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SMS ALERTS makes it easy to be "in the know" for all things Galveston Island! From general information, to music, to arts & theater, to Mardi Gras, to the magic of the holiday season, now it's possible to get insider information, deals, & more with Text alerts.

General Island Information

Be a VIP, and you'll enjoy a range of weekly alerts that'll include event information, incredible deals, giveaways, and more.
Text the code GALV to 33733

The Island Music Scene

Galveston Island offers an array of live music venues, and when you sign up for our weekly alerts, you'll always be up to speed on upcoming shows.
Text the code GALVMUSIC to 33733

The Arts

From live music at The Grand, to stage productions at Island ETC, to ArtWalk and more, you'll enjoy the latest art happenings and events right at your fingertips.
Text the code GALVARTS to 33733 Weather

When severe weather is approaching the Island, stay informed with Weather and weatherman Stan Blazyk.
Text the code GALVWEATHER to 33733

Cruise Deals

Thinking about taking the cruise vacation of your dreams? Tap into the award-winning team at for great deals & rates to make that dream a reality!
Text the code CRUISENEWS to 33733

Galveston Food

Looking for dining specials and deals that are as affordable as they are delicious? This should be on your menu!
Text the code GALVFOOD to 33733

Holiday Magic

From November to January, Galveston Island is your Winter Wonder Island with over 1,000 glittering holiday events to choose! Sign up for the great deals that'll "jingle" right over to your phone!
Text the code MAGIC to 33733

Mardi Gras! Galveston

Each winter, Mardi Gras! Galveston features two weeks of parades, live music, family events, feasting, and more to the Island. And when you sign up for our special Carnival-season alerts, you'll always know how to laissez les bon temps rouler!
Text the code MARDIGRAS to 33733

With each alert subscription, you'll receive no more than 4 messages per month. Message and data rates may apply. You may opt-out at anytime by sending STOP to short code 33733. See T&C/Privacy Policy:

Harness the Power of SMS For Your Business or Organization!

Have you ever wanted to send a text message to your customers to announce a deal, promotion or even an event?

With SMS, not only can you send text message marketing campaigns to your customers, but we also provide you with the tools to collect those customers' mobile phone numbers.

SMS Broadcasts
With SMS, you're able to send enticing text messages to customers about events, new items and special promotions any time you want. 

SMS Polling SMS allows you create an SMS poll, allowing people to vote for their favorite anything by sending a simple text message to place their vote. 

SMS Conference Alerts
Managing a conference can be a communications nightmare. When it comes to attendees, it's in your best interest to alert them of changes in conference schedules, opening sessions and even reminders about their hotel checkout times. With SMS alerts powered by, you're now able to quickly and easily communicate with both conference attendees and staff in a more efficient and cost effective way than ever before.

Organizations and businesses can find out more about SMS by contacting Advertising Director Scott Moon at, or by phone at (409)765-3511.