Just 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 are pumpkin patches in Galveston to check out as well as some other fall-tastic events to enjoy.
Enjoy Fall Activities and a Pumpkin Patch in Galveston
Where? 3601 West Hwy 6. Alvin, Texas 77511
When? September 24 – November 6, Open 9am – 5:30pm on Monday – Friday and 9:00am – 8:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
What’s Happening? Pumpkin patch, corn maze, sunflower trail, photo opportunities, games, snacks, baked goods, and more!
Where? 2803 53rd St, Galveston, Texas 77551
When? October 6th from 9 am until 7 pm
What’s Happening? Pumpkin patch, Pets and Pumpkins Event, Great Pumpkin Festival
Where? downtown Galveston on Postoffice Street
When? October 15th – 16th
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.
Where? 2415 Winnie St. Galveston, Texas 77550
When: October 21st – 22nd
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.
Where? Corner of Sealy Ave. and 23rd St.
When? Tours and prices are depending on the tour you book.
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.