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Galveston Beach Parks Open March 10, Attractions
Open Daily for Spring Break
Spring break is right around the corner which means
flocks of Texans will be saying goodbye to winter as they
head to the beach. Galveston’s beach parks will open
March 10, and that’s just the beginning of what visitors
can experience on the island this season.
Galveston Beach Parks Open March 10
While Seawall beaches are open year-round, several of
the island’s public beach parks – Stewart Beach, East
Beach and West End Pocket Parks 1 and 2 – will open
March 10 for the 2018 beach season, offering a variety
of special amenities. Visitors to the beach parks can
take advantage of restrooms, showers, beach chair
rentals, volleyball courts, snack bars and other concessions,
including horseback riding and helicopter tours.
For details on the beach parks, visit www.galvestonbeachinfo.
com.
Popular Galveston Attractions Open for Spring Break
Many of Galveston’s popular attractions will be open
daily and offer new activities during spring break. At
Moody Gardens, visitors can explore the newly redesigned
Aquarium Pyramid (which completed a $37
million renovation last summer. In addition, visitors to
Moody Gardens can also check out a returning exhibit at
the Discovery Museum, JAM: Journey through Amazing
Music, as well as several new films at its 3D and 4D
theaters. Schlitterbahn Galveston’s indoor water park
will be open daily March 10-18 and then on weekends
for the rest of the month. The Galveston Island Historic
Pleasure Pier amusement park will also be open March
10-18, giving visitors a chance to check out its new 5D
Theater Ride. The island’s many historic mansions and
museums, such as Bishop’s Palace and the Ocean Star
Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, will also be open daily
throughout the season.
Cultural Experiences in Galveston’s Downtown
Cultural Arts District
The Galveston Downtown Cultural Arts District, an official
cultural district designated by the Texas Commission
on the Arts, offers an intriguing selection of theaters,
shops, restaurants, and museums that are well worth
visiting. The Victorian architecture of Strand Street,
widely known as The Strand, makes for a charming stroll
as you shop for unique finds or grab sweets at LaKing’s
Confectionery. Saengerfest Park at 23rd and Strand is a
free family park home to a life-size chessboard and regular
live entertainment. Be sure to also check out the district’s
20-plus art galleries, displaying fine art, sculpture
and photography in beautifully restored historic buildings.
Many can be found on Postoffice Street. On March 10,
visitors to downtown Galveston can enjoy a free concert
from 6-9 p.m. at Saengerfest Park with Music Nite on
The Strand featuring the band A Sure Thing. For more
information, visit www.downtowngalveston.org.
Shows at The Grand 1894 Opera House
The Grand 1894 Opera House has an exciting lineup
of performances in store during spring break, including
Montana Repertory Theatre: “On Golden Pond” (March
10); the Galveston Symphony Orchestra (March 11); and
The Rob Landes Trio: The Fabulous 50s! (March 18). For
details, or to find more shows happening this season,
visit www.thegrand.com.

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