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.
Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest
Galveston | 9/19/18 - 9/20/18
Lovers of hot chili and cold beer anticipate this annual event featuring a variety of crafted beers and chili cook-off teams.
Mardi Gras! Galveston
Galveston | 2/2/18 - 2/13/18
During Mardi Gras, the island comes alive with parades, galas, festive events, bead throwing, and live entertainment.
March events coming soon!
Galveston | 4/19/18 - 4/22/18
FeatherFest is one of the largest birding festivals in Texas, and the only one with a dedicated nature photography track.
Galveston | TBD
All dogs (and their families) are welcome at this event that benefits animals at the Galveston Island Humane Society shelter.
June events coming soon!
July events coming soon!
Galveston | 8/25/18
Teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete to win the prestigious 'Golden Bucket' award.
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival
Galveston | 9/29/17
Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and outdoors show.
Galveston | 10/27/17 - 10/28/17
Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume for this family-friendly festival with authentic German food and libations.
BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival
Galveston | 11/24/17 - 11/26/17
Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and free outdoors show.
Lone Star Rally
Galveston | 11/2/17 - 11/5/17
Rally features custom bike show, celebrity appearances, music performers, biker parades, contests, and more.