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Upcoming Events in Gulf Coast

Angleton

History Talks

Sept. 12

Every second Sunday of the month, Stephen F. Austin-Munson Historical County Park hosts this discuss...

Aransas Pass

Rockport Film Festival

Nov. 11-14

The Rockport Film Festival (RFF) celebrates the best of independent cinema on the Texas coast. Showc...

Brazoria

Southern Quilters Show and Market

Sept. 11

More than 50 vendors set up to display and sell handmade quilts. Ribbons and cash prizes are awarded...

The Great Pretenders Tribute Concert

Sept. 18

Take three fun-loving folks, put them together with some old-fashioned rock 'n' roll from the '50s a...

Henry Smith Day

Nov. 15

Henry Smith, an early educator during the Republic of Texas, is honored at his statue on the grounds...

Clute

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

July 9-11; July 16-18

This musical comedy is based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic ...

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

July 29-31

A three-day fun-filled, family event. There are many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts...

"On Golden Pond"

Sept. 3-5, 10-12

This stage production focuses on Ethel and Norman Thayer, on aging couple who spend each summer at t...

"Dracula"

Oct. 22-24, 29-31

Brazosport Center Stages presents the classic tale about the Transylvanian vampire, also known as Co...

Harvest Fun Fest

Oct. 28

This annual event features fun for the whole family, with children's costume contests, games, a cook...

Corpus Christi

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Hatchling Release

June 1-July 31

The Padre Island National Seashore celebrates more than 40 years of the conservation of Kemp's ridl...

Plumeria Passions

July 10

The Plumeria Society of South Texas President Melissa Garcia and friends discuss tips on purchasing,...

Moonlight in the Gardens

Sept. 10

Spend a casual, relaxing evening with cocktails, food stations, and music as you stroll through flor...

Seminar: Butterfly Gardening for Fall Migration

Oct. 2

Want the beautiful migrating butterflies to visit your yard this fall? Find out exactly what you sho...

Nature Photography Workshop

Oct. 23

Mark your calendar for this cooperative workshop to learn how to step up the quality of your nature ...

Holiday Cooking with Herbs Workshop

Nov. 13

Aransas/San Patricio master gardener Linda Collins and her fellow “herbies” share their favorite...

Holly-Days at the Gardens

Nov. 26-27

Honor the joys of the season around a beautiful 20-foot, fresh-cut, lighted fir tree. View lighted d...

Freeport

Fishin' Fiesta

June 30-July 4

Since 1947, fishing enthusiasts have been drawn to this fishing tournament each year in the hopes of...

Kidfest

Aug. 7

All the fun a kid can want is at Kidfest, featuring a waterslide, petting zoo, games, hot dogs, musi...

Texas Navy Day

Sept. 18

Created to educate residents about Texas naval history, Texas Navy Day includes a program that provi...

Frightfest

Oct. 28

A haunted drive-thru trail, a spooky car decoration contest, goodie bags, and a free scary yet famil...

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 11

Salute military veterans at the city of Freeport's Veterans Day Parade....

Christmas Market

Nov. 20

Browse the homemade goods from local vendors at this market that prepares you for the Christmas seas...

Fulton

Oysterfest

March 3-6, 2022

(Event postponed to March 3-6, 2022) This event features live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, ...

Galveston

The Texas Tenors in Concert

Aug. 14

Named one of the top 50 acts in the world and the only vocal group from the United States invited to...

AIA Sandcastle Competition

Aug. 21, 2021 (rescheduled date)

Watch more than 80 teams of architects compete for the best sandcastle design on Saturday. Sandcastl...

AIA Sandcastle Competition

Aug. 21

The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fundraising event for AIA Houston and the ArCH Foundation as wel...

Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival

Sept. 24-25

Featuring some of the best shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer, this year’s festival serves u...

ArtOberFest

Oct. 16-30

Presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House, this juried fine art festival showcases various artists and...

Island Oktoberfest

Oct. 22-24

Island Oktoberfest “oompahs” back to Galveston for its 39th year, celebrating German heritage wi...

Lone Star Motorcycle Rally

Nov. 4-7

More than 500,000 motorcyclists gather among hundreds of vendors in a celebration of the machine. Th...

Houston

Anri Sala's "Time No Longer "

March 12-Dec. 12

A newly commissioned artwork by multimedia artist Anri Sala (b. 1974 Tirana, Albania), "Time No Long...

"The Mountain That Does Not Describe a Circle"

April 17-July 25

Paper's ubiquity in people's lives renders it invisible in a way, passing through their hands for fu...

"9ja Vision: The Fiber and Mixed-Media Work of Joy O. Ude"

June 5-Sept. 11

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents this solo exhibition by the Texas-based artist. For m...

"Suited Up: Contemporary Armor Making in Texas"

June 5-Sept. 11

This exhibition, featuring suits of armor inspired by historical re-enactments, fantasy, and cosplay...

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