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Old March 31st, 2012, 12:36 AM
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Default Coney Island Pier in Galveston????

Does anyone know when the new pier in Galveston will open?
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According to their Facebook page, they are aiming for May (I assume Memorial Day) .
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Old April 2nd, 2012, 06:08 PM
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They are trying to open by Memorial weekend.
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Construction is coming along nicely -- every time we're on the Seawall we're amazed at how much they've progressed with everything.

Here's an article and slideshow from yesterday in the Houston Business Journal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/b...sure-pier.html


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Construction is coming along nicely -- every time we're on the Seawall we're amazed at how much they've progressed with everything.

Here's an article and slideshow from yesterday in the Houston Business Journal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/b...sure-pier.html


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Here is another up date on construction on Pleasure Pier in Galveston

http://www.statesman.com/life/travel...DMsSYAMI.email
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will the pier be open year round? Thinking of going on Carnival Magic next Easter and wonder if the pier will be open at the end of March. I've never been to Galveston so I don't know what the weather is like.
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Exciting! I plan to spend the whole night there pre-cruise in July
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The Galveston Pleasure Pier will be open year around.
The weather in March/April can be comfortable to hot!
This year we had very warm weather early, then it cooled down, now it is inching up in the 80's with higher humidity.
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What hotels are in walking distance to the pier?
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The pier is at 25th and Seawall. There are a number of hotels in the area.
The Galvez is at 21st and Seawall, Country Inn & Suites is at 28th and R-1/2, Holiday Inn Sunspree at 17th and Seawall, The Commodore and Gaido's Motels at 37th and Seawall.
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What hotels are in walking distance to the pier?
Galvez , holiday inn sunspree, country inn , commodore , gaidos , sheridan
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Galvez , holiday inn sunspree, country inn , commodore , gaidos , sheridan
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Exciting! I plan to spend the whole night there pre-cruise in July
When in July will you be going?
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The week after you, the 22nd. Take care of the ship for me
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I understand May 1st.
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I understand May 1st.
Pier is not open yet!
If that is date you are referring to!
Opening is getting close though!
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Was at Palm Beach today and my son & I drove back down the seawall to check out the progress at the Pleasure Pier. Looking good!! There were a TON of people working on all of it. Here are a few pics I snapped:

The Galaxy Wheel & the Iron Shark are coming along very nicely:







They had the water going on Pirate's Plunge and were testing a few boats:

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Opening to be May 24th. No official announcement yet, but word from someone in the know.
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