If you haven't been to Galveston lately, now is the perfect time to experience some of the island's unique attractions - at a price you can't refuse. Select four or more participating attractions and save up to 40% off retail price. How's that for making an easy getaway easier? Click here to read more...
The streets of Galveston will be rumbling with the sound of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts as they ride into town November 6th thru 9th, filled with free concerts on two stages and 100's of vendors and manufacturers showcasing all things Harley Davidson. Click here to read more...
The season for thrills and chills is quickly approaching and Galveston Island's ghostly history makes it one of the top destinations in the country for "haunted" travel. As October approaches, makes your plans now for spooky fun and near-perfect weather! Click here to read more...
It's Island Time!
With fall finally here, there's never been a better time to make your plans for an end-of-season Island getaway!
Clear Water The orange ball of the sun balanced on the horizon line, mirrored in the glassy water. The world was silent, except for the faint sound of the surf ski slicing through the water, and occasional gulls as they flew by.
Vibrant Galveston Symphony Season Opens The Galveston Symphony Orchestra began the season with its traditional soft opening which always features a "Pops Concert". However, if this rollicking collection of favorites is an indicator of the upcoming season, then music lovers are in for a real treat.
Kitchen Chick Cooking Class: One Last Luau! September 29th Come take a cooking class at The Kitchen Chick! Who says you can't hula in the kitchen? Chef Mary Bass transports you to a Hawaiian paradise during our luau class. Sip on ocean wave sangria while you learn to make island inspired sweet & sour polynesian pineapple chicken kabobs.
Coastal Resiliency Conference October 8-10 Galveston Historical Foundation’s Center for Coastal Heritage, in partnership with University of Texas Medical Branch’s Center in Environmental Toxicology, is organizing a three day conference on coastal resilience.
Kitchen Chick Cooking Class: Mo' Bettah Meatballs! October 17th Come take a cooking class at The Kitchen Chick! Chefs Laura and Linda of the Italian Wooden Spoon are back for this one-night only engagement! Learn the fine art of making authentic Italian beef meatballs! Chef Laura teaches you her grandmother's technique and family recipe!
Zombie Apocalypse Hike October 4th Have you wondered about your abilities to live in the wild, such as after an apocalyptic event? Well, we’re going to talk about the basic skills needed to find food, water, shelter, and space in our short (somewhat humorous) program.
Ocean Star Family Day October 11th Family Days occur on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Each Family Day focuses on a different theme that relates to the offshore industry.
Zombie Apocalypse Hike October 11th Have you wondered about your abilities to live in the wild, such as after an apocalyptic event? Well, we’re going to talk about the basic skills needed to find food, water, shelter, and space in our short (somewhat humorous) program.
Harvest Moon Regatta October 9 You and all of the yachting friends you can round up are invited! Harvest Moon Regatta is an open regatta and there is plenty of room for 200+ yachts.
Gritty Goddess Women's 5K Fest October 11th We know you’re swamped in laundry, work, school, motherhood, wivery (not a real word, but we’ll go with it) - you know - LIFE. But you really need to set aside one day for yourself and take on a different sort of challenge. What is it exactly? It’s a 5K obstacle course built just for women, no matter your age, shape, size or athletic ability.
Miss Galveston Pageant October 4th The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is proud to produce the Miss Galveston and Miss Galveston's Outstanding Teen pageants as part of the 175th anniversary celebration of the City of Galveston.
ArtWalk October 11th For over 25 years, the Galveston Art Center has produced ArtWalk on Saturday nights in the heart of the historic district. ArtWalk promotes visual art and supports our arts-based community, offering alternative places to see and learn about art.