Galveston Wine Festival

Chardonnay, Cabernet, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir. If your taste buds respond to these names, you’re in the right place — the Galveston Wine Festival.

This special festival showcases an amazing array of wines and live music around the island. Venues include Saengerfest Park, Grand Galvez, BLVD Seafood, and the American National Insurance Company.

attendees at the Galveston Wine Festival

Galveston Island Wine Festival Returns April 2023

Experiences Not to Miss
pouring wine at the Galveston Wine Festival
Galveston Wine Festival
Grand Tasting

Travel through the world’s vineyards at the Grand Tasting, known for its endless and superb wine sampling. Galveston’s well-known chefs will be creating delectable small bites for you to enjoy while listening to live music.

small bites at the Galveston Wine Festival
Galveston Wine Festival
Premium Tasting

Sip premium wines and spirits and taste savory small bites at the Premium Tasting, an exclusive event. Designed for the true wine connoisseur, premium wines (not available at other festival events) will be served to a limited number of attendees.

5k runners at the Galveston Wine Festival
Galveston Wine Festival
Champagne 5K Fun Run

Join other wine connoisseurs and their families to race on an easy “there and back” route — past the varied scenery of Galveston Island. Start slow, build up speed along the Seawall, and cross the finish line with a commemorative glass of champagne waiting for you.

Wine Festival Galveston

Wine Festival Ticket Options

  • VIP Premium + Grand Tasting Combo Ticket: Receive entry into the Premium Wine Tasting and early entrance into the Grand Tasting. Both events offer you time to meet and chat with fellow wine lovers about your shared interest.
  • Premium Tasting Ticket: Wines, craft cocktails and tasty morsels in between. You’ll take home a souvenir wine glass after this evening of memorable wines.
  • Grand Tasting Ticket: Not to be missed! The endless wine sampling of round-the-world vineyards and appetizers will include a souvenir glass and an afternoon event that you’ll talk about for years to come.
  • 5K Fun Run + Grand Tasting Combo Ticket: Start your morning off right. Join us for our Wine Festival Champagne Run — a great wake up that includes: a festival tank top, novelty festival wine glass, two free beers (see details) and a General Admission ticket to the Grand Tasting.

Park Safely and Conveniently

Cash parking lots are located at 21st and Market, 20th and Market, and 24th and Market. Shuttle service will be available from the Festival hotels.

Rules and Regulations

Know that, for the 2021 Galveston Island Wine Festival, you must be 21+ to enter any of the events. IDs will be checked upon arrival, and everyone must have a ticket to enter the event(s). No refunds will be issued to anyone unable to enter.


Galveston Wine Festival Website

Other Galveston Special Events