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Historic Homes Tour

The Galveston Historical Foundation puts the island's finest privately owned old houses on display on the first two weekends in May. In addition to tours of historic homes, other events include organized evening str…
Art in Galveston


Organized by the Galveston Arts Center, every four to six weeks on Saturday art galleries and exhibition spaces around town open to the public from 6pm to 9pm, allowing visitors to browse local artwork and sample lo…
Carnival in Galveston

Mardi Gras

For 12 days before Ash Wednesday, Galveston does the best New Orleans impression it knows how, with parades, pageants, parties and more. At least one Sunday is dedicated to families, but the rest of the party can ge…
Cultural in Galveston

Dickens on the Strand

On the first (and sometimes second) weekend in December, the historic Strand District morphs into Victorian London. Costumed jugglers and musicians take to the street as peddlers vend their old-timey wares and Queen…
Festival in Corpus Christi

Buccaneer Days Festival

Held in early May, this festival celebrates the region's long history of piracy with 10 days of music and parades on the Corpus Christi waterfront.