For an island that is no stranger to the strange, this Halloween season Galveston Historical Foundation is offering a breath-taking roster of uniquely created events for adult and youth alike. “The island is a treasure of haunted stories and spooky places,” states GHF Executive Director, Dwayne Jones. “Our rich history and fascinating buildings are ideal for a truly unique Halloween experience.”
the 1892 Bishop’s Palace
Oct. 24 & Nov. 23 @ 8 p.m.
Experience the beloved Bishop’s Palace in a whole new light! This special tour lets visitors explore the National Historic Landmark and see how this 1892 architectural gem takes on a completely different look at night.
1859 Ashton Villa
Oct. 26, 27 & 31 @ 7 & 8:15 p.m.
Fall Sunset Cruises on Seagull II
Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27 & 31 5:30-7 p.m.
$20 Adults, $17 Youth (6-18), Children (5 & Under) Free
Enjoy a narrated exploration of Galveston’s historic bay on these special hour and a half long, BYOB cruises. Hear the haunted history of Galveston and the port along with unmatched sunsets and sightseeing.
Lanternlight Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace
Oct. 26, 27 & 31 @ 7, 7:30, 8, & 8:30
Sailor’s Superstition’s Tour on the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA
Oct. 31 @ 2 p.m.
$12 Adults, $9 Youth (6-18)
1838 Menard House Trick or Treating
October 31 from 5-7 p.m.
Galveston’s oldest residence opens its gates for one night of ghostly fun. Bring your kids by for treats. Free for all, be sure to bring your ghost hunting equipment!