Special Event Venues

Plan your dream beach wedding or other special event in Galveston.

Beachfront or waterfront spaces or pavilion rentals are available at Stewart Beach Park, R.A. Apffel Beach Park, Seawolf Park and Dellanera RV Park.

Reserved beachfront areas will be groomed, designated with decorative bollards and will offer an unobstructed view of the Gulf or Galveston Bay. 

If you need additional time to setup or teardown, additional hours can be added for a fee.  See pricing below.  

To check availability, send your name, preferred date(s) and time(s), total attendees and event type via email to beachrental@galvestonparkboard.org.

NOTE: R.A. Apffel Beach Park and Stewart Beach Park are available for rent during the regular operating season March-September.  They are not available for rental when the operations and amenities are closed for the season October - February. 

R.A. Apffel Beach Park may have limited availability to account for local wildlife nesting seasons.  
  1. Ann Hobing

    Special Event Rentals
    Phone: 409-797-5172

Locations


R.A. Apffel Beach Park 

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.

Pavilion

Covered open-air pavilion deck space with picnic tables. Capacity is 150 people. Rental rate is $600 for 4 hours and $125 per additional hour.

Stewart Beach Park 

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.

 Pavilion

Covered open-air pavilion deck space with picnic tables. Capacity is approximately 75 people. Rental rate is $600 for 4 hours and $125 per additional hour.
Community Room
Private room with capacity of 150.  Includes folding chairs, round banquet tables and 8 foot buffet tables.  Service section with sink.  Rental rate is $750 for 4 hours and $150 each additional hour.  

Dellanera RV Park
Beachfront event space for beach weddings and small events. Rental rate is $250 for a 3-hour period and $75 per additional hour. Events must be completed by 9 p.m.  On-site parking for event attendees is not available.  We recommend the event coordinator rent a Shuttle service for guests.

Seawolf Park
This secluded park provides a nicely landscaped grass event area and jetty event area with a rock backdrop overlooking the water on the bay side of the island.  It is a tranquil location for outdoor weddings and large events.  Rental rate is $250 for a 3-hour period and $75 per additional hour. 

Security



Rentals require review for determination of needed security detail.  Any additional security that may be required will be secured by the Park Board and paid by the client.


Park Entry Fees


Clients can choose to pay park entry fees for their event guests.  Payment in advance is required and rates vary by park location. If clients do not pay for their event guests, then guests have the option to purchase an annual beach pass, pay the daily park entry fee or park in an available designated free parking spot.