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ICE LAND & Festival of Lights Are Open!

The COOLEST holiday destination is here Nov 12 - Jan 8! Buy Tickets

Aquarium Renovations: Wave 7

 Wave 7 of Aquarium Renovations, OPEN November 12 - January 8, 2017!

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!

Rudolph 4D November 12 - January 8!

Your favorite Red-Nosed Reindeer is visiting the 4D Theater! 

Finding Dory 3D November 12 - December 9

Dory is swimming all the way to the MG3D Theater!

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!

Dinosaurs in Motion Now Open!

Back from extinction! See Dinosaurs in Motion in the Discovery Pyramid! 

Rudolph 4D Nov 12 - Jan 8!

Your favorite Red-Nosed Reindeer is visiting the 4D Theater

ICE LAND & Festival of Lights Are Open!

The COOLEST holiday destination is here Nov 12 - Jan 8! Buy Tickets

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures
November 12 - January 8!

See ICE LAND: ICE SCULPTURES, A Caribbean Christmas, LIVE on our webcam.

We're excited to announce a multi-phased renovation for the Aquarium Pyramid! Guests can look forward to a fun and awe-inspiring experience. 

CLICK HERE for details and a complete schedule.

EXPERIENCE LIFE AT MOODY GARDENS®, GALVESTON ISLAND!

WORK OR PLAY, THE TROPICAL SPLENDOR SURROUNDS YOU IN THIS LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE

PLAN YOUR VISIT

EXPLORE the ocean and meet penguins, sharks and more at the Aquarium Pyramid®.

ENJOY an authentic rainforest adventure and close encounters with free-roaming monkeys, macaws and other endangered animals and plants at the Rainforest Pyramid®.

CLIMB the  five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course and SOAR over Palm Beach on the Zip Line.

LEARN about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum® or IMMERSE yourself at the MG 3D Theater and 4D Theater. Go on an adventure with your favorite Bikini Bottomites during our SpongeBob SubPants Adventure.

EMBARK on a Colonel Paddlewheel Boat cruise, HAVE FUN during the summer at the lazy river, wave pool and more at Palm Beach, Galveston's only white sand beach.

RELAX and indulge in a little island time at the beautiful Moody Gardens® Hotel or take on a new CHALLENGE at the Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Moody Gardens® is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.

Upcoming Events

CLICK HERE for list of annual events

Dec
Fri
09
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Fri
09
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sat
10
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sat
10
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sun
11
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sun
11
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Mon
12
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Mon
12
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Tue
13
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Tue
13
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Wed
14
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Wed
14
Home School Day
The Learning Place

Home School Day

When: All Day

Where: The Learning Place

Fish are friends, not food. Learn about the biology and conservation or various marine species. More info.

Dec
Wed
14
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Thu
15
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Thu
15
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Fri
16
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Fri
16
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Fri
16
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sat
17
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sat
17
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Sat
17
Coral Christmas Pre-K Camp
The Learning Place

Coral Christmas Pre-K Camp

When: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: The Learning Place

Get ready for adventure as we discover the amazing world of animals during our Pyramid Kid’s Camps.  Campers will be introduced to the alphabet by incorporating its letters to different animals. Kids will learn about animals and their habitats through hands on exploration including making crafts, conducting experiments and playing games. Click here for upcoming camp dates.

We wish you a very Coral Christmas!

For additional information or to register, please call 409-683-4325 or e-mail education@moodygardens.org. 

Dec
Sat
17
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sun
18
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sun
18
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Sun
18
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Mon
19
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Mon
19
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Mon
19
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Tue
20
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Tue
20
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Tue
20
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Wed
21
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Wed
21
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Wed
21
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Thu
22
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Thu
22
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Thu
22
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Fri
23
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Fri
23
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Fri
23
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sat
24
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sat
24
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Sat
24
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sun
25
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sun
25
Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show
Moody Gardens Hotel

Cirque Joyeux Noel Christmas Dinner Show

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens Hotel

 Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the Christmas season live on stage at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. A team of acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more perform for an enchanting evening of food, circus, music and comedy.

