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Nov
22
Fri
FREE Walk On Fridays at Pleasure Pier @ Pleasure Pier
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Walk-On Fridays! Walk around and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Pier! Join us on Friday Nights in November, where there’s no entrance fee. Discount valid from 4 PM – Close only. *Free walk-on pass to the Pier includes entrance only. Does not include All Day Ride pass, family passes or single ride tickets. Discount not valid with any other offer or promotion. No cash value. Valid Fridays on November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2019 only. Persons entering the Pier must follow all rules and guidelines as laid out on our website and on property.

Nov
24
Sun
Flip Flops Beach Bar – Jordan Tydings @ Flip Flops Beach Bar
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Nov
28
Thu
‘Freebirds’ Movie on the Pier at Pleasure Pier @ Pleasure Pier
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

November 28th: Thanksgiving Movie on the Pier – “Freebirds” will be shown at dusk.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, located at 2501 Seawall Blvd., features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, food venues, and retail shops. All events and rides are weather permitting. For more info, tickets, and a full list of events go to pleasurepier.com.

Tickets are available for Walk-On only (no rides), Single Rides, All Day Ride Passes, and Weekend Pass for three parks at tickets.pleasurepier.com.

Holiday Tree Lighting at Hotel Galvez @ Hotel Galvez
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Thanksgiving weekend Hotel Galvez invites guests and the community to celebrate the start of the holidays with the Official City of Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 29th. Festivities begin at 6pm and include a special appearance by Santa Claus, live holiday entertainment by local entertainers including the Galveston Ballet, and the lighting of the hotel’s 35-foot Christmas Tree on the front lawn.

About Hotel Galvez & Spa®

Hotel Galvez & Spa®, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. This 224-room, century-old hotel offers 13,000 square feet of meeting space, a 9,763-square-foot spa, fitness center, full-service restaurant, lobby bar, pool with a swim-up bar and Hall of History. The hotel is rated four diamonds by AAA and is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. For reservations, call (409)765-7721, or visit HotelGalvez.com

About The Tremont House

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. The Tremont House is a 119-room boutique-style hotel located in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Galveston’s Downtown Cultural Arts District. The Quarters at The Tremont House offers 14 luxury, loft-style extended-stay suites. The hotel features 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a bistro-style café, fitness center and two bars for entertainment – the 1888 Toujouse Bar and The Rooftop Bar. The Tremont House received the 2018 “Best of Wyndham Grand” Award for its exceptional service. For reservations, call (409)763-0300 or visit TheTremontHouse.com.

Nov
29
Fri
FREE Walk On Fridays at Pleasure Pier @ Pleasure Pier
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Walk-On Fridays! Walk around and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Pier! Join us on Friday Nights in November, where there’s no entrance fee. Discount valid from 4 PM – Close only. *Free walk-on pass to the Pier includes entrance only. Does not include All Day Ride pass, family passes or single ride tickets. Discount not valid with any other offer or promotion. No cash value. Valid Fridays on November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2019 only. Persons entering the Pier must follow all rules and guidelines as laid out on our website and on property.

Nov
30
Sat
RCC’s Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Run @ Pleasure Pier
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – Dec 7 @ 11:00 am

November 30th (9am): RCC’s Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Run – Get active this Thanksgiving weekend with RCC’s first Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run! This event benefits the Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County and its services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The route begins at 45th Street and will continue down the Seawall to 24th Street and back.  The $50 per runner registration fee supports the services that RCC provides. Registration includes a t-shirt, swag bag, and race bib. Sign up at rccgc.org/5k.

Dec
1
Sun
Brunch with Santa @ Tremont House
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brunch at Hotel Galvez is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel will begin taking Thanksgiving Brunch reservations on Monday, November 4th and Christmas Day Brunch reservations on Monday, December 2nd. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling (409)515-2028. Additionally, the hotel hosts Sunday Brunch with Santa every Sunday in December before Christmas.

For those seeking a romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner, Hotel Galvez offers a special four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill. Dinner is served 5-10pm and advance reservations are suggested. Reg and Cary will play 7-12:30am as the hotel rings in the New Year and celebrates 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling (409)515-2145.

Dec
7
Sat
Haynie Spirit 10th Annual Galveston SeaWalk @ Pleasure Pier
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

December 7th (10am): Haynie Spirit 10th Annual Galveston SeaWalk – Get your walking shoes out and join the 10th Annual 2019 Haynie Spirit Bone Cancer Foundation Galveston SeaWalk event to help the Haynie Spirit Foundation raise funds to support their causes of making a positive difference in the R&D for bone cancer and for affected families living across the Houston, TX area. For more info go to facebook.com/events/865270807203815.

