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Outdoor Picnic Pavilions

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If you are planning a birthday party, family reunion, wedding or just a large gathering, Galveston County has numerous outdoor pavilion options for you to choose! Pavilions are available for reservations seven days a week from 7:30am to 10:00pm.

NEW! Check facility availability online, 24-hours a day!

We are currently taking new reservations however, our offices are closed to walk-in visits. Please call 409-934-8101 or email program-info to make a reservation or for more information.

Rental Process

For more information about outdoor facility reservations please call

409-934-8101, Monday thru Friday from 8am-5pm. To assist you with you reservation, please complete the Outdoor Facility Rental application. Email, fax, or bring the completed application to our offices along with your payment; emailed or faxed applications can call our offices to pay by credit/debit card.

Our offices located at 4102 Main Street (FM 519), La Marque, TX 77568. Galveston County Parks & Cultural Services Department – Administrative Office is located inside the Wayne Johnson Community Center. Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm and closed on County holidays.

***Applications can also be mailed, emailed or faxed to***

Galveston County Parks & Senior Services,
4102 Main Street, La Marque, TX 77568
Fax # (409) 621-7986

***Please note that all pavilion reservations are offered on a first-come, first serve basis.***

Rental Fees (Private Events Only)

Fees are per facility/per day. Fees are based on the number of attendees; see application.

Optional fees

Electricity & Water access: Permit holders may use any electrical outlets that currently exist at the site at a cost of $10.00, per day. Access to water is only available at facilities where water is currently available.

Moonwalk/Bounce House: Moonwalks and bounce houses are the only amusement/activity permitted for use at outdoor private events. Any and all other amusements are prohibited, including water slides. A $20.00 fee will be required for any moonwalk/bounce house and the vendor must supply the County with a copy of their general liability insurance at least five (5) calendar days before the rental. Ask us for a list of vendors with insurance already on file!

Rental Fees for Preston E. Poole Therapeutic Garden

User fee/per day for Private Outdoor Event:

  • Individual/Tax Exempt: $200
  • Commercial/For Profit: $350

Facility Specifics

Please note that amenities such as playgrounds, restrooms, backstops, and athletic facilities are not part of your rental and must remain open to the public.

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