Location and Travel

Traveling to Galveston
The Galveston Island Convention Center is located on Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard with views of the Gulf of Mexico. Yes, it is just across the street from the beach!

Convention Center Address and Contact Information

Galveston Island Convention Center

5600 Seawall Boulevard

Galveston Island, Texas 77551


​​[email protected]

(800) 445-0090

Airports Near Galveston
William P Hobby Airport
William P Hobby Airport is the closest international airport to Galveston. Located on the southern side of Houston, it’s only about 40 miles (less than an hour if traffic cooperates) from the terminal to the beach.
George Bush International Airport
The largest airport in Houston, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is about 70 miles and 80 minutes (depending on traffic) from Galveston.
Convention Center Parking
Cost: First and foremost, parking in the convention center parking garage is complimentary. (That’s right. FREE parking!)

Location: The two-story parking garage is directly below the Convention Center with over 700 parking spaces.

Garage Entrances: There are two entrances on 57th street and one entrance from the Hilton parking lot.

Shuttle Hours of Operation
Shuttles will run every 15 minutes from La Quinta to Holiday Inn Valet to The San Luis Resort North Lobby to the Galveston Island Convention Center East Entrance (Hilton Side Entrance).
Sunday 6/12 11:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Monday 6/13 6:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 6/14 6:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Things to do in Galveston
There aren’t just beaches in Galveston! There are plenty of spots for fishing, kayaking, hiking, shopping, eating, and more. From museums to nature preserves, restaurants, and historical sites, you’ll feel all the summer vibes in Galveston this June.
FREE Galveston Savings Pass
As an attendee, you’ll get a code to download the Galveston Savings Pass for FREE, which will give you discounts on more than 20 restaurants, attractions, art galleries, and boutiques. Once you’re registered, you’ll receive your code in a Know Before You Go email before ETC. Who’s in?