News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau helps promote Galveston

Sometimes, friends will point out to me an article they come across that mentions Galveston. In many, not all, cases, these articles result from a concerted effort on the part of the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau’s public rel...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Be a part of the arts and cultural conversation

From shows at The Grand 1894 Opera House, stunning artwork at The Bryan Museum, to ArtWalk events downtown, Galveston is a city brimming with arts and culture.

In an effort to further promote these treasures, the Galveston Park Board is hosting an arts and...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

New holiday events on the horizon

Dubbing Galveston the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas, the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau created an annual marketing campaign in 2014 specifically to promote the island as a holiday destination, and to bring all of ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

‘Leave no trace’ in effect on isle beaches beginning June 30

    

From the City of Galveston

A new rule allowing beach cleaning crews to remove and dispose of any canopies, coolers, chairs, umbrellas or other equipment left overnight on Galveston beaches goes into full implementation beginn...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

USACE Galveston District awards $20.9 million dredging project with beach renourishment component

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS GALVESTON DISTRICT (June 20, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a $20.9 million contract Tuesday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for maintenance dre...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Have Fun In This Tourist Town

It seems like there’s never a dull moment — or weekend — in Galveston. With Mardi Gras in the rearview mirror, spring break is now in full swing.

Spring break is a time of year I’m glad to live in a place where many others choose to vacation. If you’re sta...

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