Because it’s your Bay

You can participate in a number of events throughout the year dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support our ongoing work to preserve the integrity of Galveston Bay. Because of your continued support and attendance, we’re able to maximize the impact of our work—and deliver the greatest benefits to the Galveston Bay system.

For more specific information on each event and when it’s scheduled to occur, check out our events calendar.

Community Volunteer Days

You can help protect Galveston Bay at one of our many community-wide volunteer days. From planting marsh grass to cleaning up shorelines, we’ve got something for everyone to do to help Galveston Bay. Check out our events calendar for more detailed information on each volunteer event and registration links and be sure to sign up for our volunteer e-mail list.

Bay Day Festival

Bay Day Festival is our annual celebration of all things Galveston Bay. This year, we’re moving Bay Day Festival 2020 online! Our exhibitors will provide educational videos of their exciting exhibits and participants will learn about the importance of Galveston Bay in our everyday lives.

Exhibit at the Bay Day Festival

Exhibitors with environmental messaging and activities for kids are encouraged.

Sponsor the Bay Day Festival

Sponsor benefits can include company recognition in event press releases and on social media, and more.
Contact Greg Loushine at

Please contact Emily Ford at for more information about Bay Day Festival.

Bike Around the Bay

Bike Around the Bay is a one- or two-day, 170+ mile bike ride in which cyclists circumnavigate Galveston Bay on bike, taking you through gorgeous scenery with bayfront views. Throughout your ride, you can expect to:

· Ride around Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and along the Gulf of Mexico

· Cross the Intracoastal Waterway at High Island

· See dolphins while crossing from the Bolivar Peninsula to Galveston Island

· Cycle across the Galveston Causeway and the Texas City Levee

· Conquer the Fred Hartman Bridge on the way to the finish line

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Guardian Gala

Our annual Guardian Gala recognize companies, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated a serious commitment to preserving and protecting the natural resources of Galveston Bay. Each year, hundreds of guests attend to raise funds and are inspired by a keynote speakers from Laura Bush to Dr. Andrew Sansom speaking about the important role conservation plays in the world. The funds raised from each year’s Gala directly benefit Galveston Bay Foundation programs in education, advocacy, restoration, conservation and protection initiatives around the Bay.

If you’d like to learn more about this event, please contact Nicole Scanlin at or 281 332 3381 x213.

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