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Galveston Craft Show and Corvette Chevy Expo Hotel Specials

All hotel arrangements are between you and the hotel. Vette Vues Magazine, Corvette Chevy Expo, and the Galveston Craft Show do not receive any benefits from these hotels. The specials are just to help you save some money.

Corvette Expo / Galveston Craft Show Hotel Special at the Clarion Pointe Galveston Seawall, Galveston Texas.

Clarion Pointe Galveston Seawall, 2300 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, TX, 77550-7940, US

+1 (409) 356-9853
Our group name is Corvette Expo
Our group number is OV72H7

A contemporary hotel just steps from Galveston Historic Pleasure Pier

Room Type: No Smoking, 2 Queen Beds
Number of Occupants: 4

Group Rate:

The average for the 2 nights is $229 per night and a minimum stay of 2 nights.
Saturday, March 18, 2023, $299.00
Sunday, March 19, 2023, $159.00

Free Continental Breakfast

Or Book by Calling +1 (409) 356-9853
Our group name is Corvette Expo
Our group number is OV72H7

Other Hotels Close to the Texas Craft Show:

The closest hotel is the Hilton, next to that is San Luis. The Hilton is right on-site; both are easy to walk. They are both beautiful hotels, but they don’t offer any specials for the show.

Here are the Hilton and San Luis Resort’s contact information:

Hilton Galveston Island Resort, 5400 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551 (409) 744-5000

The San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551 (409)744-5000

Want to learn more about the Galveston Craft Show? We started it in 2017.

It is easy to find the Galveston Island Convention Center on the beautiful Gulf Island of Galveston. It’s located just a short distance from Houston. Check out our Driving Directions.

Want to contact us? You can find our email address, phone number, and address on our Contact Page.

All Handmade Items at the Art & Craft Expo

We all love a good craft fair! The Galveston Craft show is all indoor and a juried craft fair. You never know what you will find at the Galveston Craft Show.  All the items are Handmade and unique, like the people who created them.  From jewelry to a wreath for your porch or yard decor.  Garden decorations to soaps, bath, and body products.  Even Beer Soap!  Hair bows and headbands, wood items, handmade cards.  You’ll find your favorite local sports teams to skulls.  Doll clothes, paintings, gems.  Whether you are looking for items for your home, yourself, or a perfect gift for someone who has everything, the Galveston Craft Show is sure to offer a great selection and is sure to entertain!

The next Galveston Craft show will take place on Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, 2023. 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.  The event is held inside the Corvette Chevy Expo.


Are you interested in being an art or craft vendor? Email Bonnie at galvestoncraftshow@gmail.com for more details.


Spectators can order tickets in advance and save more. It’s is $15 for adults, Children 12 and under a free. Advance purchase tickets are $13. There are in and out privileges and free parking in the parking garage.

Galveston Craft Show – A Handmade Event

The perfect gift for any occasion

All handmade items are sold at this event including jewelry, home decor pieces, soap-making items and so much more! The top arts, crafts, and sewing vendors from Texas will be selling their beautiful handcrafted items at the craft show. This juried show will take place inside which means there are no worries about weather delays or missing out on all the great vendors due to bad timing! Don’t forget there is plenty of free parking available so you don’t have to worry about finding an expensive spot or being stuck in traffic trying to find a spot before the lot fills up!

Join us for the Galveston Craft Show on March 18th and 19th, 2023

Event Schedule

Event Schedule for the Galveston Craft Show at Galveston Island Texas.

Galveston Craft Show

The Galveston Craft Show features All Handmade items. The event is held inside the Corvette Chevy Expo.

Join us at the Galveston Craft Show on March 18th and 19th! You’ll find all handmade items including jewelry, home decor pieces, soap-making items and so much more! This juried show takes place inside which means there are no worries about weather delays or missing out on all the great vendors due to bad timing! Don’t forget there is plenty of free parking available so you don’t have to worry about finding an expensive spot or being stuck in traffic trying to find a spot before the lot fills up! The Galveston Craft Show is held in conjunction with the Corvette Chevy Expo. The two shows are premier events in Galveston and offer a full day of fun for the family with live entertainment and music throughout the weekend – all for one admission fee. Discount tickets for the Galveston Craft Show are available online. Check out our complete Event Schedule so you are sure not to miss any of the fun and excitement!


NEXT SHOW DATES:
March 18, 2023, and March 19, 2023
Galveston Island Convention Center
5600 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554

GOOGLE MAPS

DISCOUNT TICKETS

Event Maps of the Corvette Chevy Expo Galveston Island Convention Center

1ST FLOOR LAYOUT
2ND FLOOR LAYOUT

CORVETTE CHEVY EXPO SCHEDULE


PARTICIPANTS MOVE-IN

Thursday, March 18, 2023
Craft Vendor setup Noon- 6:00 pm

Friday, March 19, 2023
Craft Vendors 9:00 am – 6:00 pm


THE EVENT OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Saturday, March 18, 2023

  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Food Concessions Open
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Gates Open: Car Show, Aftermarket Showcase, Cars for Sale, Craft Show
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Hagerty Youth Judging for ages 8 to 14
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday Show’ n Shine Begins
  • 9:00 am Meet the Tropical Impression Racing Team with Beat the Heat, Inc.
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Judging Begins
  • 12:00 am – 1:00 pm Judges Luncheon
  • 1:00 pm Concert
  • 3:00 pm Concert
  • 4:00 pm Show’ n Shine Saturday Awards Ceremony in front of the convention center
  • 6:00 pm Event Closes

Sunday, March 19, 2023

  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Food Concessions Open
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Gates Open: Car Show, Aftermarket Showcase, Cars for Sale, Craft Show
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Show’ N Shine Begins
  • 10:00 am Meet the Tropical Impression Racing Team with Beat the Heat, Inc.
  • 9:00 am – Judging Begins
  • 1:00 pm – Concert
  • 3:00 pm – Concert
  • 4:00 pm Show’ n Shine Sunday Awards Ceremony in front of the convention center
  • 5:00 pm Indoor Show Car Awards Ceremony
  • 6:00 pm Event Closes

GENERAL ADMISSION

Ticket Price

Tickets are good for the Corvette Chevy Expo, Galveston Craft Show, and the Concerts.

