Here are our top things to do in Galveston this weekend of March 10, 2023: Sandcastle Building Lessons From a Pro, Spring Break Adventure Camps at Moody Gardens, The Commodores at The Grand 1894 Opera House, and lots more!
The Galveston Calendar of Events 2023 is full of exciting activities, and this month is no different!
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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 10, 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 10, 2023, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Moody Gardens Golf Course Restaurant, 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: Starts at $21.95
Ghost Tour of the Grand Galvez
What: Join Melissa Hall in this spooky tour of Grand Galvez where she’ll be sharing photos as well as stories of some of their long-term, non-paying guests. You can come in early for a cocktail or a bite to eat. Also please take note, tickets must be reserved in advance.
When: Friday, March 10, 2023
Where: Grand Galvez, 2024 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $25
The Commodores at The Grand 1894 Opera House
What: Known for their R&B hits like “Easy,” “Brickhouse,” and “Just Be Close to You,” The Commodores have gained their fame with their classic American songwriting and peerless musicianship. The group has seven number-one songs and tons of other Top Ten hits on Billboard charts. And their catalog includes over 50 albums. So book your tickets and move and groove to the tunes of these Motown legends.
When: Friday, March 10, 2023, 8 pm
Where: The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Starts at $31,50
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 10, 2023 – Events in Galveston on Saturday
Free Sandcastle Building Lessons From a Pro
What: Have a lot of fun on the sand and learn how to build wonderful things, structures, or buildings from the fine material from 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, March 11, 2023, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Where: East Beach, 193-199 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free
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, March 11, 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
Spring Break Adventure Camps at Moody Gardens
What: Let the kids have fun and learn a lot this Spring Break at Moody Gardens! The Spring Adventure Camps will have plenty of activities per day centered around various topics like nocturnal animals, insects, deep-sea discoveries, and so many more. After the program, participants can reenter the same attractions for additional exploration on their own. Please check the Moody Gardens website for a full schedule of activities.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Where: Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa, and Convention Center, 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: $30 | Free for kids aged 2 and under
Basement to Attic tour of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace
What: Sneak a rare look into parts of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace, a National Historic Landmark this weekend! Get to see Mrs. Gresham’s studio, an exclusive third-floor view of a truly one-of-a-kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico, and so much more!
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Where: Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $35
Painting Poppies at the G. Lee Art Gallery
What: Learn how to paint with a wet-on-wet watercolor technique using pure pigment colors with artist Constance Paul. The technique she’ll be teaching will provide fabulous results and there’s no better way to practice it than with poppies. Reserve your slots now.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: G. Lee Gallery, 2217 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $65
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 10, 2023 – Sunday
Galveston’s Farmer’s Market
What: Get ready to stock up your pantry with the freshest foods you can get at the Galveston Farmer’s Market. You’ll find all sorts of foods here from fresh produce to specialty treats and sauces. Walk around and discover what the market has to offer!
When: Sunday, March 12, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: The Depot on Market, 3304 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free
On Exhibit: Joey Fauerso – I Wish I Had A River at Galveston Arts Center
What: Enjoy new paintings, sculptures, videos, and site-specific installations addressing subject matters centered around family, humor, gender, figuration, and representation with Joey Fauerso’s exhibition. His works were inspired by the writings of socialist feminist Iris Marion Young, philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and the history of magic tricks involving women’s bodies. In it, he explores the ways in which depictions of bodies in stillness and action speak to women’s experiences and confinement in a patriarchal system.
When: Sunday, March 12, 2023, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Galveston Arts Center, 2127 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550
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