A very special - and expanded - entertainment schedule will highlight this year's 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest. Set to take place in historic downtown Galveston, the festival will kickoff Friday evening, October 24th from 5 to 11pm and will continue Saturday, October 25th from 11am to 11pm.
The annual Best of Galveston Award nominations are now underway!
You're invited to nominate your favorite restaurants, shops, services, attractions, hotspots, and much more. The nomination process will continue thru Friday, October 31st. 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!
Rethink It - Or Sink It? With more and more lines offering cruisers a wider variety of specialty and alternative dining venues, is it time for the “MDR” (Main Dining Room) go the way of “High Tea” and Midnight Buffets?
Galveston's Most Famous Lifeguard I’ve written before about Leroy Colombo, the most well-known lifeguard to come from our island, but someone so larger than life deserves multiple visits.
ARToberFEST: An Art Show to Remember The 17th annual ARToberFEST takes place this coming weekend with striking and creative artworks from more than 100 artists from Galveston, the Gulf Coast area and throughout the country as well.
Oktoberfest Returns October 24-25 Since 1981, First Lutheran Church has been the site of one of Galveston’s premier fall festivals, and this year’s celebration of all things German is set for October 24-25.
Galveston.com Dining Diva: The Pelican Club The Pelican Club has reinvented itself! After many years as a private venue, this venerable eatery is now open to the public and ìsetting a new American tableî. We sauntered by on a Friday evening to see what changes have been wrought.
Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show" at Island ETC October 31st The Rocky Horror Show tells the story of a newly engaged couple, Brad and Janet, getting caught in a storm and seeking refuge at the home of madcap transvestite scientist, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, who unveils his latest creation - a muscle man named Rocky Horror. There they meet some of the strangest people on the planet.
Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show" at Island ETC November 1st The Rocky Horror Show tells the story of a newly engaged couple, Brad and Janet, getting caught in a storm and seeking refuge at the home of madcap transvestite scientist, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, who unveils his latest creation - a muscle man named Rocky Horror. There they meet some of the strangest people on the planet.
Kitchen Chick Cooking Class: Let's Make Fudge! November 20th Make the holidays happy with batches and batches luscious fudge! Chef Mary Bass will teach you how to make four fabulous varieties perfect for gift giving, holiday get togethers and nibbling! Good things happen to people who make good fudge!
Breakfast with the Cranes December 13th Designed for beginners and experienced birders alike, the presentation aims to introduce common vocalizations, body language such as dancing and aggression, and other characteristics of sandhill cranes.
Ocean Star Family Day December 13th 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.
Breakfast with the Cranes December 14th Designed for beginners and experienced birders alike, the presentation aims to introduce common vocalizations, body language such as dancing and aggression, and other characteristics of sandhill cranes.
Galveston Appreciation Day October 19th Galveston residents and workers will be treated to an experience at one of the top tourist destinations on the island when Moody Gardens® hosts its annual Galveston Appreciation Day.
Zombie Navy October 24th The USS Cavalla WWII Submarine, dry docked at Sea Wolf Park, has been taken over by the Zombie Navy!