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More than 30 miles of beaches plus a wealth of cultural and historic institutions make this island a Gulf of Mexico vacation hot spot. If you go, don't forget your walking shoes: With 14 museums and 20 art galleries, plus several historic homes and mansions, there's a lot of ground to cover. Armchair pilots will love the Lone Star Flight Museum and those with more...
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Artwalk Location
2127 Strand
ArtWalk is Galveston’s free evening in celebration of the visual arts. Galleries, restaurants and other businesses open their doors to host artists from all ove...
The Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Postoffice Street
The holiday season continues with B.B. King, Johnny Mathis, Asleep at the Wheel, Jerry Jeff Walker and more. For a list of all events, visit www.thegrand.com
Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival
September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014
23rd & Strand
Three full days of shrimp, boats, music, friends and fun.
Halloween Festivities
October 4, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Halloween events all over Galveston including cemetery tours, haunted harbor tours, historic home haunts and more.
17th Annual ARToberFEST
October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014
23rd and Postoffice Street
Galveston's premier art event! The Island's hospitality, and the relaxed atmosphere provide a beautiful settings in which to enjoy the wide variety of origina...
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