Cheers on the Pier & Christmas Movies at Pleasure Pier and SANTA! @ Pleasure Pier
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • December: Cheer on the Pier with Santas on Saturdays – Get photos, enjoy Christmas activities, and watch holiday movies.
  • December Holiday Movies (shown at dusk)
    • December 7th: “Smallfoot”
    • December 14th: “Polar Express”
    • December 21st: “The Grinch”

Pleasure Pier is open November 28th Thanksgiving Day 1-8pm, December 25th Christmas Day, and December 31st for New Year’s Eve Party on the Pier.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, located at 2501 Seawall Blvd., features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, food venues, and retail shops. All events and rides are weather permitting. For more info, tickets, and a full list of events go to pleasurepier.com.

Tickets are available for Walk-On only (no rides), Single Rides, All Day Ride Passes, and Weekend Pass for three parks at tickets.pleasurepier.com.

Dec
8
Sun
Brunch with Santa @ Tremont House
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brunch at Hotel Galvez is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel will begin taking Thanksgiving Brunch reservations on Monday, November 4th and Christmas Day Brunch reservations on Monday, December 2nd. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling (409)515-2028. Additionally, the hotel hosts Sunday Brunch with Santa every Sunday in December before Christmas.

For those seeking a romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner, Hotel Galvez offers a special four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill. Dinner is served 5-10pm and advance reservations are suggested. Reg and Cary will play 7-12:30am as the hotel rings in the New Year and celebrates 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling (409)515-2145.

Dec
12
Thu
Christmas Carols at Tremont House @ Tremont House
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand, The Tremont House’s Duo du Jour will lead guests in a holiday sing-along on December 12th and 19th, 7-9pm, featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas songs. The hotel encourages guests to wear your pajamas in honor of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the Galveston Railroad Museum. Guests can enjoy carefully crafted winter drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres during the holiday cheer.

About The Tremont House

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. The Tremont House is a 119-room boutique-style hotel located in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Galveston’s Downtown Cultural Arts District. The Quarters at The Tremont House offers 14 luxury, loft-style extended-stay suites. The hotel features 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a bistro-style café, fitness center and two bars for entertainment – the 1888 Toujouse Bar and The Rooftop Bar. The Tremont House received the 2018 “Best of Wyndham Grand” Award for its exceptional service. For reservations, call (409)763-0300 or visit www.TheTremontHouse.com.

Christmas Carols at Tremont House @ Tremont House
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand, The Tremont House’s Duo du Jour will lead guests in a holiday sing-along on December 12th and 19th, 7-9pm, featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas songs. The hotel encourages guests to wear your pajamas in honor of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the Galveston Railroad Museum. Guests can enjoy carefully crafted winter drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres during the holiday cheer.

About The Tremont House

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. The Tremont House is a 119-room boutique-style hotel located in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Galveston’s Downtown Cultural Arts District. The Quarters at The Tremont House offers 14 luxury, loft-style extended-stay suites. The hotel features 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a bistro-style café, fitness center and two bars for entertainment – the 1888 Toujouse Bar and The Rooftop Bar. The Tremont House received the 2018 “Best of Wyndham Grand” Award for its exceptional service. For reservations, call (409)763-0300 or visit www.TheTremontHouse.com.

Dec
14
Sat
Cheers on the Pier & Christmas Movies at Pleasure Pier and SANTA! @ Pleasure Pier
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • December: Cheer on the Pier with Santas on Saturdays – Get photos, enjoy Christmas activities, and watch holiday movies.
  • December Holiday Movies (shown at dusk)
    • December 7th: “Smallfoot”
    • December 14th: “Polar Express”
    • December 21st: “The Grinch”

Pleasure Pier is open November 28th Thanksgiving Day 1-8pm, December 25th Christmas Day, and December 31st for New Year’s Eve Party on the Pier.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, located at 2501 Seawall Blvd., features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, food venues, and retail shops. All events and rides are weather permitting. For more info, tickets, and a full list of events go to pleasurepier.com.

Tickets are available for Walk-On only (no rides), Single Rides, All Day Ride Passes, and Weekend Pass for three parks at tickets.pleasurepier.com.

Dec
15
Sun
Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K @ Pleasure Pier
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

December 15th: Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K – Experience the magic of the Santa Hustle® Island Style! If you are a Christmas lover, enjoy overplayed holiday music, devouring candy and cookies, and joining in on an epic after-party, then grab your favorite friends and family and register. The Santa Hustle® swag is bound to make your jingle tingle even brighter with a Santa hat, Santa beard, finisher medal, and new performance hoodie! Make it an even more magical experience by adding on the “Santa Hustle Mrs. Claus Package” to your registration which includes a red tutu, arm warmers, candy cane socks, and two face tattoos. Don’t forget about the kids – register them for the 1-Mile Rudolph Run! Jimmy John’s is the official presenting sponsor for 2019. For more info go to santahustle.com/galveston.

Brunch with Santa @ Tremont House
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brunch at Hotel Galvez is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel will begin taking Thanksgiving Brunch reservations on Monday, November 4th and Christmas Day Brunch reservations on Monday, December 2nd. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling (409)515-2028. Additionally, the hotel hosts Sunday Brunch with Santa every Sunday in December before Christmas.

For those seeking a romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner, Hotel Galvez offers a special four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill. Dinner is served 5-10pm and advance reservations are suggested. Reg and Cary will play 7-12:30am as the hotel rings in the New Year and celebrates 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling (409)515-2145.

Dec
19
Thu
Brunch with Santa @ Tremont House
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brunch at Hotel Galvez is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel will begin taking Thanksgiving Brunch reservations on Monday, November 4th and Christmas Day Brunch reservations on Monday, December 2nd. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling (409)515-2028. Additionally, the hotel hosts Sunday Brunch with Santa every Sunday in December before Christmas.

For those seeking a romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner, Hotel Galvez offers a special four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill. Dinner is served 5-10pm and advance reservations are suggested. Reg and Cary will play 7-12:30am as the hotel rings in the New Year and celebrates 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling (409)515-2145.

Christmas Carols at Tremont House @ Tremont House
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand, The Tremont House’s Duo du Jour will lead guests in a holiday sing-along on December 12th and 19th, 7-9pm, featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas songs. The hotel encourages guests to wear your pajamas in honor of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the Galveston Railroad Museum. Guests can enjoy carefully crafted winter drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres during the holiday cheer.

About The Tremont House

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. The Tremont House is a 119-room boutique-style hotel located in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Galveston’s Downtown Cultural Arts District. The Quarters at The Tremont House offers 14 luxury, loft-style extended-stay suites. The hotel features 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a bistro-style café, fitness center and two bars for entertainment – the 1888 Toujouse Bar and The Rooftop Bar. The Tremont House received the 2018 “Best of Wyndham Grand” Award for its exceptional service. For reservations, call (409)763-0300 or visit www.TheTremontHouse.com.

Christmas Carols at Tremont House @ Tremont House
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand, The Tremont House’s Duo du Jour will lead guests in a holiday sing-along on December 12th and 19th, 7-9pm, featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas songs. The hotel encourages guests to wear your pajamas in honor of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the Galveston Railroad Museum. Guests can enjoy carefully crafted winter drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres during the holiday cheer.

About The Tremont House

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. The Tremont House is a 119-room boutique-style hotel located in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Galveston’s Downtown Cultural Arts District. The Quarters at The Tremont House offers 14 luxury, loft-style extended-stay suites. The hotel features 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a bistro-style café, fitness center and two bars for entertainment – the 1888 Toujouse Bar and The Rooftop Bar. The Tremont House received the 2018 “Best of Wyndham Grand” Award for its exceptional service. For reservations, call (409)763-0300 or visit www.TheTremontHouse.com.

Dec
21
Sat
Cheers on the Pier & Christmas Movies at Pleasure Pier and SANTA! @ Pleasure Pier
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • December: Cheer on the Pier with Santas on Saturdays – Get photos, enjoy Christmas activities, and watch holiday movies.
  • December Holiday Movies (shown at dusk)
    • December 7th: “Smallfoot”
    • December 14th: “Polar Express”
    • December 21st: “The Grinch”

Pleasure Pier is open November 28th Thanksgiving Day 1-8pm, December 25th Christmas Day, and December 31st for New Year’s Eve Party on the Pier.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, located at 2501 Seawall Blvd., features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, food venues, and retail shops. All events and rides are weather permitting. For more info, tickets, and a full list of events go to pleasurepier.com.

Tickets are available for Walk-On only (no rides), Single Rides, All Day Ride Passes, and Weekend Pass for three parks at tickets.pleasurepier.com.

Dec
22
Sun
Brunch with Santa @ Tremont House
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brunch at Hotel Galvez is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel will begin taking Thanksgiving Brunch reservations on Monday, November 4th and Christmas Day Brunch reservations on Monday, December 2nd. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling (409)515-2028. Additionally, the hotel hosts Sunday Brunch with Santa every Sunday in December before Christmas.

For those seeking a romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner, Hotel Galvez offers a special four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill. Dinner is served 5-10pm and advance reservations are suggested. Reg and Cary will play 7-12:30am as the hotel rings in the New Year and celebrates 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling (409)515-2145.

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