Event Area Information
The Event Areas at Stewart Beach, East Beach, and Pocket Park #2 are all beachfront areas marked off by white poles and white picket fencing on the East and West sides of the area. Each reservation is a minimum of three (3) hours in length – if available, additional hours can be requested at an additional charge and are approved by the park manager. Please note the reservation of an Event Area is only for the beachfront area and does not include wedding setups, seating, or decoration.Stewart Beach and East Beach are located on the East End of Galveston Island, while Pocket Park #2 is located on the West End of Galveston, past the end of the Seawall.
East Beach Pavilion
The pavilion at East Beach is an open-air pavilion, furnished with wooden picnic tables and restrooms on the second level. The pavilion is handicap accessible via the handicap ramp on the side of the building. Alcohol is allowed at the East Beach pavilion. East Beach is the largest park in terms of acreage, is next door to the East End Lagoon as well as the South Jetty, and is located at the very end of Galveston Island. The fee for reserving the East Beach Pavilion for four (4) hours is $600, and any additional hours are $100 per hour.
Stewart Beach Pavilion
A reservation at the Stewart Beach pavilion gives you the third floor of the three story pavilion. The pavilion is handicap accessible via the elevator in the front of the building. The pavilion has a climate-controlled Community Room as well as an outdoor deck area, with private restrooms for the event. The pavilion has rectangular and circular fold-out tables as well as folding chairs for use in the Community Room. The outdoor deck has picnic tables for your use as well. Alcohol is only allowed during the events hosted after Stewart Beach Park closes: these hours will be 5pm weekdays and 6pm weekends from March – May, and 6pm weekdays and 7pm weekends from June – October.Stewart Beach is located at the intersection of Broadway and Seawall Boulevard on the East End of the island. The fee for reserving the Stewart Beach Pavilion for four (4) hours is $500, and any additional hours are $100 per hour.
Pocket Park #2 Pavilion
The pavilion at Pocket Park #2 is an open-air pavilion situated next to the beachfront at Pocket Park #2. The pavilion features restrooms and showers, and is handicap accessible via handicap ramp. Alcohol is allowed at Pocket Park #2. Please do note that the pavilion at Pocket Park #2 will require seating to be arranged by the reserving party.The pavilion at Pocket Park #2 is only available for reservation from 10pm - 5pm. Pocket Park #2 is located on the West End of Galveston Island, and typically sees a smaller crowd than Stewart and East Beach on a daily basis. The fee for reserving the Pocket Park #2 Pavilion for four (4) hours is $550, and any additional hours are $100 per hour.