THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF DICKENS ON THE STRAND RETURNS – DECEMBER 1-3, 2023!Brush off your bowlers and prepare your petticoats as Galveston Historical Foundation presents the 50th annual Dickens on The Strand. Held the first weekend in December, the annual festival is a holiday tradition with great family programming, live entertainment, special events and more. Dickens on The Strand, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on four stages, new additions like Tiny Tim’s Play Land, Shopkeeper Skills Village, and roaming characters throughout the festival. Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations, and gift items.
2023 FESTIVAL PROGRAM
Extra! Extra! Read all about the events of this year’s Dickens on The Strand with our official program. Hot off the press, this year’s edition has our festival map, stage programming, special event highlights, sponsors, and more. Click to download your copy today!