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.
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.
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
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.
- Bayshore Park – Pavilion
- Carbide Park – North Pavilion, BBQ Hut and Preston E. Poole Therapeutic Garden
- Elva Lobit Park – Pavilion (Currently Under Construction)
- Gregory Park – Pavilion
- Jack Brooks Park – Live Oak Pavilion, Highlands Pavilion, Sports Memorial and Veterans Memorial Pavilion
- Noble Carl Park – Pavilion
- Paul Hopkins Park – Pavilion
- Walter Hall Park – BBQ Shed, North Pavilion, Gazebo and South Pavilion
- RungePark (Contact City of Santa Fe for reservations 409-925-6412)