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Artist Boat World Ocean Day Festival – Saturday, June 4th

Artist Boat World Ocean Day Festival

Saturday, June 4th from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm at East Beach

Last Updated: June 1, 2022 by Lee Roane | Nature, Events


World Ocean Day is the UN-recognized day of ocean celebration and action.

All around the globe individuals and groups use this day to celebrate, learn about, and do their part to help the ocean. Local, regional, and state organizations will come together to provide engaging activities to help visitors understand the human connection to the ocean, and the 2022 theme is focusing on restoring the vibrancy and balance in the ocean.

Please join Artist Boat at the Artist Boat World Ocean Day Festival on East Beach on June 4, 2022, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.

People at World Ocean Day
World Ocean Day at East Beach Artist Boat

Enjoy a fun and educational good time! Partner organizations will host interactive activities to help ocean-lovers of all ages learn about the marine world and how we connect to it.

Live Entertainment: Tom’s Fun Band will perform music and comedy to make learning about preserving our natural resources fun. You will chant, clap, and sing along as you learn more about everyone’s role in conservation.

Explore the Tent: There will be opportunities to sign up for a Bucket Brigade Beach Tour, check out the Beautify the Bucket competition on display for judging, partake in hands on activities with local exhibitions, and MUCH MORE FUN!

Eco-Art Workshops: For the first time this year, there will be workshops you can join at the beach during the festival! Join us to paint a ceramic turtle, be part of a drum circle, turn trash into treasure with marine debris art, create your own screen print, and more!

To learn more, click here.

Painted Buckets on Beach for Beautify the Bucket
Painted Buckets on East Beach Artist Boat

Beautify the Bucket Winners to be Announced

Winners of the recent Beautify the Bucket Competition will be announced at World Ocean Day at 3:00 pm.

The competition allows participants to take an active role in beautifying Galveston Beaches and improving stewardship behaviors. Participants in the competition paint a blue trash barrel destined for Galveston Beaches based on a theme.

Beautify the Bucket competition themes are Ocean & Bay Organisms, Marine & Aquatic Debris, Coastal and Marine Ecosystems, Galveston Beach & Bay Recreational Activities, Houston Ship Channel.  Judging is based on the group type and individual type of applicants rather than by theme.

After the competition, the barrels will be added to Galveston’s Beaches where they will be enjoyed by visitors and encourage proper disposal of trash to reduce aquatic trash.

Viewing and judging will be held on June 4th at East Beach during the World Ocean Day Festival and winners  announced at 3:00 pm.


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2022-06-01T14:22:37-05:00

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