Dickens on The Strand

Dickens on The Strand: World-Famous Victorian Holiday Festival to Take Place in Galveston This Weekend

Festival Transforms Historic Downtown Galveston into Victorian London of Charles Dickens The world-famous Dickens on The Strand festival returns to Galveston this weekend, transforming the island’s historic Strand into the Victorian London of Charles Dickens. The popular street festival, put on by Galveston Historical Foundation, kicks off on Friday and will continue through Sunday with a full lineup of special events, parades and live entertainment, plus special appearances from a descendant of Charles Dickens. Visitors to […]

Galveston Holiday Festivities to Feature Socially Distanced, Family Friendly Events

The holiday season on Galveston Island is full of tradition, from its popular Festival of Lights to the renowned Victorian festival Dickens on The Strand. This year, the island’s family friendly festivities will continue with adjustments and new guidelines for social distancing and health safety.  Here’s a preview of what is happening on the island throughout the holiday season: Moody Gardens is home to Holiday in the Gardens from Nov. 21 – Jan. 2. Here, visitors can […]