Gilley’s 50th Anniversary Event

GET ready to TRAVEL BACK IN TIME on January 29, 2022 and WALK into GILLEY’S as if it was January 29, 1982

The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor UVC Powersports Tractors and Outdoors will revive the legendary fun of the iconic 1980 hit movie “Urban Cowboy” since the premiere of the movie, June 6, 1980. We will also celebrate 50 Years of the official grand opening of Gilley’s March 29, 1971 on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Galveston Island Convention Center San Luis Resort.

Enjoy Live music with Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee. Meet Urban Cowboy Cast Members and members of the Original Bayou City Beats Band as well. There will be a professional dance competition, a Dolly Parton look-alike contest, and an Urban Cowboy cast member look-alike contest as well. There will also be live music performed by Jason James and Jordan Applebe and the Big Jordan Band. Enjoy the original El Toro bull as well as a riding mechanical bull, punching bag arcade, arcade games from the 70s and 80s, and of course pool tables. Food will be served the same as it was in the Gilley’s food menu, which is included in your $150 ticket and of course there will be alcoholic beverages for additional purchases as well. All proceeds will go to the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce to help support the chamber’s mission to advocate and promote business and community development.

The 177th annual meeting for the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will take place 1 hour prior to when the doors open for this one-time Celebration of Gilley’s 50′th Anniversary and Urban Cowboy 42′nd Reunion presented by UVC Powersports Tractors and Outdoors.

This is a one time event that will be the closest you’ll ever get to experiencing Gilley’s on a Saturday night.


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