The festival weekend also hosts a multitude of spirited fun with events such as the crowd favorite Dickens Victorian Bed Races; Victorian Costume Contest; and daily parades through Galveston’s National Historic Landmark Strand District. In addition, new and expanded events are planned for all days of the event!

CONFIRMED SCHEDULE (AS OF 12/8/16)

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CAN’T MISS SPECIAL EVENTS

FEZZIWIG’S FRIDAY NIGHT
Fri., Dec. 9 – 5-9 pm

Mr. Fezziwig was everything that Ebenezer wasn’t and this is sure to be a fun and lively start to the weekend’s activities. For those interested in learning more about the Strand National Historic Landmark District.

DETAILS

SAINT ARNOLD’S STRAND WALKING TOUR
Held Fri. &  Sat. of the Festival

Learn about the history of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and enjoy some of Saint Arnold Brewing Company’s signature ales. You’ll stop at 3 festival pubs as you walk through festival grounds with your guide.

RSVP HERE

HARBORSIDE HAPPY HOUR
Sat., Dec. 10 – 4-5 pm

Enjoy complimentary wine and craft beer (from Houston’s own Saint Arnold Brewing Company) at this special dockside event! Entertainment and merriment await with friends old and new onboard the 1877 ELISSA!

RSVP HERE


PLEASE NOTE:
Tickets are non-refundable. The festival is open rain or shine. GHF is not responsible for independent transactions between visitors and vendors. We are committed to making Dickens on The Strand special needs accessible. If we can assist with arrangements, please contact us at 409-765-7834 in advance of your visit.
Open carry firearms, pets and ice chests are not allowed. Scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, Segways and other recreational “wheels” are forbidden. Guests bringing in costume weapons and props must have them secured will be asked to go through additional screening.