Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 21 | Island Oktoberfest

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 21 | Island Oktoberfest | Image Credit: Visit Galveston

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

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Galveston this weekend (October 21-23): Island Oktoberfest, Galveston Ghost Stories, Bike Around the Bay, Haunted Harbor Tours on SEAGULL II, and lots more!

For more events in the Houston area this weekend, check out our posts on Things to do in Houston this Weekend of October 21, 2022

Also, check out our recent posts on Houston Ghost Tours 2022, Camping in Houston, and also Corn Maze Houston!


Deal Alert – Deep discount on 61st Street Fishing Pier Package

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 7 - 61st Street Fishing Pier

Fishing Package with Rod Rental and Bait Included for One or Two at 61st Street Fishing Pier. Included are all-day admission, fishing rod rental, and a bag of bait. 

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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of October 21, 2022 – Friday

Galveston Ghost Stories

Galveston Ghost Stories

Image Credit: Galveston Historical Foundation

What: Historic Galveston Island is no stranger to strange stories and occurrences. The oldest home on the island, the 1838 Menard House, serves as your host for a tour and talk of some of the island’s most haunted history. Complementary beer and wine will be served on the porch before the tour.
When: 21-22 October 2022 | 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: 1604 33rd St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How Much: $45


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: 21-23 October 2022 | Ends November 30, 2022
Where: 100 Seawolf Park Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: $25 Entry Fee


Island Oktoberfest

Island Oktoberfest

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What: For this enjoyable family weekend, there will be nonstop live entertainment on two stages, a larger selection of traditional German fare and beverages, Cake Wheel, as well as opportunities to shop for fine arts, crafts, and gifts in the historic 1860 Lyceum. There will also be additional contests, beer and wine events, and enjoyable family-friendly kid-friendly activities. Wear your German costumes if you want and anticipate plenty of fun!
When: 21-22 October 2022 | 5 p.m. 
Where: 2415 Winnie St Galveston, Texas 77550
How Much: Free to enter


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, enjoy 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.

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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, October 22, 2022

Bike Around the Bay

Bike Around the Bay

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What: Riding a bike along the Upper Texas Coast’s most beautiful scenery while raising funds will help guarantee Galveston Bay’s protection and preservation for future generations. All levels of riders are welcome. There are also volunteer opportunities available!
When: 22-23 October 2022 | 7:30 am to 6 pm
Where: Start Point at  Houston Raceway, 2525 FM 565, Baytown, TX 77523, United States
How much: Starts at $100


Haunted Harbor Tours on SEAGULL II

Haunted Harbor Tour with Galveston Historical Foundation

The waters of Galveston Bay have a long history that dates back to the island’s formation. Visitors will learn about the eerie past of Galveston’s harborside during this unique 90-minute tour onboard the SEAGULL II of the Galveston Historical Foundation.

This is one of the most iconic haunted tours in Galveston that you don’t want to miss!

When: October 22, 2022, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, 77550
How Much: $25 | Children ages 5 and under – FREE


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: 22 October 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)


B.Y.O.T – Shirt Block Printing Workshop

What: Bring a T-shirt and decorate it with a hand-carved and hand-printed design. Any flat piece of clothing will do. Cotton or linen blends work best. Join printmaker Becca Hovey for this three-hour workshop to learn how to hand-made original textile designs.
When: October 22, 2022 | 3 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Where: 2127 Strand Galvesotn , TX 77550
How much: $60


Fall Dinner at EATcetera

What: A unique fall six-course dinner will be created by Executive Chef Alena Pyles and Chef Megan Hoover at EATcetera, 408 25th Street. The dishes on the menu include shrimp and white bean tostadas with spicy jicama slaw, basil steamed mussels with coconut, chile, and lime, and crab cake with tomato salad and lemon herb aioli. Before the main course of beef tenderloin medallions with serrano jack cheese grits and a maple black pepper glaze, there is an arugula salad with shaved parmesan, chile pistachios, and pomegranate on the menu. A persimmon spice cake with bourbon caramel sauce completes the meal. 
When: October 22, 2022 | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 408 25th Street, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $90


Deal Alert – 4 Hour Guided Fishing Tour

Top 10 things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 21, 2022 include Island Oktoberfest, Galveston Ghost Stories, 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

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Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, October 23, 2022

Dia de Los Muertos at Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

What: During the Mexican holiday of Da de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), families welcome back the spirits of their departed loved ones for a brief reunion marked by food, drink, and joy. Join in creating paper marigolds at the Galveston’s Own Farmers Market to celebrate this unique tradition!

When: 23 October 2022 | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: 28th &, Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


R.E.S.P.E.C.T. The Ultimate Aretha Experience

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. The Ultimate Aretha Experience

Image Credit: The Grand 1894 Opera House

What: This elevated event pays homage to one of America’s most revered singer-songwriters and the renowned Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, in the most fitting way possible. Enjoy being taken on a private musical journey that will have you getting up and dancing from your seat! Experience a live band, exceptional vocalists, and a night filled with all your favorite songs, such as “Natural Woman,” “Think,” “I Knew You Were Waiting for Me,” “Chain of Fools,” “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.,” and more, as you journey through Aretha Franklin’s brave life of love, heartbreak, and victory.

When: 23 October 2022 | 7 pm
Where: 2020 Postoffice St Galveston, Texas 77550
How much: Starts at $31.50


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