9th Annual Mini Monster Bash on The Strand

For nearly a decade, the Annual Mini Monster Bash has been one of the most anticipated, free family events Mitchell Historic Properties hosts every Halloween season.  This year, the event promises to deliver even more adorably spooky fun for families, all taking place at downtown Galveston’s Saengerfest Park. Celebrate Halloween on The Strand The festivities […]

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Galveston Mardi Gras: Everything You Need to Know

The tradition of celebrating Galveston Mardi Gras is a long and storied one. From the late 1800s up until the onset of World War II, Galveston’s downtown district boasted two major Krewes, hosting extravagant parades and immaculate balls. The 12-day celebration leading up to Lent was renowned for its extreme opulence, drawing visitors from all […]

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The Personality and Value Historic Hotels Offer Downtown Tourism

One of the more important aspects of tourism for many modern cities is ensuring that their downtowns remain vibrant and attractive. Achieving this goal is not an easy one, but it is a process made much easier when there is a focus on maintaining and promoting historic structures, especially hotels. Maintaining Galveston’s Relevance Galveston is a history-rich […]

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