Bear Watch XVII – Sun. Fun. Fur.

Now in its 17th year, Bear Watch draws hundreds of bears and their friends from all over to Galveston, TX for a weekend of friendship and fun, while raising much needed funds for Houston Bears charities. Bear Watch has lots in store for you this year. We can't wait for you to join us!

Not registered? Come on down!

Come on down to The Red Roof Inn in Galveston and you can still register on site. On site Registration is Friday, May 20th, from 3:00pm-7:30pm, and Sat morning from 9:00am - 10:30am for $140. (Please note the hotel group rate is no longer available)
WIDGETS 17 346x300 map


Maps to all the Bear Watch event locations. Get directions from where you are to all the fun.

WIDGETS 17 346x300 schedule


Info about all the cool events planned for Bear Watch XVII, including times and locations.

WIDGETS 17 346x300 questions


Got a question about Bear Watch? Here’s the place for you to see the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

What’s Included

What’s Included

Bear Watch is the bear beach weekend party with a fun relaxed attitude. Your registration fee includes everything for a fun, fabulous, carefree weekend at the beach: Three exclusive Bear Watch pool parties with open bar Bears About Town Vendor...

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Host Hotel

Host Hotel

Bear Watch has an awesome host hotel: The Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Ctr. which is conveniently located within walking distance of the Convention Center, restaurants and the Texas Gulf Coast. Many of the area's most popular attractions like Galveston...

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