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 and Weekend Pass $20


PARKING

Free in the adjacent Parking Garage.


Want to be a vendor?

The Galveston Craft Show is a two day event featuring the handmade items by artists from Texas and Louisiana.

We need you to send photos of your work to galvestoncraftshow@gmail.com. If approved these will be used in the promotion of the event on social media. Returning vendors may register online.

Vendor spaces are $60 for a 10 x 10. You also receive two weekend passes with each space your order.

There are a few rules you need to consider for the art and craft show vendor spaces:

  • All Items must be handmade. (If you don’t have handmade items we have vendor booths in the Corvette Show available)
  • The convention center has the food contract, so no food can be sold that can be eaten on the premises. All other foods need prior approval.
  • The apparel is also under contract, so no apparel sales are allowed without special approval.
  • No set up on Saturday or Sunday and no tear down until the event closes to the public.
  • The setup is on Thursday, March 16, 2023, from 1 pm, or Friday, March 17, 2023, from 9 am until 7 pm.

Check out the complete event schedule for more details.

Follow us on social media:

Our hashtag is #GalvestonCraftShow

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GalvestonCraftShow/

https://www.instagram.com/galvestoncraftshow/

Driving Directions from Houston

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

Eating at Galveston Beach restaurants and souvenir shopping in Galveston are popular activities, and now you have another fund activity to do, the Galveston Craft Show and the Corvette Chevy Expo on March 18 & 19, 2023.

But if you’re not from the area, it can be hard to find your way to these destinations from Houston. But fear not! Just follow these driving directions from Houston to Galveston, and you’ll be able to get there quickly and enjoy yourself at the Galveston Art and Craft Show on the beautiful beaches of Galveston Island Texas!

How far from Houston to Galveston

The distance from Houston TX to Galveston is 47 miles. The road driving distance is 53 miles to downtown Houston. The distance from Houston TX to Galveston is measured from downtown Houston.

Note: Galveston has two convention centers. The Galveston Island Convention Center is right on Seawall Blvd. This is NOT the Moody Gardens Convention Center.

Driving from Houston to Galveston (Downtown)

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

Directions to Galveston Texas From Hobby Airport

The travel time from Houston Hobby airport is about 50 minutes (depending on traffic of course). It is a short distance from Houston TX to Galveston from William P Hobby Airport. Just take Lockheed Ave, and go North for 0.2 miles. Turn left on Convair St and go West for 200 feet. Turn right on Telephone Rd, TX-35, and go North for 0.3 miles. Turn right on Airport Blvd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Gulf Fwy and go Southeast for 0.6 miles. Continue on ramp at sign reading “I-45 S” and go Southeast for 0.3 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 35 miles to Galveston Island. Once on the island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Boulevard for .03 miles – Convention Center on left.

Driving to Galveston From George Bush Intercontinental Airport

For those of you who are flying to the United States from other countries, you will most likely be using George Bush Intercontinental Airport. This is on the north side of Houston. In planning your road trip beginning at George Bush Intercontinental Airport get on Terminal Rd S and go East for 0.6 miles. Bear left and go Southeast for 300 feet. Turn left on Greens Rd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Eastex Fwy, US-59, US-59 N, and go South for 0.6 miles. Bear left on the ramp and go South for 1000 feet. Continue on Eastex Fwy, US-59, and go South for 14 miles. Bear right on the ramp at the sign reading “I-45 to Galveston / Dallas” and go South for 0.6 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 45 miles to Galveston Island. Once on the island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Blvd for .03 miles – Convention Center on left.

For customized directions to the Galveston Island Convention Center, click HERE.

Where to Park at Galveston TX

The best place to park while attending the Galveston Craft Show and Corvette Chevy Expo is the Free parking garage at the Galveston Island Convention Center. A two-story parking garage is located directly below the building with over 700 parking spaces. There are two entrances–one, on 57th street, and another one, in the Hilton parking lot.

Where to stay?

We have a hotel special at the Clarion Pointe Galveston Seawall, Galveston Texas and it is right near the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.

So as you plan your trip to Galveston we hope you will share this information with your friends. Here is a link to our website https://galvestoncraftshow.com/. Share with your friends and see you soon!

Here is a link to our website https://galvestoncraftshow.com/. Share with your friends and see you soon!

Galveston Craft Show, MARCH 18 and 19, 2023

The Galveston Craft Show is back! Join us for the 2023 Galveston Craft Show when it returns to the Galveston Island Convention Center on March 18 and 19. All handmade items are sold at this event including jewelry, home decor pieces, soap-making items and so much more! The top arts crafts vendors from Texas will be selling their beautiful handcrafted items at the craft show. This juried show will take place inside which means there are no worries about weather delays or missing out on all the great vendors due to bad timing! Don’t forget there is plenty of free parking available so you don’t have to worry about finding an expensive spot or being stuck in traffic trying to find a spot before the lot fills up! The Galveston Craft Show is held in conjunction with Corvette Chevy Expo. The two shows are premier events in Gaveston offering a full day of fun for the family with live entertainment throughout the weekend – all for one admission fee. Discount tickets for the Galveston Crafts Shows are available online.

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 18, 2023, and Sunday, March 19, 2023. 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