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Year at a Glance

2019 Year at a Glance
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Here’s a brief overview of some of the larger annual events you can look forward to while visiting Galveston Island. For a comprehensive listing of daily events, visit our Upcoming Events Calendar.


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2019 Galveston Island Event Overview

January 2019

YAGA’S CHILI QUEST AND BEER FEST
January 18-19, 2019

SPECIAL OLYMPICS POLAR PLUNGE
January 19,2019

GALVESTON RESTAURANT WEEK
January 26-February 10, 2019

February 2019

SEA TURTLE SATURDAY
February 2, 2019

GALVESTON MARATHON
February 17, 2019

MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON
February 22, 2019 – March 5, 2019

March 2019

CAUSEWAY FUND RUN
March 9, 2019

April 2019

24TH ANNUAL THE GRAND KIDS FESTIVAL
April 6, 2019

WICKED WINE RUN
April 6, 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 TEXAS
April 7, 2019

17TH ANNUAL FEATHERFEST & NATURE PHOTOFEST
April 11-14, 2019

9TH ANNUAL ROTARY CRAWFISH BOIL
April 14, 2019

BON TEMPS ROULER CAJUN THROWDOWN
April 26-27, 2019

INTERNATIONAL OLEANDER SOCIETY FESTIVAL
April 26-27, 2019

GALVESTON ISLAND WINE FESTIVAL
April 26-27, 2019

DIVAS HALF MARATHON
April 27-28, 2019

May 2019

45TH ANNUAL HISTORIC HOMES TOUR
May 4-5, 11-12, 2019

SPLASH DAY
May 5, 2019

GALVESTON CHAMBER WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
May 9, 2019

YAGA’S WILD GAME & BBQ COOK-OFF
May 10-11, 2019

GALVESTON ISLAND BEACH REVUE
May 17-18, 2019

JEEP GO TOPLESS DAY
May 18, 2019

June 2019

HOTEL GALVEZ WEDDING VOW RENEWAL
June 8, 2019

GALVESTON BEACH SPORTS FEST
June 8, 2019

July 2019

JULY 4TH PARADE & FIREWORKS
July 4, 2019

August 2019

SAND CRAB 5K/10K NIGHT RUN
August 17, 2019

33RD ANNUAL AIA SANDCASTLE COMPETITION
August 24, 2019

BREWMASTERS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
August 30 – September 01, 2019

September 2019

CAPTAIN KID’S TRIATHLON
September 8, 2019

REDFISH RODEO
September 19-21, 2019

ISLAND GIRL TRIATHLON
September 22, 2019

GALVESTON ISLAND SHRIMP FESTIVAL
September 27-28, 2019

BATTLE ON THE BAY FESTIVAL
September 28, 2019

October 2019

HARVEST MOON REGATTA
October 10-13, 2019

BIKE AROUND THE BAY
October 12-13, 2019

GREEK FESTIVAL
October 12–13, 2019

GRITTY GODDESS 5K FEST
October 13, 2019

22ND ANNUAL ARTOBERFEST
October 19-20, 2019

TOUGHEST 10K CAUSEWAY RUN
October 19, 2019

38TH ANNUAL ISLAND OKTOBERFEST
October 25-26, 2019

SAENGERFEST PARK MINI-MONSTER BASH
October 26, 2019

LONE STAR MOTORCYCLE RALLY
October 31, 2019 – November 3, 2019

November 2019

VETERANS DAY SALUTE AT SEAWOLF PARK
November 11, 2019

WINTER WONDER ISLAND EVENTS
November 16, 2019 – January 11, 2020

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT MOODY GARDENS
November 16, 2019 – January 11, 2020

ICE LAND AT MOODY GARDENS
November 16, 2019 – January 11, 2020

HOTEL GALVEZ HOLIDAY LIGHTING CELEBRATION
November 29, 2019

DOWNTOWN LANTERNS & LIGHTS
November 30, 2019 – January 1, 2020

December 2019

VICTORIAN HOMES TOUR
December 6, 2019

46TH ANNUAL DICKENS ON THE STRAND
December 6-8, 2019

HOLIDAY WITH THE CRANES
December 14-15, 2019

SANTA HUSTLE 5K AND HALF MARATHON
December 21-22, 2019

CIRQUE JOYEUX AT MOODY GARDENS
December 20-30, 2019

January 2020

YAGA’S CHILI QUEST AND BEER FEST
January 17-18, 2020

GALVESTON RESTAURANT WEEK
January 25-February 9, 2020

MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON
February 14-25, 2020


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Holiday Magic

There’s a reason we like to call Galveston the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas. It offers more than 50 days of magical activities from November through January. Don’t believe us? Take a look at our top reasons to make a Christmas pilgrimage to the island.


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