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GALVESTON
Events Calendar | Shows, Concerts, Annual Festivals, Entertainment, Local Community Events, and What's Happening This Weekend | Galveston Island, Texas, USA

EVENTS CALENDAR

While we don't list everything in town that you could do, here are some selected recommendations of events that you definitely should consider attending.
JANUARY
Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest

Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest

Lovers of hot chili and cold beer eagerly anticipate this annual event featuring a variety of locally-crafted beers and chili cook-off teams.
FEBRUARY
Mardi Gras! Galveston

Mardi Gras! Galveston

During Mardi Gras! Galveston, the island comes alive with extravagant parades, galas, festive events, bead throwing, and live entertainment.
APRIL
FeatherFest

FeatherFest

FeatherFest is one of the largest birding festivals in Texas, and the only one with a dedicated nature photography track.
Houston Auto Show

Houston Auto Show

Hundreds of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles will be on display including Texas debuts, alternative energy vehicles, and concept cars.
MAY
A Bark in the Park

A Bark in the Park

All dogs (and their families) are welcome at this event that benefits animals at the Galveston Island Humane Society shelter.

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JUNE
Sandcastle Competition

Sandcastle Competition

Teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete each year vying to win the prestigious 'Golden Bucket' award.
SEPTEMBER
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and free outdoors show.
BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and free outdoors show.
OCTOBER
Island Oktoberfest

Island Oktoberfest

Attendees are encouraged to dress in German costume for this family-friendly festival featuring authentic German food and libations.
NOVEMBER
Lone Star Rally

Lone Star Rally

Rally features custom bike show, celebrity appearances, rock and country music performers, biker parades, poker run, attraction specials, contests, and more.
DECEMBER
Dickens on The Strand

Dickens on The Strand

Hearkening back to a historical era, this magical celebration features parades, food, carolers, musicians, jugglers, and other entertainment.
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Events Calendar

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