Galveston 4th of July Celebrations

Nothing says "summer on Galveston Island" better than the 4th of July!

This 4th of July, plan to celebrate the country’s – and your – independence on Galveston Island with a brand-new drone show experience and more!

2022 Independence Day Highlights
Independence Day

On Monday the 4th, Galveston will feature its annual Independence Day parade featuring an array of floats, decorated vehicles and performers. The parade will kick off at 6PM with a procession on Seawall Boulevard starting at 59th Street and continuing to 27th Street.

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Independence Day

Galveston Island is bringing you a one-of-a-kind, interactive drone show for the Fourth of July! Watch as hundreds of drones launch right from the beach this Independence Day.

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Independence Day

On Saturday, July 2, take in Beats on the Beach at Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach. The fun begins at 7 p.m. when a D.J. spins cool beach sounds. The views of Offatts Bayou from here are second to none and truly capture what it means to be on Island Time!

At 9:15 p.m., spectators in the area and throughout the island’s west end will have a great vantage point to watch a free fireworks display. The show is expected to last 20 minutes.

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Independence Day

The Grand Galvez invites everyone to gather on the hotel’s Centennial Green and celebrate the Fourth of July in a grand way. Enjoy LIVE music, food, drinks, activities and more!

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Independence Day

The Galveston Beach Band will host a free, special concert on Sunday, July 3 to celebrate Independence Day weekend. The concert will be held at the Sealy Pavilion behind the Ashton Villa at 7:30 p.m.

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