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50 Things to Do on Galveston Island, Texas

50 Things to Do on Galveston Island, Texas

Take a dinner cruise, stroll along the Strand, party at East Beach, relax at a day spa, fish from a pier, or visit one of the 'Broadway Beauties.'
Events Calendar of Festivals and Live Entertainment

Events Calendar of Festivals and Live Entertainment

While we don't list everything on the island that you could do, here are some selected recommendations of events that you definitely should consider attending.
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Put your name on the list and be among the first to receive our free newsletter featuring news, show reviews, date ideas, special offers, and more!
Local Entertainment News and Latest Top Storie

Local Entertainment News and Latest Top Stories

Stay on top of current Galveston entertainment news and events with the latest breaking top stories in the areas of arts, dining, music, sports, and more.
Theater Productions and On-Stage Plays

Theater Productions and On-Stage Plays

See an on-stage production at one of the area arts venues such as local theaters, performing arts venues, and much more.
Symphony Orchestra and Classical Music Ensembles

Symphony Orchestra and Classical Music Ensembles

Hear the area's leading symphony orchestras as they perform live classical music and also often feature prominent pop entertainers.
Ballet Theater and Local Dance Companies

Ballet Theater and Local Dance Companies

Enjoy classic, creative, and lively dance by premiere ballet companies performing seasonally and year-round here at home in Texas.
Art Museums and Fine Art Galleries

Art Museums and Fine Art Galleries

Find local studios where you can examine fine artwork or maybe choose to create a piece yourself at a workshop taught by an experienced artist.
Search Local Restaurants by Cuisine, Cost, or Region

Search Local Restaurants by Cuisine, Cost, or Region

Search restaurants by cuisine type, region/area, or price/cost to find local cuisine and dining options in DFW and surrounding areas.
Late Night Dining | Restaurants with Late Night Dining Hours and Kitchens Open Late After Midnight | Dining | Dallas, Fort Worth, DFW Metroplex, Texas

Late Night Dining and Kitchens Open After Midnight

You're hungry. It's after midnight. Which kitchens are still open and where can you get food that hasn't been rotating on the hot dog roller all day?
Where to Find the Best Seafood on the Island

Where to Find the Best Seafood on the Island

Peel Gulf shrimp or shuck Galveston bay oysters at Gaido's; or munch on deep-fried, bacon-wrapped, cheese-stuffed, shrimp 'kisses' at Fish Tales.
Outdoor Patios and Restaurants with Waterview Balconies

Outdoor Patios and Restaurants with Waterview Balconies

Streetside restaurants and cafes offer a casual dining experience with shade for your shoulders and a little breeze with your burger.
Hotels, Resorts, and Overnight Accomodations

Hotels, Resorts, & Overnight Accomodations

Visiting the city for a while? Lodging in-town guests? Maybe just getting away from the kids for the weeked? Let us offer some accommodation recommendations.
Fun Activities, Exciting Attractions and Adventures

Fun Activities, Exciting Attractions, and Adventures

Find leisure activities and fun attractions like catamaran sailing, race car driving, sky diving, horseback riding, bowling, go karts, and much more.
Shop for Fashions at Charming Boutiques and Vintage Outlets

Shop for Fashions at Charming Boutiques and Vintage Outlets

Preview the latest fashions at high-end retail centers and search for hidden treasures at consignment stores, discount markets, and antique shops.
Luxury Day Spas and Relaxation Massage

Luxury Day Spas and Relaxation Massage

Aaaaahhh, find your bliss with a relaxing massage, invigorating facial, luxurious bath, hairstyling, mani, pedi, and/or other luxury spa treatments.
Romantic Things To Do

Romantic Things To Do

Want ideas for places to go and things to do with your sweetie? We bring you these playful and romantic events and tips to help get your fire a-sparkin'.
Cheap Date Ideas

Cheap Date Ideas

Find ideas for inexpensive places to go, theater discounts, and free things to do like outdoor concerts, complimentary tasting events, and more.
How to Purchase Fine Chocolate

How to Buy Fine Chocolate

Need to know the difference between a truffle and a bonbon? A chocolate maker and a chocolatier? Cacao and cocoa?
101 Ways to Say I Love You

