Things to do in Galveston this Weekend book signing

Things to do in Galveston This Weekend – Jason Lee’s Galveston Book Signing/ Galveston Historical Foundation

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Galveston this weekend (February 4 – February 6): The Doo Wop Project, Jason Lee’s Galveston Book Signing, Mardi Gras Ball for Special People 2022, A Growing Avocados Workshop, Glass Fusion and more!

The wait is ALMOST over!!!  – Mardi Gras Party With a Galveston Twist!

Menardi Gras People Dressed Up

Celebrate Mardi Gras 2022 at the Michel B. Menard House, the site of the island’s inaugural Mardi Gras celebration in 1853! Menardi Gras is a night of food, fun, music, and frivolity hosted by the Galveston Historical Foundation at Galveston’s oldest mansion.

Get more information about the 2022 Mardi Gras Celebration in Galveston

When: Friday 11 February, 7 pm to 9 pm
Where:
Menard House located at 1605 33rd St, Galveston, TX 77550.
How Much: $65 per ticket, $110 for couple’s reservation. Book your Menardi Gras fun today

 

Things To Do In Galveston This Weekend – Saturday 

The Grand 1984 Opera House: The Doo Wop Project

What: Attend a concert at the opera house that will take you on a musical journey through compositions and tunes produced by some of the greatest composers of all times including Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and The Four Seasons. Come by to witness different versions of modern musicians as well including Michael Jackson, Maroon 5 and more!
When: 5 February 2022 | 8:00 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, TX, 77550
How much: Tickets start at $22.50

Jason Lee’s Galveston | Book Signing

Things to do in Galveston this Weekend book signing

Jason Lee’s Galveston Book Signing/ Galveston Historical Foundation

What: Take a peek into Galveston through the photographs clicked by actor and photographer Jason Lee and attend a book signing at which you can interact with the artist! Get a signed copy of the book at the event, included in your admission ticket and check out the black-and-white film photographs clicked by the photographer in November 2020. The book signing has been organized by the Galveston Historical Foundation.
When: 5 February 2022 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $60

Live Music: Piano Lounge with Aassi Windom

What: It promises to be a fun weekend for music lovers with yet another music concert happening in Galveston at the 23rd Street Station Piano Bar. Enjoy some engrossing tunes by Aassai Windom at the cozy and chic piano lounge bar while sipping on signature cocktails at the tree shaded courtyard patio.
When: 5 February 2022 | 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: 1706, 23rd St., Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

Galveston Historical Foundation: Basement To Attic Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Things to do in Galveston this Weekend Bishop's Palace

Image courtesy: Galveston Historical Foundation

What: Interested in the history of this island town? Take a tour of the historic Bishop’s Palace, a National Historic Landmark that is typically off-limits. The palace was built for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and is considered to be a fine example of Victorian exuberance and Gilded-Age extravagance. Immerse yourself in the architecture and history of this palace at the guided tour.
When: 5 February 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Multiple dates are available for this event)
Where: 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $30

Rockin the Poop Deck

What: This event which occurs on the first Friday of every month is ideal for rock music fans who can show up to attend the performance by Static Blues. Check out the local island scene and listen to some great rock music at this monthly concert.
When: 5 February 2022 | 8:30 pm
Where: 2928 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

Galveston AgriLife: Growing Avocados

What: Find avocados delicious and literally put avocado dips on buns, breads and nachos every time? Check out this class perfect for avocado lovers and learn how they grow from seed, to sapling to trees. You can discover the best ways to protect the plant from cold and sun and get to know more about its different varieties found in the Gulf Coast.
When: 5 February 2022 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: 4102-B Main Street, La Marque, TX 77568
How much: Free entry but prior registration is mandatory

Krewe Babalu Ball

things to do in Galveston this weekend Krewe Babalu Ball

Image courtesy: Krewe Babalu

What: Yet another Mardi Gras event to look forward to this weekend is the Krewe Babalu Ball where you can celebrate the festival in the Roaring 20s style! Grab your tickets which include access to hors d’oeuvres, premium drinks, music and more! 
When: 5 February 2022 
Where: 2328 Strand St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free for Krewe Babalu members; $100 for non-members

Darryl Strawberry at Island Church

What: Come and meet guest speaker and baseball legend Darryl Strawberry at this talk which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Island Church. This is your chance to interact with this incredible sportsman and also an opportunity to win autographed jerseys, bats, and more!
When: 5 February 2022 | 7:00 pm
Where: 2411 69th Street, Galveston, TX 77551
How much: Free entry

 

Things To Do In Galveston This Weekend – Sunday 

Moody Gardens: Mardi Gras Ball for Special People 2022

What: The 2022 Mardi Gras extravaganza has officially been unveiled and the events leading up to the mega celebrations have already kicked off. This ball curated especially for people with special needs is one such activity where visitors can come and shake a leg to upbeat tunes and dance songs!
When: 6 February 2022 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1 Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: Free entry

Glass Fusion: The Wave

Things to do in Galveston this Weekend glass fusion

Image courtesy: Clay Cup Studios

What: Create a round, glass display that will be a perfect addition to your island home at this workshop. This will be a guided step-by-step session in which you will learn to make your very own glass show piece. Make sure you specify whether you would opt for a 10 or 12 inch round display while you fill out your registration form!
When: 6 February 2022 | 1:00 pm (The event will recur in March 2022)
Where: Clay Cup Studios | 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $20 for workshop, additional charges for the round glass display and stand

 

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