Todays Hours

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Plan Your Visit

Open Daily November 11 – January 7

VALUE DAYS: Big Savings! Sunday – Thursday, Nov. 12 – Dec. 14 (Excludes Thanksgiving)
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Free Parking!

Value Days Hours:
Ice Land: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Festival of Lights:  6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Regular Hours:
Ice Land:  10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Festival of Lights: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Thanksgiving Hours, November 23
Ice Land:  12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Festival of Lights: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Christmas Hours, December 25
Ice Land:  12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Festival of Lights: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Value Days:  Sun. - Thurs.
Nov. 12 – Dec. 14

Adult $26.95 $21.95
Child / Senior $21.95 $16.95
Admission $15.95 $10.95

Add-On Attractions after 4:00pm:

Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Ropes Course, Zip Line with your purchase of a Festival of Lights ticket.

Adult $9.00 each  
Child / Senior $7.00 each  


Adults $59 - $109  
Child (3 - 12 years)
Infants Free (Exception Premium Seats)
$39 - $109  
Ice Land + Festival of Lights
Adult $30.95 $25.95
Child / Senior $25.95 $20.95

Festival of Lights + 1 Attraction (Excludes Ice Land) after 4 p.m.

Adult $20.95 $15.95
Child / Senior $18.95 $13.95

Holiday Pass: Ice Land, Festival of Lights + 1 attraction after 4 p.m.

Adult $34.95 $29.95
Child / Senior $29.95 $24.95

Evening Pass: All Attractions after 4 p.m.

Adult $44.95 $39.95
Child / Senior $39.95 $34.95


Single Slide $8.00  
Three Slides  -  sharable $15.00  
10 Slides  -  non-sharable $20.00  
One Day Unlimited  - non-sharable $25.00  
Admission $8.95  
Skate Rental $8.00  
Single Ride $8.00  
Three Rides  -  sharable $15.00  

Group Rates (20+)

Please call 800-582-4673 ext. 4558 for details or to book your group.

Photos with Santa

9 wallets (same image): $30.00 ($15.00 for members)

1 5x7: $16.00 ($8.00 for members)

1 8x10: $22.00 ($11.00 for members)

Polar Package: $65.00 ($32.50 for members)

  • 9 - wallets
  • 2 - 5x7
  • 1 - 8x10

Mistletoe Package: $85.00 ($42.50 for members)

  • 18 – wallets
  • 4 - 5x7
  • 1 - 8x10

Food Options

Walk along the Festival of Lights trail and enjoy festival holiday treats like Kettle Corn, Sausage on a Stick, Hot Cocoa and much more.

The Garden Restaurant
Festival of Lights Buffet Menu

Soup du’ jour

Holiday Salads:  Featuring Orzo Salad with Orange Vinaigrette, Seasonal Fruit tossed with Hibiscus Infused Yogurt, Kale and Feta with Corn Salad, and more.

Entrees:  Including Roast Sirloin with Rosemary Au’ Jus, Chicken Florentine with White Wine Cream Sauce, and a variety of other festive options.

Side Dishes to Compliment Your Entrée:  Brown Sugared and Buttered Sweet Potatoes and more.

Kids Corner: Spaghetti Marinara, and Mac and Cheese Supreme

Warm Breads & Butter

Holiday Desserts

Holiday Cocktails: A variety of options including Santa’s Hot Cocoa and a Rudolph-tini.

Click here to download the menu

Please note:  menu Items are subject to change. The Buffet is served on the nights Festival of Lights is open, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Enjoy a special holiday menu on these days. For information, please call 1-800-582-4673 ext.4200. You may view the special menus below:

Thanksgiving Day Buffet | Christmas Day Buffet

Travel Packages

Hotel Packages

Enjoy the holiday season with breathtaking views of our holiday lights with an overnight stay at the spectacular Moody Gardens Hotel.

A variety of packages are available. 

Golf Packages

With its stunning views, green fairways and gulf breeze, Moody Gardens Golf Course has become one of the most popular public golf courses in Texas with a variety of packages available. This island course has recently earned numerous honors, including “Recommended by TripAdvisor” status. Recently, GolfNow also ranked Moody Gardens as the third-best course in the Greater Houston area. 

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Spa Packages

Whether you are treating yourself or providing the perfect gift, the spa at the Moody Gardens Hotel has a variety of options for the holiday season. 

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Parking & Directions

Free Parking is available at Moody Gardens and lots adjacent to our property. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to the main entrance, with easy access to the Ticket Windows, Festival of Lights, Ice Land, Visitor Center and other attractions. The Galveston Trolley also provides transportation from various locations around Galveston Island. Trolley Route and Schedule