Seasonal Attractions

Dinos Alive

June 3 - August 14

Located in the White Tent, next to the Discovery Pyramid

$8.95 for Adults and Children. Admission included with Value Pass.

Embark on a Jurassic adventure this summer when Dinos Alive comes to Moody Gardens. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, 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.


November 11, 2017 – January 7, 2018

New Rainforest Holiday theme for 2017! Moody Gardens takes the holidays to a whole new level of cool! A skilled team of master ice carvers has charted your course for your journey through the rainforests of the world to see monkeys, beautiful birds, incredible butterflies, colorful orchids and so many wonderful creatures. Your hosts on this journey are the spectacular leaf cutter ants carrying Christmas lights and other decorations to a magical place. A giant ice slide takes you from the tree tops through to the forest floor, ancient ruins and rivers edge to prepare for the most joyous time of the year. Also be sure to check out Shivers Ice Bar!

Festival of Lights Moody Gardens Pyramid

Festival of Lights

November 11, 2017 - January 7, 2018

As one of the largest holiday celebrations in the region, Festival of Lights has become a holiday tradition for families and groups alike. Enjoy more than one million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment. You can also skate around on the area’s only outdoor ice skating rink (bring your own skates or rentals available for $7), try out our Arctic Slide or take pictures with Santa. More information!

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