Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 7 | Galveston Artwalk | Image Credit: Galveston Arts Center

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 7 | Galveston Artwalk | Image Credit: Galveston Arts Center

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 (October 7-9): Galveston ArtWalk, Haunted Harbor Tours on SEAGULL II, WALKtoberFEST, DaVinci Day 2022, and lots more!

Also, check out our recent posts on Things to do in Houston this Weekend of October 7, 2022Fall Festivals in Houston – Grand Central Park Sip & Shop 2022, and also Best Tacos in Houston!


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Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 7 - 61st Street Fishing Pier

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of October 7, 2022 – Friday

Joe Premo at MOD Coffeehouse

What: Listen to the wonderful music of singer-songwriter Joe Premo at the MOD Coffeehouse this weekend. Joe Premo has lived in Galveston for 10 years, and is a local celebrity with his heart and home belonging to Galveston. Listen to him play his original songs, using his electric guitar that he built himself — for that unique and distinctly Premo sound.
When: 7 October 2022 | 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: 2126 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550
How: Free


Deal Alert –  Segway Galveston Sunset Tour – 2 adults for just $66.67

Date night in Houston - Segway Galveston Sunset Tour

Catch the sunset at the Port of Galveston during this guided Segway tour along the city’s seawall, enjoy time to visit the historic Murdoch’s Souvenir Shop, admire the Tall Ship Elissa, and more. Visit more places than you could on foot—thanks to your personal Segway—and benefit from your guide’s local insight.

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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, October 8, 2022

Chess Club

Chess Club at Rosenberg Library

Image Credit: Rosenberg Library

What: Have you been wanting to learn how to play Chess? Visit Rosenberg Library this weekend and learn some chess basics and enjoy playing games with peers. This is a volunteer-led program.
When: 8 October 2022 | 2:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where: 2310 Sealy Ave, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


Haunted Harbor Tours on SEAGULL II

Haunted Harbor Tour with Galveston Historical Foundation

The waters of Galveston Bay have a long history that dates back to the island’s formation. Visitors will learn about the eerie past of Galveston’s harborside during this unique 90-minute tour onboard the SEAGULL II of the Galveston Historical Foundation.

This is one of the most iconic haunted tours in Galveston that you don’t want to miss!

When: October 8, 15, & 22, 2022, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, 77550
How Much: $25 | Children ages 5 and under – FREE


Galveston ArtWalk

things to do in galveston this weekend art walk

What: Come for an exciting art walk which is hosted on the island every six to eight weeks in partnership with downtown galleries, artist studios, nonprofits and local businesses. Bring your friends and family for an enriching experience that will introduce you to the wonders of all the existing art spaces in Galveston and the artworks on display.
When: 8 October 2022
Where: 2127 Strand Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free admission


WALKtoberFEST

Image Credit: Postoffice District

What: Are you a poker-playing, pub-crawling enthusiast? Then explore Downtown Galveston this weekend and enjoy fun and games! o collect your poker chips, follow your game maps to the specified locations in the historic districts. Return to Murphy’s Pub to draw a 7 Card Stud poker hand for a chance to win the grand prize of a $1,500 Marchi Travel Voucher after collecting all of your poker chips from the participating businesses. Additional prizes include shopping, dinners & drinks on the town.
When: 8 October 2022 | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: 601 Tremont, Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: $15 (add $10 to paddle or surfboard after)


Sunrise Yoga on The Beach

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: 8 October 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 surfboard after)


DaVinci Day 2022

What: This weekend, the Galveston Children’s Museum grounds will host the fourth annual DaVinci Day, so make sure to bring your little ones along! It’s a kid-friendly exhibition of inventiveness, resourcefulness, and ingenuity that brings together local builders, artists, teachers, students, crafters, tinkerers, and hobbyists looking to share their ideas and products. Participants in Da Vinci Day will experiment with practical activities and utilize their imaginations to produce something original.
When: 8 October 2022 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 2618 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


Jazz Express Saturday

What: Are you a jazz fan looking for an excellent way to spend your Saturday in Galveston? Then you are in for a treat at The Tremont House as it serenades its guests with a fantastic night of beautiful Jazz sounds. 
When: 8 October 2022 | 5 pm to 7 pm
Where: 2300 Ship Mechanic Row Galveston, Texas
How much: Free entry


Deal Alert – 4 Hour Guided Fishing Tour

Top 11 things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 7, 2022 include Galveston Artwalk, Haunted Harbor Tours on SEAGULL II, and more!

Have been recognized as being the best fishing charter in the clear lake kemah area. Catch Redfish, Flounder, Bay Snapper near the Houston waterfront aka The Kemah Boardwalk. Trip includes all fishing equipment, live bait when available, fish cleaning

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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, October 9, 2022

GALVESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Masterworks I – Haydn

What: Are you a fan of classical music? Then secure your tickets to this weekend show at The Grand 1894 Opera House! Brinton Smith plays both of Haydn’s cello concertos! Also, celebrating Haydn’s love for England, rousing selections from English composers Arnold and Holst.
When: 9 October 2022 | 4:00 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Starts at $25


Decorate a Mini-Pumpkin with the Galveston Naval Museum!

What: Gourd Vibes Only at GOFM thanks to the partnership with Galveston Naval Museum! This Sunday, they’ll be bringing some little mini-pumpkins & crafts to decorate as well as more information about their upcoming Halloween Event. This is a first come, first serve event, so if you really want to try carving a Halloween pumpkin, make sure not to miss it!
When: 9 October 2022 | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: 28th &, Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


Taste the Market with Galveston County Food Bank!

Galveston's Own Farmers Market

Image Credit: Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

What: A fun cuisine demonstration showcasing the seasonal items and produce available at Galveston’s Own Farmers Market will be featured at this event. Along with SNAP/EBT information, they will also be providing taste tests, nutrition education, information about their programs, and services. You can receive a FREE farmer’s market tote bag by taking part in their taste testing and/or nutrition study.
When: 9 October 2022 | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: 28th &, Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


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