Galveston Appreciation Day

Galveston Appreciation Day

Galveston residents and workers will be treated to an experience at one of the top tourist destinations on the island when Moody Gardens® hosts its annual Galveston Appreciation Day on Oct. 15, 2017.

People who live or work on Galveston Island – as well as their immediate families – will receive free admission to the Rainforest Pyramid, Aquarium Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Da Vinci: The Exhibit and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat at Moody Gardens from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the day of the event.

To be eligible for the Galveston Appreciation Day offer, guests must show proof of Island residency or employment with a driver’s license or state identification card, utility bill, paycheck stub or work identification badge.

Event Information

Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Giveaway: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Admission: FREE for people who live or work on Galveston Island as well as their immediate family members

Guidelines: Must show proof of Island residency or employment with a driver’s license or state identification card, utility bill, paycheck stub or work identification badge.

Plant Giveaway

Island residents can also receive another special treat when they sign-up to receive a free plant. Moody Gardens is giving away the Palms as part of a beautification project for the island. 

  • STEP 1: Register here by 10/14/2017.
  • STEP 2: Print your voucher and/or code
  • STEP 3: Bring it to the tiki hut at the front of the Visitor Center on October 15, 2017 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to claim your plant. 

All participants must be 18 years or older. Participants will be asked to present a driver’s license or state identification card as proof of Island residency. Must present voucher on October 15, 2017 between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  in front of the Moody Gardens Visitor Center to receive free Palm.