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Breakfast with Santa

Join us for Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9 and 16! Reserve your seats today.

Holiday Evening Pass

The coolest deal to a festive night at Moody Gardens! On sale now!

Aquarium Pyramid NOW OPEN

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

ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday

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

Holiday Evening Pass

The coolest deal to a festive night at Moody Gardens! On sale now!

DREAM BIG 3D: Engineering Our World

A Giant Screen Experience Engineered to Inspire opening September 2nd

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

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

Holiday Evening Pass

The coolest deal to a festive night at Moody Gardens! On sale now!

Cirque Joyeux Noel

The Cirque Joyeux Noel Dinner & Show is a fun and delicious way to celebrate the holidays!

DA VINCI: THE EXHIBITION

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

Holiday Evening Pass

The coolest deal to a festive night at Moody Gardens! On sale now!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4D

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer shines in an all-new magical 4-D Experience®.

Moody Gardens Golf Course: Play Now!

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

Holiday Evening Pass

The coolest deal to a festive night at Moody Gardens! On sale now!

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

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

Dec
Thu
14
Food Drive Thursdays
Festival of Lights

Food Drive Thursdays

When: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where: Festival of Lights

Your Opportunity to Help Local Food Banks and Receive 2 for 1 Festival of Lights Admission

Date: Each Thursday through January 4, including Thanksgiving Day!
Details: Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a special two-for-one admission discount to the Festival of Lights. All donations will benefit the Galveston County and Houston Food Banks.

Dec
Sat
16
Breakfast with Santa
Garden Restaurant

Breakfast with Santa

When: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Garden Restaurant

Date: December 9 & 16

Time: 8 & 9:30 a.m.

Location: Garden Restaurant

Cost: Adult $25, Child (5-12) $12. To purchase tickets, click here. 

Details: Meet jolly old St. Nick himself and make sure you are on his nice list when you join him and his friends for a breakfast buffet. Feast on favorites including scrambled eggs, bacon, breakfast links, home fried potatoes, French toast dusted with powdered sugar, waffles, biscuits with pepper gravy, assorted Danishes, seasonal fresh fruit, coffee and orange juice. Breakfast also includes a souvenir photo with Santa Claus and Moody Gardens’ own Ollie the Otter. Space is limited so reservations should be made early. 

Dec
Sat
16
Breakfast with Santa
Garden Restaurant

Breakfast with Santa

When: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Garden Restaurant

Date: December 9 & 16

Time: 8 & 9:30 a.m.

Location: Garden Restaurant

Cost: Adult $25, Child (5-12) $12. To purchase tickets, click here. 

Details: Meet jolly old St. Nick himself and make sure you are on his nice list when you join him and his friends for a breakfast buffet. Feast on favorites including scrambled eggs, bacon, breakfast links, home fried potatoes, French toast dusted with powdered sugar, waffles, biscuits with pepper gravy, assorted Danishes, seasonal fresh fruit, coffee and orange juice. Breakfast also includes a souvenir photo with Santa Claus and Moody Gardens’ own Ollie the Otter. Space is limited so reservations should be made early. 

Dec
Sat
16
3: Polar Penguins Aquarium)
Pyramid Kids Preschool Camps

3: Polar Penguins Aquarium)

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: Pyramid Kids Preschool Camps

Come join the fun as we learn about animals and numbers 1 through 9 during our 2017-2018 numerical Preschool Camp Adventures! Camps include games, crafts, presentations or stories, themed snacks, and entry to the corresponding pyramid or attraction.

Perfect for children 2-4 years of age!  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Cost: $20 ($17 for members). Cost includes one parent chaperone.

December 16, 2017 — 3: “Polar Penguins” (Aquarium)
You, me, & penguin make THREE! How do penguins survive the cold? Join us to find out.

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

Dec
Thu
21
Food Drive Thursdays
Festival of Lights

Food Drive Thursdays

When: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where: Festival of Lights

Your Opportunity to Help Local Food Banks and Receive 2 for 1 Festival of Lights Admission

Date: Each Thursday through January 4, including Thanksgiving Day!
Details: Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a special two-for-one admission discount to the Festival of Lights. All donations will benefit the Galveston County and Houston Food Banks.

Dec
Thu
28
Food Drive Thursdays
Festival of Lights

Food Drive Thursdays

When: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where: Festival of Lights

Your Opportunity to Help Local Food Banks and Receive 2 for 1 Festival of Lights Admission

Date: Each Thursday through January 4, including Thanksgiving Day!
Details: Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a special two-for-one admission discount to the Festival of Lights. All donations will benefit the Galveston County and Houston Food Banks.

Jan
Thu
04
Food Drive Thursdays
Festival of Lights

Food Drive Thursdays

When: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where: Festival of Lights

Your Opportunity to Help Local Food Banks and Receive 2 for 1 Festival of Lights Admission

Date: Each Thursday through January 4, including Thanksgiving Day!
Details: Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a special two-for-one admission discount to the Festival of Lights. All donations will benefit the Galveston County and Houston Food Banks.

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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

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

Here's How to Get Involved:

CLICK HERE for more information.

 

Moody Gardens recognizes the following 2017 Festival of Lights Sponsors:

Gilbane Building Company, Garmon Flooring, KenMor Electric, KPRC-TV, Pepsi, Houston Family Magazine, Chuoke Plumbing, Huitt-Zollars, Marek Bros., American Marble, Western Specialty, Baker Concrete, Schindler Elevator, Milam Painting, Kelso Concrete, Letsos Company, Forman Equipment, Forward Energy Group, Broome Welding, Ben E Keith, Gordon's