Island Attractions

Galveston area restaurants and businesses

Mardi Gras! Galveston 1996 -- Crescent City Carnival
Schedule of events included.

Mardi Gras Run - Galveston Island, Texas
5k and 15k Run and Walk occurs February 17th.

Moody Gardens
Discover a ten-story Rainforest Pyramid with over 2,000 species of exotic plants, animals, and butterflies from Asia, Africa and the Americas. Images in IMAX 3-D that leap off the screen to the awesome sensation of IMAX digital sound.

Lone Star Flight Musem
The Lone Star Flight Museum houses one of the finest collections of restored aircraft and aviation exhibits in the nation.

Gulf Greyhound Park
At Gulf Greyhound Park, the world's #1 greyhound race track, the fast-paced action runs all year long, rain or shine, with air-conditioned comfort on all four levels! Millions of dollars are paid to winners every week.

Gulf Greyhound Park
Gulf Greyhound Park is the World's largest greyhound racing operation. During its first year of operation, Gulf Greyhound Park broke the all-time industry records for attendance and wagering as over two million race fans visited the park during that year.

Galveston Symphony Orchestra
The Galveston Symphony Orchestra is an ensemble of highly skilled musicians. Since 1979 we have been bringing unforgettable symphonic performances to Galveston audiences in a repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the contemporary.

The Grand 1894 Opera House
A Performing Arts Theatre, Schedule of events included.

The Grand 1894 Opera House
A Performing Arts Theatre, Schedule of events included. (not up to date as of last check.)

Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals
Schedule of events. (not up to date as of last check.)

Galveston Ballet
The Galveston Ballet is dedicated to offering the youth of Galveston an opportunity to participate in a learning company where they can experience the discipline and beauty of the dance and develop their skills and talents in the fine arts; and to enrich the cultural and educational life of the entire community by performing both the great classics and contemporary works.

Sailing Page
Great page for sailing information for the Clearlake and Galveston areas.

CYBER/DARTS - Galveston Area Darts Association
The GADA is an ADO affiliated association that sponsors two nights of league play weekly, and two major darts tournaments each year. There are about 200 current members in the Galveston Area Darts Association.

Bay Area Rowing Club
BARC offers members the opportunity to row sweep and scull. The club owns eights, fours, quads, and singles, and also can provide storage for private owned boats.

Windsurfing spots for Galveston and Texas City.
Houston's best windsurfing is found on Galveston Bay, which it borders on the eastside of town, and in Galveston itself.

Information on Fencing and fencing tournaments for the Gulf Coast area.

Crystal Beach
Description of Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula, it's attractions, it's beaches, it's vacation rentals the restaurants, shell hunting, etc.

*Descriptions of Web Sites were taken directly from the web sites themselves in most instances. If anything is no longer correct, please let me know and I will change or remove it.