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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

Jaree Fortin
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5152
jfortin@galvestoncvb.com

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



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Mardi Gras at the Beach!

    If you're looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2019, grab some beads and hit the beach!
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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 20 2018
Celebrate Galveston Museum Day
Dec 19 2018
Mardi Gras at the Beach!
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
 
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Galveston in the News

TEXAS HIGHWAYS: Rent a Historic Home in Galveston for the Holidays

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

AUSTIN 360: The Best Holiday Festivals in Texas

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE MAGAZINE: Holiday by the Sea

AMERICAN WAY: Texas Doesn't Do Bah! Humbug!


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