Things to do in Galveston this weekend of November 11 | Red Bull Foam Wreckers

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of November 11 | Red Bull Foam Wreckers | Image Credit: Caller Times

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Galveston this weekend (November 11-13): Red Bull Foam Wreckers, Airplane Day, 3rd Annual Tis the Season Craft Fair & Market, The Polar Express Train Ride, and lots more!

The Galveston Calendar of Events 2022 is full of exciting activities. And this month is no different!  

For more events in the Houston area this weekend, check out our posts on Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of November 11, 2022 and  Things to do in Houston this Weekend of November 11, 2022

Also, check out our recent posts on Native American Pow Wow at Traders Village, Verified Veterans Day Deals in Houston, and also Veterans Day 2022 Events in Houston!


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.

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of November 11, 2022 – Friday

The Polar Express Train Ride

The Polar Express Train Ride

Image Credit: Texas State Railroad

What: Relive the enchantment of the legendary story as The Polar Express whisks you away for a one-hour voyage to visit Santa. Santa and his helpers board the train, just as in the movie, to welcome and present gifts to the passengers. There will be onboard entertainment, dancing cooks serving hot cocoa and pastries, as well as wonderful memories to be made. For the journey, families are invited to dress in their jammies!

When: 11 November 2022 to December 23, 2022 | 2:30 pm
Where: Galveston Railroad Museum,  2602 Santa Fe Place, Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: From $52.50


Veteran’s Day 5k Run/Walk

What: Join the US Coast Guard Base Galveston and US Coast Guard Station Freeport as they host the first Veteran’s Day Fundraiser Walk/Run on Porretto Beach. This will aid in raising awareness of and money for three nonprofit veterans foundations that assist service members who are coping with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and other invisible wounds. Parking will cost $5, but all proceeds will go to the veteran foundations.

When: 11 November 2022 | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm  
Where: Porretto Beach, 10th & Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550


Red Drum Fishing Tournament

What: The competition continues this weekend as the yearly Red Drum Tournament is back at Seawolf Park. This event is looking for the HEAVIEST LEGAL RED DRUM in the Gulf during this 46-day tournament!

1st PLACE: $400 GRAND PRIZE + One Year Fishing Pass – Parking Included
2nd PLACE: $200 + One Year Fishing Pass – *Parking Not Included
3rd PLACE: $100.00 + 6-Month Fishing Pass – *Parking Not Included
4th PLACE: 6-Month Parking Pass – *Fishing Not Included

When: 11-13 November 2022 | Ends November 30, 2022
Where: 100 Seawolf Park Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $25 Entry Fee


Deal Alert – 4 Hour Guided Fishing Tour

Top 12 things to do in Galveston this weekend of November 11, 2022 include Red Bull Foam Wreckers, Airplane Day, and more!

Have been recognized as being the best fishing charter in the clear lake kemah area. Catch Redfish, Flounder, Bay Snapper near the Houston waterfront aka The Kemah Boardwalk. Trip includes all fishing equipment, live bait when available, fish cleaning

Get more information and book your Guided Fishing Tour TODAY!!!


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, November 12, 2022

Moody Mansion Community Market

Moody Mansion Market

Image credit: Visit Galveston

Head over to the Moody Mansion for a Community Market which is a combination of an information drive and an outdoor yard sale. This event also includes a free entrance to the Moody Mansion. Proceeds from the event will go to several local non-profit organizations.

When: 12 November 2022 | 8 am to 1 pm
Where: Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free


Airplane Day

What: Visit Galveston Children’s Museum for Airplane Day’s author presentation.  In addition to reading from her book, “Adventures with my Auntie,” Galveston author Phylicia French will facilitate an interactive discussion about packing for a trip. There will be paper planes, a dance party, and more.

When: 12 November 2022 | 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: Galveston Children’s Museum, Galveston, United States
How much: Free with an entry ticket


Movie Night

What: Come out for some beer and a movie that “truly brings the brewery together.” The movie is R is the movie rating. The event is free, and there will be seating at picnic tables in the brewhouse. You may even bring a cozy chair or a blanket. 18 or older only.