101 Ways to Show I Love You

Show your love and appreciation to your spouse or significant other with ideas such as gifts, couples activities, loving gestures, and romantic things to do.
Newly-Released Movies Now Playing in Theaters

Newly-Released Movies Now Playing in Theaters

Search for newly-released movies currently playing at a theater near you along with preview movie trailers and more.
Preview Film Trailers of Movies Coming Soon

Preview Film Trailers of Movies Coming Soon

See trailer previews of movies coming soon and films on the way to theaters in the Dallas Fort Worth Texas area.
Movie Theaters and Film Centers in the Bay Area

Movie Theaters and Film Centers in the Bay Area

Snuggle with your honey for a newly-released movie, be wowed by a 4D Special FX Theater, see a digitally-projected panoramic documentary, and more.
Interview with Actor Val Kilmer

Interview with Hollywood Actor Val Kilmer

This star in movies like Top Gun, Tombstone, The Doors, and Batman Forever talks about the power of humor, Nirvana lyrics, and the American way.
Live Music Venues, Concert Halls, and Outdoor Stages

Live Music Venues, Concert Halls, and Outdoor Stages

From small intimate theaters to open outdoor stages and mega concert venues, find nearby places that have the beat on great local music.
Live Music by Local Musicians and Cover Bands

Live Music by Local Musicians and Cover Bands

Search this list of local musicians and fun party bands performing original tunes and tribute cover songs in the style of pop, rock, country, top 40, and more.
Interview with Rhythm Guitarists Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes

Interview with Guitarists Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes

The classic rock musicians (of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent's band, respectively) discuss their passion for music and having the freedom to run their own show.
Karaoke Bars and Spaces to Sing Karaoke

Karaoke Bars and Spaces to Sing Karaoke

You know you're awesome. Need some R-E-S-P-E-C-T for your amazing (or not so much) singing skills? Belt it out then and show the world your kaaaaraoke.
Football News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Football News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Professional football teams in the Bay Area include the National Football League's Houston Texans, playing at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
Baseball News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Baseball News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Professional baseball teams in the Bay Area include Major League Baseball's Houston Astros, playing at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
Basketball News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Basketball News, Local Teams, and Game Schedules

Professional basketball teams in the Bay Area include the National Basketball Association's Houston Rockets, playing at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Soccer News, Local Teams, and Match Schedules

Soccer News, Local Teams, and Match Schedules

Soccer teams in the Galveston Bay area include Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo as well as the local Galveston Pirate Soccer Club.
Discover Texas' Most-Unique Tourist Attractions

Discover Texas' Most-Unique Tourist Attractions

Enjoy a 72-ounce steak, swing through the air at 230 feet above sea level, observe a cattle drive, stroll along the famed Riverwalk, and so much more.
Annual Festivals and Cultural Celebrations

Annual Festivals and Cultural Celebrations

A melting pot of fascinating traditions and celebrations, the Texas event calendar is jam-packed with seasonal festivals and small-town cultural events.
Road Trip Ideas and Relaxing Texas Getaways

Road Trip Ideas and Relaxing Texas Getaways

Throw on a pair of sunglasses and hit the road with these fascinating places to go for a quick (and likely much-needed) mini-vacation getaway.
24 Hours of Mardi Gras with the Krewe of Who?

24 Hours of Mardi Gras with the Krewe of Who?

Come along on a surrealistic journey of parties, parades, and pirates in The Strand Historic District at Mardi Gras Galveston alongside the Krewe of Who?
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Fun Things to Do

Fun Things to Do

You've worked hard and now it's time to play hard. So kick back and enjoy some personal recreation.

Entertainment News

Entertainment News

The latest breaking news and top stories in arts, dining, culture, movies, music, and sports.

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Not everything in town that you could do, but a list of events that you definitely should consider.

Date Night Ideas

Date Night Ideas

From retro candy stores to luxury car rentals, let us help you impress on your next date night out.

Movies in Theaters

Movies in Theaters

See previews of movies coming soon and trailers for films now playing at local theaters.

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