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Mardi Gras – Parking restriction on the seawall

City Eases Parking Restrictions Along Seawall for Mardi Gras

Limited Overnight Parking will be Allowed for the First Weekend Parades

(Galveston, TX) January 15, 2012 – City leaders will allow limited overnight parking along

Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard during the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2013. The

public will be able to park their properly registered vehicles and trailers

beginning at 8 AM

Thursday, January 31, 2013

. All vehicles and trailers must be removed no later than 6 AM

Sunday, February 3, 2013

. Drivers parking along the roadway in advance of Thursday will be

cited and towed for violating the City’s No Parking from 3:00AM – 5:00AM regulation.

Available parking spots along Seawall are likely to fill up rapidly in anticipation of first weekend

parades. The Galveston Police Department reminds residents and visitors of parking protocol:

Do not try to cover space with anything other than a properly registered vehicle or trailer

Cones, chairs, ropes, chains and the like will be removed at the owners’ expense


here will be a number of areas along the Seawall designated as no parking zones or restricted

access areas. The City reminds all revelers to take note of these areas when parking their


Please note, implementation of paid parking along Seawall Boulevard will occur after Mardi

Gras. For additional information, please contact the City of Galveston at (409) 797-3520 or






Elizabeth Rogers, Public Information Officer


O: (409) 797-3546 | C: (409) 771-0051


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