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It's Island Time!
With summer slowly approaching fall, there's never been a better time to make your plans for an end-of-season Island getaway!
The Galveston.com Fall Preview School is back in session, and that means fall is just around the corner. Whether you're planning on only visiting Galveston Island for the day or you plan to make this your weekend getaway, there's a list of fun and exciting things to do.
Coastal Resiliency Conference October 8-10 Galveston Historical Foundation’s Center for Coastal Heritage, in partnership with University of Texas Medical Branch’s Center in Environmental Toxicology, is organizing a three day conference on coastal resilience.
Zombie Apocalypse Hike October 4th Have you wondered about your abilities to live in the wild, such as after an apocalyptic event? Well, we’re going to talk about the basic skills needed to find food, water, shelter, and space in our short (somewhat humorous) program.
GCVA "Closing of the Beach" September 28th The Gulf Coast Volleyball Association is the largest outdoor volleyball association on the Gulf Coast, and has been rated the #1 outdoor volleyball organization by Outdoor Volleyball USA.
Harvest Moon Regatta October 9 You and all of the yachting friends you can round up are invited! Harvest Moon Regatta is an open regatta and there is plenty of room for 200+ yachts.
Gritty Goddess Women's 5K Fest October 11th We know you’re swamped in laundry, work, school, motherhood, wivery (not a real word, but we’ll go with it) - you know - LIFE. But you really need to set aside one day for yourself and take on a different sort of challenge. What is it exactly? It’s a 5K obstacle course built just for women, no matter your age, shape, size or athletic ability.
Island Market September 20th The Galveston Island Market offers a festive outdoor event where local artisans, handcrafters, and growers can showcase their creations for Galveston residents and visitors.
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival September 26-28 Galveston Island is a seafood lover’s paradise all year round, but this September Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. will bring foodies a little taste of Heaven at the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival to be held September 26-28. Featuring some of the best shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer.
14th Annual Paws Gala September 27th The 14th annual PAWS Gala - benefiting exclusively the Galveston Island Humane Society at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort.
Miss Galveston Pageant October 4th The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is proud to produce the Miss Galveston and Miss Galveston's Outstanding Teen pageants as part of the 175th anniversary celebration of the City of Galveston.
ArtWalk October 11th For over 25 years, the Galveston Art Center has produced ArtWalk on Saturday nights in the heart of the historic district. ArtWalk promotes visual art and supports our arts-based community, offering alternative places to see and learn about art.