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Media Contacts

Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152
lcast@galvestoncvb.com

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

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


Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room

Press Releases

May 26 2017
Galveston Reports Record High Tourism Revenues, Visitation
May 25 2017
Galveston Kicks Off Tourism Season
May 18 2017
$19.5M Galveston Beach Expansion Project Complete
Apr 11 2017
Galveston to Host Spanish Sailing Vessel El Galeon for Special Tours and Events
Apr 02 2017
Galveston to Welcome 600 plus German Cruise Ship Passengers for Island's First Port of Call of 2017
Mar 21 2017
Trolleys, New Beaches & Upgraded Attractions Coming to Galveston Island This Summer
Mar 16 2017
Gigantic Obstacle Course Coming to Galveston's East Beach
Feb 22 2017
Head to Galveston for Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
Jan 04 2017
Galveston Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend
Jan 03 2017
Alternative Rock Band Sugar Ray and Country Star Stoney LaRue to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2017
Dec 14 2016
5,000 Santas to Race on Galveston Seawall Sunday
Dec 07 2016
Commemorate Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
Dec 01 2016
Mardi Gras at the Beach
Nov 30 2016
Dickens on The Strand Kicks Off This Weekend
Nov 28 2016
Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 7-22
Nov 23 2016
Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston This Weekend with Surfing with Santa, Annual Tree Lighting
Nov 08 2016
Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston This Weekend
Oct 27 2016
Disney Cruises Return to Galveston Next Month
Oct 13 2016
Historic Ghost Tours Abound on Galveston Island
Oct 04 2016
Galveston to Offer New Meeting Spaces, Upgraded Attractions to Group Market in 2017
Sep 23 2016
Galveston to Host Eight Weeks of Holiday Events
Sep 06 2016
Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor at Galveston's American Undersea Warfare Center
Sep 01 2016
New & Romantic Places to Get Married in Galveston
Aug 30 2016
Galveston Holiday Fun Comes with Lights, Ice and Victorian Christmas Charm
Aug 12 2016
Galveston to Bring in Fall Season With Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
Aug 10 2016
$19.5M Galveston Beach Expansion to Begin This Fall
Aug 05 2016
Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Free Beach Concerts in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend
Aug 03 2016
Take a Historic Ghost Tour on Galveston Island This Fall
Jul 18 2016
5 Ways to Beat The Mid-Summer Heat in Galveston
Jul 15 2016
Historic Sites, Beaches Make Galveston a 'Pokemon Go' Hotspot
Jul 13 2016
Galveston to Host Beachfront Fireworks, Free Events on Weekends in July
Jun 10 2016
New Galveston Tour Package Unveils History of Texas Railroads
Jun 09 2016
Birthplace of Juneteenth Celebrates Emancipation with Festivities in Galveston
Jun 07 2016
Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
Jun 06 2016
Galveston Celebrates World Oceans Day with Free Beach Tours, Oceans Festival
May 25 2016
Galveston Tourism Season Kicks Off This Weekend
May 24 2016
Babe's Beach Dedication to Honor Former Texas Senator A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz
Apr 27 2016
New Summer Adventures in Galveston
Mar 24 2016
Summer Events in Galveston Bring Sand Castles, Corvettes and More
Feb 17 2016
Galveston Beach Parks Open March 12
Feb 12 2016
Spring in Galveston Brings Outdoor Festivals Galore
Feb 04 2016
Schlitterbahn Announces MASSIV - Tallest Water Coaster in the World
Jan 26 2016
New Attractions, Beaches & Restaurants in Galveston for 2016 Travel Season
Jan 08 2016
Galveston Restaurant Week Kicks Off
Dec 17 2015
Mardi Gras! Galveston Releases Parade Schedule for 105th Celebration
Dec 16 2015
