Calendar of Events

Visit the Kemah Boardwalk and enjoy rides, games, shopping, live entertainment & a variety of fantastic waterfront restaurants.

NOTE: If your band is interested in playing at the Kemah Boardwalk, please email your information to KemahEvents@ldry.com. You may also visit Show Business Entertainment for more information and booking inquiries.

If you are interested in being a vendor or a sponsor for one of our events, please email KemahEvents@ldry.com or KemahMarketing@ldry.com for more details and options.

2023 Calendar

All events are tentative at this time and subject to change

Weekend Adventure Pass – visit out our website to learn more about our Three Park – One Pass offer that occurs throughout the year!

*New events added throughout the year. Visit our website and Facebook page for the latest news and event details. Event dates & times are subject to change or cancellation.*Restrictions apply on certain discounts.

January

Wintertime Blues Discounts: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. Buy One All Day Ride Pass at regular price, get the one for just $5! Coupons located on our website or social pages. Restrictions apply. (Starts 1/6)

13 - 16 MLK Weekend – Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

February

Wintertime Blues Discounts: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. Buy One All Day Ride Pass at regular price, get the one for just $5! Coupons located on our website or social pages. *Restrictions apply. (Ends 2/26)

1 Job Fair – Discover new career opportunities at Kemah Boardwalk. Join our team!

2 Epicurean Event - Join us at Space Center Houston to discover the tastes of some of the most outstanding food establishments in the Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston.

10 - 14 Seaside Sweethearts – Enjoy a complimentary train ride for two when you dine at any of our restaurants! Restrictions apply (must show receipt).

11 Mardi Gras Celebration – Live music, activities and the Yachty Gras Boat Parade on Saturday night at 7pm!

15 Job Fair – Discover new career opportunities at Kemah Boardwalk. Join our team!

17 - 20 Presidents’ Day Weekend – Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

March

3 - 19 Spring Break Pass – 3 Parks, 1 Pass, Unlimited Visits! This pass is valid at the Kemah Boardwalk, Downtown Aquarium Houston and Galveston Island Pleasure Pier. Buy tickets online!

4 Porsche Car Show – Brought to you by the Lone Star Region of the Porsche Club of America.

25 Celtic Festival – Don your kilt and celebrate Celtic culture with bagpipes, beer, dancing, little celts highland games, live music, performances, and more!

April

7 - 9 Easter Weekend – Join us for fun, family friendly Easter activities all weekend long and get your picture taken with our special guest, The Easter Bunny!

9 SONrise Service – Non-denominational sunrise Easter service at 7:30am.

15 – 16 Crawfish & Zydeco Festival – Fresh-boiled crawfish & great Zydeco music!

22 Camaro Car Show – Brought to you by the H-Town Camaro Club, benefiting Kidz Harbor.

29 Sonoma County Wine Fest – Spend the day sampling over 72 Wines from Sonoma County, snacking on delicious appetizers, listening to live music, and more! Buy tickets online at www.KemahWine.com

30 Blessing of the Fleet – Enjoy watching festive decorated boats as they cruise down Clear Creek Channel.

May

Boardwalk Bark-A-Thon - In honor of National Pet Month, local animal resource groups will be hosting dog adoption events every Sunday in Bradford Plaza from 12-5pm. *Kemah Boardwalk doesn't allow pets on property, with the exception of service animals.*

13Motown Tribute – Spend the day grooving to legendary Motown music with free live concerts!

14 Mother's Day - Bring Mom & the entire family for lunch or dinner, rides & music. Buy one All Day Ride Pass, get one $5 off for Mom! Restrictions apply.

18 Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm!

20Light Up the Night – Celebrating 2023 graduates with live entertainment, glow prizes, and discounts! Restrictions apply.

26 - 29Memorial Day Weekend – Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

June

Rock the Dock - Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm!

Tejano Music Nights – Enjoy the best in Tejano music every Sunday in June and July with this free concert series!

2 Summer Kickoff – Kick off the summer with our amazing Fireworks Show over Galveston Bay!

18 Father’s Day – Buy one All Day Ride Pass, get one $5 off for Dad! *Restrictions apply.

21 - 25 TX Outlaw Challenge – Join us for a weekend full of performance boating, parties, and fun!

