Island Gossip

Michael Myers on the beach!

Michael Myers on the beach!

Well we made national news again lady's and gentlemen! Seems our small island just can't get enough attention. Just as hurricane Nicholas' was heading to the island. We had a visitor come to the beach!

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

In the 19th Century, tragedies washed over Galveston as regularly as the tides: deadly fires, yellow-fever epidemics, and hurricanes. Anecdotally, this legacy of destruction left Galveston one of the nation’s most haunted cities. Even for travelers without a taste for the macabre, the wide range of said-to-be-haunted sites offers a fascinating glimpse into Galveston’s colorful past.

Galveston, Texas San Luis Pass AKA The Pass

Galveston, Texas San Luis Pass AKA The Pass

Galveston Island San Luis Pass or The Pass is a well-known secluded spot to locals. There are always people fishing, camping, off-roading and, just hanging with friends. It is located at the westernmost point of the island and you have both beach and bay access from here. Historically, San Luis Pass has been a popular "back entry" into Galveston Bay for smugglers and pirates.

Galveston, TX Mardi Gras is comming up!

Galveston, TX Mardi Gras is comming up!

It's time to get prepared for the next Mardi Gras! Krewe's are looking for 👉 you! Come to The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius meeting this Thursday Aug 12, 2021 at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 1917 Winnie on the island. They have 10 floats and have room for some more to join. Come to the fun and get ready to party down for the next and the best Mardi Gras ever!

Galveston ArtWalk Are Back!! Every 6 Weeks Downtown!!

Galveston ArtWalk Are Back!! Every 6 Weeks Downtown!!

Galveston ArtWalk are back!! Come to the island this weekend July 17th, 2021 and every six weeks to enjoy the island and the local art. Presented every 6-8 weeks in partnership with downtown galleries, artist studios, nonprofits, and local businesses, ArtWalk takes place inside existing art spaces. This popular event is free and open to everyone. After 35 years of organizing ArtWalk, Galveston Arts Center reintroduced this community program on April 24th, 2021 after a precautionary one-year hiatus. We ask that all our partners and visitors join as we continue follow all CDC guidelines regarding safety in public gatherings.