The GRand Kids Festival


Save the Date for the 26th Annual Festival!
Saturday April 30, 2022 from 10am to 5pm

Maureen “Reenie” DiMare Banner contest runs from January 4-January 31, 2022
Banner Announcement Friday February 4th
Banner painting to be held February 10th

For more information on The Grand Kids Festival, please visit the festival website at

Thanks to all our sponsors!

FESTIVAL FOUNDING SPONSORS: Mary Ainslie, The Gladys B. Foundation in honor of Robert Richard Thornton, Lawyer; the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, Bank of America, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston.

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS: Sponsors for the 2021 festival (to date) include, Kathrine G.McGovern, Alice Taylor Gray Foundation, Bush & Associates, CenterPoint Energy, Classic Auto Galveston, Galv Park, Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees, GoGo Squeez, Houston Family Magazine, Ippolito Charitable Foundation of Galveston, Kroger, Merri S. Edwards, The Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees,  Ippolito Charitable Foundation of Galveston, Kroger, Rotary Club of Galveston’s Rotary Foundation, Inc., Texas Commission on the Arts,  UTMB Health, Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, The Kids Directory, Houston Family Magazine, GoGo Squeez, Whataburger, and Yaga’s Children’s Fund, as well as many friends of the Festival and in-kind donors.

In addition, support of hundreds of volunteers including The Grand’s Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, Presidents Council and Education Committee, The Grand Phantoms and many organizations and student groups ensures the success of the festival each year.