Spend the Holidays in Galveston

The great thing about living in Coastal Point isn’t just the beautiful homes and amenities. It’s how close we are to Galveston. Our fantastic location means you can easily get to every one of these fantastic holiday events.

1. Christmas Tree Lighting at the Grand Galvez

November 23, 2023

Kickoff the holidays with a trip to Galveston to see the tree-lighting at the Grand Galvez hotel. In addition to a visit from Santa, there will be performances by the Galveston Ballet and the Galveston Symphony Brass Ensemble.

2. The Polar Express Train Ride

2602 Santa Fe Place, Galveston, TX 77550

November 10 – December 23, 2023

All aboard for a magical train ride. From cookies and hot chocolate to singing chefs and Santa, this is an experience you and your family will never forget.

3. Moody Gardens

They say everything is bigger in Texas, which is certainly true when it comes to the Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens in Galveston.

One Hope Blvd., Galveston 77554

Now through January 6, 2024

The largest holiday destination in the Southwest delights families with a Festival of Lights, ice skating, live entertainment, holiday train rides, an arctic slide, 3D holiday movies and more.

4. Jingle on the Boardwalk

Kemah Boardwalk

215 Kipp Ave., Kemah 77565

December 1 – 17, 2023

Kemah Boardwalk is ringing in the holidays with a sleighful of activities. Enjoy holiday dancers, stilt walkers, live music, movies, a snow patch, Santa’s workshop and pictures with Santa!

5. Santa Hustle 5K, Half Marathon and Kids Dash

Moody Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550

December 17, 2023

The Santa Hustle® Galveston 5K, Half Marathon and Kids Dash presented by Jimmy John’s is one of Galveston’s most beloved holiday traditions, so suit up and make a run for cookies, candy and the Galveston County Food Bank.

Images courtesy of: Click 2 Houston (Polar Express); Visit Galveston (Runners); Expedia (Kemah Boardwalk); Silver Skate Festival (Ice Land at Moody Gardens).