Things to do in Galveston this weekend of July 29 | Beats on the Beach at Moody Gardens

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of July 29 | Beats on the Beach at Moody Gardens | Image Credit: Moody Gardens

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 (July 29 – July 31) Beats on The Beach at Moody Gardens, Movie Night at the Cathedral, The Soil Solution, What’s Cookin’ with GOFM’s RFP?, and lots more!

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Top 10 things to do in Galveston this weekend of July 29, 2022 include Beats on The Beach, Movie Night at the Cathedral, and more!

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of July 29, 2022, Friday

Out & About: Bishop’s Palace

What: Rosenberg Library is facilitating this tour at the Bishop’s Palace as part of its Out & About series! Bring your children and head over to Bishop’s Palace for some free family fun; we get to explore the upstairs rooms.
When: 29 July 2022 | 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free

Mixed Media Resin Workshop – Glass Seahorse

Clay Cup Studios

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What: This is a step-by-step class where the instructor will take you through the staining, painting, and application of glass and resin to create a wonderful mixed-media seahorse-designed masterpiece. All supplies are included. Feel free to bring any snacks, and there will be available drinks for purchase at the studio like beer, wine, and ciders at the studio.
When: 29 July 2022 | 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX, 77550
How much: $20

Summer Dinner Buffets

Summer Dinner Buffets at Moody Gardens

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What: 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: 29 July 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, July 30, 2022

Movie Night at the Cathedral

Movie night at the cathedral

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What: Head over to Galveston’s historic Scottish Rite Cathedral for a special film screening of the 1936 science fiction serial, Flash Gordon. The 1929 Vaudevillian Theater of the Cathedral will host the screening, and in the Ballroom, local artist Jo Bird will play some classic hits, too.
When: 30 July 2022 | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: 2128 Church St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $20

An Evening with Johnny Mathis

What: The Voice of Romance, Johnny Mathis, is commemorating his 66th year as a recording artist in the music business. Known for his entrancingly smooth and seductive voice, Mathis will play songs in a dizzying array of genres and styles, including music written for theatre and film, jazz standards from the Golden Era, and modern pop smashes! Chances are you and your family will like this legendary performer’s concert!
When: 30 July 2022 | 8:00 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Check website

Beats on The Beach at Moody Gardens

Beats on the Beach at Moody Gardens

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What: 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: 30 July 2022 | 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: 1 Hope Blvd Galveston, Texas 77554
How much: Starts at $30

Galveston Harbor Sunset Cruise

Sunset Cruise

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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: 30 July 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, July 31, 2022

The Soil Solution

What: This event is a composting awareness campaign, helping people understand the importance of sustainable disposal of food and organic waste. As a community, help support a healthy environment and world by incorporating the practice of composting into your lifestyles. Learn more about how to implement composting at home by stopping by their booth!
When: 31 July 2022 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 2822 Market, Galveston, Texas
How much: Free

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: 31 July 2022 | 6:15 pm
Where: 1625 E Beach Dr #2A, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $75

What’s Cookin’ with GOFM’s RFP?

Real Food Project at Galveston's Own Farmers Market

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What: Visit Galveston’s Own Farmers Market to learn more about the Real Food Project! Meet Denise Walker, the coordinator of the Real Food Project, and take in a cooking demonstration with Chef Missy Huerta! Any inquiries you may have regarding RFP, our volunteer opportunities, and other topics will be gladly addressed by them.
When: 31 July 2022 | 9 am – 12 pm
Where: 2822 Market Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free entry

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