Have you ever dreamed of sailing away on an old-fashioned tall ship? Or perhaps enjoying the sunset aboard the deck of a historic vessel? Then, the Tall Ships Galveston festival is the maritime event you don’t want to miss!Continue reading “TALL SHIPS® GALVESTON: An Event Guide”
Mardi Gras! Galveston: The Ultimate Guide
Colorful beads, feather boas, lively parades, bouncing concerts — it’s all waiting come February when Historic Downtown Galveston transforms into the heart of Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities. Since 1871, this island town has hosted streets full of revelers. Now, more than 20 parades & more occur over almost two weeks of family-friendly celebration.Continue reading “Mardi Gras! Galveston: The Ultimate Guide”
Christmas in Galveston
There’s a sleigh full of winter wonder-island holiday events to explore when you spend Christmas in Galveston! From festive light displays and performances to unique holiday attractions like ICE LAND, Galveston is a magical experience that shouldn’t be missed.
Bring your family to the island for a weekend getaway or a full holiday vacation in November or December. Either way, there are events for all ages, and West End beach houses that are guaranteed to be the perfect fit!Continue reading “Christmas in Galveston”
Mardi Gras! Galveston – Get Ready for Another fun Night
Heading to Galveston Island for our 109th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration? We want to see you!
The party starts February 14, 2020 and continues through February 25, with plenty of festivities for all ages. Our “Must Attends” for a true Mardi Gras! Galveston experience are:
February 14 @ 8:30 p.m.: Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade Parade – This FREE event offers families, friends, and local businesses & organizations the chance to show off their moves! Check-in the night of the parade for a team number, grab your bedazzled umbrella and boogie on!Continue reading “Mardi Gras! Galveston – Get Ready for Another fun Night”
Top 5 Reasons to Winter on Galveston Island
Summer has officially ended, but there is no shortage of great reasons to spend the fall or winter on Galveston Island! In no particular order, here are a few of our favorites:Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Winter on Galveston Island”
Dickens on The Strand – A Galveston Island Tradition!
Huzzah! Dickens on The Strand is parading through this weekend, December 1 – 3, 2017!
Thanksgiving Week Activities on Galveston Island
If you’re anything like us, by now you’re on your 6th iteration of “The Holiday Menu” – complete with vegan options, too-many-pies-to-count, and a growing confusion about how “gluten free”stuffing could possibly be a thing.Continue reading “Thanksgiving Week Activities on Galveston Island”
Spring Break on Galveston Island!
Check out our hints for making this year’s Galveston Spring Break the best one yet!
Galveston’s a Winter Wonder Island!
Galveston is full of fun holiday events this winter – and there are some you definitely shouldn’t miss! A few of our favorites are coming up this week:Continue reading “Galveston’s a Winter Wonder Island!”
FALL in Love with Galveston Island This Weekend!
We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: October might be our favorite time to be on the Island! With a huge offering of free or low-cost family-friendly events, warm sunny days, and a jam-packed festival schedule you need to be here! This weekend is no exception!Continue reading “FALL in Love with Galveston Island This Weekend!”