Galveston Attractions

admin on February 22nd, 2017

The Galveston Island Market offers a festive monthly outdoor event where local artisans, handcrafters, and growers can showcase their creations for Galveston residents and visitors. From beautiful quilts to handmade soaps to photography to jewelry – and more! The Island Market provides a relaxing setting to browse and shop for unique hand-crafted items – many […]

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admin on December 3rd, 2014

Calling all Winter Trout Anglers Winter Trout Tournament (West Bay, Galveston Bay, East Bay, Trinity Bay)   When   THIS SATURDAY DECEMBER 6, 2014 Fish – 6 AM to 4:30 PM Weigh In – 3 PM to 4:30 PM   Where   WEST END RESTAURANT & SAND BAR 21706 BURNET DRIVE Galveston, TX 77554 (Sea […]

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admin on September 3rd, 2014

The famous Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is September 26-28, 2014.  It’s held in the historic strand district on Galveston. Complete information can be found here:  Galveston Island Shrimp Festival FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014 7 pm – Chief Cooks Meeting at Beerfoot Brewery FRIDAY, SEPT. 26, 2014 8-10 pm – VIP/Sponsor Kick Off Party: Fried Shrimp […]

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admin on November 22nd, 2013

Dickens on the Strand Festival is coming to Galveston December 6-8, 2013.  Everyone knows how much fun this festival is!  So why not make a full weekend of it.  You could even rent a beach house and make a mini vacation of it all.  Calliste’s Corner is currently available for the event.  You can make […]

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admin on August 29th, 2013

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival 09/27/2013-09/29/2013 For details go here:  

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admin on June 6th, 2012

The kids just got finished with their summer surf camp hosted by Ohana.  They had a total blast!  Ohana Surf really goes the extra mile to make sure the kids all have a good time.  The camp director and the staff were great with the kids.  And YES, they will learn how to surf!  Sarah […]

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admin on March 21st, 2012

Galveston Island, Texas  |   Sunday, April 1, 2012  |   1.2-mile swim / 56-mile bike / 13.1-mile run About the event The day starts off with a 1.2-mile saltwater swim in the protected Offats Bayou followed by a 56-mile scenic one and a half loop bike course along the Gulf Coast of Texas. The […]

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admin on February 8th, 2012

Mardi Gras in Galveston 2012 dates are 02/10/2012-03/08/2012 The big parade dates are Saturday 02/11/2012 on the seawall and then the following Saturday 02/18/2012 in the strand area of Galveston. My favorite parade is the one held on the first Saturday that runs down the seawall.  It’s called the Krewe of Gambrinus Parade.  To me, […]

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admin on October 22nd, 2011

We took our two kids, 9 and 11 years old to the Haunted Mayfield Manor last Saturday. I think for this being their first haunted house it was a perfect choice.  The haunted house people did have some fun with us though.  Not sure if they do this for everyone. But Mr Mayfield’s daughters name […]

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admin on October 4th, 2011

ARToberFEST is coming to Galveston 10/15/2011-10/16/2011 Saturday 10am to 6pm & Sunday 10am to 5pm Featuring over 125 artists Fun, food, music and art in a beautifully restored historic settings. This is the 14th annual fine art festival in downtown Galveston.  Admission is $5 and children 12 and under are free.  It is sure to […]

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