Uber returned to Galveston Island, TX May 29, 2017. Uber has not operated on Galveston Island, TX since February 2016. This is wonderful news for tourists.
It will be so much easier for tourists to visit the downtown Historic Strand District especially in the popular summer months without having to pay for or look for a parking spot.
Saturday, May 27, 2017 is an exciting day on Galveston Island. After 2 years and a $37 million renovation at the Aquarium Pyramid, Moody Gardens will reveal their new exhibits connecting visitors to specific ocean habitats.
The new exhibits include a 2nd penguin habitat featuring Humboldt penguins, a unique, warm-climate penguin, also known as a tropical penguin.
Other exhibit include Mangrove Lagoon, Gulf of Mexico Rig Exhibit and a Jellyfish Gallery.
Aquarium Pyramid new exhibits at Moody Gardens
The Yaga’s Wild Game & Barbecue Cook-Off competition allows barbecue enthusiasts to show off their culinary skills and enjoy some good old fashioned fun, fellowship and food while raising money for the Yaga’s Children’s Fund.
This event began over 20 years ago with the intention of creating a family-oriented 2 day event in the Strand Historic District. To date, the Yaga’s Children’s Fund has allocated an excess of $1,000,000 for Galveston County children’s charities.
Galveston Food and Wine Festival
When Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Where Galveston Island Convention Center
Cost Purchase Tickets: www.galvestonfoodandwinefestival.com
Summary The 8th Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival has grown to a week long celebration of culinary expertise and award winning vineyard.