The Galveston Calendar of Events 2023 is full of exciting activities, and this month is no different!
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 July 21, 2023 – Friday
What: Join local art instructor Jessica Antonelli for a fun and relaxing evening of painting at Galveston Island Brewing. You don’t need any painting talent here. You’ll be guided in creating your very own vintage-vibe sunset on the beach painting step by step.
When: Friday, July 21, 2023, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Galveston Island Brewing, 8423 Stewart Rd, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: $30
What: Experience the sea and join a few local captains in saying thank you to all veterans this weekend at the Veterans Summer Slam Deep Sea Fishing Weekend! There will be more than 20 boats for veterans. And the event will be an overnight multi-day event. Barracks-type accommodation will be provided.
When: Friday, July 21, 2023, 5 pm
What: In celebration of the new Barbie movie, Diana’s Bartique will be having a “Barbie” Movie premiere extravaganza. There will be a fashion show, a Barbie/ Ken costume contest, dancing, hors-d’oeuvres, drinks from the bar, and an appearance of Galveston’s own Barbie Jeep!
When: Friday, July 21, 2023, 7:30 pm – 11 pm
Where: Diana’s Bartique, 2425 The Strand Suite 100, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $25
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 July 21, 2023 – Events in Galveston on Saturday
Join the fun with the entire family at Galveston’s only white-sand beach this weekend! Dance to the live music and relax as you enjoy the wonderful gulf breeze and beautiful water view. The Shoreline Grill will also be open with a great menu and cocktails from the bar. After that, enjoy the free fireworks with the Moody Gardens pyramids as your backdrop.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Palm Beach at Moody Gardens, 8928, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How Much: $30 – $40 | $24 – $25 for children and seniors | Free for kids 3 and under
Have fun and release your creativity this weekend with G. Lee Gallery artist Lana Loveland. Learn watercolor painting techniques and tricks in mixing colors. All materials will be provided for the class. And painters of all levels are welcome.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: G. Lee Gallery, 2217 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550
How Much: $65
Come out and enjoy the salt air while relaxing with some wonderful stretches and frolicking with adorable goats! An instructor will be leading you throughout the entire yoga session. Afterward, you can play and pet the goats at the pop-up petting zoo.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 9 am – 10 am
Where: The San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551
How Much: $45
What: Want something different for your dinner this weekend? Head on over to the docks and climb aboard the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat! Enjoy beautiful views of Offatts Bayou while enjoying delicious food at their buffet and cash bar. If the weather does not permit the boat to sail, dinner will be served dockside.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: $90 for adults | $75 for children aged 12 and under and seniors 65 and older
What: Join the Bucket Brigade this weekend in exploring the creatures and features that make the beaches of Galveston unique! There will be hands-on activities that will investigate topics like marine debris, Sargassum landings, turbid water, and more. The tour lasts 45 minutes. Simply look for bright orange shirts at East Beach. Please take note, the tour is limited to 15 people per session so register fast.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 11 am
Where: RA Apffel East Beach Park, 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free
Have a lot of fun on the sand and learn how to build wonderful things, structures, or buildings from the fine material of a pro! Head over to East Beach and join “Sandcastle Days” to receive free sandcastle-building lessons from a professional sandcastle builder. Lessons will be by the water’s edge straight down from the East Beach Pavilion. And the event times will be at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 11 am to 4 pm
Where: East Beach, 193-199 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free
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 July 21, 2023 – Sunday
What: Create and have fun this weekend with the family at RCC’s Imagination Station! There will be tons of craft tools and supplies for you to make something unique. You’ll also be able to learn about the RCC’s resources and programs.
When: Sunday, July 23, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, 3304 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free
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