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The holiday season in Galveston is packed with amazing festivals, events, pop-ups and more!

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Galveston offers a wide range of Christmas and holiday activities! Whether you’re looking for warm weather and sunny skies, a unique coastal holiday experience, or simply to enjoy time with your family, Galveston Island has all that plus a good dose of the Christmas spirit.

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During this holiday event at Moody Gardens from Nov 20 to Jan 2, visitors can stroll through the Festival of Lights, a mile-long trail of illuminated holiday displays, plus experience live music, festive food and so much more.

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All aboard! Galveston will welcome the POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride to its lineup of holiday attractions in 2021. Set to the soundtrack of the motion picture, The Polar Express will be theatrically recreated to immerse passengers in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale while they are whisked away for a magical one-hour trip to meet Santa.

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