Press Room


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

Caitlin Carnes
Public Reliations Manager
Office: (409) 797-5121
ccarnes@galvestoncvb.com

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



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Galveston Holiday Events Include Laser Shows, Polar Express and More

    From train rides to the North Pole on the authentic Polar Express to new laser light shows downtown, a 2-million-pound ice land and a world-renowned Victorian festival, Galveston offers no shortage of holiday fun.
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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

Nov 26 2019
Holiday Fun Continues this Weekend in Galveston
Nov 19 2019
Downtown Galveston to Shine This Season with 'Downtown Lasers & Lights' Event
Nov 13 2019
Holiday Festivities in Galveston Kick off this Weekend
Nov 06 2019
Galveston Holiday Events Include Laser Shows, Polar Express and More
Aug 18 2019
Galveston Brings in Fall Season with Haunted Tours, Fall Festivals
Aug 13 2019
See and Learn to Build Sandcastles at Galveston's East Beach
Jul 26 2019
Head to Galveston's Beach Parks This Summer
Jul 25 2019
Major Galveston Beach Expansion to Begin in August
 
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Galveston in the News

13 Fun Things to Do In Galveston

HOUSTONIA: On the Market: A Charming Coastal Getaway on Galveston’s East Beach

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Galveston homes to rent for a weekend getaway

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: AIA Sandcastle Competition brings works of art to East Beach

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Galveston's Carr Mansion claims spot on Texas Monthly's best new hotels list


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Film Production

Just minutes south of Houston, Galveston Island is a film-friendly city that is rich in unique locations. Expansive beaches, authentic Victorian neighborhoods, historic ships, classic urban alleys, world-class architecture and much more make Galveston Island a wealth of diverse filming locations.

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