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Dickens on the strand a Galveston Festival

Dickens festival is the annual holiday street Galveston festival, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on five stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers and a host of other entertainers. Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations and gift items As always, attendees in Victorian costume are admitted for half price!

“The 41st anniversary of Dickens on The Strand will be an extraordinary event. Over the years, Dickens has become a cherished part of many families’ holiday experience and a way to enjoy a part of our heritage of Southeast Texas. The feeling of Dickens is animated and magical, and simply fun for all,” states GHF Executive Director, Dwayne Jones. “We look forward to making 2014 an exceptional experience with Dickens characters, Queen Victoria and her royal entourage, and visitors from the Dickens’ Museum in London. You will not want to miss the celebration.”

The annual holiday street festival, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on five stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers and a host of other entertainers. Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations and gift items.

The old style festival is a great events to have with family and enjoy the lifestyle of the 19 century life in Galveston and around the country at that time. It is a good occasion to meet new people from all over the world who come down to Galveston specially for this very popular events, it is also a good place to taste some great food, drinks, desserts and other goodies from around the great state of Texas. This is a do not miss event, and you should be there at least once in your life time.