Island Gossip

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.

Galveston VFW Post 880 located on the corner of 24th Street and Ave K

Galveston VFW Post 880 located on the corner of 24th Street and Ave K

For those of you who don't know the island VFW Post 880 offers a burger dinner on Tuesday's and steak night dinners on Friday's every week. The funds go to the VFW so it's a good cause. The word on the street is the food is some of the best on the island. So if you're looking for some thing to eat and want to help out a good cause check them out!

Galveston celebrating Independence Day with parade and fireworks

Galveston celebrating Independence Day with parade and fireworks

Galveston's beaches provide the perfect backdrop to Independence Day celebrations with a seaside parade and fireworks display. 
The Independence Day celebration is returning this year with floats, military vehicles, and fireworks. 

Galveston summer band concert series returns Tuesday!!

Galveston summer band concert series returns Tuesday!!

The Galveston Beach Band Concert series returns this summer for its 92nd season!
The Galveston City Council on Thursday approved the summer band concert series, which is a weekly, free, family-friendly event held on Tuesdays at the Eugenia and George Sealy Pavilion (900 24th Street.)

Juneteenth National Independence Day & Galveston!!!

Juneteenth National Independence Day & Galveston!!!

Just another historic day in Galveston, Texas! This island has many first! We are a very proud little island city at the very least! We can go back in Galveston's history and find our city ahead of the times again and again. On June 19th 1865 on The Strand at 22nd street