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  1. Park Board Beach Maintenance

    October 19, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Park Board Plaza Board Room First Floor

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  2. Galveston Wharves Pension Plan

    October 22, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Shearn Mood Plaza 8th Floor

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  3. Tree Committee

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ McGuire-Dent Recreation and Fitness Center

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  4. City Council Workshop

    October 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Room 204

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  5. City Council Regular Meeting

    October 25, 2018, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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Special Events

  1. Ball High Homecoming

    October 17, 2018 - October 19, 2018

    Join Ball High School in celebrating their 2018 Homecoming on October 17th-19th! The Homecoming Parade will begin on Wednesday, October 17th at 5:30 PM beginning at 41st & Avenue P. The parade route will line-up on Avenue P between 41st and 45th Streets, and 43rd Street between Avenue O and Avenue Q at 4:00 PM. They will proceed from Avenue P to 39th Street, 39th Street to Seawall, Seawall to 35th Street, 35th Street to Avenue O, and back to Ball High. The Homecoming Football game will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday, October 19th at Courville Stadium! Come watch the Tors take on the Fort Bend Hightower Hurricanes!

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  2. O'Connell Homecoming

    October 18, 2018 - October 20, 2018

    Join O'Connell College Preparatory School in celebrating their 2018 Homecoming on October 18th-20th! The Annual Snake Dance will begin on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 PM beginning at 23rd & Postoffice. Then, come out Friday, October 19th for the Homecoming Parade at 1:00 PM! The parade route will proceed from 23rd and Avenue M, down 23rd Street to Ball, from Ball to 21st Street, 21st Street to Strand, Strand to 25th Street, and 25th Street to Avenue N. The Homecoming Football game will begin at 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 20th at Courville Stadium! Come watch the Buccaneers take on Beaumont Legacy Warriors!

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  3. 12th Annual Bike Around The Bay

    October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018 @ Ferry Landing -> Harborside Drive -> 25th Street -> Seawall Blvd -> 81st Street -> Moody Gardens -> Jones Drive -> Stewart Road -> 61st Street -> I-45 Causeway

    Bike Around the Bay returns for its twelfth year in a fully supported two-day, 170-mile bicycle ride around Galveston Bay that showcases the natural beauty of Galveston Bay & benefits the Galveston Bay Foundation. Bike Around the Bay began with the goal of bringing people together from all over to see & experience Galveston Bay. The ride will begin in Baytown, TX on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Participants will make their way to Galveston via Ferry Landing to Harborside Drive to 25th St to Seawall Blvd to 81st St & overnight at Moody Gardens on the 20th. On the 21st, the participants will move from Moody Gardens to Jones Drive to Stewart Road to 61st St & on to the Causeway. For a detailed view of the entire route, please click here. For more information, please visit

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  4. Toughest 10K Causeway Run

    October 20, 2018, 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    The Toughest 10K returns to the Galveston on Saturday, October 20th, 2018. The competitive race is the second in a series of three Bridge races, hosted by Running Sport Alliance, and features a timed, scenic route along the I-45 Causeway. A portion of 89th Street between the Feeder Road and Teichman Road will temporarily be closed beginning at 6:45 AM and will reopen immediately following the race. For more information, please visit

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  5. 21st Annual ARToberFEST

    October 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 21, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Postoffice St (20th to 23rd) & 22nd Street (Market to Church)

    ARToberFEST returns for their 20th year, on October 21st and 22nd to the historic Downtown area! The Juried Fine Art Festival is hosted by The Grand 1894 Opera House, and features a wide variety of art, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, drawing, photography, textiles, wood, and mixed media approaches in a beautiful setting. There will also be live music, food and fun to enjoy! ARToberFEST will be on 22nd Street (between Market and Church) and on Postoffice St (between 21st and 23rd Streets). For more information, please visit their website at

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  6. Galveston Island Market

    October 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ 22nd & Mechanic

    The Galveston Island Market offers a festive monthly outdoor event where local artisans, handcrafters, and growers can showcase their creations for Galveston residents and visitors. From beautiful quilts to handmade soaps to photography to jewelry – and more! The Island Market provides a relaxing setting to browse and shop for unique hand-crafted items – many created by local Galveston artisans. For more information, please visit the Galveston Island Market website!

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  7. 37th Annual Island Oktoberfest

    October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018 @ 24th Street (Church to Ball) & Winnie (23rd to 25th)

    The 37th Annual Galveston Island Oktoberfest, hosted by First Lutheran Church, returns October 26th and 27th for a fun Fall celebration of German music, food, sweets and drinks as well as arts & crafts, auctions, vendors, and kids activities! The two-day event will be held on 24th Street (between Church and Ball) and Winnie Street (between 23rd and 25th Streets). This area will be closed to traffic beginning Thursday, October 25th at 9:00 AM and will reopen on Sunday, October 28th at 12:00 PM. For more information, please visit their website at

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  8. 8th Annual Mini Monster Bash

    October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Saengerfest Park (2300 Strand)

    The 8th Annual Mini Monster Bash, is Galveston's family friendly Halloween Carnival. Scheduled for 1-4pm at Saengerfest Park (23rd and Strand) on Saturday, October 27th, the festival is free to the public and includes Trick or Treat Stops at local businesses throughout Downtown Galveston. Games, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon artists, and a costume contest will be offered with contestants competing for Cutest, Scariest, and Most Creative in age groups 0-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11.

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