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!

Founding sponsors of the Festival include Mary Ainslie, The Gladys B. Foundation in honor of Robert Richard Thornton, The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, Bank of America and The Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston.

Sponsors for the 2022 festival (to date) include Kathrine G. McGovern, CenterPoint Energy, Yaga’s Children’s Fund, Ippolito Foundation, Rotary Foundation of Galveston, Houston Family Magazine, Rudy and Paco’s Restaurant, The Kids Directory, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston, as well as many friends of the Festival.

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