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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®.

LEARN about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum® or IMMERSE yourself at the MG 3D Theater, 4D Theater and Ridefilm Theater.

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 or LIGHT up the holidays with the Festival of Lights

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.

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Moody Gardens Attractions & Hotel
Aquarium Pyramid Aerial View
Aquarium Pyramid Caribbean Tunnel
Rainforest Pyramid View
Rainforest Pyramid Macaw Pond
Discovery Pyramid View
Discovery Pyramid: RideFilm Theater
Real Pirates Exhibition
MG 3D Theater
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center

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Upcoming Events

Apr
Sat
19
Earth Day Celebration
Herb Gardens (outside of Discovery Pyramid)

Earth Day Celebration

When: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Herb Gardens (outside of Discovery Pyramid)

Learn how you can make a difference as Moody Gardens® welcomes several guest speakers for a special Earth Day event on Saturday.

Join fellow nature enthusiasts from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Herb Garden at Moody Gardens. The event features three presentations on ways you can help the environment.

There will also be special arts and crafts for kids from 10 a.m. to noon. All of the presentations and activities are free to the public.

Want like to lower your carbon footprint on this Earth and be a helper to Mother Nature? Learn 75 ways to live a “Greener N Leaner Life” at 10 a.m.

Got butterflies? Don’t have butterflies, but want them? At 11 a.m., learn the best practices for cultivating a habitat that will attract the beautiful and beneficial insects to your garden.

At noon, learn about collecting rainwater to help water your plants. Water can be costly and often rationed during a Texas drought, so having an additional, free source of that essential liquid is appealing.

Apr
Sat
19
Seaside Saturday: Penguins
Moody Gardens Visitor Center

Seaside Saturday: Penguins

When: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens Visitor Center

Spend the day learning about some of our most popular Aquarium Pyramid residents, the penguins!

Free activities include:

  • Special Q&A presentations from our biologists at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on penguin care and conservation efforts
  • Penguin arts and crafts

Guests can then enjoy our new Penguins 3D film throughout the day to finish off their penguin-filled visit! Seaside Saturday activities will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Garden Lobby at the Moody Gardens Visitor's Center.

Apr
Sat
19
Wild About Wine
Aquarium Pyramid

Wild About Wine

When: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Aquarium Pyramid

The 9th annual Wild About Wine is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for Saturday 19 April 2014 at beautiful Moody Gardens on Galveston Island. Our theme for 2014 is Birds Of The World. Don't worry about the drive, make it a wine weekend in Galveston. Hotel packages are available. Enjoy the music of Kevin Anthony and Northern Girls throughout the evening as you enjoy wine, animal presentations, and a silent auction. Proceeds are benefiting the Gulf Coast Exotic Bird Sanctuary, the National Parrot Rescue and Preservation Foundation, and SANCCOB.

Purchase tickets online: $40 single, $70 couple. If you purchased tickets online, they will be held for you at the door. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $45 single, $75 couple. Have you attended Wild About Wine before? Don't forget your wine glass!

Wild About Wine offers a kids camp (ages 5-12), animal themed silent auction, behind the scenes tours, animal demonstrations, and live music.

CLICK HERE for more information on any of the Wild About Wine events or contact Karen Holcroft at vet_tech@moodygardens.com or 409-683-4106.

Apr
Sun
20
Easter Day Buffet
Garden Restaurant

Easter Day Buffet

When: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Garden Restaurant

You won’t be disappointed with all the delicious options at this Easter Day Buffet! You’ll have a variety of soups, salads and entrees to choose from, including Pasta del Mar, Chicken Cordon Le Bleu or a Carved Roast Sirloin. Kids can also enjoy some of their favorites including macaroni and cheese or chicken tenders with french fries. A variety of desserts, assorted rolls and fresh baked breads will also be offered.

Adults: $26.95
Seniors: $19.95
Children (5-12): $12.95 (Children 4 and under are complimentary with adult purchase)

CLICK HERE for full menu

To RSVP, please call 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4200

Apr
Sun
20
Easter in the Gardens

Easter in the Gardens

When: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where:

The annual Easter in the Gardens makes its way back to Moody Gardens on April 20. Kids ages 12 and under are invited to this free event to search for the golden eggs in our famous egg hunts. A variety of activities will be offered for all ages beginning at 11 a.m., such as face painting and games for prizes, as well as a petting zoo.

Easter egg hunts are scheduled throughout the day at these times:

Egg Hunt #1:

  • 11:30 a.m. – ages 0-3
  • Noon – ages 4-7
  • 12:30 p.m. – ages 8-12

Egg Hunt #2:

  • 2 p.m. – ages 0-3
  • 2:30 p.m. – ages 4-7
  • 3 p.m. – ages 8-12

In addition to all of the fun and excitement outdoors, Easter Buffet feasts will be available at both the Garden Restaurant and the Moody Gardens Hotel on Easter Sunday. Call 1-800-582-4673 for reservations or more information.

Apr
Tue
22
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

Apr
Tue
29
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Sat
03
Demo Day
Moody Gardens Golf Course

Demo Day

When: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens Golf Course

Representatives from Titleist, Callaway and Ping will be at the Driving Range with all the latest technologies for you to try out! If you have been thinking about getting new clubs, or just curious about the new products available, this day is for you! For more information, contact PGA Professional, Rick Christ, at 409.683.1201 or rchrist@moodygardens.org.

May
Tue
06
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Tue
13
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

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