When: 12 November 2022 | 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Galveston Island Brewing, 8423 Stewart Rd, Galveston, United States
How much: Free entry


3rd Annual Tis the Season Craft Fair & Market

3rd Annual Tis the Season Craft Fair & Market

Image Credit: Galveston West Beach Lions Club

What: Come out on Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 3 pm and have a family-friendly day shopping with over 50 merchants while helping a great cause! There will be free parking, basket raffles, a 50-50 draw, and a duck draw. Food and beverages will be sold.

When: 12 November 2022 |10 am-3 pm
Where: 16721 Jolly Roger Rd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: Free


Red Bull Foam Wreckers

Red Bull Foam Wreckers

Image Credit: Caller Times

What: Everyone is welcome to participate in or watch the Red Bull Foam Wreckers, an anti-surf contest surf competition that only allows soft boards. No need to bring your boards, just bring yourself and some buddies, and there will be no restrictions, just fun! 

When: 12 November 2022 | 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Seawall Urban Park and 33rd Street, Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550


Sunrise Yoga on the Beach

What: Watch the beautiful sunrise with your friends and family as SUP Gulf Coast hosts Yoga on the Beach together with the Yoga Haven. The sounds of the ocean and birds will greet you when you awaken with the sun. Grab a paddle board or surfboard after yoga and head outside to catch a glimpse of dolphins or enjoy the waves.
When: 12 November 2022 | 7:00 am to 8:00 am
Where: 29th Street & Seawall on the sand (near Lifeguard tower 27) Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: $15 (add $10 to paddle or surfboard after)


Deal Alert – Save up to 22% on Galveston Pleasure Pier rides & Landry’s restaurant meal 

Image 1: Up to 22% Off Pleasure Pier Passes + Landry's eGift Card

Spend the day soaring over the Gulf on thrilling roller coasters and amusement-park rides, then dine at a Landry’s restaurant along the pier. 

Galveston Pleasure Pier offers one of the finest views of The Gulf of Mexico—right before its Iron Shark plunges you down a 100-foot, greater-than-vertical drop at 52 miles per hour. The coaster is just one of many amusement park rides dominating the Pier. For an extreme view, take a panoramic spin on the 230-foot-high Texas Star Flyer. Afterward, test your luck at the games on the Midway, then tuck into a bucket of shrimp or a sizzling steak at the Pier’s Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

  • The rides: There’s something for the whole family, from intense coasters to the Pirate’s Plunge log flume to the kid-friendly carousels and teacup rides.
  • The restaurants: You’ll find a Landry’s restaurant for every taste within minutes of the Pier. Out with the kids? Head to Rainforest Cafe. Date night? Try Saltgrass Steakhouse or Landry’s Seafood. Just need a break? Grab a drink and some casual seafood at Bubba Gump’s.
  • The shops: If you’re looking for a souvenir, prove you survived the Iron Shark with a tee at the Pelican’s Bag or grab a bag of nostalgic sweets from Lolli & Pop’s for the ride home.

Discounted Tickets for Galveston Pleasure Pier and Landry’s Restaurant

2 All-Day Ride Passes + $50 Landry’s eGift Card: $105.98 $85, 19% Off!!!

4 All-Day Ride Passes + $100 Landry’s eGift Card: $211.96 $165, 22% Off


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, November 13, 2022

Watercoloring on the Bay

Watercoloring on the Bay

Image Credit: Galveston Island State Park

What: Give yourself permission to pick up a brush and add some color after being inspired by the beauty of Galveston Island State Park. Together with Ranger Jordan, make a one-of-a-kind keepsake and some lasting memories in this brief introduction to watercolor painting. Art materials will be provided.

When: 13 November 2022 | 11:00 am
Where: Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM3005, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: $5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free


Live Music: Sing-A-Long Sunday with Thomas Cokinos

What: If you are a big fan of singing along to and listening to music, then go see Thomas Cokinos’ fantastic sing-along event at the 23rd Street Station Piano Bar this Sunday. Bring your family and friends!

When: 13 November 2022 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 1706 23rd St. Galveston, Texas
How much: Free entry


Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams 

What: Witness the photographic work of Rick Williams in this show, which features pictures of workplaces and employees taken in various industries. A collection of forty exquisitely detailed images, Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs capture the distinctive feeling and character that each industry adds to the Texas environment.

When: 13 November 2022 | 3:00 pm
Where: The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA


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