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Are We There Yet?

Planning a “family” vacation can be a real “wake-up” call.

Tying the Knot, Island Style

Tying the knot with a seaside theme is a popular option for many couples. Galveston offers many venues for such a dream wedding – island style. 

Humans of Galveston: German Couple Make a Pit Stop in Galveston

Get a glimpse into the lives of some fascinating people who have made the journey to Galveston, Texas.

Annual ARToberFEST Returns October 21-22

The 20th Annual ARToberFEST brings historic downtown Galveston to life this October.

Galveston Holiday Events to Include New Downtown Lanterns & Lights PLUS Cirque Joyeux Noel Show

The entire island will offer holiday cheer with eight weeks of “Winter Wonder Island” events and festivities.

Lone Star Rally Roars into Galveston November 2-5

North Dakota has Sturgis, which draws 750,000 bikers to the city for the 10-day event, and Daytona Beach has Beach Bike Week that attracts 500,000 over ten days. But pound for pound, bike for bike, Galveston’s Lone Star Rally is a major player on the scene.

36th Oktoberfest - Premier Fall Event

This fun, family festival weekend will feature continuous live entertainment on two stages, authentic German food and libations, Cake Wheel, fine arts, crafts, gifts and MORE!

Historical Facts About Hotel Galvez & Spa

If the walls of the Hotel Galvez & Spa could talk — and given that the historic hotel is rumored to be haunted, many people believe they do talk — oh, the stories they could tell.

Maceo's Marvelous Muffuletta

The history of Galveston’s Maceo family is the stuff of legend. These days, however, the name is associated with Maceo’s Spice & Import Co., home of the muffuletta.

The Cruise Ship Shuffle

No. It’s not the latest dance craze – it’s what’s going on in the cruise industry since Irma, Jose, and Maria wreaked their havoc on the Caribbean, devastating all of those beautiful, lush green islands that were once popular port stops.