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Things To Do

Here is a quick list of our favorite activities and things to do! New events are always popping up so let us know when you're planning to stay and we'll be happy to give you the most up-to-date information for your stay!

The Gulf Range in Crystal Beach

Custom designed miniature golf in Crystal Beach offers challenges for the entire family while providing endless fun and excitement that will keep you coming back for more. More than just a golf course! The Gulf Range is a place for the entire family to escape. Find that long lost yard game you used to play, try your hand at Giant Jenga or grab a cold drink and a delicious meal. 

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Photograph the Lighthouse

The Bolivar Point Lighthouse was built in 1872 and towers 117 ft. above sea level. It guided mariners for 61 years and was retired in 1933. Today, it is privately owned and not open to the public, but still remains a popular photo opportunity.

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Ride the Bolivar Ferry

The Free Ferry service provided by the Texas Department of Transportation is the only way motorists can cross the waterway between Galveston and Bolivar. The 2.7-mile trip takes approximately 18 minutes to cross one of the busiest waterways in the world.

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Go Surf Fishing

Fishing is fun for the whole family!  The surf is a relaxing, economical and often rewarding experience. Take your rod and reel, some bait or lure, and toss your line out. Surf fishing is especially good in the summer when the water comes all the way to the beach. The fish are hungry and ready to take a lure or live shrimp.

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Go Water-Sliding

Summer is so much fun when you enjoy it at Crystal Beach's Fun Spot Water Slide.  Fun for the whole family, a great way to enjoy the day.  The park has food trucks available and adult coolers are allowed.

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Tour the Bird Sanctuaries

Bolivar Peninsula is one of the top birding destinations in the world, as enthusiasts from around the world flock to the area for the chance to view the spring or fall migrations that pass through this part of the coast. The Houston Audubon Society manages and maintains several bird sanctuaries on Bolivar Peninsula and High Island.

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Steve's Landing Restaurant

Craving some Fresh Seafood & Drinks?  Look no further than Steve's Landing Restaurant. Enjoy waterside dining with fresh seafood, premium steaks, colorful salads, and delicious desserts. Immerse yourself in this dining experience, and enjoy the sunset, as well as the Gulf's intra-coastal waterway. Launch your boat at their Landing and, after a day on the water, join them for lunch or dinner. 

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Jeep Weekend 2020

What started as a small unorganized event where Jeep Lovers came to Bolivar Peninsula in Crystal Beach, Texas has grown to an overwhelming gathering of Jeep Lovers, UTV's and 4-wheelers. Homes are rented well in advance along with RV parks. You don't want to miss this fun event!

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Our Favorite Restaurants 

Here's a great list of the top 10 restaurants in Crystal Beach. Come hungry! 

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Bolivar Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run 

A full day of family fun, a tour around Bolivar Peninsula by golf cart with family, friends, and visitors. Over 226 golf carts meet for a Poker Run like no other, by Golf Cart. All proceeds raised going to purchase school supplies for Crenshaw Elementary and High Island Schools. With the help of the Bolivar Peninsula Lions Clubs Golf Cart Poker Run these schools can purchase supplies that wouldn’t be available to students without moneys raised. 

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Texas Crab Festival Tickets

Make plans for the 35th Annual Texas Crab Festival in Crystal Beach, Texas. We do it up Gulf Coast Style - with more Music, Art, and Crabs than you can shake a claw at. USA Today calls it one of the “10 Best Food Festivals to Dive Into”. The Texas Crab Festival features a Crab Gumbo Cookoff, Crab Races, a Crab Legs Contest and an assortment of vendors serving up local seafood specialties like bbq crabs, crab poppers, stuffed crab and more. 

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Bolivar Build A Dream Sandcastle Building Contest 

Family Fun for Spring Break 2020 in Crystal Beach Tx on Bolivar Peninsula. Bolivar Build A Dream Sand Castle Building Contest. Adult and Youth divisions with Cash Prizes and Trophies. The theme for 2020 is Open, Build a Mammal, Castle or anything Cool! Be ready to watch a professional build and show us how to WIN, No they won't be competing, just a demonstration.

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Bolivar Peninsula Events

You may be on vacation in Crystal Beach Texas or come to relax on Bolivar Peninsula, but you’ll never just want to sit around. Events make-up a great past time on Bolivar Peninsula, family and friends join forces and enjoy the events together!!!

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Things to Do in Bolivar Peninsula & Crystal Beach 

A comprehensive list of our favorite activities with links, directions, and more information! 

Things To Do

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