Ongoing (Fridays & Saturdays, 6 to 10 p.m.)

Jazz at Galvez, Galvez Bar & Grill

Jazz Duo Reg and Cary perform on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Galvez Bar & Grill at 2024 Seawall Blvd., where Reg Loudermilk can be seen on standup bass alongside Cary Eaves at the piano performing popular jazz standards in the bar area. Performances are free and open to the public and will continue through the year. Complimentary valet and self-parking is available to bar and restaurant patrons.

 

Sundays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7, 2016

Mardi Gras Brunch at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Sunday Brunch at Hotel Galvez takes on a Mardi Gras flair during the carnival season featuring a rotation of New Orleans inspired menu items such as jambalaya, etouffee, boudin, and bread pudding, along with many of the standard brunch favorites. Sunday Brunch at Hotel Galvez is considered one of the Top 100 Brunches in the US by Open Table users and is a “must” for the weekend. Sunday Brunch features a huge seafood display, made-to-order-omelets, waffle station, pasta bar, carving station with two options, an array of sides and entrees as well as a hallway full of desserts. Advance reservations are recommended and available through Open Table or calling directly at 409.515.2145.

 

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com.

Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

 

Saturday Feb. 13 & Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Galvez Bar & Grill offers couples a romantic four-course dinner served on a table adorned with rose petals for Valentine’s Day Weekend. Imagine a romantic meal of seared scallops and watermelon salad followed by red snapper wellington and culminating with long stem dipped strawberries all served with live jazz music playing in the background. Dinner is served from 5 to 10 p.m. and priced at $79/per person. Advance reservations are recommended and available through Open Table or calling directly at 409.515.2145.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Easter Brunch at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Hotel Galvez is widely known for its Sunday Brunch and the hotel brunch on Easter is a family tradition for many guests. The hotel features all the traditional entrees along with special features created by the executive chef. Advance reservations are required and must be made directly with the hotel by calling 409.765.7721. Reservations will be accepted beginning Monday, February 15.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

 

Saturday, April 16 – Monday, April 18, 2016

Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival Weekend featuring Chef Robert Irvine LIVE at The Grand and a Special Galvez Brunch with A Taste of Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Enjoy a decadent weekend of food, wine, Chef Robert Irvine and a two-night stay at the Hotel Galvez & Spa. Weekend package offers valet parking, two tickets to Saturday’s Grand Tasting at the Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival, Sunday brunch for two at Hotel Galvez, two tickets to Robert Irvine LIVE at The Grand 1894 Opera House and breakfast for two on Monday.

 

Saturday’s Grand Tasting, highlight of the festival, features a sampling of more than 100 wines and specialty foods from local restauranteurs along with a live cooking demonstration and book signing by Robert Irvine. Sunday, the experience continues as Executive Chef Lance Fegen of Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar presents a distinct menu at the hotel’s Legendary Champagne Brunch. Finally, attend Robert Irvine LIVE at The Grand 1894 Opera House, as the acclaimed chef and Food Network star brings his signature culinary style to this high energy theatre experience. For reservations, visit www.HotelGalvez.com and see special offers. This April weekend package, for Saturday through Monday, is now available to book.

 

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Celebrate Mom by treating her to Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez. The hotel features all the traditional entrees along with special features created by the executive chef. Advance reservations are required and must be made directly with the hotel by calling 409.765.7721. Reservations will be accepted beginning Monday, April 11.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Friday, May 20 - Saturday, May 21, 2016

Galveston Island Beach Revue Presented by Hotel Galvez & Spa®

Beach Central, 2102 Seawall, Galveston, TX

During the 1920s and early 1930s, Galveston was host to the Pageant of Pulchritude (predecessor to the Miss Universe Pageant) which has now been resurrected by Islander By Choice, LLC (IBC) as a two-day, family friendly event dubbed the Galveston Island Beach Revue. The eighth annual event features a Friday night concert and official introduction of the 2016 “Bathing Beauties. On Saturday, guests can expect live music, vendor and craft beer booths, a charcoal championship cook-off and “Bathing Beauties Contest” when 40 contestants compete in vintage and vintage-inspired swimwear for cash prizes. Beach Revue events will take place adjacent to the hotel at Beach Central and events are free to the public. For information, visit www.galvestonbeachrevue.com.  

 

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Hotel Galvez 105th Anniversary

2024 Seawall

In celebration of the hotel’s 105th Anniversary, dinner guests at Galvez Bar & Grill that evening will also enjoy a complimentary dessert with their meal. The public is invited to browse the hotel’s Hall of History which is located on the lower level and is a permanent exhibit at the property. Advance reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made by calling (409) 515-2145 or by visiting http://www.opentable.com/galvez-bar-and-grill.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Hotel Galvez Wedding Vow Renewal

2024 Seawall

Couples are invited to renew their vows at the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. Since its Centennial Anniversary in 2011, Hotel Galvez & Spa has hosted an Annual Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony for couples. The mass vow renewal is scheduled in June to coincide with the hotel’s anniversary and to celebrate the most popular month for weddings. Couples renew their vows as part of ceremony held on hotel grounds and officiated by a Galveston Justice of the Peace. Following the ceremony, couples are invited to a reception hosted by the hotel. Participating couples have the option to book a romantic weekend getaway or simply participate in the courtesy ceremony. Advance reservations are required. The package is available to book online in January at www.HotelGalvez.com (see special offers) or call (409) 765-7721.

 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

 

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Tuesdays through Fridays in October

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinners

2024 Seawall Blvd.

In the spirit of the season, Hotel Galvez & Spa offers its popular ghost tour to the public as part of a dinner tour package on Tuesdays through Fridays in October. The tour and dinner is only available on Fridays as part of an overnight package. During the tour, staff guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel which is then followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the dinner-tour package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

 

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

 

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Brunch at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Thanksgiving Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez is something everyone should experience. This holiday brunch is the biggest of year and the most popular and for good reason. The hotel features all the traditional Thanksgiving entrees along with special features created by the executive chef. Advance reservations are required and must be made directly with the hotel by calling 409.765.7721. Reservations will be accepted beginning on Monday, October 21.

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

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. The hotel offers a special weekend package as part of the weekend. See special offers at www.HotelGalvez.com

 

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner

2024 Seawall Blvd.

Due to popular demand, Hotel Galvez & Spa has extended its popular “Dinner with the Ghosts” to the second Thursday of every month. During the tour, the hotel’s concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Priced at $45 per person, the one-hour public ghost tour is only available as part of the ghost dinner package. Advance reservations are required. See special offers for details on overnight package at www.HotelGalvez.com. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, 2016

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 being played on the lobby piano. Advance reservations are recommended. Brunch is $39.99 for adults; $35.99 for seniors; $25.99 for children (6-11); and complimentary for children under 6. For reservations, book via Open Table or call (409) 765-7721.

 

Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016

Christmas Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd.

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. Advance reservations are required and must be made directly with the hotel by calling 409.765.7721. Reservations will be accepted beginning on Thursday, Dec. 1.