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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Visit Galveston, the Winter Wonder Island of Texas. This season Galveston is host to more than 1,000 holiday events. Highlights include the Galvez Holiday Lightning Celebration, Holiday Half Marathon, Moody Gardens Festival of Lights and Holiday Performances at The Grand.