August in Galveston

A Time of Tropical Bliss

August 2024 Cruises from Galveston

Soaking Up the Summer Sun. August in Galveston, Texas, is a vibrant period filled with the essence of late summer, making it a delightful time to visit before setting off on a Western Caribbean cruise. The city basks in the warmth of the sun, and the Gulf Coast’s beauty is at its peak, offering visitors a mix of relaxation, entertainment, and cultural experiences.

Galveston’s Annual Shrimp Festival

A Seafood Lover’s Paradise Dive into the flavors of the Gulf at Galveston’s Annual Shrimp Festival. Celebrate the island’s rich seafood heritage with delicious shrimp dishes, cooking competitions, and live music. This festival is a must-visit for food enthusiasts and a fun-filled event for the entire family.

Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival

A Toast to Craft Brewing Experience one of the largest craft beer festivals in Texas – the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival. This event features an extensive selection of craft beers from across the country, offering tastings, brewing workshops, and beer pairing sessions.

Summer Music Series

Groove to the Rhythms Enjoy the Summer Music Series, where local and regional bands perform a variety of genres, from jazz to country, at various venues across the city. These concerts are a great way to relax and unwind in the balmy summer evenings.


Celebrating Galveston’s Artistic Spirit Explore the island’s thriving arts scene during the ArtWalk. Held in the heart of the historic district, this event showcases local galleries and artists, offering a glimpse into the creative soul of Galveston.

Galveston Craft Show

Craft Show. Explore local craftsmanship and artistry at this bustling event, featuring hand-made goods, live music, and delicious food. It’s a celebration of local talent and creativity.

Galveston Beach Movie Nights

Beach Movie Nights. Gather on the sand for family-friendly movie screenings under the stars. These evenings offer a unique cinematic experience by the sea, blending entertainment with the tranquil beach setting.

Beachfront Fireworks

A Spectacular Summer Display Cap off your summer evenings with a dazzling fireworks display along Galveston’s beachfront. These weekly shows light up the sky, creating a magical backdrop against the Gulf’s waves – a perfect way to enjoy Galveston’s coastal charm.

August in Galveston is a celebration of summer’s end, where the sun, sand, and sea create a picturesque setting for a range of activities and events on Galveston Island. It’s an ideal time to soak up the Gulf Coast’s vibrant atmosphere before embarking on an exciting Western Caribbean cruise adventure.