2018 Galveston Festivals: Food, Beer & Music


Sunny days and mild nights make Galveston Island the perfect place to enjoy festivals year-round. Many festivals celebrate art, music, film, food, beer, and wine, while others celebrate various ethnic and cultural holidays.  Some dates will be updated as the event approaches so be sure to check up on this list. Here is a list of these festivals:

  • April 5th-8th: Tall Ships Galveston
  • April 7th: The Grand Kids Festival
  • April 17th-22nd: FeatherFest & Nature Photofest
  • April 20th-21st: Galveston Food and Wine Festival
  • April 26th-29th: Third Coast Music Festival & Galveston Island Beach Revue
  • May 5th-6th, 12th-13th: Galveston Historic Home Tour
  • May 11th-13th – Texas Crab Festival, Crystal Beach
  • May 11th-12th: 22nd Annual Yaga’s Children’s Fund Wild Game Cook-Off
  • June: Juneteenth Celebration
  • June 8th: World Oceans Day Festival
  • June 15th-17th: Galveston Cajun Festival
  • June 9th-10th: Blues, Brews & BBQ on The Pier
  • July 4th: Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Show
  • August 25th: AIA Houston Sandcastle Competition & Festival
  • August 31st-September 2nd: Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival
  • September TBD: Annual Adaptive Water Sports Festival
  • September 28th-29th: Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival
  • September TBD: Galveston Heritage Festival & Sacred Places Festival
  • October 5th-7th: The Galveston Island Film Festival and Conference
  • October TBD: Galveston Island Greek Festival
  • October 20th-21st: ARToberFEST
  • October 26th-27th- The Island Oktoberfest
  • November 1st-4th: Lone Star Rally
  • November: January: Winter Wonder Island
  • November: January : Moody Gardens Festival of Lights
  • November 30th-December 2nd: Dickens on the Strand
  • December TBD: Holiday in the Park
  • December TBD: Holiday with the Cranes

2019 Festivals

  • January TBD 2019: Galveston.com & Company Galveston Restaurant Week
  • January TBD 2019: Yaga’s Chili Quest & Beer Fest
  • February 2019: “Mardi Gras! Galveston”


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