“Early Bird” Beach Parking Stickers are only $5

sticker_00During the months of January and February, you can purchase your 2022 Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker for only $5.00. Early-bird stickers are available at the customer service desk in The Big Store, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning January 6 through the end of February, from 10am-3pm (cash or check only). You can also purchase early-bird stickers by mail. After


The Very Best NEW YEAR’S EVE Ever!

By Linda Elissalde
I have observed many New Year’s Eve events. Some were wonderful, and one broke my heart. I have attended, and been in, many weddings. They were all quite lovely. However, 2021 combined New Year’s Eve and a wedding. Not just any wedding, but the marriage of our granddaughter Rachel Katz to Brent Westbrook.


Recreational Boating Safety – Kayak Fishing Safety

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
When I bought my first kayak, it was with the intention of using it as a form of exercise as well as a way to enjoy the water. I had a pontoon boat that was a fishing model, and that is what I used when I wanted to go fishing. However, I found that most of the people I began


Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Texas invites you to take part in the Annual Polar Plunge®! Are you brrrrrrave enough? This event is a unique opportunity for individuals, businesses and organizations to support more than 58,000 Special Olympics Texas athletes. All money raised for Polar Plunge will go toward providing year-round sports training and competition, health and inclusion programs for


2021 Property Tax Deadline Looms

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesThe deadline for timely payment of 2021 property taxes is January 31st and the Galveston County Tax Office hopes to make it easy for you to check that chore off the “to do” list. One-fourth installment payment option is available to all property owners this year due to on-going disaster declarations.  Divide total 2021 amount due by four and submit first payment by


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

Shannon WilliamsBy Shannon Williams
After about a year and half, I have finally done it!!! I have an orchid that is blooming! When my mother in law passed away in 2020, one of my dear friends brought us a lovely Orchid. You know those kinds you see in the grocery store and think to yourself, I can grow that! Well it turns out I could not and killed it in only a few months. I was


The Gates are Open!

Georgia's Sand BucketBy Georgia Osten
I’ve been holding off the Crab Festival Vendors since November ’21, telling them I would begin sending out applications the first couple of weeks of January. Well, here we are, and so I did! It really wasn’t as scary as I anticipated. In fact, it was a breeze. I simply took out my spreadsheet from May of last year, right before our


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, January 29
Polar Plunge


Saturday, February 26
2022 Mardi Gras Parade


Saturday, March 5
2022 PBVFD Oyster Supper


Friday-Saturday, April 1-2
Pearl Beach Charity BBQ Cookoff


Texas Crab Festival 5K

Texas Crab Festival 5KThe Texas Crab Festival 5K/1K Fun Run/Walk has gotten bigger, better and crabbier each year since it got its start in 2013. Participants are encouraged to wear their craziest crab costumes for the event, making it even more fun to watch, run or walk! There are prizes and trophies awarded in several categories, including one for Craziest Crab Costume. Included in your packet is a


2022 Mardi Gras Parade

It’s that time of year again! Time to sign up for the 32nd Annual Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe parade to be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022! This year’s theme is RIO CARNIVAL! Please find an entry form attached below. Entry form and payment must be received by February 1, 2022. NO REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED THE DAY OF PARADE! Those wishing to be

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