Galveston's Stewart Beach

Stewart Beach is Galveston’s premier family-friendly beach park, named as one of the “10 Best Beaches for Families” by the Family Vacation Critic.

Stewart Beach, located near where Broadway meets the Seawall, has all the amenities you need for a day of family fun at the beach.

Visitors Soak Up Sun on the Beaches and Coastline of Stewart Beach, Galveston, TX on a Sunny, Blue Skied Day

Stewart Beach Overview

Located near where Broadway meets the Seawall, Stewart Beach has a wide range of amenities and is staffed with highly trained lifeguards. It hosts several family-friendly activities including volleyball, cornhole, giant Jenga, playground and more.

Location

Stewart Beach Park
201 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77550

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Hours of Operation

Stewart Beach Park
Park Hours of Pavilion and Guest Services Operations:

May 27 – August 21, 2022:


Monday - Thursday: 9AM - 6PM
Friday - Sunday: 8AM - 7PM
*Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day): 8AM - 7PM
*Monday, July 4 (Independence Day): 8AM - 7PM

August 22 – September 8, 2022:


Monday - Thursday: Closed
Friday - Sunday: 8AM - 7PM
*Monday, September 5 (Labor Day): 8AM – 7PM

September 9 – November 6, 2022:


Monday - Thursday: Closed
Friday - Sunday: 9AM - 6PM

Park closes November 7 until the start of the 2023 Season. Hours are subject to change without advance notice. Exceptions to standard dates and times can be made on a case-by-case basis for special events wishing to rent the pavilion or park grounds for a fee.

Admission & Parking

(Cash or credit card)

Monday - Thursday:
$12/vehicle
Friday, Saturday & Sunday:
$15/vehicle

$50 Seasonal Beach Park Pass (window decal) for entry to the following beach parks for the entire season (March to October): East Beach, Stewart Beach, Dellanara RV Park, and West End Pocket Parks.

$95 for an Ultimate Pass (window decal) for an entire year of seawall parking plus entry to the beach parks for the entire season

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Amenities

*Please note that restrooms close 30 minutes after gate closing.

Beach Rules

  • One-time entry per vehicle with each paid entry
  • Do not disturb wildlife, birds, turtle nests, or the designated conservation area
  • Pets on leashes are permitted but please clean up after them
  • Tents and tarps are permitted in designated areas
  • Camping is not allowed between 12 am–5 am
  • Glass is prohibited
  • Open fires are prohibited except in BBQ pits
  • Please stay off the dunes
  • 4-wheelers, ATVs, and dirt bikes are prohibited

Special Use Area may only be accessed by vehicles with:

  • Disabled Veteran License Plates
  • License Plates with the wheelchair disability icon
  • Valid non-expired handicap placard properly displayed on rear-view mirror
  • Passengers carrying a valid non-expired fishing license and fishing gear
  • Hard-bottomed nonmotorized personal watercraft (surfboard, paddleboard, kayak)

Special Event Information

To book an event space email: events@galvestonparkboard.org or call: (409) 797-5172.

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