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6 Unique Wedding Ideas in Galveston

  Updated: Feb 2020 With the season coming up, summer-themed wedding ideas are in full swing, and there are plenty of wedding venues in Galveston that would make for a great spot for a ceremony or a comfortable location for a reception. Let’s consider some ideas for the big day.

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George Mitchell Revives Galveston Mardi Gras with the Fantasy Arches

Galveston’s famous Mardi Gras celebration has become one of the most anticipated Texas events of the year, welcoming thousands of people to join in the revelry and celebrate local culture and history. While many locals can’t imagine a time when Mardi Gras wasn’t a major Galveston event, it was actually wiped from the yearly calendar […]

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Best Things to Do on Galveston Island for the Holidays

  Winter on Galveston Island might be sunny and warm, but that doesn’t stop our seaside community from getting in the holiday spirit. Beginning in mid-November, Galveston’s “Winter Wonder Island” kicks off the holiday festivities, celebrating the season until early January. If you want to make sure to make the most of the holiday fun, here […]

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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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Downtown Galveston’s Newest Attraction: The Polar Express!

  This winter, downtown Galveston is getting an extra dose of holiday magic with the exciting debut of the Warner Brothers’ Polar Express Train Experience. Families will be able to make incredible holiday memories onboard the train ride to the North Pole, inspired by the beloved children’s classic, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. […]

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Electric Bicycle Rental and Scuba Diving in Downtown Galveston

Galveston is one of the country’s best year-round destinations, offering visitors and locals alike gorgeous weather and plenty of sunshine to enjoy in every season. Thanks to the area’s mild temperatures and beautiful coastal location, there’s no end to the outdoor fun in Galveston. One of Galveston’s most popular attractions is The Strand Historic District, […]

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Things to Consider When Leasing Historic Commercial Real Estate Properties

If you’re interested in leasing historic commercial real estate properties, there are a number of important factors that you should consider during the decision-making process. Choosing the right historic property for lease is a critical decision, holding the potential to either positively or negatively affect the growth and prosperity of your business. While it may […]

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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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Seawolf Park in Galveston: Submarine & Military History

Seawolf Park, located in historic Galveston, is a maritime tribute to one of the most overlooked groups of heroes in modern history: the brave submariners of World War II. This small fleet of underwater vessels and the courageous men who manned them were instrumental in winning WWII. Although they accounted for only two percent of […]

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7 Tourist Attractions in Galveston Perfect for the Whole Family

Located on the gorgeous Gulf Coast of Texas, Galveston is a coastal community that’s quickly become one of the lone star state’s favorite family-friendly destinations. Its unique island location makes Galveston a Texas city unlike any other, offering more than 30 miles of sandy beaches, a flourishing arts and culture scene, top-rated dining and shopping, […]

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