Richardson Senior Center invites you to see

The Tall Ships at Galveston, Texas

April 5-8, 2018

1,343 per person double occupancy • $1,751 per person single occupancy– 972-744-7800

This tour has a limited number of special access tickets to the Tall Ships and the Festival Activities. Includes round-trip transportation from Richardson. Register with the Richardson Senior Center

What an opportunity — six of the world’s fabled Tall Ships — the great sailing vessels used by maritime countries worldwide — will be stopping in Galveston for a one-weekend festival.

Through Heritage Tours you will access:

  • Every Tall Ship for self-guided tours. The crew will be on board to commentate on their vessels. Two of the ships will be visited after Festival hours, when the crowds are smaller.
  • The Captain’s Dinner. Seated dinner on Saturday night with the captains and crews of the ships on the pier where they will be docked. For only a limited number of ticket holders!
  • Salute to Sunset Cocktail Party. Friday night at the pier with the ships. Another limited ticket event.
  • Tickets to the Tall Ships Festival for Saturday April 7. Food concessions, fun and games, naval art auction, access to tour the ships.

Plus, all of the usual, great and grand highlights that are musts for a visit to Galveston:

  • Overnights at the regal HOTEL GALVEZ, including a private tour of this historic centerpiece of Seawall Boulevard. Breakfast included.
  • Delicious fresh seafood dinners (with options) at three of the Island’s best: Gaido’s — Fisherman’s Wharf — Fish Tales. Eight meals total.
  • Guided tour of the Island with the town’s leading published historian.
  • After dinner entertainment from Galveston’s popular story-teller, “The Galveston Laughing Boy,” as seen on the Smithsonian Channel.
  • A full half-day at MOODY GARDENS with self-paced time to see the Aquarium, the Rain Forest, the IMAX show, and to do the cruise of Galveston Harbor.
  • You will tour these important sites:
    • The Menard Home — from the days of the Texas Republic.
    • Bishop’s Palace — one of America’s Top 100 Most Important Buildings.
    • The Bryan Museum — a new gem on the Island, containing the nation’s largest collection of priceless Texas memorabilia.