Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 23 | Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 23 | Image Credit: Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

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 23 – 25) Galveston Island Shrimp Festival, Art in The Gardens, Street Skating Meets The Beach, Women in Coastal Science Speaker Series, and lots more!

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Top 10 things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 23, 2022 include Galveston Island Shrimp Festival, Art in The Gardens, and more!

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of September 23, 2022 – Friday

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

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What: Galveston Island is a seafood lover’s dream all year long, but this weekend, Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. offers foodies a small taste of heaven. The festival includes a seafood cook-off, gumbo tasting, L’il Shrimps Parade, live music, a children’s section, and a Strand merchant walkabout in addition to serving some of the greatest shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer!
When: 23 September 2022 | 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 2314 Strand Street Galveston, Texas 77550
How: Check ticket prices here for more details and discounts


An Evening with José Feliciano

What: The Grand will host a performance of the legendary Latin artist José Feliciano, who is referred to as “the finest living guitarist” by critics from all over the world! An international sensation, Feliciano has bridged musical genres in a way that has never been matched, recording distinctive renditions of classic songs like “Light My Fire,” “California Dreamin’,” and, of course, “Feliz Navidad.” He has been awarded over 45 Gold and Platinum records and has won 19 Grammy® nominations, earning nine Grammy Awards, including the “LARAS Award for Lifetime Achievement.”
When: 23 September 2022 | 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Starts at $35


Women in Coastal Science Speaker Series

What: Be motivated to do things that make a difference! Meet the ladies taking on the difficulties facing our coastal environment. These women in science will discuss their experiences in their areas of specialization, which range from saving marine mammals and sea turtles to figuring out how extreme weather affects our Gulf beaches. Light refreshments will be provided—breakfast cocktails and small bites available for purchase.
When: 23 September 2022 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free 


Art in The Gardens

Art in The Gardens

Image Credit: Moody Gardens

What: The 10th installment of Art in the Gardens will take place at Moody Gardens this weekend! For students with intellectual & cognitive disabilities who require special education, Art in the Gardens is a free school field trip event where they can express their creativity at interactive art stations. The Rainforest or the Aquarium Pyramid will be open at the designated time for students and their chaperones to visit. Participants will be spread out between the art stations and the attractions for the duration of their visit.
When: 23 September 2022 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How: Free for children with special needs. Must attend with a school/class/group


Art Untamed: A Night of Contemporary Western Art

What: The purpose of Art Untamed is to showcase the works of five modern western masters and earn funds for both the artists’ personal needs and the educational initiatives and exhibitions of The Bryan Museum. Your admission ticket includes a presentation by the artist, a drawing for a fixed-price intent to buy, a hosted cocktail reception, live entertainment, and delectable appetizers.
When: 23 September 2022 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 1315 21st St Galveston, Texas 77550
How: $200


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 24, 2022

Red Bull DIY Galveston – Street Skating Meets The Beach

Red Bull DIY Galveston - Street Skating Meets The Beach

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What: This free skateboarding best trick competition will be held this weekend at the Beach Access Ramp near 57th & Seawall. A beach clean-up, a new mural, and a skateboarding competition are all part of the event, so if you are interested in any of these activities, make sure to attend the event with your family and friends!
When: 24 September 2022 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 57th & Seawall Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free


Shrimp Scamper 5K Fun Run

Shrimp Scamper 5K Fun Run

Image Credit: Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

What: Scamper your way down Galveston’s lovely Seawall and then enjoy a day of delectable foods and beverages! A festival t-shirt, participation medal (limited to the first 400 runners), free beer, swag, and more are included with registration! This event is open to participants of all ages and fitness levels. Teams and costumes are highly encouraged!
When: 24 September 2022 | 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: 2816 Avenue R 1/2 Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Starts at $70. Click here for more ticket details, discounts, and registration


Movies on The Beach

Movies on the Beach

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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 even more fun with Movies at the Beach, where one of the many beach resorts hosts a movie for everyone to watch and enjoy. This Saturday, the film will be Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl at East Beach.
When: 24 September 2022 | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: East Beach, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $15 per car


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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, September 25, 2022

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 and a description of how each dish pairs with the others.
When: 25 September 2022 | 6:15 pm
Where: 1625 E Beach Dr #2A, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $75


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: 25 September 2022 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 2822 Market Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free entry


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