Calendar of Events

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

December

Jingle on the Boardwalk - Welcome the season with Santa, holiday music, movies, a toy drive, parade & more! (12/1 - 12/23)
Presented by Signature Partner:

8 57th 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!

28-31 New Year's Weekend: Our Weekend Adventure Pass active for 4 days! Three Parks - One Pass for $39.99 Enjoy unlimited visits on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday to the Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, and Downtown Aquarium Houston.

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

2019

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 1/11)

18-21 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 2/24)

14-17 Seaside Sweethearts – Enjoy a complimentary train ride for two when you dine at any of our restaurants!

15-18 Presidents’ Weekend – Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $39.99

23 Yachty Gras Boat Parade – Mardi Gras Celebration with a boat parade on Saturday night at 7pm!

March

2-3 Outdoor Living & Home Show – Learn tips of the trade and visit with local home and garden vendors.

8-17 Spring Break Celebration – Live entertainment & fun for everyone. Spring Break Pass located on our website!

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

30-31 Celtic Festival – Celebrate Celtic culture with dance, music, art, and other fun!

April

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

13-14 Crawfish & Zydeco Festival – Fresh-boiled crawfish & great Zydeco music!

19-21 Easter Weekend – Decorate Easter egg cookies, pictures with the Easter bunny, Bunny Hop egg hunt (8 & under) and much more fun!

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

27 Craft Beer Festival - Sample the best in craft beers. Tickets at kemahbeerfest.com

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

May

Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm! (Starts 5/9)

4-5 Cinco de Mayo Celebration - Enjoy Latin music, mariachi bands, dancers, crafts and family fun.

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

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

24-27 Memorial Day Weekend - Dive into summer, food & fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $49.99

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! (Starts 6/7)

Tejano Nights – Enjoy the best in Tejano music every Sunday in June! (6/2 – 6/30)

May31 - Jun2 School’s Out Summer Bash - Celebrate summertime fun with entertainment, ride promotions & more.

7-9 Miss Kemah Pageant - Official preliminary pageant to the Miss Texas USA® / Miss Texas Teen USA ®

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

20-23 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! (Ends 7/26)

Salsa Sundays - Live Salsa music, dance lessons, and performances in the plaza all day! (Starts 7/7)

Kid Krazy Mondays - Discounts on kids' meals, All Day Ride Passes & the Boardwalk Beast. Coupons located on our website or Facebook page. (Starts 7/8)

Kickin’ It Country - Enjoy the best in Country chart toppers on Wednesday nights! (7/3-7/31)

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

4-7 Patriot Pass - Enjoy unlimited visits to the Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk and Downtown Aquarium Houston for $59.99.

August

Rock the Dock - Summer Concert Series every Thursday Night at 7pm! (Ends 8/15)

Salsa Sundays - Live Salsa music on the main stage all day! (Ends 8/18)

Kid Krazy Mondays - Discounts on kids' meals, All Day Ride Passes & the Boardwalk Beast. Coupons located on our website or Facebook page. (Ends 8/12)

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

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

September

Aug30 - Sep2 Labor Day Weekend - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid Friday-Monday for $49.99

7 Mustang Car Show – Car lovers get to the Boardwalk and check out these beauties!

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

19 Rock the Dock ENCORE! - An extension of our most popular summer concert series with a popular rock band starting at 6pm!

21 Cigar Box Guitar Festival - Enjoy the best melodies from homemade instruments!

26 Rock the Dock ENCORE! - An extension of our most popular summer concert series with a popular rock band starting at 6pm!

27-29 Scout Weekend - Scouting fun & activities. Plus discounts for scouts in uniform!

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. (10/4 – 10/31; not all activities occur thru Halloween day, see event schedule online).

11-14 Columbus Day Weekend - Weekend Adventure Pass valid Friday-Monday for $39.99

12 Wine Festival – Over 72 wine samples and appetizers from each of our restaurants! Tickets online at kemahwine.com.

12 Witches Night Out – After Wine Fest, we invite you to dress, dance, and shop like a witch! Costume Contest, discounts, and more fun!

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

19, 26 Halloween Costume Contest – Dress up the kids in their spooky best for a chance at great prizes. Contests at 5pm in Main Plaza.

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

November

2-3 Salute to Military Service & First Responders - Discounts, displays, activities & patriotism!

9 Tejano Music Festival – Join us for a special day celebrating the best in Tejano music!

16 Beat the Heat Motorsports Expo – View and vote for your favorite race vehicle while benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center of Galveston County.>

28 Thanksgiving Day – Bring your Family and friends to enjoy great food and rides!

December

Jingle on the Boardwalk - Welcome the season with Santa, holiday music, movies, a toy drive, parade & more! 12/6 - 12/22

14 58th 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!

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.

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