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When: December 2–4, 2022

Step back to Victorian-era times during this visitor's favorite event in Galveston, Texas. Dickens on The Strand is Galveston’s annual holiday street festival bursting with live entertainment on multiple streets, including strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers, and a crowd of entertainers and costumed revelers.

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100 Seawolf Park Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77550

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1 Hope Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77554

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2701 Market St
Galveston, Texas 77550

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One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77554

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1 Hope Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77554

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