Beach Spotlight: Galveston’s East Beach
If you are looking for a fun beach party, look no further than Galveston’s East Beach. This beach is located at the easternmost tip of the island and is famous for its events. Throughout the summer months, East Beach attracts various concerts and festivals that will blow you away. The cherry on top of this amazing beach party experience is that they even allow alcohol, a unique feature compared to the rest of Galveston’s beaches. Whether you are looking for a fun beach day, or even a day of partying with the locals, look no further than East Beach.
East Beach is the host of a myriad of different events throughout the year. One of their most famous events happens the first weekend in June, where the park hosts the annual American Institute of Architects Sandcastle Competition. Thousands of people flock to the beach and compete in one of the largest sandcastle competitions in the world. This event is a truly unique experience that will make a lifelong memory. East Beach also hosts a number of festivals and concerts throughout the year. Make sure you check the event calendar online or give us a call for a complete listing of the various events going on during your next trip.
Rules and Admission
East Beach does require admission to enjoy this pristine beach. The admission varies from season to season, but in the prime summer months it is $12 Monday through Friday and $15 on the weekend for the entire vehicle. Special events and holidays are billed at the weekend amount. This price is relatively low for all the great attractions that this beach offers.
Some of the important amenities include: a covered pavilion, children’s playground, entertainment stage, boardwalk, lifeguards on duty, bird sanctuary, food and drink options, and much more. East Beach attempts to offer anything you could want or need during your beach vacation.
The beach does have some rules that visitors should be aware of. For instance, no glass is allowed on the beach, pets are welcome if they are leashed, and overnight camping is prohibited. Make sure you take a look at the City of Galveston’s website for a complete list of rules and regulations before you plan your trip.
We hope you will have a great time visiting this amazing beach, and if you need help or would like more information on our vacation homes, please feel free to explore our website or call Sterling Realtors at 409-151-1211.