Collective Soul and Country Star Cory Morrow to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2016
Dec 15 2015
Galveston Offers New Attractions, Upgraded Meeting Spaces in 2016
Dec 04 2015
Galveston Spreads Holiday Cheer and Charity During Season of Giving
Dec 02 2015
Dickens on The Strand Festival To Bring Victorian Merriment to Historic Downtown Galveston
Nov 18 2015
Experience Mardi Gras at Beach
Nov 13 2015
Galveston Kicks Off 50 Days of Holiday Festivities
Nov 03 2015
Local Artist Spreads Galveston Love to Houston Mural Festival
Nov 03 2015
Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally
Oct 27 2015
Galveston to Host 8 Weeks of Holiday Events
Oct 07 2015
Head to the Coast for Galveston's Victorian Charm and Family Friendly Holiday Festivals
Sep 25 2015
'The Bachelorette' Stars Spend Romantic Vacation on Galveston Island
Sep 25 2015
1% to Conserve Galveston Names Advisory Board
Aug 24 2015
Take a Historic Ghost Tour on Galveston Island
Aug 18 2015
Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours
Aug 12 2015
Major Galveston Beach Expansion Begins
Jul 21 2015
5 Galveston Beach Activities to Try This Summer
Jul 01 2015
Galveston Launches '12 Days of Christmas in July' Celebration
Jun 26 2015
Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
Jun 08 2015
Spend Father's Day Weekend in Galveston with New and Unique Activities to Celebrate Dad
May 21 2015
Galveston Kicks Off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
May 18 2015
Galveston Tourism Bureau Wins American Marketing Association Awards
May 11 2015
Galveston Juneteenth Celebration Marks 150th Anniversary June 7-20
Apr 02 2015
Galveston Events Celebrate Beaches, History & Cuisine This Summer
Mar 13 2015
Five New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer
Mar 12 2015
25 Things to Do on Galveston Island Without Hitting the Beach!
Dec 29 2014
Galveston Restaurant Week Returns Jan. 10-24
Dec 17 2014
Thousands of Santas to Race on Galveston's Seawall
Dec 02 2014
Experience Mardi Gras at the Beach in 2015
Dec 01 2014
Dickens on The Strand Festival To Bring Victorian Merriment to Historic Downtown Galveston
Nov 17 2014
Galveston Juneteenth Committee Adopts New Logo to Commemorate 150th Anniversary
Nov 13 2014
Galveston Holiday Festivities Kick-off with New Ice Sculpture Attraction
Nov 03 2014
Galveston to Kick Off 50 Days of Holiday Fun Nov. 15
Sep 24 2014
Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally
Sep 16 2014
Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours this October
Sep 01 2014
Galveston Holiday Lineup to Include New "Ice Land" at Moody Gardens, Dickens on The Strand
Aug 21 2014
Galveston to Feature New Holiday Attractions in 2014
Aug 01 2014
Place of Deadliest Storm in U.S. History Has Become Popular Destination for Haunted Travel
Jul 09 2014
5 Ways to Beat the Mid-Summer Heat in Galveston
Jul 07 2014
Taste the Best of Galveston This September
Jun 10 2014
Art Fans, Beer Lovers in Luck with Galveston's August Event Lineup
Jun 03 2014
Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
Jun 03 2014
Galveston to Host "Christmas in July," Beachfront July 4 Parade & Fireworks Next Month
May 20 2014
Summer Tourism Season Kicks Off in Galveston
May 15 2014
Galveston Island Experiences Record High Tourism Revenues
May 12 2014
Gigantic Sandcastles to Decorate Galveston's East Beach This Month
May 07 2014
Birthplace of Juneteenth Celebrates Emancipation
May 01 2014
Galveston to Host New Texas Tequila & Margarita Festival, Annual Juneteenth Celebration Next Month
Apr 29 2014
5 New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer
Apr 25 2014
New Tequila & Margarita Festival Among Special Events To Attend In Galveston This Summer
Apr 01 2014
Celebrate History in Galveston this May
Sep 01 2013
Galveston's Next Great Neighborhood

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