Holiday Events

Celebrate The Holidays
In Galveston, Texas

During the holiday season, Galveston becomes the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas. The island offers more than 50 days of magical activities from November through January.  Plan ahead, book your room and create new memories.

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

GINGERBREAD VILLAGE AT HOTEL GALVEZ & SPA

In celebration of the holidays, the hotel is creating a special “The Night Before Christmas” themed gingerbread village. This famous poem will be recreated in gingerbread for guests to enjoy. The gingerbread house is on public display in the lobby of the hotel. (Nov. 28 – Jan. 2, 2020)

HOLIDAY LIGHTING CELEBRATION AT HOTEL GALVEZ

HOLIDAY LIGHTING CELEBRATION AT HOTEL GALVEZ

TWELFTH ANNUAL GALVESTON

Hotel Galvez invites guests and the community to celebrate the start of the holidays with the Official City of Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and include a special appearance by Santa Claus, live holiday entertainment by local entertainment including the Galveston Ballet and the lighting of the hotel’s 35-foot Christmas Tree on the front lawn. During the event, the hotel collects donations for the Salvation Army of Galveston County. For information, call (409) 765-7721 or visit hotelgalvez.com (Nov. 29, 2019)

SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH SANTA AT HOTEL GALVEZ

SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH SANTA AT HOTEL GALVEZ

Sunday Brunch with Santa offers children the opportunity to personally speak with Kris Kringle and share their Christmas wishes as their families enjoy a grand dining experience at one of the best brunches in the State of Texas. The hotel’s annual holiday gingerbread display is in place for guests to view while listening to traditional holiday favorites played on the lobby piano. We always recommend advance reservations. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For reservations, book via Open Table or call (409) 765-7721. (Dec. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2019).

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH AT HOTEL GALVEZ

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH AT HOTEL GALVEZ

Hotel Galvez is widely known for its Sunday Brunch and the hotel brunch on Christmas Day is bigger and more popular. The hotel features all the traditional entrees along with special features created by the Executive Chef Bobby Ross. Advance reservations are required and are available by calling 409.515.2028. Hotel Galvez will begin to accept reservations Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. (Dec. 25, 2019)

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AND SPECIAL JAZZ NIGHT

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AND SPECIAL JAZZ NIGHT

AT HOTEL GALVEZ

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a romantic four-course dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill followed by live jazz with Reg and Cary. Dinner is served from 5 to 10 p.m. We suggest advance reservations. Reg and Cary will play from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. as we ring in the New Year and celebrate 2020. Reservations for the restaurant are available via Open Table or by calling 409.515.2145. (Dec. 31, 2019)

Explore More Galveston Holiday Events

Explore More Galveston Holiday Events

From the Polar Express Train Ride at the Galveston Railroad museum to Ice Land at Moody Gardens, there is so much to do and see during the holiday season in Galveston. Check out more events below!

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