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          Press Releases

          Jul 16 2020
          Find your Beach on Galveston Island this Summer
          Jul 04 2020
          Galveston Beaches Reopen July 6
          Jun 12 2020
          Galveston Celebrates Birthplace of Juneteenth
          Jun 05 2020
          Free Summer Activities in Galveston
          May 20 2020
          Galveston Kicks of Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
          May 15 2020
          Summer Season Brings Safety Awareness to Galveston
          Apr 30 2020
          Galveston Beaches Open
          Mar 26 2020
          Learn About Texas History with Galveston Online Resources
          Feb 27 2020
          In Galveston, Spring is for the Birds
          Feb 18 2020
          Second Weekend of Mardi Gras Galveston to Feature Bowling for Soup
          Feb 12 2020
          Mardi Gras Galveston Kicks Off Friday
          Jan 30 2020
          Head to Galveston for Spring Break
          Jan 23 2020
          Mardi Gras! Galveston Announces 2020 Headliners
          Jan 07 2020
          Celebrate Galveston Museum Day Jan. 25-26
          Dec 19 2019
          Enjoy Family Fun in Galveston with Lasers and Lights, Ice Land and More
          Dec 17 2019
          Galveston's Jordan Price Appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malawi
          Nov 26 2019
          Holiday Fun Continues this Weekend in Galveston
          Nov 19 2019
          Downtown Galveston to Shine This Season with 'Downtown Lasers & Lights' Event
          Nov 13 2019
          Holiday Festivities in Galveston Kick off this Weekend
          Nov 06 2019
          Galveston Holiday Events Include Laser Shows, Polar Express and More
          Aug 18 2019
          Galveston Brings in Fall Season with Haunted Tours, Fall Festivals
          Aug 13 2019
          See and Learn to Build Sandcastles at Galveston's East Beach
          Jul 26 2019
          Head to Galveston's Beach Parks This Summer
          Jul 25 2019
          Major Galveston Beach Expansion to Begin in August
          Jul 03 2019
          Galveston Offers Expanded Lineup of Free Summer Beach Events
          Jun 07 2019
          Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
          May 22 2019
          Summer Season Brings Water Safety Awareness to Galveston Beaches
          May 07 2019
          5 New Reasons to Visit Galveston Island this Summer
          Apr 29 2019
          Spring in Galveston to Bring Outdoor Festivals Galore
          Mar 08 2019
          Spring Break in Galveston kicks off this weekend
          Feb 26 2019
          Second Weekend of Mardi Gras Galveston to Feature Texas Country Star Jason Cassidy, Family Gras
          Feb 19 2019
          Galveston Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off Friday
          Feb 13 2019
          Galveston Naval Museum to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of USS Cavalla Commissioning
          Feb 13 2019
          Galveston Offers Upgrades and New Meeting Spaces to Group Market
          Feb 12 2019
          Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Beaches, Historic Attractions
          Feb 12 2019
          Head to Galveston this spring break for fun on the beach, historic attractions
          Feb 01 2019
          Mardi Gras Galveston Parade Schedule
          Jan 15 2019
          Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 26-Feb. 10
          Dec 20 2018
          Celebrate Galveston Museum Day
          Dec 19 2018
          Mardi Gras at the Beach!
          Dec 11 2018
          Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston this Weekend
          Nov 28 2018
          Dickens on the Strand to Take Place in Galveston this Weekend
          Nov 21 2018
          Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston this Weekend with Downtown Lanterns and Lights
          Nov 21 2018
          Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston this Weekend
          Sep 06 2018
          Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
          Sep 05 2018
          Galveston's Ghostly History to Draw Thrill Seekers This October
          Sep 04 2018
          Island to Showcase New Family Friendly Events, Victorian Charm for the Holidays
          Aug 07 2018
          Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Fireworks and More in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend
          Aug 02 2018
          Gigantic Sandcastles to Decorate Galveston's East Beach
          Jun 25 2018
          Country Star Bri Bagwell to Headline Galveston 'Boots 'N Eats on the Beach' Event July 21
          Jun 13 2018
          Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Week
          May 25 2018
          Galveston Beach Season Brings Water Safety Tips, Upgraded Parks & Free Events
          May 23 2018
          Galveston Island Kicks off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
          Apr 12 2018
          Special Events in Galveston to Celebrate Beaches, History & Cuisine This Summer
          Apr 06 2018
          "Tall Ships" Maritime Festival Has Begun in Galveston
          Mar 09 2018
          Water Advisories Lifted for Galveston Island Beaches
          Mar 01 2018
          New in Galveston: Tall Ships, Nature Tours, Thrill Rides and More
          Feb 28 2018
          Festival of Historic Tall Ships Coming to Galveston
          Feb 26 2018
          Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
          Feb 06 2018
          Mardi Gras! Galveston Releases Parade Schedule for 107th Celebration
