October 2017 Special Galveston Events

October on Galveston Island is wonderful and the temperate weather begins to become regular. Mild temperatures during the day and cool evenings are what you can predominately expect. Shorts, flip flops and swim suits are still in high fashion so don’t be too worried about a dress code anywhere. Come comfortable and enjoy all that Galveston has to offer!

Two October 2017 Special Galveston Events;

October 14-15, 201734th Annual Galveston Island Greek Festival¬†is once again hosted by The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church located at 714 19th Street, Galveston, TX. This two day festival is always well attended. There is No Admission Fee and open to the public. Food and Drink are sold separately. You can expect lots of food, wine, pastries, and of course dancing! The Greek culture will be on full exhibit including beautiful costumes. This family friendly event is fun for everyone so come and plan to stay most of the day. There are tons of exhibits, vendors, and fun things to do! You won’t be getting hungry or thirsty either as food and drink are plentiful. Greek Dancers and live entertainment is all part of this outstanding festival.Greek Festival Image

October 27-28, 201736th Annual Oktoberfest is back by popular demand and hosted by The First Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 2415 Winnie Street, Galveston, TX. This spectacular event is Galveston’s premier Fall Festival. It will kick off Friday evening, October 27 from 5-11 PM;¬† and continues Saturday, October 28 from 11 AM – 11 PM. This fun, family weekend will feature continuous live entertainment on Two Stages, authentic German food and drinks. The German Beer is fabulous and very Cold. It will also include the famous Cake Wheel, fine arts, crafts and gifts. An exciting auction, family fun, and expanded children’s activities will fill your weekend with outstanding memories. Oktoberfest will be held on the grounds of and streets adjacent to First Lutheran Church, 24th and Winnie. Admission is Free.¬† German costumes will be everywhere so if you feel energetic and festive you are encouraged to where yours too!

Cool Tours always enjoys entertaining you as you visit our Island. We have several tours available and change them frequently so you can see something different and new each time you join us. The Historic/Dolphin Combo Tour is wildly popular and the kids will go crazy when they see the dolphins. It will be something that they will talk about for a very long time.