30 – July 4 Patriot Pass – Enjoy 5 days of unlimited fun at the Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier! Pass is valid Friday-Tuesday.

July

Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm!

Tejano Music Nights – Enjoy the best in Tejano music every Sunday! (ends 7/30)

Kickin’ It Country - Red Dirt Country Music never sounded so good! Free concerts on Wednesday nights! 7/12, 7/19, & 7/26.

1 - 4 Patriot Pass - Enjoy 5 days of unlimited fun at the Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier! Pass is valid Friday-Tuesday, June 30 – July 4.

4 Fourth of July Celebration – Live music & Patriotic fireworks show over Galveston Bay – 9:30pm.

August

Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm! (ends 8/17)

16 National Roller Coaster Day - Get your thrill fix and celebrate at the Kemah Boardwalk!

September

1 - 4 Labor Day Weekend - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

3 End of Summer Fireworks - Close out the summer with a bang with our spectacular Fireworks Show! 9:30pm

17 Toughest 10K - The most popular run in the Texas Bridge Series, this 10K is presented by Running Alliance Sport.

24 Salsa Beats - September sizzles with salsa music, special performances, dance lessons and kids’ crafts in the Plaza all day.

October

Boo on the Boardwalk - Our FREE spooktacular event includes creepy crafts, trick or treating, costume contests, special performances and more ghoulish fun on Freaky Fridays, Spooky Saturdays & Scary Sundays. Full schedule online.

6 - 9 Spooktacular Adventure Pass Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

6 - 8 RocktoberFest Weekend Enjoy awesome free rock concerts throughout the weekend plus sample hand-crafted beers in full flavors at our annual Fall Beer Fest Saturday, October 7! Presented by the City of Kemah.

7 Fall Beer Fest – Sample Fall, hand-crafted beers and enjoy the music! Buy tickets at kemahbeerfest.com.

14 Witches Night Out – Sample Fall, hand-crafted beers and enjoy the music! Buy tickets at kemahbeerfest.com.

14, 21, 22,     28, 29, 31 Halloween Costume Contest – Dress up the kids in their spooky best for a chance at great prizes! Contest at 5pm in the Main Plaza.

29 Day of the Dead Celebration - Authentic Dia de los Muertos celebration with mariachi bands, sugar skull crafts, and more!

November

1 - 2 Kemah Choir Days Middle and High School Choirs from around the regions compete in an acapella competition.

3 - 4 Salute to Military Service & First Responders - Enjoy military and first responder displays, discounts, and more! View full schedule here.

9 Home School Day -Home schooled students and their families are invited to join us for a day of educational thrills!

10 Veteran's Day - Veterans receive a FREE All Day Ride Pass with purchase of an All Day Ride Pass at full price.*Discount not valid with any other offer or promotion. Limited one free pass per purchase. Valid ID required.

11 Wine Fest - Sample over 72 wines and enjoy appetizers from each of our restaurants! Tickets online at kemahwine.com.

11 AHA Bay Area Heart Walk - Charity walk benefiting the American Heart Association. Details at heart.org.

17 - 19 Tejano Music Super Fest - Special day celebrating the best in Tejano music along with free concerts. Also enjoy free kids’ crafts and line dancing lessons!

23 Thanksgiving Day - Open Thanksgiving Day! Bring your Family and friends to enjoy great food, fun, and rides!

23 - 26 Thanksgiving Weekend Pass - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

December

Jingle on the Boardwalk - Welcome the holiday season with Santa, holiday music, kid’s crafts, a toy drive & more! 12/1 - 12/17 Weekends in December!

9 62nd annual Christmas Boat Parade - Annual 62nd Holiday Boat Parade through Clear Creek Channel with 100s of decorated boats.

16 Rock the Dock Holiday Party – Rock the holidays with great music, ugly sweater contest and more.

23 - 26 Polar Pass - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

25 Christmas Day- Open Christmas Day! Bring your Family and friends to enjoy great food, fun, and rides!

31 New Year’s Eve Family Celebration- Ring in the New Year with family fun, a special kids’ countdown celebration, and fireworks!

Weekend Adventure Pass – visit out our website to learn more about our Three Park – One Pass offer that occurs throughout the year!

* New events added throughout the year. Visit our website and Facebook page for the latest news and event details. Event dates & times are subject to change or cancellation.

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