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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...
Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time as Godspell's timeless tale takes Island ETC's stage February 27th thru March 28th. The playful & poignant score features "Day by Day," "All Good Gifts," "Light of the World," and many more. Click here to read more...
Embarkation Exhaustion! Have you noticed that on embarkation day – after arriving at the terminal and winding your way through check-in - and finally boarding your ship that you’re exhausted?
Rosenberg Library March Treasure of the Month While it has been over fifty years since Galveston had a minor league team, islanders can look to the past and recall the times when the stadium lights of Moody Stadium illuminated America’s favorite pastime.
Galveston Trolleys To Return! The past and present are about to mesh once again on the Island with the Galveston City Council’s vote on Feb. 26 to restore the Island’s popular trolley system that was taken out by Hurricane Ike in 2008.
Spring Preview Even as we’re in the midst this week of another spell of dreary, Seattle-like winter weather, rest assured that spring, with its balmy temps and blue skies, is just around the proverbial corner!
Ocean Discovery Day March 14th A free day of family fun and discovery! See live sea turtles, paint a mural, explore coral reefs, relive Ft. Crockett history, learn how to save dolphins and lots more!
Maceo Family Empire Book Signing March 15th Eighteen Seventy One, located at 2217 Strand, will welcome Nichole Boatman, Scott Belshaw and Richard McCaslin, authors of Maceo Family Empire, for a special book signing of their new releases.
Gulf Coast Herb Fair & Luncheon March 4th The Friends of Moody Gardens invite you to the 3rd Annual Gulf Coast Herb Fair & Luncheon benefitting Galveston's children and seniors by planting seeds of education.
Beach Hike March 7th 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.
Bay Hike March 7th Do you know what the bay is worth? Although you will begin at the Nature Center (on the bay side of the park), Ranger Lisa will lead you to the water of Galveston Bay to discover the great value of our estuaries. You'll be looking for animals, exploring the use of plants, and make it up to the top of the observation tower for some good views.
Bayside Paint Party March 7th 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.
Zombie Apocalypse Hike March 10th 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.
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.
The Tremont Afternoon Tea March 8th Afternoon Tea at The Tremont House will feature assorted mini salads, tea sandwiches, pastries and sweets and will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. Advance reservations are required.
Marine Biology Tour March 14th This unique experience takes place on board the SEAGULL II, a 50’ catamaran which docks at the Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 22, in Galveston.
Galveston Home & Garden Show March 14-15 Developed in 1987, the Galveston Home & Garden Show, promoting Island beautification and greening efforts, has become one of the most popular and best attended events in Galveston County.