Featuring waterfront fun and entertainment like no other Gulf Coast destination, the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier thrills guests with family-friendly attractions, thrilling rides, fun midway games, eclectic retail shops and multiple dining options. Thrill seekers take on the Iron Shark, a riveting coaster soaring over the water. Families enjoy breathtaking views from the Galaxy Wheel, a 100-foot tall Ferris wheel that also doubles as a special LED light show at night. The Pier is also home to Texas’ first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – offering guests great seafood on the water. Jutting nearly ¼ mile out into the Gulf, the Pleasure Pier is a can’t-miss Galveston attraction.