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Celebrate the Holidays on beautiful Galveston Island

‘Tis the Season to enjoy the holidays as Galveston transforms into the "Winter Wonder Island" of Texas offering 50 days of holiday fun. There are holiday events daily and Harbor House puts you in the heart of shopping and dining. Below are some of our favorite events.

Where to shop

  • La King's Confectionery, 2323 Strand, for fudge, saltwater taffy and chocolate
  • The Jewel Garden, 2326 Strand, for wooden watches and one-of-a-kind jewelry
  • Tina's on The Strand, 2326 Strand, for Brighton jewelry, Johnny Was and Lior clothing
  • Spice and Tea Exchange, 2309 Strand, well, for tea and spices
  • Gracie's, 2228 Strand, for Vera Bradley
  • Head to Footsies, 2211 Strand, for your new holiday garb, pajamas and more
  • The Admiralty on The Strand, 2211 Strand, for Mova Gloves and Swiss Army Knives
  • Emboldened Boutique, 2211 Strand, for Lucky Brand.
  • The Marketplace at Peanut Butter Warehouse, 102 20th Strand, unique gift items and home décor
  • Strand Brass and Christmas on The Strand, 2115 Strand, for every holiday decoration imaginable
  • Hendley Market, 2010 Strand, for Nativity Scenes from around the world
  • Eighteen Seventy One, 2002 Strand, WoodWick & RibbonWick Candles and Kitras Art Glass
  • The Kitchen Chick, 528 23rd Street, for any and every cooking tool
  • Galveston Coffee Roaster, 532 23rd Street, for seasonal coffee blends

Where to dine

  • Galvez Bar and Grill, 2024 Seawall Blvd., for $24 Prime Rib Dinner Special Thursdays through Sundays (portion of proceeds fund monthly dinner at Salvation Army)
  • Olympia Grill at Pier 21, Pier 21
  • Nonno Tony's Seafood Kitchen, Pier 21
  • Willie G's Seafood and Steak, Pier 21
  • Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 21

Before or after dinner

  • The Rooftop Bar at The Tremont House, 2300 Mechanic
  • The Marketplace at Peanut Butter Warehouse, 102 20th
  • The Wine Next Door, 418 21st Street
  • The Proletariat Gallery and Public House, 2221 Market
  • DTO Galveston, 2701 Market