Pleasure Pier and beach on Galveston Island

Galveston

The resilient “playground of the South” offers travelers a wealth of activities, so many that you’ll have to remind yourself to save time to kick back on the beach.

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Upcoming Events

"Judy Moody & Stink"

Feb. 21

In ArtsPower’s newest musical, "Judy Moody and Stink," this dynamic sister and brother duo take au...

Mardi Gras Galveston

Feb. 14-16, 21-23, 25

Celebrate Texas' largest Mardi Gras in downtown Galveston. On weekends and Fat Tuesday, enjoy dozens...

"An American in Paris"

Feb. 29

In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies...

Corvette Chevy Expo

March 14-15

Gawk at world-class Chevrolet show cars and shop major vendors with products like wheels and accesso...

Bon Temps Rouler Cajun Throwdown

March 27-28

This spicy island event features a crawfish cookoff with up to 60 teams, a variety of Cajun food, an...

The Grand Kids Festival

April 4

Presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House, this festival is designed as an avenue to introduce childr...

Featherfest and Nature Photo Festival

April 16-19

One of the largest birding festivals in Texas and the only one with a dedicated nature photography t...

Yaga's Wild Game and Barbecue Cookoff

May 8-9

Enjoy this wild game cookoff that features live entertainment, a silent auction, and a 5K run to ben...

Historic Homes Tour

May 2-10

The 46th annual home tour takes place the first two weekends in May and highlights historic and sign...

Galveston Island Beach Revue

May 17-18

The City of Galveston’s “Kickoff to Summer” event, this annual beach revue showcases vintage-i...


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