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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (June 12, 2012) – Guests at the “haunted” Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, can hear stories of the “Ghost Bride” and other reported strange occurrences during the hotel’s annual ghost tour and dinner in October. The 101-year-old historic Texas hotel offers a public ghost tour accompanied by a three-course dinner for $35 per person on Wednesday and Thursday evenings throughout the month, including…Continue
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GALVESTON ISLAND, TX (Jan. 17, 2012) – For 100 years, Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel has been a coveted site for weddings, honeymoons and anniversary celebrations. To uphold this tradition, this historic hotel is offering a Romantic Rendezvous weekend featuring a Wedding Vow Renewal on Valentine’s Day weekend, Feb. 10-12, 2012. As part of this…Continue
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GALVESTON ISLAND, TX (Oct. 6, 2011) – What do Santa Claus, the Mayor of Galveston and Queen Victoria all have in common? They will all be attending the City of Galveston’s Holiday Lighting Celebration at Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, on Friday, Nov. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. This free holiday event is open to the public and marks the start of the holiday season in Galveston. As part of the evening, Hotel Galvez will be accepting monetary donations for the Salvation…Continue
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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (Sept. 27, 2011) —Halloween fun will come alive in historic downtown Galveston with the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand. The Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash, a family friendly Halloween carnival, offers a costume contest at 3 p.m., assorted games with prizes, and trick or treating at various downtown businesses from 2 to 4 p.m.
Children, ages 11 and under, are invited to…Continue
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Unlike Houston, Galveston's downtown isn't surrounded by 75-story skyscrapers; the island's tallest building is a mere 20 stories. But a rooftop view in historic downtown Galveston offers a charming panorama of the harbor, ship channel and the Gulf of Mexico as well as buildings that date back more than 100 years.…Continue
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GALVESTON, TX (June 7, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is collaborating with Rosenberg Library’s Galveston and Texas History Center to host a series of exhibits and presentations at the hotel during the months of July, August and September as part of the hotel’s year-long celebration commemorating its centennial.
Rosenberg Library will open a history of tourism exhibit entitled “Pleasure Isle: Galveston’s Evolving Beachfront 1881 – 1943” on…Continue
Added by Christine Hopkins on June 15, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments
GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (May 2, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, will commemorate its 100-year reign as “Queen of the Gulf” with a free community celebration on Saturday, June 11. The grounds of this historic Texas beachfront hotel will come alive with family activities and live music during the day and culminate with a fireworks show over the Gulf of Mexico.
Hotel Galvez will host a variety of…Continue
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Hotel Galvez will host children’s activities such as face painting, arts…Continue
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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (March 15, 2011) – As part of its ongoing monthly centennial celebrations, Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, will host a Spanish Wine Pairing Dinner on Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m. with visiting Chef Pedro Angel Garcia of Houston’s El Meson Restaurant. This special event is part of the 2011…Continue
Added by Christine Hopkins on March 18, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments
GALVESTON, TX – (March 8, 2011) Gary Cartwright, noted author of Hotel Galvez: Queen of the Gulf, returns to Galveston on Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2. His schedule will be as follows:
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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (Feb. 15, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa and The Tremont House, both Wyndham Grand® Hotels, will present a new Mardi Gras! Galveston parade entitled “A Salute to George Mitchell” on Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. This new parade is the first parade in downtown Galveston’s Mardi Gras entertainment district…Continue
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GALVESTON ISLAND, TX (Jan. 17, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, will host a mass Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. for couples who have celebrated their marriages and honeymoons at the historic hotel as well as other interested couples.
The Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony, officiated by Galveston Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer, will take place on the hotel’s…Continue
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