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New year, new adventures await on Galveston Island.

Galveston, Texas is a charming Southern retreat just 50 miles from Houston. It's a destination full of art, historic architecture, chic boutiques, ghost legends and more - all tucked within a quaint Gulf Coast barrier island. Come experience the charm of Galveston Island. #LoveGalveston

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Posted 12/16/2021
by Visit Galveston

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Posted 10/29/2021
by Christine Ruiz Hopkins

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Posted 1/19/2021
by Visit Galveston

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Upcoming Events

Dates: January 17 to February 13, 2022

Galveston Restaurant Week brings the island’s vibrant food scene to life! Dozens of Galveston restaurants will participate in this event, which is a once-a-year opportunity for diners to try top dishes on prix-fixe breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at attractive price points.

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Dates: January 29 & 30, 2022

Many visitors to Galveston are familiar with the island’s 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches. Some may not be familiar with the wide variety of museums and attractions in this historic beach town. During Galveston Museum Week, visitors can explore many Galveston museums at special rates.

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Dates: February 18 to March 1, 2022

The colors. The parades. The beads. The incredible food, music, and crowds bursting with excitement - Mardi Gras has a lot to love. And when you add the sand between your toes and the epic views of the island of Galveston, Mardi Gras gets even better.

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