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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

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