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The 5th Annual OkraFest

  • Garden Verein 2704 Avenue O Galveston, Texas 77550 USA (map)

OkraFest is Galveston's Own Farmers Market's annual party where we eat, drink and make merry--all in the name of community, local agriculture and good food for all.

Our 5th annual fundraiser is an epicurean feast with local foods sourced from nearby farms & food artisans, prepared by different local restaurants & chefs who deserve a spotlight. Served in the beautiful historic Garten Verein, the night is rounded off with a silent auction, raffle prizes, live music and plenty of drinks & food to share.

Join us as we revel in our coastal region's year-long growing season and enjoy a well-deserved weekend celebration that's also a good cause! Your support will strengthen the local food community & enable GOFM to amplify our impact. OkraFest proceeds fund: our Food Access Programs like SNAP/FreshBucks & WIC Vouchers, our Young Gardeners Program and the continued management of the farmers marketplace that has become a beloved fixture of Galveston Island.

Your ticket allows you to taste true local summer flavors with a small plates epicurean menu featuring dishes from local chefs.

And did we mention the local craft beers served up by our friends at Galveston Island Brewing? They're partying alongside us, pouring their crowd favorites & toasting Gulf Coast summer. And if that's not enough for you, our saucy pals from beloved craft cocktail bar Daiquiri Time Out are shaking & mixing special-themed cocktails especially for OkraFest.

After the fun & success of the last 4 years, we're thrilled & humbled to host this summer event once more.

General Admission Tickets are

  • $40 when purchased cash in-person at our markets before July 27th

  • $50 between July 27th and August 2nd, online and in-person

  • $55 day of and at the door

Elevate your experience and make a larger contribution to GOFM by purchasing a VIP Ticket. Your VIP ticket includes:

  • Exclusive entry to the VIP Cocktail Hour (6-7p) with special DTO cocktails only available during VIP Cocktail Hour

  • Entry to OkraFest

  • and a limited edition OkraFest lapel pin

If you have questions or concerns, please contact GOFM's Executive Director Casey McAuliffe at

Earlier Event: August 9
The 4th Annual OkraFest!