Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 28 | LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival

Things to do in Galveston this weekend of October 28 | LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival | Image Credit: Galveston Island

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 28-30): LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival, ELISSA’s Seaport Social, Island Boo Fest, Safe Trick-or-Treat & Haunted Submarine, 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 28, 2022

Also, check out our recent posts on Best Trick or Treating in Houston, Diwali in Houston, Best Haunted Houses Houston 2022, and also Korean Restaurants in Houston!


Deal Alert – Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour  – Starting at $33.06 for 2 Adults!

Haunted Houston Tour

Explore the historic district of downtown Houston on a leisurely walking tour that combines a pub crawl with ghost stories recounted by your costumed guide. Your 2.5-hour evening walking tour visits four bars located in historic buildings that each boast spooky stories. 

Have time to sip a drink (own expense) as your guide illuminates the history of Houston through tales of rumored hauntings and other spine-tingling tales. 2.5-hour Houston ghost and pub walking tour. 

Get more information on the Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour and book yours TODAY!!!


Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of October 28, 2022 – Friday

Movie Night at Menard

Movie Night at Menard

Image Credit: Galveston Historical Foundation

What: The oldest house in Galveston, the 1838 Menard House, invites you to its spooktacular grounds for a showing of Beetlejuice. Guests are encouraged to bring their blankets and chairs for the evening. Craft beer, wine, and water will be available for purchase, and a food truck will be on-site for food options.
When: 28 October 2022 | 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 1838 Menard House, 1605 33rd Street, Galveston, TX 77550
How Much: $10


Galveston Ghost Stories

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: 28-29 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: 28-30 October 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 October 28, 2022 include LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival, ELISSA’s Seaport Social, 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!!!


Women in Coastal Science Speaker Series

What: Be motivated to do things that make a difference! Meet the ladies taking on the difficulties facing our coastal environment. These women in science will discuss their experiences in their areas of specialization, which range from saving marine mammals and sea turtles to figuring out how extreme weather affects our Gulf beaches. Light refreshments will be provided—breakfast cocktails and small bites available for purchase.
When: 28 October 2022 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How: Free; Registration required


Pumpkin Carving @ Island Pier Club

What: It’s all Jack & Cokes and Jack-o-lanterns at the Annual pumpkin carving Friday 28th with Amy & Val at Island Pier Club! BYOFP — Bring your own fabulous pumpkin to carve up — starting at 5 pm. All tools will be provided. Happy Halloween!
When: 28 October 2022 | 5 p.m. 
Where: 1702 Avenue O, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How Much: Free to enter


Safe Trick-or-Treat & Haunted Submarine

Safe Trick-or-Treat & Haunted Submarine

Image Credit: Galveston Island

What: Explore a family-friendly haunted submarine, the WWII Attack Submarine, while enjoying safe trick-or-treating onboard an authentic WWII destroyer (USS Stewart) (USS Cavalla). An event T-shirt is included with the VIP Experience. The preservation of the Galveston Naval Museum will benefit entirely from the event’s earnings.

When: 28 October 2022 | 5 p.m. 
Where: 1702 Avenue O, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How Much: Free to enter


Deal Alert – Save BIG at the Galveston Naval Museum

Image 1: Up to 25% Off Admission to Galveston Naval Museum

Get up to 25% discount on Adult, Senior, or Child Admission to USS Cavalla and USS Stewart at Galveston Naval Museum. 

Visitors can go in USS Cavalla and USS Stewart learn how the brave Sailors lived and fought during the WWII and the cold war.

Get more information about this Discount at Galveston Naval Museum


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, October 29, 2022

ELISSA’s Seaport Social

ELISSA’s Seaport Social

Image credit: Galveston Historic Seaport : Home of the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa

A Halloween weekend costume party with a nautical theme is a requirement for any celebration on the ELISSA. Bring your best sea-inspired attire for a chance to win, gain fame, and receive rewards. Food from Robinette and Company, a specially designed ELISSA birthday cake from Jazz Bird Bakery, and DJ Boogie Soul will all be present to set the mood of this party.

When: 29 October 2022 | 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, 77550
How Much: $75


Albatross Halloween Bash!

What: Looking for a place to wear your favorite Halloween costume and have some fun dancing to great music? Then head on over to The Albatross this weekend! There will be a costume contest with DJ Grand Prix in the house. Prizes for Top Costumes will be awarded. Music starts at 9 pm with Contest at 11 pm.

When: October 29, 2022 | 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Where: 815 21st St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free to enter


The Daily News Press Run

The Daily News Press Run

Image Credit: The Daily News Press Run

What: Run, walk or jog in this event to support the Newspapers In Education program. The Press Run features certified Galveston Causeway 5K and 10K courses, a Kid’s 1K sponsored by Whataburger, a book character costume contest, dozens of vendor booths, music, food, and much more! 
When: October 29, 2022 | 5:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 8522 Teichman Rd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: Kids – $15 | 5k run – $35 ($40 on race day) | 10k run – $40 ($45 on race day); purchase here.


LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival

LULAC Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival

Image Credit: Galveston Island

What: Come to this event for a fun-filled day with lots of arts, crafts, and food vendors! Plus, there will be performances from the Burnet Elementary School Folklorico Dancers under the direction of Yesenia Mora and Elizabeth Torres, the award-winning Ball High School Ballet Folklorico under the direction of Anna Olivares, Itzcoatl Tezkatlipoka Danza Azteca under the direction of Maribel Garca, Puro Party Radio DJ Roland Martinez, plus a special altar and service led by Deacon John Carrillo dedicated to the memory of departed loved ones.

When: October 29, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 722 21st St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free 


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, October 30, 2022

10 Year Anniversary Spooktacular of Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

What: GOFM is moving! And it’s happening just in time for their 10-year birthday! Join this multi-purpose celebration at the market’s new location – Galveston Historical Foundation’s The Depot on Market. This should not be difficult to find, as it is just 4 blocks away from the old location.

There will be a spooktacular Market Birthday & Halloween Party, complete with face painting, costume parade, free treats, fun swag, giveaways, and of course, a place where you can support your favorite makers and farmers.

When: 30 October 2022 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 3304 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: Free


Island Boo Fest

Island Boo Fest

Image Credit: Saengerfest Park

What: The Inaugural Island Boo Fest presented by the Galveston Golf Cart Society is back this year! Enjoy a community trunk or treat and Strand Street walk-a-bout, Kids costume contest, Door prizes, Golf Cart decorating contest, and so much more!

When: 30 October 2022 | 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Saengerfest Park, 2302 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
How much: FREE for kids 2-12 years old


Deal Alert – Save BIG at the Howdy H-Town Downtown Walking Tour!

Howdy H-Town Downtown Walking Tour

Howdy H-Town Downtown Walking Tour showcases the rich culture available in Downtown Houston. It also educates guests about the interesting history that shaped Space City. After the tour, guests will be empowered to explore the city like a local knowing all the best places to visit.

Yeehaw your way to Howdy H-Town Downtown Walking Tour!!!


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