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Visitors to know what they like, and that's why this fall we can't wait to tap your expertise as we search for the brightest and best that Galveston Island has to offer.

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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?
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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.
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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!
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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!

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TWELVE Project Double Header Weekend of Music and Preview of 2014 Auction Photos
The 2014 TWELVE Project returns the first weekend in October with two nights of live music and the public’s first opportunity to view the 2014 photos prior to their public auction.

Rosenberg Library October Treasure of the Month
This October the Rosenberg Library remembers Galveston’s first middle school Lovenberg Jr. High as its October Treasure of the Month.

2014 Best of Galveston Award Nominations Begin Tuesday, September 30th
Visitors to know what they like, and that's why this fall we can't wait to tap your expertise as we search for the brightest and best that Galveston Island has to offer.

Debarkal Debacle
Ever noticed how on a plane the second the wheels touch the ground passengers begin jumping up to retrieve their belongings from the overheads?

Lattes & Surfboards
Would you like a cappuccino with that surfboard? The idea might seem a little peculiar, but that’s exactly what The Texas Surf Co. delivers!

Moody Gardens and Nickelodeon Reveal First Glimpse of Holiday Ice Sculpture Attraction
Moody Gardens and Nickelodeon have come together to create the Gulf Coast’s only holiday ice sculpture attraction featuring the world-renowned underwater characters from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants.

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.

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Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House is presenting a series of exciting performances - sure to have you laughing in the aisles, tapping your feet, and clapping your hands.

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Rosenberg Library features monthly Treasures of the Month featuring an array of interesting topics from the Island's history.

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Artist Boat is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Check out their fall schedule - online now!

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While there is a lot to do in Galveston, it's also a place where it feels comfortable to do little. At 10.4 miles long, the seawall lining the Gulf of Mexico is the world's longest continuous sidewalk and attracts walkers, joggers, bicyclists, surfers, sunbathers, skaters and sightseers year-round. It's a great place to exercise or just sit to watch a flock of brown pelicans skim across the waves at sunset.

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Clean Galveston has been around since 1982 when it was started to help with litter abatement and city beautification. Since then it has spent countless dollars on projects to keep Galveston as clean and beautiful as possible. & Company RSS: News  

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