          Jan 30 2018
          Galveston Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off Friday
          Dec 28 2017
          Alternative Rock Band Everclear and Country Star Kevin Fowler to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2018
          Dec 14 2017
          Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 6-21
          Nov 27 2017
          Dickens on the Strand: World-Famous Victorian Festival to Take Place in Galveston this Weekend
          Nov 22 2017
          Third-Largest Mardi Gras Celebration in U.S. Offers Beachfront Revelry on the Texas Coast
          Nov 20 2017
          Holiday Festivities Continue in Galveston This Weekend with New Downtown Lanterns and Lights Event
          Nov 09 2017
          Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston This Weekend
          Oct 06 2017
          Galveston Holiday Events to Include New Downtown Lantern & Lights Plus Cirque Joyeux Noel Show
          Sep 21 2017
          Galveston to Support Harvey Relief Efforts with Free Beach Weekend, Wild Texas Shrimp Festival
          Sep 06 2017
          Galveston Tourism Makes Full Return to Business with Reopening of Railroad Museum
          Sep 01 2017
          Galveston Beach Parks, Tourist Attractions Reopen After Hurricane Harvey
          Aug 04 2017
          Take a Historic Ghost Tour on Galveston Island, Place of Deadliest Storm in US History
          Jun 20 2017
          Wake Up & Smell the Spices: The Spice & Tea Exchange Opens in Galveston
          Jun 12 2017
          Galveston Island to Host Nightly Fireworks, New 'Boots 'N Eats on the Beach' Event July 4th Weekend
          Jun 03 2017
          Galveston to Host Free Fireworks Every Weekend this Summer
          Jun 03 2017
          USS Gabrielle Giffords to Arrive in Galveston Saturday
          May 30 2017
          Free Sandcastle Building Lessons Coming to Galveston's Stewart Beach
          May 30 2017
          Birthplace of Juneteenth Celebrates Emancipation with Festivities in Galveston
          May 26 2017
          Galveston Reports Record High Tourism Revenues, Visitation
          May 25 2017
          Galveston Kicks Off Tourism Season
          May 18 2017
          $19.5M Galveston Beach Expansion Project Complete
          Apr 11 2017
          Galveston to Host Spanish Sailing Vessel El Galeon for Special Tours and Events
          Apr 02 2017
          Galveston to Welcome 600 plus German Cruise Ship Passengers for Island's First Port of Call of 2017
          Mar 21 2017
          Trolleys, New Beaches & Upgraded Attractions Coming to Galveston Island This Summer
          Mar 16 2017
          Gigantic Obstacle Course Coming to Galveston's East Beach
          Feb 22 2017
          Head to Galveston for Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
          Jan 04 2017
          Galveston Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend
          Jan 03 2017
          Alternative Rock Band Sugar Ray and Country Star Stoney LaRue to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2017
          Dec 14 2016
          5,000 Santas to Race on Galveston Seawall Sunday
          Dec 07 2016
          Commemorate Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
          Dec 01 2016
          Mardi Gras at the Beach
          Nov 30 2016
          Dickens on The Strand Kicks Off This Weekend
          Nov 28 2016
          Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 7-22
          Nov 23 2016
          Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston This Weekend with Surfing with Santa, Annual Tree Lighting
          Nov 08 2016
          Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston This Weekend
          Oct 27 2016
          Disney Cruises Return to Galveston Next Month
          Oct 13 2016
          Historic Ghost Tours Abound on Galveston Island
          Oct 04 2016
          Galveston to Offer New Meeting Spaces, Upgraded Attractions to Group Market in 2017
          Sep 23 2016
          Galveston to Host Eight Weeks of Holiday Events
          Sep 06 2016
          Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor at Galveston's American Undersea Warfare Center
          Sep 01 2016
          New & Romantic Places to Get Married in Galveston
          Aug 30 2016
          Galveston Holiday Fun Comes with Lights, Ice and Victorian Christmas Charm
          Aug 12 2016
          Galveston to Bring in Fall Season With Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
          Aug 10 2016
          $19.5M Galveston Beach Expansion to Begin This Fall
          Aug 05 2016
          Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Free Beach Concerts in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend
          Aug 03 2016
          Take a Historic Ghost Tour on Galveston Island This Fall
          Jul 18 2016
          5 Ways to Beat The Mid-Summer Heat in Galveston
          Jul 15 2016
          Historic Sites, Beaches Make Galveston a 'Pokemon Go' Hotspot
          Jul 13 2016
          Galveston to Host Beachfront Fireworks, Free Events on Weekends in July
          Jun 10 2016
          New Galveston Tour Package Unveils History of Texas Railroads
          Jun 09 2016
          Birthplace of Juneteenth Celebrates Emancipation with Festivities in Galveston
          Jun 07 2016
          Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
          Jun 06 2016
          Galveston Celebrates World Oceans Day with Free Beach Tours, Oceans Festival
          May 25 2016
          Galveston Tourism Season Kicks Off This Weekend
          May 24 2016
