Grand 1894 Opera House and foodie fun. Click below to view this month's events.
Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival at Texas Hotel

Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival

Foodies and grape lovers should not miss this annual shindig that celebrates the local bounty of the Galveston region. Enjoy tasty bites from local restaurants and sip a variety of premium wines from around the world in an attractive outdoor setting.
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival at Texas Hotel

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Get ready for three action-packed days of fresh seafood from local food vendors, waterfront fun and live entertainment at this annual event perfect for friends and family. Special activities include a gumbo cook-off, a 5K run and a boat & RV show.
Galveston Hotel Lone Star Biker Rally

Lone Star Rally

More than 500,000 motorcycle fanatics come to Galveston for the biggest annual road rally in all of Texas. The non-stop fun includes live concerts, meet-and-greets with recognized bike builders, burnout competitions and biker workshops.
Mardi Gras! Galveston at Texas Hotel

Mardi Gras! Galveston

Celebrate the party of the year at Texas’ largest Mardi Gras event that attracts over 250,000 visitors for two full weekends of parades, elaborate costumes, music, masked balls and much more. It all takes place in the heart of beautiful Galveston!
Dickens on the Strand at Galveston Hotel

Dickens on the Strand

Bring the whole family to this Victorian holiday tradition that brings a festive historic village to life in Galveston, Texas. There are five stages of entertainment, strolling carolers and costumed food vendors for the perfect seasonal experience.