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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

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

Clayton Kolavo
Engagement Strategist
Office: (409)797-5120

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.

  • 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

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
Aug 02 2018
Gigantic Sandcastles to Decorate Galveston's East Beach
Jun 25 2018
Country Star Bri Bagwell to Headline Galveston 'Boots 'N Eats on the Beach' Event July 21
Jun 13 2018
Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Week
May 25 2018
Galveston Beach Season Brings Water Safety Tips, Upgraded Parks & Free Events

Galveston in the News

SOUTHERN BRIDE: Influential Designer Gowns in Galveston

HOUSTON CITY BOOK: Splash Town - Galveston

TRIBEZA: Travel Pick -- Galveston

TEXAS LIFESTYLE: Family Fun Guide to the Texas Gulf Coast

THC The Medallion: The Spirit of Revolt


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