This waterfront entertainment and dining district is located on Galveston’s harbor in the Historic Strand Seaport area. Pier 21 features a variety of attractions, museums, restaurants, and the Harbor House Hotel and Marina. Several boat tours depart from Pier 21 and it offers a prime view of the Galveston Ship Channel. Wave at cruise passengers as they depart for their voyage and catch a glimpse of playful dolphins swimming in their wake. Several annual festivals and events occur here.