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Holiday Fun Continues This Weekend

It’s all about Santa Claus and shopping on Galveston Island this weekend. Santa will make several appearances in the historic downtown district where visitors will find myriad ways to finish up their Christmas shopping.

The Cruise Lady: Take to the Waves - It's Wave Season!

If you’re thinking of nice warm sunshiny islands about now.....it’s the time to book that cruise for 2017! The “Wave” Season is here!

Galveston Island Holiday Gift Guide 2018

In addition to being a great holiday vacation destination, Galveston Island is home to some of the most unique boutiques, shops, restaurants and attractions in the country, making it a perfect place to do some of your holiday shopping!

The 6 Best Kid-Friendly Holiday Experiences in Galveston

The holidays are about spending time with your family, and Galveston has no shortage of family-friendly attractions, events and displays!

The Cruise Lady: Deal or No Deal?

If you're going to cruise, and if you like to imbibe – check your cruise lines packages. 

Why Do Snowbirds Love Galveston So Much?

Is it the warmer island temperatures? The wonderful holiday traditions? Take a look at why so many choose Galveston as their winter getaway!

Through the Eyes of a Young Newcomer

Cody Baird is new to the island and shares his new found enthusiasm for Galveston.

Free Events on Galveston Island this Holiday Season

The island transforms into a “Winter Wonder Island,” as the store-fronts of downtown get blanketed in wreaths, lanterns and, of course, lights. Galveston also hosts several free and discounted events including Santa sightings, public art displays and more.

Tips for Holiday Cruising from Galveston

If you are cruising this holiday season from Galveston, you should definitely spend a day or two on our Winter Wonder Island before or after your cruise.

Yes, You Can Participate In a Christmas Bird Count!

This is the 119th annual Christmas Bird Count, hosted by the National Audubon Society. The event runs from December 14, 2018 through January 5, 2019, with individual CBCs occurring on specific dates during that time period all across North and South America.

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