Galveston

On the Market: Charming Galveston Home of a Local TV Weatherman

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a house up for sale on Galveston Island.

09/14/2022 By Anna Rajagopal

Let's go to the beach

AIA Houston to Host 2022 Sandcastle Competition in Galveston

Grab your sand bucket: we’re headed to the beach.

08/10/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Alexia Partouche

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 12: We're On A Boat

The five remaining chefs attempt to catch their own seafood in the Gulf of Mexico.

05/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 11: Family Vacation

The chefs head to Galveston to make seafood towers and shareable family dishes.

05/13/2022 By Shelby Stewart

SAILING SEAS

Princess Cruises Returns to Galveston after Six-Year Hiatus

Holding up to 3,080 guests, the Ruby Princess will depart from Galveston from December 2022 through April 2023.

04/21/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Editor's picks

5 Must-See Art Exhibitions to Visit this December

From architecture-inspired paintings to an exhibition on zine history, check out these shows in Houston this month.

12/08/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Juneteenth Edition

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 18–20

The 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day is finally a federal holiday, so celebrate in style.

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Hidden Figures

Looking Deeper at the Massive New Juneteenth Mural in Galveston

Who and what will you find in Reginald Adams's "Absolute Equality"?

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Freedom On The Strand

How Galveston Is Honoring Its Role as the Birthplace of Juneteenth

The Juneteenth Legacy Project pays homage to June 19, 1865, with the new "Absolute Equality" mural.

06/18/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Family Play-cation

Our Favorite Family-Friendly, Houston-Area Hotels

A roundup of local spots where the kids can be kids.

06/08/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

"On Juneteenth"

Annette Gordon-Reed to Headline a Surprise Inprint Event

The renowned Texas-born historian will talk about her memoir, "On Juneteenth," on June 21.

06/04/2021 By Emma Schkloven

On Deck

Ready to Take a Cruise?

Carnival Breeze and Carnival Vista are back in Galveston, but when will it be vacation time?

05/21/2021 By Raven Wuebker

It’s gonna be May

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 30–May 2

Snoop some castle-esque homes in Galveston, pregame Comicpalooza at Karbach Brewing Co., and enjoy Miller’s first outdoor show in over a year.

04/30/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Laissez les bons temps rouler

Our Favorite Krewe of Saints Houses in Galveston

Neighborhoods across the island have lit up their homes in celebration of Mardi Gras.

02/10/2021 Photography by Jeff Fitlow

Ahoy, matey

5 Things to Do This Weekend, Jan 29–31 

Finish out the month by exploring Galveston’s historic ships or enjoying some of the best classical music has to offer.

01/29/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Sponsored Content

The Number One Reason to Visit Galveston for the Holidays

The latest additions to the city’s Turtles About Town art project is a fun, free, and safe outdoor activity the whole family will enjoy.

12/16/2020

Bah Humbug

Galveston's Dickens on the Strand Cancelled for 2020

The annual Victorian-themed holiday festival will return to the island in 2021.

11/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Merry and Bright

Moody Gardens’ Holiday in the Gardens is Back to Light Up Your Holiday Season

The Galveston tourist destination’s annual Christmas event kicks off this weekend and runs all the way through January 2.

11/19/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Close to Home

Here's What Galveston Has Cooked Up for the Holidays

Events still abound this November through January—is a day trip in order?

10/21/2020 Photography by Gwendolyn Knapp

amuck amuck amuck!

Houston’s Halloween 2020 Happenings

From symphony concerts, to family friendly activities, to screenings of "Hocus Pocus," there’s a haunted event for you.

10/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven