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Welcome to Galveston Island Guide’s Day to Day calendar of fun & cool events and things to do!

 

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Oct
16
Wed
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
17
Thu
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
22
Tue
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
23
Wed
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
24
Thu
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
29
Tue
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 28 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
30
Wed
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Oct
31
Thu
Galvez October Ghost Tour and Dinners @ Hotel Galvez & Spa
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate the Halloween season with “Dinner with the Ghosts” at Hotel Galvez & Spa. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by a three-course dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity), the 1 ½ hour public ghost tour followed by dinner is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. The tour begins at 6 p.m. and guests should check-in at the concierge desk beginning at 5:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, please call (409) 515-2154. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Nov
14
Thu
GIB & Brick House Tavern + Tap Galveston Pairin @ Brick House Tavern
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 15 @ 9:00 pm

November 14th (7-9pm): GIB & Brick House Tavern + Tap Galveston Pairing – Two Galveston favorites have partnered up for a four-course dinner of culinary creations for only $49. Grab your friends, hot date or your crew from the office and join us for a great time! Get ready to indulge on this menu of Tiki Wheat and smoked beet & goat cheese salad with Tiki Wheat Vinaigrette. Pairing No. 2 will be Citra Mellow IPA and marinated skirt steak served over warm corn tortillas, topped with chopped onions, queso fresco, and cilantro. Served with Jicama Salad. Pairing No. 3 is housemade waffles served with a Fried Egg, an ‘I’m Hangry!’ Fried chicken slider and topped with warm syrup. Pairing No. 4 is PitPat Peanut Butter Porter and fried ice cream (vanilla ice cream filled with peanut butter, battered and fried to a golden perfection and topped with chocolate syrup! Your sweet tooth will thank us for this finale). RSVP at eventbrite.com.

Nov
15
Fri
Bearded Ladies Improv Night @ Beerfoot Brewery
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

November 15th (8-11pm): Bearded Ladies Improv Night – Time for laughs, it’s Galveston’s favorite improv group The Bearded Ladies, taking the Backroom stage. Tickets are $6 and Beerfoot will be serving up $5 Mules & Old Fashioneds. Doors open at 7:15pm so come early, get loose, and prepare to laugh ’till you cry. Beerfoot Brewery is located at 2816 Ave. R 1/2, Galveston.

Island ETC Theatre: “A Tuna Christmas” @ Island ETC
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

November 8th-30th, “A Tuna Christmas” by Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears will be on stage at Island ETC. This fun “tuna” adventure is a holiday classic. 

In this hilarious sequel to “Greater Tuna,” it’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on the various Yuletide activities, including the hot competition in the annual lawn-display contest and that Joe Bob Lipsey’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. “A Tuna Christmas” is a total delight for audiences of all ages.

Performances begin at 8pm except for Sunday matinees start at 2:30pm. Sunday matinees will be on November 10th and November 17th.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for students and senior citizens (55+). Tickets are available at islandetc.org.

ETC is located at 2317 Mechanic St. in Downtown Galveston. For further info, visit islandetc.org or call the theatre box office at (409)762-3556.

Upcoming performances are:

  • January 24th-February 1st: “Actually” by Anna Ziegler
  • March 13th-April 11th: “First Date” book by Austin Winsberg
  • May 15th-30th: “The Last of the Thorntons” by Horton Foote
Nov
16
Sat
Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens @ Moody Gardens
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Moody Gardens is located at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston. For more info or tickets go to moodygardens.com

Starting November 16th-January 12th, Holiday in the Gardens will take place. As the largest holiday destination in the Southwest, Moody Gardens offers more holiday attractions, activities, festive fun, dining and hotel packages than you can imagine.

The eight Holiday Attractions at Moody Gardens are Ice Land: Christmas Around the World, Festival of Lights, Cirque Joyeux, Holiday 3D Films, Rudolph 4D, Ice Skating, Arctic Slide, Train Rides, and Photos with Santa plus live entertainment, great food, group rates, hotel packages and more! 

There will also be ice skating, an arctic slide, photos with Santa, train rides and more.

Tickets are available in all kinds of combo packages as well as individual packages. Moody Gardens has SUPER Value Days for Bigger Discounts at Holiday in the Gardens! Admission starts at just $8.95 for Festival of Lights and $19.95 for ICE LAND with an additional $5 off for seniors and children at ICE LAND on these special days. For more information, including a calendar of Super Value Days, go to moodygardens.com/holiday_season/plan_your_visit.

Hours are 10am-10pm for Iceland daily. Festival of Lights is 6-10pm daily. Christmas day Iceland will open at 12 noon.

There is a live IceLand webcam set up at moodygardens.com/iceland_tent/ so that you can  see Ice Land: Christmas Around the World come to life.

Brewery Tours at Galveston Island Brewing @ Galveston Island Brewing
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday (1pm): Galveston Island Brewery offers free Brewery Tours! Tours are about 30-minutes long. Beer, camera, and questions are encouraged. Come and see how the magic is created in the brewery warehouse.

Galveston Island Brewery (GIB) is a local brewery featuring an on-site taproom showcasing classic beer styles from around the world. The tap room is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-9pm. For more info call (409)740-7000, go to galvestonislandbrewing.com, or you can always stop by the brewery located at 8423 Stewart Rd., Galveston.

FREE: Opening Celebration of Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens @ Moody Gardens
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Moody Gardens is located at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston. For more info or tickets go to moodygardens.com

Join us for Holiday in the Gardens Opening Day show! Dress in your best Steampunk attire and help us welcome Santa to Moody Gardens!

The first 30 people that register here are invited to wear their best steampunk costume in honor of the opening of Moody Gardens’ newest attraction, 20,000 Leagues: An Interactive Adventure! As a thank you for helping us all welcome Santa and his elves to Moody Gardens, you will be presented with a FREE ticket to the new attraction at our Opening Day Show on Saturday, November 16th!

