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Who We Are

The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of Galveston Island, Texas... Read more.


Media Contacts

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Relations Director
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124
iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Clayton Kolavo
Engagement Strategist
Office: (409)797-5120
ckolavo@galvestoncvb.com



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Island to Showcase New Family Friendly Events, Victorian Charm for the Holidays

    The Galveston holiday season is full of tradition-like its world-renowned Dickens on the Strand Victorian Christmas festival- but this year the island will offer some exciting new additions to make for an even more festive winter getaway.
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  • 25 Things to Do on Galveston Island Without Hitting the Beach!

    Galveston Island is a beautiful, historic beach destination known for its great weather all year round. But, if you're not a sand-between-your-toes kind of traveler, don't worry.
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  • Galveston's Next Great Neighborhood

    Marked by its beautiful Victorian architecture and colorfully painted storefronts, Postoffice Street is full of charm, offering an enchanting blend of art galleries, boutiques, antique shops, chic eateries and lively entertainment in downtown Galveston.
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Recent Press Releases

Dec 11 2018
Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston this Weekend
Nov 28 2018
Dickens on the Strand to Take Place in Galveston this Weekend
Nov 21 2018
Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston this Weekend with Downtown Lanterns and Lights
Nov 21 2018
Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston this Weekend
Sep 06 2018
Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
Sep 05 2018
Galveston's Ghostly History to Draw Thrill Seekers This October
Sep 04 2018
Island to Showcase New Family Friendly Events, Victorian Charm for the Holidays
Aug 07 2018
Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Fireworks and More in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend
 
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Galveston in the News

SOUTHERN LIVING ONLINE: 9 Christmas Events in Texas You Won't Want to Miss

AMERICAN WAY: Texas Doesn't Do Bah Humbug

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE MAGAZINE: Three Days in Galveston

AUSTIN 360: Best Holiday Festivals in Texas

TEXAS HIGHWAYS: Where to Find Your White Christmas Lone Star Style


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