FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I GET TO THE FESTIVAL?
Galveston is located approximately 45 minutes south of Houston. Take I-45 south for approximately 50 miles. After you cross the causeway linking the mainland to Galveston, I-45 will become Broadway, and the cross streets will be numbered in decreasing order. To reach the festival grounds, turn south on 27th Street. The main parking area will be between Avenue L and Avenue M. The event itself is held in Kempner Park which resides between Avenues N & O next to 27th Street.
WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED?
For the safety and comfort of our attendees, pets, ice chests, scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, Segways and other recreational “wheels” are forbidden.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Dress cool! Although we have air conditioning in Garten Verein, this event does also feature numerous stops outdoors. Please dress accordingly.
HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?
Combo tickets for both the Heritage Festival and Sacred Places Tour are $20 for adults, $18 for youth ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Individual tickets for either event are also available at discounted pricing. Specially priced GHF Member tickets are also available by calling 409-765-3405. Tickets are non-refundable.
WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?
To purchase tickets for the tour and all special events, click here. Tickets are also available the day of the event at either entrance.
WILL THE TOUR BE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER?
In case of inclement weather, the festival may be discontinued temporarily or for the day.