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...
Welcome Winter Texans! Now that you've escaped the cold winter by heading south, it's island time! Galveston Island's tropical climate and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico provide the relaxing escape you've been longing for. Yet, you'll also feel right at home! Click here to read more...
Island ETC is pleased to announce the return of Eve Ensler' award winning play, The Vagina Monologues, this weekend, January 23rd & 24th. A portion of net proceeds will go directly to the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc. Click here to read more...
January's finally here, and with the New Year brings the return of Galveston Restaurant Week! Watch the video here to find out how you can enjoy a very special deal to Guys and Dolls at The Grand!
Sense or Non-Sense? Well – another “man overboard” and another out-cry for “sensor” systems to be installed on all cruise ships. Sounds like a good idea, right?
A Fresh Twist on a New Year For those of us who find it harder to try new things, Galveston.com's Courtney Goodbar has chosen 3 tried-and-true looks with a bit of a "New, Fresher" Twist.
Juneteenth: A Personal Reflection I’m not anything for granted, especially when it comes to freedom – not just for African Americans but for everyone else for whom their sacrifices paved the way.
Take Advantage: Time to Eat at the Pelican Club Restaurant Week is an invitation to enjoy old favorites and try new eateries with the ultimate prize: great values! That being the case there are few invitations that impress potential or current clients as greatly as the phrase: Meet me at the Pelican Club!
Insider Tips When Visiting Galveston Island Road trip to Galveston Island in your future? Before you load up the car, take a moment to scan these very cool "Insider Tips" from those in the know! Guaranteed, follow these tips, and you're sure to have a tropical, Island-style vacation you won't soon forget!
Bayside Paint Party January 24th Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa.
Camera Phone Hike January 24th A picture is worth a thousand words ... but not if it’s fuzzy, unclear, or too dark. Join Ranger Lisa as we explore the tips for taking better camera phone pictures to capture those special moments. We'll begin at the Nature Center, and then venture onto the open prairie practice with our phones.
Beach Hike January 24th Beach hikes start at the park's Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We'll orient ourselves, and then move to the beach. Help us look for beach treasures and explore why this place is so special.
Camera Phone Hike January 31st A picture is worth a thousand words ... but not if it’s fuzzy, unclear, or too dark. Join Ranger Lisa as we explore the tips for taking better camera phone pictures to capture those special moments. We'll begin at the Nature Center, and then venture onto the open prairie practice with our phones.
Beach Hike January 31st Beach hikes start at the park's Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We'll orient ourselves, and then move to the beach. Help us look for beach treasures and explore why this place is so special.
Geocaching 101 February 14th Learn how to find hidden treasure within the park and around the globe with this short, activity-based program about geocaching. "Geo" = Earth, "cache" = something hidden, like treasure or food.
The Lyceum Bridal Show January 25th The Bridal Show will feature top wedding professionals including photographers, caterers, cakes, florists, wedding planners, DJ’s, beauty, gowns, formal wear and more!
A&M Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Party February 14th Mardi Gras at The Tremont House will have a little more maroon this year, as the hotel transitions its famous Mardi Gras ball to a new event benefitting Texas A&M University at Galveston in memory of hotel owner and 1940 Texas A&M University graduate George P. In tribute to Mitchell.
Movie Night on The Strand: Captain Ron March 7th Grab your chairs, blankets and pillows, and head downtown Galveston for a FREE family-friendly movie under the stars. Held the first Saturday of each month, films begin at dusk at Saengerfest Park, located at the corner of 23rd and Strand streets.