Our top things to do in Galveston this weekend of March 31 include Galveston Steampunk Festival, IronMan 70.3 Texas, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, and lots more!
The Galveston Calendar of Events 2023 is full of exciting activities, and this month is no different!
Also, remember to also check out our other Houston posts: Brazilian Food and Music Festival 2023, Walk With Me Houston 2023, Buffalo Bayou Night Light Houston, and Easter Brunch Houston 2023!
Deal Alert – Sand Castle Lesson in Galveston
Building sandcastles might seem like child’s play but there are several tips and tricks to creating grandiose sand sculptures. Grab your friends and family, head to the beach of your choice in Galveston, and meet with a sandcastle professional. Learn several methods of turning sand into works of art and enjoy a fun day on the beach.
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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of March 31, 2023 – Friday
Fish Fry Fridays
What: Enjoy the beautiful views of Galveston while feasting on the Fish Fry Buffet dinner at the Moody Gardens Gold Course restaurant this weekend! The buffet will include fried fish, mac and cheese supreme, hush puppies, seasonal fruit salad, desserts, beverages, and so much more. You could also put in a reservation but walk-ins are also welcome.
When: Friday, March 31, 2023, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Moody Gardens Golf Course Restaurant, 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: Starts at $21.95
Sculpting Books for Adults
What: Learn all about the art of book sculpture and learn how to make your very own sculptures with Melissa Ramke. Tell a story not through words but as you carve, cut, fold, and shape pages from books to form your very own piece of unique art. After instructions are given, you’ll have an opportunity to try to make your own design with a teacher artist helping you bring it to life.
When: Friday, March 31 – April 28, 2023, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Galveston Arts Center, 2127 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $150
Moody Mansion Music: Daniel Hsu
What: Enjoy a night of deep, soulful music with celebrated American pianist Daniel Hsu who can convey such deep and powerful emotions through his piano playing. Catch this talented pianist at the Moody Mansion this weekend and let your stress be carried away.
When: Friday, March 3, 2023, 7 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $35
Get the lowest price on Dolphin Sightseeing Tour in Galveston with a Guide!
The island of Galveston, Texas sits right on the Gulf of Mexico, a body of water teeming with dolphins. Set sail from the harbor and spend time searching for these playful creatures with a tour guide. Board a covered vessel, perfect for keeping you cool under the Texan sun, and learn about the ecology of the area while you sail.
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Things to do in Galveston this weekend of March 31, 2023 – Events in Galveston on Saturday
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Put on your most adorable Easter outfit and head on over to Moody Gardens for breakfast with everyone’s favorite rabbit! Get to meet the Easter Bunny, take photos with him, and enjoy a fantastic breakfast. You can also enjoy train rides and an animal presentation.
When: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 10 am
Where: Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa, and Convention Center, 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How Much: $42 for adults | $28 for kids aged 2 – 12
Galveston Steampunk Festival
Step back in time into an era when mechanical innovations drove the trends! Put on your very best steampunk-inspired fits and enjoy the festival’s entertainment, exhibits, games, vendors, presenters, and so much more!
When: Saturday, April 1 – 2, 2023,
Where: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, TX 77550
How Much: $35 for adult 1-day pass | $15 for kids aged 7 – 12 1-day pass
Sunrise Yoga on the Beach
What: Wake up your body with a great yoga flow surrounded by the peaceful sounds of the waves and birds this weekend. After your yoga session, you can grab a paddleboard or a surfboard and swim out and venture out to see the dolphins or simply to just enjoy the cool waves.
When: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 7 am – 8 am
Where: 29th Street and Seawall on the sand (near Lifeguard 27), Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $15 | +$10 to paddle or surf after
Get the lowest price on Historic Galveston Ghost Tour!
Discover the darker side of Galveston on a ghost tour. Pass by mansions and other historical sights where spooky and mysterious things are said to have happened, and hear about the island’s secrets, paranormal events, and haunted history that dates back 150 years. This tour is a fun way to learn a bit about Galveston’s history.
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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of March 31, 2023 – Sunday
IronMan 70.3 Texas
What: Challenge yourself and see where your limit is at or simply watch others do that in the iconic Ironman Race! This year’s course will blend together PR chasers dream course and the beachside bliss atmosphere.
Participating athletes will start the course with a saltwater swim in the Bay at Moody Gardens. Then, they’ll hop on a bike course along the Texas Gulf Coast and cap it all with a spectator-filled run. Cheer the participants or get to enjoy some of Galveston’s most famous beaches while watching the race.
When: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Where: Various locations
Battleship Texas Dry Dock Tours
What: Get to see Battleship Texas up close and out of the water! Every Sunday until April 30th, there will be limited tours on the dry dock at Gulf Copper. It will be around an hour-long walk and space will be limited. Also, there is a strict dress code. You have to wear full-length pants and close-toed shoes with good traction. Hard hats and eye protection will be provided on-site. The tour is also for those only 16 years old and above. And you have to sign up online since no tickets will be sold at the gate.
When: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Where: Gulf Copper Dry Dock and Dig Repair, 2920 Todd Rd, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: $150
Kids Club at UTMB’s Kids Corner at GOFM
What: Let the kids run free and explore their imagination with a hands-on craft activity made just for them at the UTMB Kids Club this weekend! This April’s theme is April Showers. And the kids will be making a water sensory toy with little treasures that your kids can fill, shake, and enjoy.
When: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Where: Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market, 3304 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550
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