Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 9 | Adaptive Water Sports Festival

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 9 | Adaptive Water Sports Festival | 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 (September 9 – 11) Adaptive Water Sports Festival, Texas Renaissance Festival: Tour of Galveston, Galveston Sand Crab Nighttime Beach 5k, 10k & Kids Mile,Family Day: Life On a Rig, and lots more!

Also, check out our recent posts on Birthday Freebies in Houston Near You and also Sip and Stroll at the Houston Arboretum.


Deal Alert – Jet Ski Rental in Seabrook

Top 10 things to do in Galveston this weekend of September 9, 2022 include Adaptive Water Sports Festival, Texas Renaissance Festival: Tour of Galveston, and more!

Cruise by the South Shore Harbour Lighthouse on your way into Clear Lake. Enjoy the over 2,000 acres of open water in Clear Lake with plenty of space to enjoy the speed and agility of these top-of-the-line Yamaha Waveruners. Cruise through the Kemah Channel and see Restaurant Row from a whole new perspective. Pop-out into Galveston Bay and keep your eyes open for the Dolphins! Get ready for an experience with Jet Ski Texas that you will be talking about for years to come!

Get more information and book your Jet Ski Rental TODAY! 


Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of September 9, 2022 – Friday

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 Salty Sounds and Ben Apolinar, respectively.
When: 9-10 September 2022 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 2126 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free 


Texas Renaissance Festival: Tour of Galveston

Texas Renaissance Festival

Image Credit: Texas Renaissance Festival

What: Join Galveston County Food Bank’s mission to unite the community against hunger by participating in this Tour of Galveston event with a renaissance theme! This is a truly fun way to help fight hunger and feed hope in Galveston County. The tour through the “Kingdom of Galveston County” includes visits to Moody Gardens, Galveston County Food Bank, Lagoonfest, and Haak Winery. Proceeds and donations from this event will fund the Galveston County Food Bank.
When: 9 September 2022 | 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: Various tour locations – Moody Gardens, Galveston County Food Bank, Lagoonfest, and Haak Winery
How: Free but donations are highly encouraged


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, enjoying 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 throughout.

Get more information and book your Segway Galveston Sunset Tour Today!!!


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, September 10, 2022

Music Nite on the Strand – The Fab 5 (Beatles Tribute)

Music Nite on the Strand

Image Credit: Saengerfest Park

What: This free event in Saengerfest Park welcomes families to enjoy great, live music. This Saturday, the tribute band Fab 5 will be playing the greatest Beatles Hits! Dance, sing-along, and have a fun night!
When: 10 September 2022 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 2302 Strand St Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Free


Family Day: Life On a Rig

What: Learn about the many offshore structure types, what they do, and who works on them when you board the Ocean Star. Visit and explore the museum to learn more about these marine vehicles, check out the old control room, and take part in a scavenger hunt while you’re there.
When: 10 September 2022 | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: 2002 Wharf Rd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $10 | Children under 18 are admitted FREE with a paying chaperone.


Deal Alert – Save BIG at the Galveston Naval Museum

Image 1: Up to 25% Off Admission to Galveston Naval Museum

Get up to 25% discount on Adult, Senior, or Child Admission to USS Cavalla and USS Stewart at Galveston Naval Museum. 

Visitors can go in USS Cavalla and USS Stewart learn how the brave Sailors lived and fought during the WWII and the cold war.

Get more information about this Discount at Galveston Naval Museum


Galveston Sand Crab Nighttime Beach 5k, 10k & Kids Mile

Galveston Sand Crab Nighttime Beach 5k, 10k & Kids Mile

Image Credit: Visit Galveston

What: Run on the sand after dark! The Galveston Sand Crab Nighttime Beach 5k, 10k, and Kids Mile is a great opportunity to experience both a running adventure and a beautiful night on Galveston’s East Beach. All participants get a tech T-shirt, a finisher’s medal, free glow accessories, and post-race beer if they’re of legal drinking age.
When: 10 September 2022 | 8:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
How much: Starts at $55


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 host a movie for everyone to watch and enjoy. This September 10, the movie will be The Princess and the Frog at Stewart Beach. The perfect movie to be with your family and kids!
When: 10 September 2022 | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: Stewart Beach, 201 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $15 per car


Deal Alert: Check out the Best Beach Deals in Florida, Cancun, Jamaica & more! 

Image 1: 4-Star All-Inclusive Cancún Resort with Private Beaches

4-Star All-Inclusive Cancún Resort with Private Beaches – Right now at a 43% discount!!!


Paint and Sip Canvas Night – Beach Couple at Sunset

Events at 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 the sunset and a loving beach couple.
When: 10 September 2022 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX, 77550
How much: $35


Adaptive Water Sports Festival

Adaptive Water Sports Festival

Image Credit: Moody Gardens

What: With specialized gear and instructors, this event invites people with special needs to take part in aquatic sports including water skiing, sailing, and kayaking.
When: 10 September 2022
Where: 8928, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: FREE for individuals with special needs and immediate family members; Pre-registration required.


Deal Alert – Get 33% discount on admission to Palm Beach at Moody Gardens, Galveston

Image 1: Palm Beach Admission at Moody Gardens

Guests can feel relaxed at the water park on a lazy river with 18-foot tower slides and a wave pool. Promotional value expires Aug 18, 2022. Tickets expire on 8/18/22. Children aged 3 and under are free. Coolers and outside food and drink not allowed. Must use all tickets in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. 

Get more information and get book your Palm Beach fun TODAY!!!


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, September 11, 2022

Taste the Market with Galveston County Food Bank!

What: The Galveston County Food Bank and this event have an egg-citing and delectable partnership! A fun cooking demonstration showcasing the seasonal foods and fruits available at Galveston’s Own Farmers Market will take place. In addition to SNAP/EBT information, there will also be taste testing, nutrition education, information about programs and services, and taste testing. A FREE farmer’s market tote bag is yours if you take part in their taste testing and/or nutrition survey!
When: 11 September 2022 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 2822 Market, Galveston, TX, United States, 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: 11 September 2022 | 6:15 pm
Where: 1625 E Beach Dr #2A, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $75


Get Ready for Spring With This Curated Spring Collection of Reds – BIG Discount for a Limited Time! 

Image 1: 81% Off 15-Pack of Ultimate Spring Reds from Splash Wines

Customers enjoy 15 bottles of curated spring red wines from all over the world delivered to their door!!!

Remember to get the BIG discount on this offer from the highly rated Splash Wines! 


There are always lots of fun events going on in Houston. Check out our weekly updates to Things to do in Houston this Week, Things to do in Houston this Weekend, and Things to do in Houston this Weekend with Kids to stay up to date! 

And you can get updates delivered to you in your news feed by following us on Facebook by clicking on the … next to the search lens icon.