Todays Hours

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Coolest Holiday Destination in the Southwest

Eight Holiday Attractions. One Venue

Ice Land · Festival of Lights · Cirque Joyeux Noel

3D Films · Rudolph 4D · Ice Skating · Arctic Slide · Train Rides

Plus Live Entertainment, Great Food, Group Rates, Hotel Packages and More!

2017 Holiday Season
November 11 - January 7

VIP ICE CARVER EXPERIENCE:  October 7 – November 5 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Get advance entry inside of Ice Land to see the ice carvers in action as they create the amazing ice sculptures. You’ll meet a real penguin and enjoy lunch with the ice carving team. This package also includes a ticket to return to see Ice Land and Festival of Lights when the attractions open for the holiday season. Prices for this unique experience are $179 per person for Members, and $199 per person for Non-members. Limited availability, please contact 409-683-4368 or to purchase your ticket today.

OPENING DAY FESTIVITIES:  November 11 (4 - 6 p.m.)
Free live entertainment and Santa parachutes in to officially kick-off the holiday season!

Regular Season Hours

VALUE DAYS: Big Savings Sunday – Thursday, November 12 – December 14 (excludes Thanksgiving) 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Open Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Click the schedule button below for hours.

Festival of Lights opens at 6 p.m. and Ice Land opens at 10 a.m. Click the schedule button below for specific hours of all attractions. 

Best Deal: Save with an Evening Pass!

Enjoy all of the Moody Gardens attractions including:

Ice Land, Festival of Lights, Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Ropes Course and Zip Line. Available after 4 p.m. 

 RegularValue Days
Adult Evening Pass$44.95$39.95
Child / Senior Evening Pass$39.95$34.95

Ice Land Live

Cirque Joyeux Noel is made possible through the support of local hotel and motel tax dollars from the city of Galveston generated to encourage tourism and to further promote arts and entertainment on the island.