When it comes to food and drink, Galveston Island is second to none. Galveston has recently welcomed a new breed of chefs determined to make the island into a fine dining destination - chefs with worldly backgrounds and impressive pedigrees to match the exciting food they deliver.
And for drinks with a view? Whether you're after a twinkling city skyline or a sweeping vista of the Gulf, Galveston's watering holes and glittering nightclubs offer plenty of scenery to sip by.
Welcome to Galveston. We hope you brought your appetite for unforgettable food, lively libations and dynamic nightlife.
The Debate Is Over: The Margarita Was Invented In Galveston
A lot of sources debate our claim that Santos Cruz invented the margarita at the Balinese Room for singer Peggy Lee. Read more.
Galveston's Pier 21 - An All Day Affair
Galveston’s Pier 21 has restaurants, an exclusive hotel, marina, theater, harbor tours and attractions. Read more.
#LoveGalveston Photo Contest - A Chance to Win Cash, and Be the Face of Galveston
There’s nothing like spending “island time” with your family, taking in the Galveston coast while making memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. While your memories may be priceless, capturing them in a photograph could lead to some extra bonuses. Read more.
Get a Taste of Downtown Galveston
Galveston’s 70-block historic downtown is a veritable treasure chest of culture Read more.
10 Reasons You Should Get On "Island Time" in Galveston
The advent of spring in the Lone Star State heralds the arrival of warm weather, vibrant blue skies and blooming bluebonnets. Read more.
Group Activities Beckon & Abound on Galveston Island
If you’re looking for group activities, there’s plenty of things to on our charming little island. Read more.
Alternative Rock Band Sugar Ray & Stoney LaRue to Headline Mardi Gras! Galveston 2017
Alternative Rock band Sugar Ray and country music star Stoney LaRue will give headline performances at Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration, taking place Feb. 17 – 28, 2017 in Galveston. Read more.
Galveston.com Announces 2016 Best of the Island Winners
After weeks of nominations and tens of thousands of votes, we at Galveston.com are thrilled to present the Winners of the 2016 BEST OF GALVESTON AWARDS, "the Oscars of the Gulf Coast" according to The Houston Chronicle. Read more.
Galveston's Best Coffee Shops
The Island has a brewing cottage industry that locals rely on to get going each day, and the wealth of laid-back coffee shops that dot the city is astounding. Read more.
The Island Chills at DTO
DTO Galveston has a distinctly island chill ambience, and is one of those hidden gems that may not stay hidden for long. Read more.