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Aquarium Pyramid NOW OPEN

Journey to New Depths in the
$37 Million transformed Aquarium Pyramid

SHARK U WEEK

Shark U Week explores the world of Sharks with special activities at Moody Gardens.

Bands on the Sand - Fri & Sat Nights

Experience Live Music on Palm Beach with fireworks after the show! Fri & Sat 6-10pm

DA VINCI: THE EXHIBITION

Explore science and creativity in the Discovery Museum with Da Vinci: The Exhibition.

BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

Enjoy sun, fun and samplings Sept. 1 - 3 at one of the top 3 Beer Fests in the US!

ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday

Explore the Rainforest of the World on a whole new level of cool!

Dinos Alive Now Open

Embark on a Jurassic adventure this summer with Dinos Alive!

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

A mile-long trail with over a million lights and lighted scenes will brighten up your holidays!

Palm Beach Open Daily

Bask in the sun on Galveston's only white sand beach! Open Daily through Aug. 20.

Moody Gardens Golf Course: Play Now!

Spend the day on the green with our all-inclusive package! More Info

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!

EXPERIENCE LIFE AT MOODY GARDENS®, GALVESTON ISLAND!

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

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Aquarium Pyramid
NOW OPEN!

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

CLICK HERE for details and a complete schedule.

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 A LIST OF ANNUAL EVENTS AT MOODY GARDENS

Jul
Fri
28
The Line Up
Bands on the Sand

The Line Up

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: The Line Up
?https://www.facebook.com/The-Line-Up-88889857815/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

Jul
Sat
29
Hattrick
Bands on the Sand

Hattrick

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: Hattrick
?https://www.facebook.com/The-Line-Up-88889857815/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

Aug
Fri
04
Rat Ranch
Bands on the Sand

Rat Ranch

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: Rat Ranch
https://www.facebook.com/ratranchband/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

Aug
Sat
05
Dustin Burt
Bands on the Sand

Dustin Burt

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: Dustin Burt
https://www.facebook.com/dustinburtmusic/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

Aug
Fri
11
Bourbon Street
Bands on the Sand

Bourbon Street

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: Bourbon Street
https://www.facebook.com/Bourbon-Street-the-Band-200153755405/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

Aug
Sat
12
Happy Humboldts Pre-K Camp
The Learning Place

Happy Humboldts 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. Click here for upcoming camp dates.

Meet our Happy Humboldts! 

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

Aug
Sat
12
A Sure Thing
Bands on the Sand

A Sure Thing

When: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bands on the Sand

Featuring: A Sure Thing
https://www.facebook.com/asurethingmusic/

Enjoy this popular summer concert series with fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 -10 pm. Featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues, families can rock out as they float in the lazy river or hang out on the Island's only white sand beach.

$15 General Admission
Children 3 and Under Free

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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

 Get Involved

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Volunteers at Moody Gardens

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Here's How to Get Involved:

CLICK HERE for more information.