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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.

SEE ALSO: HOUSTON EVENTS CALENDAR
MAY
STARTS
May
4
Galveston Historic Homes Tour

Galveston Historic Homes Tour

Galveston | 5/4/19 - 5/12/19

See Galveston's architectural history revealed through public tours of privately-owned homes both large and small.
STARTS
May
17
Galveston Island Beach Revue

Galveston Island Beach Revue

Galveston | 5/17/19 - 5/18/19

Bathing Beauties catwalk along Galveston's historic shoreline modeling vintage and vintage-inspired swim wear.
STARTS
May
31
DreamHack Dallas

DreamHack Dallas

Dallas, TX | 5/31/19 - 6/2/19

Sixteen of the top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will collide in a large-scale arena tournament.
JUNE
June events coming soon!

SEE ALSO: GALVESTON ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

JULY
OCCURS
July
4
Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

GALVESTON | 7/4/19

A community collaboration presents the Fourth of July Parade which precedes a fireworks show each year.
AUGUST
OCCURS
August
24
Sandcastle Competition

Sandcastle Competition

Galveston | 8/24/19

Teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete to win the prestigious 'Golden Bucket' award.
STARTS
August
30
BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

Galveston | 8/30/19 - 9/1/19

Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and free outdoors show.
SEPTEMBER
STARTS
September
27
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston | 9/27/19 - 9/29/19

Activities at this two-day event include a shrimp gumbo cook-off, gumbo tasting, live music, parade, and outdoors show.
OCTOBER
STARTS
October
25
Island Oktoberfest

Island Oktoberfest

Galveston | 10/25/19 - 10/26/19

Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume for this family-friendly festival with authentic German food and libations.
NOVEMBER
STARTS
October
31
Lone Star Rally

Lone Star Rally

Galveston | 10/31/19 - 11/3/19

Rally features custom bike show, celebrity appearances, music performers, biker parades, contests, and more.
DECEMBER
STARTS
December
6
Dickens on The Strand

Dickens on The Strand

Galveston | 12/6/19 - 12/8/19

Hearkening back to a historical era, this magical celebration features parades, food, carolers, and entertainment.
JANUARY
STARTS
January
17
Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest

Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest

Galveston | 1/17/20 - 1/18/20

Lovers of hot chili and cold beer anticipate this annual event featuring a variety of crafted beers and chili cook-off teams.
STARTS
January
26
Galveston Restaurant Week

Galveston Restaurant Week

Galveston | 1/26/20 - 2/9/20

Simply make reservations at participating restaurants to enjoy two-course lunches and/or two- to three-course dinners.
FEBRUARY
STARTS
February
14
Mardi Gras! Galveston

Mardi Gras! Galveston

Galveston | 2/14/20 - 2/25/20

During Mardi Gras, the island comes alive with parades, galas, festive events, bead throwing, and live entertainment.
STARTS
February
TBD
Victorian Sweetheart Tour

Victorian Sweetheart Tour

Galveston | TBD

The tour will feature champagne and chocolate and will include a discussion on the history of Victorian courting.
MARCH
March events coming soon!
APRIL
STARTS
April
TBD
FeatherFest

FeatherFest

Galveston | TBD

See Galveston's architectural history revealed through public tours of privately-owned homes both large and small.
STARTS
April
TBD
Galveston Island Wine Festival

Galveston Island Wine Festival

Galveston | TBD

This springtime event culminates with a Grand Tasting featuring approximately 100 wines from all around the world.
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