Dec
Sun
25
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Mon
26
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Mon
26
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Tue
27
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Tue
27
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Wed
28
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Wed
28
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Thu
29
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Thu
29
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Fri
30
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Fri
30
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Dec
Sat
31
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Dec
Sat
31
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Sun
01
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Sun
01
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Mon
02
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Mon
02
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Tue
03
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Tue
03
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Wed
04
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Wed
04
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Thu
05
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Thu
05
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Fri
06
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Fri
06
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Sat
07
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Sat
07
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


Jan
Sun
08
ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas
Moody Gardens

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, Caribbean Christmas

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Guests will embark on a breathtaking underwater journey from the shores of Galveston Island through the Gulf of Mexico. As they explore the oceans depths, they will dive for sunken treasure and see Christmas surprises along the way. An ice slide takes the form of a towering oil rig and an opportunity to venture through the beautiful Flower Garden Banks for encounters with spectacular schools of colorful tropical fish, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, Hammerhead sharks and more on the way to their Caribbean island destination. There is even an opportunity to enjoy some festive holiday spirits inside of the new ICE LAND at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

Jan
Sun
08
15th Annual Festival Of Lights
Moody Gardens

15th Annual Festival Of Lights

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

As the largest holiday lighting events on the Gulf Coast, the Festival of Lights receives over 125,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival their own holiday tradition. In addition to over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment, visitors can strap on a pair of skates and glide across the ice at the area’s only Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Guests can slide into a thrilling experience with the Texas-sized Arctic Slide. Indoors, guests can take pictures with Santa or enjoy a variety of holiday-themed films at the MG3D Theater and 4D Special FX Theater.


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Moody Gardens Attractions & Hotel
Aquarium Pyramid Aerial View
Aquarium Pyramid Caribbean Tunnel
Rainforest Pyramid View
Rainforest Pyramid Macaw Pond
Palm Beach
Ropes Course & Zip Line
Zip Line
Discovery Pyramid View
MG 3D Theater
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
Moody Gardens Golf Course

Web Cams

Online Photo Kiosk

Get your photo taken at Moody Gardens and you'll be handed a card with a code. With this code you can retrieve your photos onsite at any of our photo kiosks. Photos will be posted once a day online.

CLICK HERE to look up your photos*

For questions, email photosmgr@moodygardens.org

Groups

Special Event hosted by Moody Gardens

Whether it is a corporate event with a catered dinner, a group outing to visit the Moody Gardens attractions, or your child’s sixth birthday party with a surprise visit from a real penguin, the staff at Moody Gardens knows how to make your group event special and memorable. Special packages are available for groups of 20 or more.

Group Sales:

Jennifer Kinard at 1-800-582-4673 ext 4362
Bob Haggard at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4203

Corporate Groups:

Quinnten Cleveland at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4338

CLICK HERE for more information

EDUCATION

The Moody Gardens Education Department strives to provide learning experiences for our guests that instill enthusiasm, appreciation and stewardship for the natural world and its inhabitants. From teacher workshops and field trips to sleepovers and birthday parties, kids of all ages will have an experience like no other!

Click here for more information 

Conservation

SAFE logo

S.A.F.E. | Saving Animals from Extinction 

For decades, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums have been leaders in species survival, and are already working to restore more than 30 species to healthy wild populations, including the American bison, the California condor and a variety of aquatic species. Through SAFE, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums will convene scientists and stakeholders globally to identify the factors threatening species, develop Conservation Action Plans, collect new resources and engage the public.

Turtle at Moody Gardens Aquarium

ANIMAL REHABILITATION

Working with different organizations, Moody Gardens® has provided assistance whenever possible aiding in the recovery and release of sea turtles, fish and other marine animals as they return to the wild. In the Aquarium Pyramid®, guests will find rescued Kemp’s Ridley turtles, loggerhead turtles, seals and more.

SPECIES SURVIVAL PLANS

As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Moody Gardens® wants to help ensure the continued survival of selected wildlife species. One of the ways Moody Gardens® and other institutions help is by participating in Species Survival Plans or SSPs. This is a cooperative effort made by zoos and aquariums around the country to help maintain healthy captive populations of endangered species. Currently, Moody Gardens® is involved in a variety of SSP programs, including the Pink Pigeon, Ocelot, Scarlet Ibis, Fairy Bluebird, and Two-Toed Sloth.

Conservation at Moody Gardens
Conservation at Moody Gardens
Conservation at Moody Gardens

GREEN INITIATIVES

Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, Moody Gardens® was able to launch the new recycling program with solar powered recycling units.

greenmountainenergysunclub.com

ONE WORLD ONE OCEAN FOUNDATION

Moody Gardens® created an elaborate exhibit at the MG 3D Theater exit and donated more than $3,000 to the One World One Ocean Foundation. The exhibit highlights the importance of ocean conservation with staggering statistics and beautiful imagery.

oneworldoneoceanfoundation.org

SAVING THE RAINFOREST: BELIZE BOTANIC GARDENS

Moody Gardens® donated more than $7,500 to the Belize Botanic Gardens to launch two rainforest conservation projects. The organization’s mission of conservation and education aims to serve the Belizean community and provide a scientific resource for botanical and horticultural institutions worldwide.

belizebotanic.org