10:30 am – 12 pm: Downtown Strand Walking Tour and overview of the festival setup.
12 pm – 1 pm: Lunch (on the Strand - TBD)
1 pm - 1:30 pm: Vendor & Volunteer Overview w/ Travis Newman, Director of Events
1:30 pm - 2 pm: Sponsorship Overview w/ Will Wright, Chief Creative Officer
2 pm - 2:15 pm: Break
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm: Visit Galveston Partnership Overview w/Michael Woodey
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm: Dickens Descendants / Key Performer w/ Lucinda Dickens Hawksley and Reyie Delgado
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Festival logistics w/ Will Wright, Chief Creative Officer
3:45 pm - 4 pm: Q&A
5 pm - 9 pm: Fezziwig’s Kickoff Party. It’s free! Highlighting four specialty acts, hearty brews, and new friends! The location from 2100 Market Street Parking Lot it’s about a 2-block walk to Fezziwigs.
Saturday, December 3rd, is the full festival starting at 10 am. GHF is providing complimentary entry to Dickens on The Strand! Stay in Galveston Friday night. Click here to find a place to stay. Come in Costume to immerse yourself in the Victorian era and enjoy the day!