Going Coastal

As shared by The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) ...

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) is entering the fourth year of its Rain Barrel Program. This program aims to educate the communities surrounding the Galveston Bay of the benefits of harvesting rainwater. It is a low maintenance, low cost method for easily conserving water at home.


Schooner American

Schooner America Makes an October Stop in Galveston

Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation


Why would you want to see this World War II replica of one of the most honored vessels in the United States by the same named? 

  • The original AMERICA put yaching on the map
  • Most famous racing yacht
  • America's Cup was named after the boat, not the country
  • Conveyor of secret agens
  • Confederate blockade runner
  • Nava Academy training vessel
  • Union warship
  • Pride and joy of a famous Civil War general and politician, Benjamin F. Butler


BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

Voted one of the best beer events in the U.S. Named #5 of USA Today's "Best Beer Festivals" and ranked as the "Best International Event" by Thrillist.


The Grand's Season opener is featuring the Texas Tenors in Concert at its two shows on Saturday, September 10 at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. Both shows are a part of live taping for a PBS Special to be launched in June at the same time the new Texas Tenor CD, Rise is set to be released this Spring.

Treat yourself and go to a live performance at The Grand 1894 Opera House. It is truly a unique and exhilarating experience while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of one of Galveston's historical gems.

 as shared by The Grand 1894 Opera House

Subscriptions Now Available to 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season


GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (1 July 2016).  As a premier entertainment showplace for acclaimed international stars, iconic American artists, and celebrated regional performers, The Grand 1894 Opera House continues to produce an annual performing arts season that delivers “living in the moment” entertainment experiences that capture the imagination of its audiences. Its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season will include many such memorable events.

Explains Maureen M. Patton, Executive Director of The Grand: “The magic of live performance − where talented artists share their creative joy while feeding off the energy of a captivated audience − is like nothing else. And, if ever there were a time to add something joyful and uplifting to our day-to-day lives, this would be it!”