Bay Day Festival


Celebrate Galveston Bay at Bay Day Festival!

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at  Kemah Boardwalk from 11am – 4pm

Join us for free family fun at Galveston Bay Foundation’s Bay Day Festival, a one-day celebration of Galveston Bay! You will learn all about Galveston Bay, the largest bay in Texas and one of the most productive estuaries in the country. Festival highlights include bay-themed arts and crafts, live animal demonstrations and touch tanks, a scavenger hunt, science and marine exhibits and more. Children and adults will learn about the importance of Galveston Bay in our everyday lives as they engage with a variety of local educational exhibits.

* There is no charge to participate in the Bay Day Festival. Kemah Boardwalk parking fees may apply, as well as other costs associated with using Kemah Boardwalk amusements and restaurants, etc.

For more information about the event or to become involved, contact Emily Ford at or 281-332-3381 ext. 207

Exhibit at Bay Day Festival 2019
EXHIBIT SPACES ARE NOW FULL FOR BAY DAY 2019. Please contact Emily Ford at with questions
Sponsor Bay Day Festival 2020
Support this well-known event in year 2020 by becoming a Bay Day sponsor. Please contact Emily Ford at 281-332-3381 X 207 or email her at for more information.
Volunteer at Bay Day Festival 2019
Volunteers help educate the public and work behind-the-scenes at Bay Day! Register to volunteer for Bay Day here.

Want to learn more about how Galveston Bay Foundation is educating youth and families about Galveston Bay? Check out our environmental education programs.


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Thank you to our 2019 Bay Day Sponsors: 

John P. McGovern Foundation

2018 Sponsors:
NRG Reliant Energy
John P. McGovern Foundation
Port Houston
Targa Resources
Gulf Coast Water Authority
Gulf Coast Authority
City of Kemah
Houston Pilots
W.R. Grace Foundation