Seasonal Attractions

Palm Beach

  • MAY 16 - JUNE 5 (Weekends Only)

  • JUNE 6 - AUGUST 23 (Daily)

  • AUGUST 24 - SEPTEMBER 12 (Weekends Only)

Enjoy a new lazy river, wave pool and tower slides. Sink your toes into white sand with palm trees, freshwater lagoons, splash pad, volleyball courts, aquatic playground and more.

$23.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free. Season pass just $55 per person. (Included in day pass and membership).

Bands on the Sand: Live Music & Fireworks

JUNE 6 - AUGUST 8 (Friday & Saturday nights)

Enjoy this popular summer concert series featuring local and regional bands every Friday and Saturday night.

(Included with Palm Beach admission, Day Pass and membership)

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Lazy River Palm Beach
Bands on the Sand Fireworks

Dinos Alive Exhibit

May 23 - August 16

Moody Gardens is taking visitors on a Jurassic adventure when Dinos Alive returns to Galveston Island this summer. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, Dinos Alive guests become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they will get an up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. Dinos Alive will also feature a hands-on archeological dig site, as well as a gift shop and photo opportunity.

Festival of Lights Welcome Center

Festival of Lights

November 14, 2015 - January 2, 2016

Brighten up the holidays with a tradition for families and groups alike. A mile-long trail with more than one million lights, and a 100 lighted scenes takes you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular views of the Galveston Bay. Enjoy the area’s only outdoor skating rink, concession areas with hot chocolate and festive food, holiday buffets, live entertainment and more.

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ICE LAND Ice Sculptures

November 2015 - January 2016

A skilled team of 31 internationally-acclaimed professional ice carvers from Harbin, China will dive into 900 tons of ice and transform them into majestic marvels featuring holiday scenes with the beloved Bikini Bottom inhabitants from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. Chilled and held at a temperature of 9 degrees, you can witness these works of art as Galveston makes its holiday transformation into a Winter Wonder Island.

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Moody Gardens Presents A Magical Christmas 2015
Dinner & Show starring Master Illusionist Curt Miller and Friends

December 2015

Join us for Curt Miller’s new holiday production featuring magic, music and fun! Witness people appearing and disappearing right before your eyes! Enjoy many of your favorite Christmas songs wonderfully performed by spectacular singers and dancers.

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*Hours, prices, show times and attraction availability are subject to change without notice.