Galveston celebrates its 107th Mardi Gras

January 5, 2018 by  

There will no doubt be plenty of poster printing done after the winner of the 2018 Official Poster Contest of Mardi Gras is announced, and the official poster unveiled, in a couple of weeks.

In total, 27 parades are [Read more]

Galveston turns out for Santa Hustle

December 4, 2017 by  

Galveston’s annual 5k and Half Marathon Santa Hustle is coming to town in a few days. Thousands of ‘Santas’ will be running through town for charity.

The swag bags for [Read more]

Galveston observes ghost of Christmas past

November 12, 2017 by  

Early in December, Dickens on the Strand will once again turn the Strand into 19th Century Victorian London, which will resemble those scenes on many holiday cards.

The street festival will [Read more]

Galveston has plenty to do on Halloween night

October 26, 2017 by  

Galveston certainly knows how to celebrate Halloween on Halloween night. [Read more]

Galveston heads to its second annual Cajun festival

June 5, 2017 by  

For something a little different for Father’s Day, Galveston families may want to take their dads to the Second Annual Galveston Cajun Festival.

This three-day event will [Read more]

Galveston area set to jazz it up

May 15, 2017 by  

For the seventh year, the Red Cat Jazz Festival will be serving up some of the hottest jazz and blues artists of the current era.

Sam Pink, the festival’s founder, promises that the [Read more]

Galveston readies for county’s annual fair and rodeo

April 18, 2017 by  

The Galveston County Fair and Rodeo will start in just a few days.

A Live Stock Show and Seafood cook–off will start things rolling on [Read more]

Galveston celebrates Mardi Gras

February 5, 2017 by  

This year will mark Galveston’s 106 Mardi Gras, with over 300,000 revelers expected to attend the 22 parades, 20 balcony parties, 30+ concerts, and 5 masked balls.

This is Texas’ biggest and the [Read more]

The Island gets ready for Chili Quest

January 1, 2017 by  

The middle of January will be the time for Galveston’s annual Chili Quest. This will be the eighth year for the Yaga-sponsored festival. Some of the proceeds from the event will once again go to [Read more]

Galveston continues to enjoy the season with festive circus

December 15, 2016 by  

The holiday season is getting into full swing, and one way to celebrate will be the Cirque Joyeux Noel Dinner and Show coming in mid-December. The one-hour Christmas circus features performers from [Read more]

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