pumpkin patch in galvestonJust because summer is over doesn’t mean Galveston Island dies. In fact, you can still find a lot of life around the island in Autumn. So, if you’re looking for kid-friendly activities or some fall fun for grown-ups, here’s a pumpkin patch in Galveston to check out as well as some other fall-tastic events to enjoy.

Enjoy Fall Activities and a Pumpkin Patch in Galveston

Moody Methodist Pumpkin Patch

Where? 2803 53rd St (188.56 mi), Galveston, Texas 77551

When? October 4th-31st

What’s Happening? Pumpkin patch, Pets and Pumpkins Event, Great Pumpkin Festival (Click the link above for a detailed calendar)

 

ARToberFEST

Where? downtown Galveston on Postoffice Street

When? October 20-21, 2018

What’s Happening? For folks that want a change from typical fall festivals, you can always opt for ARToberFEST featuring various artists, food and live music set amongst Galveston’s Victorian architecture, art galleries and shops. Admission is $5 for adults with proceeds benefiting The Grand 1894 Opera House’s education and community outreach programs.

 

37th Annual Island Oktoberfest

Where? 2415 Winnie St. Galveston, Texas 77550

When: October 26, 2018 (5 -11pm) October 27, 2018 (11am-11pm)

What’s Happening? This admission-free event features authentic German food and libations, a cake wheel, fine arts, arts and crafts, an auction, and beer and wine tastings. So don’t forget to come in your best German outfit and dance the night away – but costumes aren’t required.

 

Mini Monster Bash
Where? Saengerfest Park, 2414 Strand St

When? Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1 – 4pm

What’s Happening? Bring your little monsters for free fall festival including games, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon artists, trick or treating at local businesses throughout downtown Galveston, and a costume contest for the cutest, scariest, and most creative within certain age groups.

 

Historic Ghost Tours

Where? Corner of Sealy Ave. and 23rd St.

When? Tours meet every day at 8pm April 1st – October 31st and at 7:30 pm November 1st – March 31st

What’s Happening? If you want to get in the spooky spirit of Halloween, you can always take one of Galveston’s famous ghost tours which takes you through historical areas like Sealy Mansion, Normandy Inn, and the Durst House. From haunted hotels and cemeteries to creepy Victorian mansions, you’ll find a ghost tour or two that you’ll never forget. There’s also the Haunted Mayfield Manor that’s open year-round through Dash Beardsley’s Ghost Tours.

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