Beautiful Historic Goliad

History, Beauty, Parks & River Fun


From the History Buff to the Antique Hunter, The Outdoorsman to the Boutique-Diva, Goliad has what you're looking for. 


Join Pickers and bargain-hunters from around the state at Goliad Market Days. Featuring a wide array of local vendors, artisans & local shops along Goliad Square, this unique shopping event is held the second Saturday of each month, all year long from 9am-4pm. 


You'll find unique antiques & vintage items, hand-made furniture, soaps, crafts, on-trend clothing and decor. Browse the many shops, booths, and boutiques such as Friends, Junkin' Mermaid, Goliad Pharmacy & Gifts, Looking Glass, Remember When, Piddling with Paper, Gypsy Rose, Tia's, The Gallery on the Square, and more! 

More information can be found on the Chamber of commerce page at


You'll find something for every taste in Goliad's many restaurants. When you're ready to grab a bite to eat, you'll find some of the very best homemade soups, burgers, sandwiches, chicken fried steaks, pies and so many other offerings right on or near The Square. 


Blue Quail Deli boasts its award-winning Cream of Jalapeno Soup and deli sandwiches. The Historic Empresario Restaurant has a huge chicken fried steak big enough for two! Fire Pit on the Square has amazing BBQ. Rudy's on the Run offers a big 'ol burger and fries. Mattie's has delicious home made pies, cakes and cookies as well as Blue Bell Ice Cream. Enjoy authentic Jalsico Mexican food at Agave or the delicious enchilada plate a La Bahia. 


Discover Goliad's rich history during your stay. Learn of the area's role in the Texas Revolutionary War. See battle reenactments at the Presidio La Bahia. Visit the spanish mission at Goliad State Park. Learn about the Goliad Massacre and Battle of Coleto Creek. 

If the great outdoors calls, you'll enjoy kayaking, canoeing, hiking and biking on the many trails in the area. Throughout the year, there are many special kayaking, biking, 5k runs and other events held in Goliad. 

Find arrow heads, old bullets, pottery and other artifacts along the San Antonio River. For more info visit Texas Parks and Wildlife website at and San Antonio River Authority site for many events and activities


Check out the Goliad Chamber of Commerce at for links to to local businesses, restaurants and other fun events in Goliad and the surrounding areas!