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Driving Directions from Houston to Galveston | Galveston Craft Show

The total driving distance from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is 51 miles.

Galveston Craft Show
March 16 and 17, 2024
Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554

Are you planning to enjoy a day at Galveston Beach, explore the local restaurants, do some souvenir shopping, and attend the Galveston Craft Show and Corvette Chevy Expo on March 16 & 17, 2024?

If you’re not from the area, finding your way from Houston to these destinations can be a challenge. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with detailed driving directions to Galveston. So, you can quickly get to the Galveston Art and Craft Show on the stunning beaches of Galveston Island, Texas!

Event Location: Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554

Distance Information:

The distance from Houston, TX, to Galveston is 47 miles, with a road driving distance of 53 miles from downtown Houston. Please note that this measurement is from downtown Houston.

Note: Galveston has two convention centers. The Galveston Island Convention Center is located on Seawall Blvd, not the Moody Gardens Convention Center.

Driving Directions from Downtown Houston:

  • From downtown Houston, Texas, take Interstate 45 South to Galveston.
  • Take the 61st Street exit and turn right (south).
  • Continue on 61st Street to Seawall Boulevard.
  • Turn left (east) onto Seawall Boulevard.
  • The Galveston Island Convention Center is situated at 56th Street and Seawall Boulevard on the left (north) side.

Directions from Hobby Airport:

  • If you’re traveling from Houston Hobby Airport, the trip takes approximately 50 minutes (depending on traffic).
  • Take Lockheed Ave north for 0.2 miles.
  • Turn left on Convair St and head west for 200 feet.
  • Turn right onto Telephone Rd (TX-35) and go north for 0.3 miles.
  • Make a right onto Airport Blvd and head east for 2.4 miles.
  • Turn right on Gulf Fwy and go southeast for 0.6 miles.
  • Follow the ramp reading “I-45 S” for 0.3 miles.
  • Continue on I-45 and head southeast for 35 miles to Galveston Island.
  • Once on the island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles.
  • Make a left on Seawall Boulevard for 0.03 miles, and you’ll find the Convention Center on your left.

Directions from George Bush Intercontinental Airport:

  • If you’re arriving at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, follow these steps to reach Galveston:
  • Start by getting on Terminal Rd S and go east for 0.6 miles.
  • Bear left and head southeast for 300 feet.
  • Turn left onto Greens Rd and go east for 2.4 miles.
  • Turn right onto Eastex Fwy (US-59) and head south for 0.6 miles.
  • Bear left on the ramp marked “I-45 to Galveston / Dallas” and go south for 0.6 miles.
  • Continue on I-45 and head southeast for 45 miles to Galveston Island.
  • Once on the island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles.
  • Make a left on Seawall Blvd for 0.03 miles, and you’ll find the Convention Center on your left.

Parking Information:

When attending the Galveston Craft Show and Corvette Chevy Expo, the best place to park is the free parking garage at the Galveston Island Convention Center. It’s a two-story parking garage located directly below the building, offering over 700 parking spaces. You can access it from either 57th Street or the Hilton parking lot.

We look forward to seeing you soon at the 2024 Galveston Craft Show on March 16 and 17, featuring handmade items, arts, crafts, and more.

General Admission:

  • On-Site Tickets:
    • One Day Pass day of show: $15.00
    • Weekend-Pass day of show: $25.00
  • Children 12 years and younger get in free

Discount Tickets – Advance Purchase:

  • One Day Pass: $13.00
  • Weekend Pass: $20.00

Here are some quick links:

All Handmade Items at the Craft Show

We all love a good craft fair! The Galveston Craft Show is all indoor and a juried craft fair and is full of all handmade items, all unique and special. The Galveston event is held inside the Corvette Chevy Expo. This art and craft show features all handmade items from local artists and crafters who will be displaying their articles and making them available for purchase.

The Galveston Craft Show will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2024 and Sunday, March 17, 2024. ALL Items are HANDMADE!   Show hours are from 9 am – 6 pm on Saturday and 10 am – 6 pm on Sunday.  The event is held at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas. 

Here are some photos of the handmade items you will see…

We have more photos from the Galveston Craft Show on our About Page.

If you are interested in being an Art or Craft vendor at the Galveston Craft Show you can find our contact information HERE.

Galveston is just south of Houston, Texas. Check out our Driving Directions and join in on the fun!

Do you need a hotel for the Galveston Event? We have two host hotels. There are a limited number of rooms so don’t delay. Host Hotels

Media Credential Requests

Media Credential Requests for the Galveston Craft Show.

Media Credential Requests for the Corvette Chevy Expo and Galveston Craft Show.

Journalists seeking access to Media Credentials MUST apply for credentials in advance, as there is NO ONSITE REGISTRATION.

Vette Vues Magazine, Inc. will issue media credentials to working media members. To qualify for media credentials, a person must be a working print, broadcast, or online journalist. In addition, freelance journalists must be on assignment and submit the media credential request with contact information for their assigned editor or producer.

Following the completion of the online application, an email will be sent to the applicant to confirm the approval or declination of the media credential.  

With ID, approved credentials can be picked up at the Will Call desk upon arrival.

MEDIA CREDENTIAL USAGE

Credentials must be worn and visible at all times during the event. Each credential is issued specifically for the media organization that was issued the media credential. Media credentials are not transferable and may not be given or loaned to another media organization or individual for any reason.

Registration requests can be made by filling out this form (You will be leaving this website and going to the Vette Vues Magazine’s website):  


Have questions?
Contact Us

Vette Vues Magazine
bonnie@vette-vues.com
PO Box 511874
Punta Gorda, FL 33951
U.S.A.
Phone: 386-775-2512

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Have questions?
Contact Us

Vette Vues Magazine
bonnie@vette-vues.com
PO Box 511874
Punta Gorda, FL 33951
U.S.A.
Phone: 386-775-2512

Are you looking for Media Credentials? You can find out more HERE.

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