Posted on 5/24/2024

Galveston Vacation Planning - June 2024

32 miles of beaches, a historic downtown district, a thriving art district, unique museums, a water park, an aquarium, and more are waiting to be explored in June on Galveston Island! We've curated some of our favorite events, eats, and escapes just for you, so let the Galveston June adventure begin!

Late spring and early summer bring something for everyone on the island. June marks the beginning of summer break for most of our neighbors, which means an increase in visitors and exciting activities! June in Galveston brings the month-long celebration of Juneteenth, as well as a variety of day- or weekend-long special events, so be sure to check out the full calendar of events before heading to our slice of Gulf Coast paradise!


One of Galveston Art Center’s largest programs, view rotating art exhibits, Artwalk features work created by local artists in commercial galleries, non-profit art spaces, restaurants and retail stores in Downtown Galveston. June 1

Galveston Island Beach Revue

Join the Galveston Historical Society at their vintage celebration of summer! The Galveston Island Beach Revue is a family-friendly contemporary weekend-long event that includes bathing beauty contest, classic car show, and more! Sand `N Sea is a proud sponsor of this event.  June 7-9

World Ocean's Day Festival

Put together by Artist Boat, spend the day at this family-friendly event focusing on education, outreach and artistry dedicated to our ocean! World Ocean's Day features hands-on activities, art workshops, tours, and more. June 8


Celebrate this historic holiday in it’s birth place - Galveston! Spend the weekend participating in a series of educational, and family-friendly fun events all centered around Juneteenth. Sand `N Sea is a proud sponsor of this event.  June 15-19

Seawall Coffee Company

A cozy West End coffee shop run by two sisters, Seawall Coffee Company offers dine-in or to-go specialty coffees, sweet treats and savory options. 3802 Cove View Blvd, Suite R

Mario’s Pizza West End

This family-owned neighborhood pizzeria has been serving a variety of Italian cuisine and New York style pizza on the island since 1967. Two locations. Mario's Pizza West End is near Pirates Beach. 13708 San Luis Pass Road

Nick’s Kitchen & Beach Bar

A family-friendly restaurant with beachfront views, Nick's Kitchen & Beach Bar serves up fresh Gulf Coast seafood options, burgers, sandwiches, and famous desserts. 3802 Seawall Blvd

The West End Marina & Restaurant

Conveniently located in Sea Isle, the West End Marina & Restaurant is a casual dining spot serving a variety of seafood, steaks, sandwiches and salads. 21706 Burnet Drive

Carpe Diem

Beautiful 3 BR, 3.5 BA bayfront home with 3 decks, Carpe Diem boasts a contemporary kitchen, private boat dock perfect for fishing, and open living area with stunning waterfront views. Sleeps 13.

Dock Holiday

Classic 4 BR, 2 BA beachside home in popular Pirates Beach neighborhood. Open floor plan with comfortable furnishings, nautical color palette, and short walk to the beach. Dock Holiday sleeps 8.

Turtle Cove

Newly updated 2 BR, 2 BA beachside home, just 5 houses from the beach. Bright & airy interior, partially covered deck and fully equipped kitchen. Bring the whole family to Turtle Cove - dogs included! Sleeps 6.

Key to Happiness

3 BR, 2 BA beachside home with large open deck to soak up the island sun, spacious interior for family game nights, short walk to the surf and sand, and great summer availability. Key to Happiness sleeps 10.

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