Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 16 | Pirates in the Park

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 16 | Pirates in the Park | Image Credit: The Bilge Pumps

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 (September 16 – 18) Pirates in the Park, Three Dog Night at The Grand, Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Anime Club, and lots more!


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Top 11 things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 16, 2022 include Pirates in the Park, Three Dog Night at The Grand, and more!

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of September 16, 2022 – Friday

Rosenberg Library: Anime Club

Anime Club

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 16 | Image Credit: Rosenberg Library

What: If the young adults at home cannot stop talking about all things anime, the Anime Club set up by the Rosenberg Library is the perfect spot for them! This club is part of the library’s series of events curated especially for teens and young adults. So, bring anime fans to this hour-long discussion that will dive into everything about the Japanese genre of TV and film animation.
When: 16 September 2022 | 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: 2310 Sealy St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

Live Music on the Patio at MOD Coffeehouse

What: This month of September, MOD Coffeehouse is hosting a Live Music series, happening every Friday and Saturday! For this weekend of September 9 – 10, enjoy great music from LYDA and Cheryl Cawood, respectively.
When: 16-17 September 2022 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 2126 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free 

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

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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, September 17, 2022

Pirates in the Park

Pirates in the Park

Image Credit: The Bilge Pumps

What: The pirates are back on the island! The Bilge Pumps will return to Galveston’s Strand for an afternoon of pirate music, extraordinary times, and nautical nonsense for the whole family! The concert will be the weekend before the International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19!
When: 17 September 2022 | 3:00 pm
Where: 2028 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free

WhistlePig Whiskey Dinner at Hilton Galveston Island Resort

What: Eat, drink, and have fun as experts explain how they came up with the idea for this four-course whiskey dinner pairing event that you and a loved one can enjoy as a date or as a random drinking and dining time together. Enjoy the evening with a welcome beverage and some live music. You’ll be seated in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hilton Galveston Island resort, where you get the chance to chat and get to know the other guests of this fine drink and dine event.
When: 17 September 2022 | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: 5400 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551, United States
How much: $122

Three Dog Night at The Grand

Three Dog Night

Image Credit: The Grand

What: Three Dog Night, legendary musicians commemorate almost 50 years on the road! With its slick, soulful vocal harmonies and inventive musical arrangements, this distinctive rock band has achieved chart and sales heights that are almost unparalleled in mainstream music. This power band is prepared to rock The Grand in a one-night-only performance ideal for audiences of all ages. Hear all the favorites from “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)” and “Joy to the World” to “Black and White,” “Shambala,” and “One.”
When: 17 September 2022 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Starts at $35. Get your tickets here.

Movies on The Beach

What: Galveston’s parks and beaches are great places to spend the day. There are plenty of things to do in the area, and the weekends are made even more fun with Movies at the Beach, wherein one of the many beach resorts hosts a movie for everyone to watch and enjoy. This September 17, the film will be 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Dellanera RV Park!
When: 17 September 2022 | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: 10901 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: $15 per car

Paint and Sip Canvas Night – Tree at Sunrise

Clay Cup Studios

Image Credit: Clay Cup Studios

What: If painting is something you enjoy, then join this event at Clay Cup Studios and not only enjoy art but also do so while sipping on great-tasting wine. This weekend, learn how to perfectly draw a beautiful interpretation of a tree at sunrise.
When: 17 September 2022 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX, 77550
How much: $35

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Basement to Attic Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace

What: The 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours includes Mrs. Gresham’s studio, giving visitors a unique glimpse into areas of the National Historic Landmark that are often off-limits. A rare perspective from the third floor of a totally unique panorama of the Gulf of Mexico. The United States government has identified Bishop’s Palace as one of the best instances of Victorian excess and Gilded Age luxury in the country.
When: 17 September 2022 | 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $35

Dinner Cruise

Dinner Cruise Moody Gardens

Image Credit: Moody Gardens

What: Enjoy a dinner buffet and a cash bar on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat while taking in lovely views of Offats Bayou. For September 17, it’s all about Cajun dishes — Watermelon salad, shrimp etouffee, creamy Cajun chicken with broccoli and cauliflower, dirty rice, and Mississippi Mud brownies are among the Cajun dishes offered on this voyage.
When: 17 September 2022 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: Adult – starts at $90 | Children 12 and under – starts at $75

Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, September 18, 2022

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

Galveston's Own Farmers Market

Image Credit: Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

What: Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, founded in 2012, is dedicated to connecting our community to local foods year-round through weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens, and health and food education opportunities.
When: 18 September 2022 | 9 am – 12 pm
Where: 2822 Market Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free entry

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

What: The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, which marks the beginning of the new year and the creation of the world, starts on September 25, but you can visit GOFM and celebrate it earlier this weekend! Sample some of the customary dishes presented at Rosh Hashanah, including honey cake, circular challah, apples dipped in honey, and more. The Congregation of B’nai Israel in Galveston is hosting this event and providing everything.
When: 18 September 2022 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 2822 Market, Galveston, TX, United States, Texas
How much: Free

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