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Galveston, TX Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 41
Total Sleeping Rooms 4,723
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 700
Committable Meeting Rooms* 36
Convention Center Space 140,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 43,100 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 15,500 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $106
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $64
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $300
*Maximum for a single hotel

Galveston, TX Things to Do and Attractions

Moody Mansion Museum

Reportedly bought for "10 cents on the dollar," this magnificent 28,000-square-foot mansion is the former home of W.L. Moody of the famed Moody family, who grew a financial empire based on cotton, banking, ranching, insurance and hotels. Built in

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Texas Seaport Museum

Located at Galveston's historic port, the Texas Seaport Museum delves into the state's history in seaborne trade and immigration. Most notably, the museum is home to the 1877 tall ship ELISSA, which sailed for 90 years carrying cargo to ports around

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1859 Ashton Villa

Ashton Villa is considered one of the area's great Broadway mansions. James Moreau Brown, a hardware merchant, railroad corporation president, banker, and one of the richest men in Texas, built the Italianate estate in 1859. Saved from demolition in

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Aquarium Pyramid

At the Aquarium Pyramid, guests can "dive" into one of four ocean environments to see nature at its finest, where penguins, sharks, tropical fish, and marine life are plentiful. At the South Atlantic Exhibit, several varieties of penguins, including

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Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

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An authentic replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat, the Colonel runs exciting hour-long cruises through Offatts Bayou. Up to 750 passengers can step back in time on this three-deck vessel, which is outfitted with elegant draperies and colorful

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Discovery Pyramid

The Discovery Pyramid invites visitors to learn and explore the latest and greatest discoveries in science. Hosting traveling exhibits from around the country, the attraction also regularly hosts its Cultural Speaker Series on the first and third

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East Beach and Big Reef Nature Park

A popular spot for everything from outdoor concerts to bikini contests, East Beach is the self-proclaimed "Houston's Playground," located just 45 minutes south of the city. It's easy for visitors to let loose at this surfside party spot, as drinking

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Galveston Island Duck Tours

Traveling along 40 blocks on Seawall Boulevard, guests will enjoy a rare opportunity to experience the Gulf of Mexico during the Galveston Island Duck Tour. This unique cruise treats guests to funny yet information-packed stories presented by the

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Lone Star Flight Museum

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Home to a great collection of restored aircraft and aviation exhibits, the Lone Star Flight Museum serves both to educate the public on Texas' role in the advancement of flight and to honor the men and women who dedicated their lives to this science.

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Moody Gardens

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At the Aquarium Pyramid, guests can "dive" into one of four ocean environments to see nature at its finest, where penguins, sharks, tropical fish, and marine life are plentiful. At the South Atlantic Exhibit, several varieties of penguins,

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Rainforest Pyramid

Scheduled to re-open in spring 2010, the Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens is undergoing a $25 million enhancement project. Incorporating a new entry and unique canopy level, the project is not expected to be fully completed until spring 2011.

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The Grand 1894 Opera House

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Surviving storms, including the Hurricane of 1900, 1915 and Ike, The Grand 1894 Opera House holds the heart of the Galveston community. After years of neglect, a group of Galveston residents chose to restore and save the theater in 1974. Today, The

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901 Postoffice

Elegance and fine cuisine are on the menu at 901 Postoffice, a former home that has been transformed into a dazzling spot for after-work drinks or lengthy weekend dinners. Offering a tempting selection of fish, poultry, beef and lamb all prepared

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Apache Mexican Cuisine

Since 1960, Apache Mexican Cuisine has served locals and visitors with traditional favorites from Mexico, Apache style. Family owned and operated, the restaurant uses the freshest of local ingredients to craft favorites such as enchiladas, Mexican

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DiBella's Italian Restaurant

DiBella's is not a place to miss while in Galveston. With intriguing family photos adorning the walls and the sounds of Dean Martin crooning in the background, the atmosphere of DiBella's is extremely inviting, almost as if stepping into a family

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Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant

Standing out among the many seafood restaurants in the area, Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant shines as Galveston's oldest Italian restaurant. Offering traditional Italian cuisine, Mario's boasts an extensive menu that includes gourmet pizzas,

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Shearn's Restaurant

Located on the ninth floor of the elegant Moody Gardens Hotel, Shearn's Restaurant sets the standard for fine dining in Galveston. Among its selection of fresh seafood and steaks, Shearn's menu favorites include the Shrimp Dejonge, or jumbo shrimp

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The Spot

Offering one of the largest outdoor decks in Galveston, The Spot is the perfect place to enjoy both stunning Gulf views and tantalizing fare. Guests happily dine on gourmet hamburgers, sandwiches and seafood with a Cajun twist such as crawfish

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