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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

Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Affairs Manager
Office: (409)797-5121

Sarah Kinsler
Social Media Manager
Office: (409)797-5120

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions

    Spring break is right around the corner which means flocks of Texans will be saying goodbye to winter as they head to the beach.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Recent Press Releases

Feb 28 2018
Festival of Historic Tall Ships Coming to Galveston
Feb 26 2018
Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
Feb 06 2018
Mardi Gras! Galveston Releases Parade Schedule for 107th Celebration
Jan 30 2018
Galveston Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off Friday
Dec 28 2017
Alternative Rock Band Everclear and Country Star Kevin Fowler to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2018
Dec 14 2017
Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 6-21
Nov 27 2017
Dickens on the Strand: World-Famous Victorian Festival to Take Place in Galveston this Weekend
Nov 22 2017
Third-Largest Mardi Gras Celebration in U.S. Offers Beachfront Revelry on the Texas Coast

Galveston in the News

HOUSTON LIFE: Family Fun on the Island for Spring Break

GROUP TOUR MAGAZINE: Port City - Galveston (Feb 2018)

SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS: A Whole Other Texas for Meetings & Events

TEXAS MEETINGS + EVENTS: Meet & Eat Galveston

A Gulf Coast Mardi Gras


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