If you’re looking to party East Beach is your ultimate destination! Located at the far eastern tip of the island, East Beach is famous for its great festivals and live concerts held throughout the summer months. The beach park is home to a pavilion, boardwalk and entertainment stage as well as restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, children’s playground, concessions and other amenities. Unlike most of Galveston’s beaches, alcohol is permitted at East Beach.
Each Summer, the park hosts the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Sandcastle Competition where thousands flock to see elaborate structures built from sand.
- Located on Far East End of Galveston Island
- Festivals & Concerts During Summer Months
- Alcohol Allowed
- Concessions & Rentals
- Available for Special Events
Amenities & Rules
Entertainment Stage and Boardwalk
Showers and Restrooms
Chair & Umbrella Rentals
Bird Sanctuary Located in Park
Beach Wheelchairs Available (Valid Driver’s License Required For Wheelchair Rental)
Food and Drinks
Pets Permitted on Leashes
Clean Up After Your Pets
Camping Prohibited 12am-5am
Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed)
Stay Off Dunes
Tents and Tarps Permitted in Designated Areas
Launching Boats Permitted in Designated Area West of Park
Hard Bottom Craft (Surfboard, Kayaks, etc.) are Prohibited May 15th thru Labor Day. (Permitted West of Park Year Round)
Fishing permitted from South Jetty and West of Park
4-Wheelers, ATV’s, and Dirt Bikes are Prohibited
One-Time Entry Per Vehicle with Paid Entry
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 is a 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.
To book an event space email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (409)797-5172.