Things to do in Galveston this weekend of August 5 | Chemistry Workshop

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of August 5 | Chemistry Workshop | Image Credit: Rosenberg Library

The Galveston Calendar of Events 2022 is full of exciting activities. And this month is no different!  

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Galveston this weekend (August 5 – 7) Chemistry Hands-On Workshop, OkraFest 2022, East Beach Bird Walk, Beats on The Beach at Moody Gardens, and lots more!


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Top 10 things to do in Galveston this weekend of August 5, 2022 include Chemistry Hands-On Workshop, OkraFest 2022, and more!

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of August 5, 2022, Friday

Chemistry Hands-On Workshop

Chemistry Hands-On Workshop

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What: A fabulous opportunity for kids 10 & older to work with Dr. Jim Pennington, Chemistry professor from Texas A&M College Station. No previous experience in chemistry required.
When: 5 August 2022 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free; Pre-registration required

Summer Dinner Buffets

What: It’s the last day of Moody Garden’s Summer Dinner Buffets, so make sure not to miss out on the chance to experience it! Enjoy a dinner buffet with a one-of-a-kind vista at one of the top 10 golf courses in the state! Fresh fruit, dinner rolls, and the chef’s selection of vegetables, starches, and desserts are all included in all buffets.
When: 5 August 2022 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Moody Gardens Golf Course, 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: Starts at $20.95


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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, August 6, 2022

Movie Nite on The Strand

Movie Nite on the Strand

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What: Hosted by Mitchell Historic Properties and Visit Galveston, this free Saengerfest Park event invites families to enjoy a series of beloved movies under the stars. For this Saturday, the movie will be The Golden Compass.
When: 6 August 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: 2302 Strand St Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free

East Beach Bird Walk

East Beach Bird Walk

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What: Join American Bird Conservancy on this free, narrated walk of the dune and shoreline habitat of East Beach’s conservation area with a local bird specialist. See and learn about the various bird species that have protected dune habitats as their breeding sites, as well as the birds that feed and rest along the beach shoreline that circles the South Jetty and Houston Ship Channel.
When: 6 August 2022
Where: 1923 Boddeker Dr Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free

Beats on The Beach at Moody Gardens

What: It’s the last day of Moody Garden’s Beats on the Beach, so make sure not to miss out on the chance to experience it! Guests can get up and dance or relax along the Lazy River with a fantastic gulf wind and stunning water view while a DJ plays their favorite music on Galveston’s only white sand beach.
When: 6 August 2022 | 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: 1 Hope Blvd Galveston, Texas 77554
How much: Starts at $30

OkraFest 2022

What: Return of OkraFest! At the return of this live annual gala, discover what makes Galveston’s Own Farmers Market so exceptional! Celebrate the summer season’s beauty and the delight of being back together at this gala. With a dash of new flavors and a few extra ingredients to make it extra special, you’ll enjoy the OkraFest you already know and love. These include an epicurean selection of regional foods prepared by regional chefs, a silent auction, a live auction, live music, and an OkraHat competition with local restaurants and businesses.
When: 6 August 2022 |7:00 pm
Where: 2401 Winnie St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
How much: Free

Sunrise Yoga on The Beach

Sunrise Yoga

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What: Watch the beautiful sunrise with your friends and family as SUP Gulf Coast hosts Yoga on the Beach together with the Yoga Haven. The sounds of the ocean and birds will greet you when you awaken with the sun. Grab a paddle board or surfboard after yoga and head outside to catch a glimpse of dolphins or enjoy the waves.
When: 6 August 2022 | 7:00 am to 8:00 am
Where: 29th Street & Seawall on the sand (near Lifeguard tower 27) Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: $15 (add $10 to paddle or surf board after)

Galveston Harbor Sunset Cruise

What: The Seagull II, a 50-foot twin-engine motorboat owned by the Galveston Historical Foundation, offers scenic sunset cruises in Galveston Harbor, designed exclusively for port sightseeing tours and educational purposes, and is the ideal platform for watercraft experiential learning. The main deck of Seagull II is cozy and shielded from the sun and rain. A full view of the ocean and sky is available from an open upper deck. These events are 21+ only and BYOB onboard.
When: 6 August 2022 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Galveston Historic Seaport, 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $40


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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, August 7, 2022

Paint and Sip Canvas Night – Fins to the Left

Paint and Sip Canvas Night - Fins to the Left

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What: Paint, Sip, and have Fun! If you are looking for the perfect date night with your buddies or your family, then this is the event for you! Relax your mind and enjoy great art while sipping on a delicious glass of wine.
When: 7 August 2022 | 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX, 77550
How much: $35

Wine & Whiskey Dinner at Porch Cafe

What: Come to this event to savor a delicious four-course evening feast prepared by the Executive Chef of Port Cafe. Each course of the dinner is accompanied with a wine or whiskey pairing, along with a description of how each dish pairs with the others.
When: 7 August 2022 | 6:15 pm
Where: 1625 E Beach Dr #2A, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $75


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