Special Event Venues

The Galveston Park Board offers designated beach wedding and special event venues at Stewart Beach and East Beach, including indoor/outdoor pavilion space or reserved beachfront areas.

Reserved beachfront areas will be groomed, roped off with decorative bollards and will offer an unobstructed view of the Gulf. The rental rate for a three-hour period is $250 plus $75 for each additional hour.

Pavilion rental fees start at $500 for a four-hour period

Set ups and decorations not included with rentals

To check availability and schedule event call Valerie McQuality @ 409-797-5172.
  1. Valerie McQuality

    Parks Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 409-797-5172

Locations


  • East Beach Event Area

    - beachfront event space for beach weddings and small events. Rental rate is $250 for a 3-hour period and $75 per additional hour.
  • East Beach Park

    - East Beach Park can be utilized to host large-scale special events such as music festivals and sporting events. Rental rates vary based upon setup and event type.
  • East Beach Pavilion

    - brand-new, covered pavilion deck space with picnic tables. Capacity is approximately 150 people. Rental rate is $600 for 4 hours and $125 per additional hour.
  • Stewart Beach Event Area

    - beachfront event space for beach weddings and small events. Rental rate is $250 for a 3-hour period and $75 per additional hour.
  • Stewart Beach Park

    - Stewart Beach Park can be utilized to host large-scale special events such as music festivals and sporting events. Rental rates vary based upon setup and event type.
  • Stewart Beach Pavilion

    - indoor, climate-controlled pavilion space complete with tables and chairs. Capacity is approximately 150 people. Rental rate is $500 for 4 hours and $100 per additional hour.

Note: Beach Parks close at 8 p.m. daily. Event Area reservations which extend past 8 p.m. are required to pay an additional $50 security fee. No beachfront events will be allowed after 9 p.m.

Security


All pavilion rentals require a minimum of 1 Galveston Police Department security officer to be present for the duration of the rental period. The renter is responsible for hiring and making payment to the officer directly. Additional security may be required if deemed necessary by park staff and security representatives. Contact Lieutenant Alcocer at 409-795-4956.


Parking Passes


Up to $15 per car, and can be paid for in advance so that guests will not have to pay at the park entrance.