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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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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Map & Reviews: Galveston’s Best Coffee Shops

Whether you’re a Galveston local or traveling to the area to enjoy all that it has to offer, odds are that you know there’s no shortage of fun things to do and see. Many people say that Galveston is Texas’ best-kept secret, though the word is quickly getting out about the community’s friendly locals, great […]

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Mardi Gras 2019: A Galveston Event You Won’t Want to Miss

Galveston Mardi Gras 2019 is slated to be one of the biggest and best celebrations ever, promising performances by well-known headliners, massive parades, and more Mardi Gras fun than ever before. In 2019, the Galveston Mardi Gras schedule includes parades and events to be held from February 22nd through March 5th, 2019. More than 300,000 […]

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4 Best Wedding Venues in Galveston

The best wedding venues bring the character and tradition of the past into focus while blending a bit of modern elegance and convenience for that special touch. A once-in-a-lifetime event, your special day is equally important to many of your loved ones as well. When looking for that perfect mix of past and present for […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Galveston Party Venue for your Event

Big events in your life are likely going to require big event venue rentals for you and yours to properly celebrate. Mitchell Historic Properties offers a selection of party venues suitable for all kinds of event plans. If you’re still figuring out how to choose a venue, or trying to decide which of our spaces […]

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