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.

January

Wintertime Blues Discounts: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. Buy One All Day Ride Pass at regular price, get the 2nd for just $5! Coupons located on our website or Facebook page. (Starts 1/10)

17-20 MLK Weekend – Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $39.99

February

Wintertime Blues Discounts: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. Buy One All Day Ride Pass at regular price, get the 2nd for just $5! Coupons located on our website or Facebook page. (Ends 2/29)

14-16 Seaside Sweethearts – – Enjoy a complimentary train ride for two when you dine at any of our restaurants!

14 - 17 Presidents’ Weekend – Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $39.99

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

March

6-15 Spring Break Celebration – Live entertainment & fun for everyone.

6-22 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!

21 Porsche Car Show - Brought to you by Lone Star Region of the Porsche Club of America.

21 Celtic Festival – Don your kilt and celebrate Celtic culture with bagpipes, beer, dancing and art!

28 GCIC Jazz Festival – A celebration of Houston-area community colleges and their significant contribution to the local jazz scene.

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

April

10-12 Easter Weekend – Decorate Easter egg cookies, pictures with the Easter Bunny, Bunny Hop Egg Hunt (8 & under) and much more fun!

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

18-19 Crawfish & Zydeco Festival – Fresh-boiled crawfish & great Zydeco music!

25 Spring Craft Beer Festival - Sample the best in craft beers, while enjoying good food, live music and much more! Tickets at kemahbeerfest.com

26 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, Galveston County Animal Resource Center 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.

5/14 Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm! (Starts 5/14)

9 Fishermen Helping Fishermen Tournament - Charity fishing tournament benefiting the Kemah Police Association.

10 Mother’s Day - Bring Mom & the entire family for lunch or dinner, rides & music. BOGO FREE for Mom! *Restrictions apply.

16 Bay Day Festival - Interactive exhibits, activities & demonstrations to celebrate the bay by the Galveston Bay Foundation.

22-25 Memorial Day Weekend - Dive into summer, food & fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $49.99.

30 School’s Out Summer Bash - Celebrate summertime fun with entertainment, ride promotions & more.

June

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

Firework Fridays - Enjoy our fireworks show over Galveston Bay – 9:30pm. Plus late night specials!

Tejano Nights – Enjoy the best in Tejano music every Sundays.

11-13 Miss Kemah Pageant - Official preliminary pageant to the Miss Texas USA® / Miss Texas Teen USA ®

21 Father’s Day - Bring Dad & the family for great food and fun! BOGO FREE for Dad! *Restrictions apply.

24-28 Texas Outlaw Challenge: - The most spectacular annual performance boat event in Texas!

July

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

Fireworks Fridays - Enjoy the fireworks show over Galveston Bay – 9:30pm. Plus late night specials!

Tejano Nights - Enjoy the best in Tejano music every Sunday!

Kid Krazy Mondays - Discounts on kids' meals, All Day Ride Passes & the Boardwalk Beast. Coupons located on our website or Facebook page.

Kickin’ It Country - Enjoy live music by Country’s chart-toppers on Wednesday nights! (Starts 7/8)

Patriot Pass - 3 Parks, 1 Pass! Enjoy unlimited visits to the Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk and Downtown Aquarium Houston for $59.99.

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

31 Elite Redfish Tournament - The professionals of the Elite Redfish Series battle the big waters of Galveston Bay.

August

Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm! (Ends 8/6)

Kid Krazy Mondays - Discounts on kids' meals, All Day Ride Passes & the Boardwalk Beast. Coupons located on our website or Facebook page. (Ends 8/10)

1-2 Elite Redfish Tournament - The professionals of the Elite Redfish Series battle the big waters of Galveston Bay.

15-16 National Rollercoaster Day Weekend - Celebrate National Rollercoaster Day with special ride discounts!

September

9-12 Super Saturdays - All Day Ride Pass Discounts for everyone! Coupons online.

4-7 Labor Day Weekend - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid Friday-Monday for $49.99 .

19 Mustang Car Show - Car lovers, get to the Boardwalk and check out these beauties!

20 Toughest 10K - Local 10k run benefiting the Bridge Over Troubled Waters Organization. Details at tbotw.org.

24 Rock the Dock Encore - An extension of our most popular summer concert series – 6pm.

26 Salsa Beats - Summer sizzles with salsa music, special performances, dance lessons, and kids’ crafts in the Plaza.

October

BOO on the Boardwalk - Our free event includes creepy crafts, trick or treating, costume contests, special performances and more ghoulish fun on Freaky Fridays, Spooky Saturdays & Scary Sundays! Don’t miss the Little Boo Haunted Fun House and the Dungeon of Doom Haunted House. Tickets online at DungeonOfDoomKemah.com. (10/2 – 10/31; not all activities occur thru Halloween day, see event schedule online).

1 Rock the Dock Encore – An extension of our most popular summer concert series – 6pm

3 Fall Beer Fest – - Enjoy samples from over 72 beers, with good food, live music and more! Buy tickets at kemahwine.com.

10 Witches Night Out – Dress up, dance, and shop like a witch! Costume contest, discounts, and fun entertainment!

9-12 Columbus Day Weekend – Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $39.99

17 Zombie Night Party – Dress, walk and dance like a zombie! Costume contests, ride discounts and more!

24,31 Halloween Costume Contest – – Dress up the kids in their spooky best for a chance at great prizes! Contest at 5pm in the Main Plaza.

November

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

7-8 Salute to Military Service & First Responders – Discounts, displays, activities & patriotism!

11 Veteran’s Day BOGO – 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.

14 Wine Fest – Over 72 wine samples, appetizers from each of our restaurants and much more! Tickets online at KemahWine.com.

14-15 Fall Family Weekend – Buy One Ride Pass, Get One for $5! Coupons online.

21-22 Fall Family Weekend – Buy One Ride Pass, Get One for $5! Coupons online.

21 Tejano Music Festival – Special weekend celebrating the best in Tejano music!

26 Thanksgiving Day – Bring your family and friends to enjoy great food and rides! Details online.

26-29 Thanksgiving Weekend – Weekend Adventure Pass valid Thursday-Sunday for $39.99.

December

Jingle on the Boardwalk - Welcome the season with Santa, holiday music, movies, a toy drive, parade & more! 12/5 - 12/20

12 59th Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade - Annual holiday parade with 100s of decorated boats - 6:30pm

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

26 Holidaze Reindeer Round Up - Eat, drink and be ugly! Dance the night away with DJ Santa and his Reindeer Dancers. Wear your ugly Christmas sweater to receive a Ride Discount!*

31 New Year's Eve Family Celebration - Ring in the New Year with family fun and fireworks! Fireworks show at 10pm.

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.

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