Palm Beach

Palm Beach at Moody Gardens
Boys in sand at Palm Beach Moody Gardens

Bask in the sun, poolside, on Galveston's only white sand beach and surround yourself with lush, landscaping. Relax in a Texas-sized spa or enjoy a game of beach volleyball on our regulation court. Either way, you're in for an unforgettable day at the beach!


August 21 - September 10: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. ( Open Weekends Only)

Labor Day: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Adults - $23.95

Children - (4-12) - $17.95

Seniors (65+) - $17.95

Children 3 and under - FREE


Enjoy unlimited admission to Palm Beach,
Bands on the Sand, and Dive in Movie nights.

$45 per person


The following items are NOT PERMITTED:

» Weapons or Alcohol

» Outside Food or Drinks (with the exception of bottled water, Baby Food/Formula)

» Inflatable Devices (with the exception of USCG approved Personal Flotation Device)

» Coolers larger than 12"L x 12"W x 12"H

All bags entering the property are subject to search.

Family at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens
Boys play at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens


Lazy River: A 650-linear-foot Lazy River offers over 60 interactive points at which guests on shore can splash and spray as their friends float by along the Lazy River course.

Wave Pool: A 6,100-square-foot zero entry Wave Pool graduates to a depth of 5 feet to appeal to a variety of ages.

Tower Slides: Two 18-foot enclosed Tower Slides offer a thrilling plunge of refreshment. Please note there is minimum 48" height requirement.

Splashpad: Automated dump buckets, spray arches and fountains. No water depth.

Aquarium Adventure: Playground, which includes eight-feet-tall climb-on platforms, 25-foot Hydro Storm tower with a 500-gallon water dump bucket and more.


  • Comfy beach chairs
  • Sunbathing lounge chairs
  • Shady umbrellas
  • Volleyball court
  • Restrooms and showers

Please note that coolers and outside food and drinks (except plastic bottled water not in a cooler) are not allowed inside Palm Beach. Palm Beach is a non-smoking venue. Proper swim attire is required. Limited supply of USCG approved life jackets are available for children. If you bring your own floatation device, it must be USCG approved.

Interested in hosting a party at Palm Beach? CLICK HERE for more information


Stainless steel ambassador lockers are available in three sizes at the Palm Beach Gift Shop.

» Mini Lockers: $5 rental + $10 deposit
» Individual Lockers: $10 rental + $10 deposit
» Family Lockers: $15 rental + $10 deposit

Beach Cabana Rentals

Beach Cabanas include:

» 6 – beach chairs with leg rests
» Cocktail table
» 6 – bottles of water & ice bucket

CLICK HERE to rent Cabanas

Bamboo Lounge Rental

Bamboo Lounge includes:

» Plush patio furniture
» 6 – bottles of water & ice bucket

CLICK HERE for more information


2017 Dates TBA


Get ready to have some fun in the sun as Moody Gardens rolls out a beach blast with live music in the sand. Admission includes access to all water features at Palm Beach. End your weekend with a live concert Saturday and Sunday night at Moody Garden's Palm Beach featuring rock and country bands. Enjoy all the attractions that Palm Beach has to offer at this family friendly event! This event is from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. There will not be a Firework Show at Beach, Brews & Bands.

September 3 - The Line Up
September 4 - Rat Ranch

 Dive In Movie Nights

Palm Beach Cabana at Moody Gardens

Dive In Movie Night Schedule

2017 Dates TBA