          Babe's Beach Dedication to Honor Former Texas Senator A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz
          Apr 27 2016
          New Summer Adventures in Galveston
          Mar 24 2016
          Summer Events in Galveston Bring Sand Castles, Corvettes and More
          Feb 17 2016
          Galveston Beach Parks Open March 12
          Feb 12 2016
          Spring in Galveston Brings Outdoor Festivals Galore
          Feb 04 2016
          Schlitterbahn Announces MASSIV - Tallest Water Coaster in the World
          Jan 26 2016
          New Attractions, Beaches & Restaurants in Galveston for 2016 Travel Season
          Jan 08 2016
          Galveston Restaurant Week Kicks Off
          Dec 17 2015
          Mardi Gras! Galveston Releases Parade Schedule for 105th Celebration
          Dec 16 2015
          Collective Soul and Country Star Cory Morrow to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2016
          Dec 15 2015
          Galveston Offers New Attractions, Upgraded Meeting Spaces in 2016
          Dec 04 2015
          Galveston Spreads Holiday Cheer and Charity During Season of Giving
          Dec 02 2015
          Dickens on The Strand Festival To Bring Victorian Merriment to Historic Downtown Galveston
          Nov 18 2015
          Experience Mardi Gras at Beach
          Nov 13 2015
          Galveston Kicks Off 50 Days of Holiday Festivities
          Nov 03 2015
          Local Artist Spreads Galveston Love to Houston Mural Festival
          Nov 03 2015
          Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally
          Oct 27 2015
          Galveston to Host 8 Weeks of Holiday Events
          Oct 07 2015
          Head to the Coast for Galveston's Victorian Charm and Family Friendly Holiday Festivals
          Sep 25 2015
          'The Bachelorette' Stars Spend Romantic Vacation on Galveston Island
          Sep 25 2015
          1% to Conserve Galveston Names Advisory Board
          Aug 24 2015
          Take a Historic Ghost Tour on Galveston Island
          Aug 18 2015
          Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
          Aug 12 2015
          Major Galveston Beach Expansion Begins
          Jul 21 2015
          5 Galveston Beach Activities to Try This Summer
          Jul 01 2015
          Galveston Launches '12 Days of Christmas in July' Celebration
          Jun 26 2015
          Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
          Jun 08 2015
          Spend Father's Day Weekend in Galveston with New and Unique Activities to Celebrate Dad
          May 21 2015
          Galveston Kicks Off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
          May 18 2015
          Galveston Tourism Bureau Wins American Marketing Association Awards
          May 11 2015
          Galveston Juneteenth Celebration Marks 150th Anniversary June 7-20
          Apr 02 2015
          Galveston Events Celebrate Beaches, History & Cuisine This Summer
          Mar 13 2015
          Five New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer
          Mar 12 2015
          25 Things to Do on Galveston Island Without Hitting the Beach!
          Dec 29 2014
          Galveston Restaurant Week Returns Jan. 10-24
          Dec 17 2014
          Thousands of Santas to Race on Galveston's Seawall
          Dec 02 2014
          Experience Mardi Gras at the Beach in 2015
          Dec 01 2014
          Dickens on The Strand Festival To Bring Victorian Merriment to Historic Downtown Galveston
          Nov 17 2014
          Galveston Juneteenth Committee Adopts New Logo to Commemorate 150th Anniversary
          Nov 13 2014
          Galveston Holiday Festivities Kick-off with New Ice Sculpture Attraction
          Nov 03 2014
          Galveston to Kick Off 50 Days of Holiday Fun Nov. 15
          Sep 24 2014
          Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally
          Sep 16 2014
          Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours this October
          Sep 01 2014
          Galveston Holiday Lineup to Include New "Ice Land" at Moody Gardens, Dickens on The Strand
          Aug 21 2014
          Galveston to Feature New Holiday Attractions in 2014
          Aug 01 2014
          Place of Deadliest Storm in U.S. History Has Become Popular Destination for Haunted Travel
          Jul 09 2014
          5 Ways to Beat the Mid-Summer Heat in Galveston
          Jul 07 2014
          Taste the Best of Galveston This September
          Jun 10 2014
          Art Fans, Beer Lovers in Luck with Galveston's August Event Lineup
          Jun 03 2014
          Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
          Jun 03 2014
          Galveston to Host "Christmas in July," Beachfront July 4 Parade & Fireworks Next Month
          May 20 2014
          Summer Tourism Season Kicks Off in Galveston
          May 15 2014
          Galveston Island Experiences Record High Tourism Revenues
          May 12 2014
          Gigantic Sandcastles to Decorate Galveston's East Beach This Month
          May 07 2014
          Birthplace of Juneteenth Celebrates Emancipation
          May 01 2014
          Galveston to Host New Texas Tequila & Margarita Festival, Annual Juneteenth Celebration Next Month
          Apr 29 2014
          5 New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer
          Apr 25 2014
          New Tequila & Margarita Festival Among Special Events To Attend In Galveston This Summer
          Apr 01 2014
          Celebrate History in Galveston this May
          Sep 01 2013
          Galveston's Next Great Neighborhood

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