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Holiday Events in Galveston 2021

  The holidays will be an exciting time to be in Galveston! Every year, the city becomes the largest holiday destination in Southwest Texas. There is a lot going on this year, with something of interest for even the toughest of Scrooges. So put on your ugly Christmas sweater and join the festivities!   Celebrate … Continued

Fall Events Not to Miss in Galveston

  This fall, the weather might turn cooler, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t heating up in Galveston with all of the activities going on. During October and November, the Galveston Bay Area comes alive with things that go bump in the night, and great festivals for all ages and interests.   Ghostly Galveston   … Continued

The Not-So-Boring History of Galveston

  In a unique town that is brimming with charming elegance and beachside fun, Galveston holds a rare history that would fascinate even the most hesitant of history students. It is the illustrious port and gateway to the Southwest, with an interesting past.   It all started back in 1528, when the first European landed … Continued

Pack Up the Kiddos and Explore Galveston

  Known for its sandy beaches, Galveston is a popular tourist attraction for Texans and non-Texans alike; popular with empty nesters, and those from Houston looking for a beach getaway. But did you know that Galveston is a fun mecca for the little ones, as well?   Galveston Island is one of the main holiday … Continued

Galveston Nightlife

  If you’re looking for what to do in Galveston at night after dinner, this is a great place to start. We are not all nightclubs and bars (although there’s a bit of that here, too); Galveston has something unique to do for most every age and interest as the sun sets, and long past … Continued

Celebrate the Water with These Fun Watersport Activities

A day in Galveston on the water may conjure up visions of sun, sand, and seaweed. But this little island is jam-packed with wet activities that offer so much more and extends far beyond the beach. There is an abundance of things to do in Galveston on the water. From beaches to water parks to … Continued

Oh, the Birds! Galveston is One of Texas’ Top Bird Communities

Not only is Galveston Island a playground for young and old alike, but it is also a playground for a gorgeous variety of birds! Just this year, the Audubon Texas and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department designated Galveston as a certified Bird City Texas community. It is one of the best bird-watching areas in Texas. … Continued

Galveston’s Best Brunch Spots

  The almighty brunch. It’s the perfect excuse to celebrate, whether it’s a 50th wedding anniversary or just making it through the work week. It’s bacon and egg deliciousness paired with the later-day introduction of classic meat and potatoes. What’s not to love about that? In Galveston, restaurant owners certainly know how to sling the … Continued

Spring 2021 Events in Galveston

While Galveston is a year-round destination, come Springtime things really start to get busy as local residents gear up for the upcoming tourist season with festivals and activities everyone can enjoy. Here’s what coming for current events in Galveston.   April 15 – 18 – Featherfest The signature project of the Galveston Island Nature Tourism … Continued

The Best Beach Spots Near Galveston

  The beautiful beaches and Galveston attractions of the barrier island make this a year-round destination for Texans and out-of-state tourists alike. For a good part of the 19th century, Galveston was the wealthiest and certainly the largest town in Texas. It was even the capital of the Republic of Texas for a brief period, … Continued