All you have to do is:
– Register here
-Attend the show from 4-6pm on 11/16/19
-Help us escort Santa to the stage at 5pm
-Present your RSVP from Eventbrite to a Moody Gardens marketing staff member to claim your ticket behind the stage at the Opening Day Show (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wear-your-steampunk-costume-to-moody-gardens-for-a-free-ticket-tickets-81364273733?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1MEvnoUSd4yqd1HR4Xvbt5oOThg2VMkWJcjZza3LAoJeiH0iD_VuPmBXI)

‘Once: The Musical” at The Grand @ The Grand 1894 Opera House
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “ONCE” is a truly original Broadway experience. It tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, “ONCE” draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams…not living in fear…and the power of music to connect all of us. Tickets are $38-$108.

Island ETC Theatre: “A Tuna Christmas” @ Island ETC
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

November 8th-30th, “A Tuna Christmas” by Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears will be on stage at Island ETC. This fun “tuna” adventure is a holiday classic. 

In this hilarious sequel to “Greater Tuna,” it’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on the various Yuletide activities, including the hot competition in the annual lawn-display contest and that Joe Bob Lipsey’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. “A Tuna Christmas” is a total delight for audiences of all ages.

Performances begin at 8pm except for Sunday matinees start at 2:30pm. Sunday matinees will be on November 10th and November 17th.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for students and senior citizens (55+). Tickets are available at islandetc.org.

ETC is located at 2317 Mechanic St. in Downtown Galveston. For further info, visit islandetc.org or call the theatre box office at (409)762-3556.

Upcoming performances are:

  • January 24th-February 1st: “Actually” by Anna Ziegler
  • March 13th-April 11th: “First Date” book by Austin Winsberg
  • May 15th-30th: “The Last of the Thorntons” by Horton Foote
Nov
17
Sun
Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens @ Moody Gardens
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Moody Gardens is located at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston. For more info or tickets go to moodygardens.com

Starting November 16th-January 12th, Holiday in the Gardens will take place. As the largest holiday destination in the Southwest, Moody Gardens offers more holiday attractions, activities, festive fun, dining and hotel packages than you can imagine.

The eight Holiday Attractions at Moody Gardens are Ice Land: Christmas Around the World, Festival of Lights, Cirque Joyeux, Holiday 3D Films, Rudolph 4D, Ice Skating, Arctic Slide, Train Rides, and Photos with Santa plus live entertainment, great food, group rates, hotel packages and more! 

There will also be ice skating, an arctic slide, photos with Santa, train rides and more.

Tickets are available in all kinds of combo packages as well as individual packages. Moody Gardens has SUPER Value Days for Bigger Discounts at Holiday in the Gardens! Admission starts at just $8.95 for Festival of Lights and $19.95 for ICE LAND with an additional $5 off for seniors and children at ICE LAND on these special days. For more information, including a calendar of Super Value Days, go to moodygardens.com/holiday_season/plan_your_visit.

Hours are 10am-10pm for Iceland daily. Festival of Lights is 6-10pm daily. Christmas day Iceland will open at 12 noon.

There is a live IceLand webcam set up at moodygardens.com/iceland_tent/ so that you can  see Ice Land: Christmas Around the World come to life.

‘Boozy Creole Feast’ Cooking Class with The Kitchen Chick @ Kitchen Chick
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Kitchen Chick, Downtown Galveston’s charming boutique kitchen shop, offers specialty gourmet kitchen wares and accessories, plus a full schedule of enticing cooking classes. Now in its new location at 2402 Market St., there’s a lot going on in the kitchen. 

Classes range from $50-$75. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Class sizes are kept small to ensure lots of interaction with the instructor. To reserve your spot call (409)497-2999 or go to thekitchenchick.com. Classes are:

  • November 17th (1pm): Thanksgiving Cookies with Royal Icing
  • December 13th (6:30pm): Boozy Creole Feast
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‘Thanksgiving Cookies with Royal Icing’ Cooking Class with The Kitchen Chick @ Kitchen Chick
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Kitchen Chick, Downtown Galveston’s charming boutique kitchen shop, offers specialty gourmet kitchen wares and accessories, plus a full schedule of enticing cooking classes. Now in its new location at 2402 Market St., there’s a lot going on in the kitchen. 

Classes range from $50-$75. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Class sizes are kept small to ensure lots of interaction with the instructor. To reserve your spot call (409)497-2999 or go to thekitchenchick.com. Classes are:

  • November 17th (1pm): Thanksgiving Cookies with Royal Icing
  • December 13th (6:30pm): Boozy Creole Feast
  •  
Island ETC Theatre: “A Tuna Christmas” @ Island ETC
Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm

November 8th-30th, “A Tuna Christmas” by Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears will be on stage at Island ETC. This fun “tuna” adventure is a holiday classic. 

In this hilarious sequel to “Greater Tuna,” it’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on the various Yuletide activities, including the hot competition in the annual lawn-display contest and that Joe Bob Lipsey’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. “A Tuna Christmas” is a total delight for audiences of all ages.

Performances begin at 8pm except for Sunday matinees start at 2:30pm. Sunday matinees will be on November 10th and November 17th.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for students and senior citizens (55+). Tickets are available at islandetc.org.

ETC is located at 2317 Mechanic St. in Downtown Galveston. For further info, visit islandetc.org or call the theatre box office at (409)762-3556.

Upcoming performances are:

  • January 24th-February 1st: “Actually” by Anna Ziegler
  • March 13th-April 11th: “First Date” book by Austin Winsberg
  • May 15th-30th: “The Last of the Thorntons” by Horton Foote
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