Galveston Island Convention

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    February 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Surely Galveston Can Do Better Than "Galveston"

    Notwithstanding the recent Galveston-based Carnival cruise liner whose faulty engines landed its passengers in a world of hurt (and national headlines), the island is again throwing its arms open for the upcoming summer season. Last week the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau announced th ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Sandcastle Competition In Galveston: Photos

    Galveston Island Convention & Visitors BureauThe winning entry. Yes, there be dragons​More than 25,000 people attended the 25th annual sandcastle competition at Galveston over the weekend, according to a car count from the park board. The East Beach competition was won by JACOBS of Houston, s ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    Tourists, Tar Balls and Tort: Galveston and Deepwater Horizon​Before his visit to Texas President Obama hosted a cookout for family and friends on the South Lawn. On the menu: andouille sausage, crawfish and shrimp, all fresh from the Gulf Coast. He told press in a statement, "Americans can confidently and safely enjoy Gulf seafood once ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Third Time's The Charm For Closing Down The Gulf Freeway

    The first time TxDot tried to shut down the Gulf Freeway to Galveston for repairs, island officials howled about how it would affect business. TxDOT backed down and rescheduled.The second proposal, though, was just as bad: It was the weekend that Galvestonians are holding a bunch of events to commem ... More >>

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    May 22, 2003


    Lifeguards prove their worth in Galveston

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    December 31, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999

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    June 30, 1994