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Local Conditions:  61° F   •   Today's Hours:  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Holiday in the Gardens Hours:  CLOSED

Ticket Information

Admission for children ages three and under is free to all attractions. Additional discounts are below!


The Rainforest Pyramid will be CLOSED on Tuesday, December 5th

Holiday in the Gardens

November 18 - January 6

ICE LAND · Festival of Lights · Value Days · Ice Skating · Hotel Packages · Holiday 3D Films · Rudolph 4D ·  Arctic Slide · Train Rides · Pictures with Santa · Nightly Fireside S'mores and more!

As Moody Gardens transforms into Holiday in the Gardens, it has become a holiday tradition as families throughout the region can enjoy a diverse range of attractions including ICE LAND, Festival of Lights which is a mile-long walking trail decked with two million lights and filled with sound-enhanced, lighted, and animated displays themed to everyone's favorite holiday music. Guests will also enjoy an outdoor ice rink, an Arctic Slide, holiday buffets, and train rides. Guests can also enjoy holiday 3D and 4D films. The Moody Gardens Hotel will feature an exciting new holiday show and the New Year's Palooza Family Celebration. Special Hotel Packages are available with the holiday attractions and events.

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SAVE BIG: One-Day Value Pass
Individual Attractions Tickets also Available

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Value Pass admission includes  Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheeler, Dinos Alive, Ropes Course (Zipline requires a separate discounted ticket) and one show in each theater (MG 3D, 4D Special FX Theater, 20,000 Leagues Interactive Adventure)

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Education Programs:
Preschool Expeditions, Learn Wild Home School, Pyramid Kids Summer Camps and More!


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    Family Looking at Macaws

    Dinner Cruises

    Relax and Indulge
    Aboard the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat!

    Enjoy beautiful views of Offats Bayou, plus a dinner buffet and cash bar with dinner cruises aboard the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

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    Memberships, Season Passes and More!

    Great Value!
    Visit as often as you like.

    Enjoy unlimited admission into Moody Gardens attractions year-round!
    Plus, you will enjoy a variety of member events and discounts.

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    Special Discounts Available On-Site

    These discount tickets are only available for purchase on-site



     20% Off Value Pass with Valid Military ID - For Military Personnel, Spouse and Children Under 18


     20% Off Value Pass with Valid ID - For First Responder Only 
    (Police, Fire, EMS)


    $35 Value Pass every Wednesday for moms (or dads) and their child aged 4-5 ($35 for child and $35 for one parent). *November 19 - January 7 Value Pass does not include holiday attractions. Must be purchased separately*


    Present a report card within 30 days with nothing less than a B and receive free admission into one educational attraction.

    Only Students K through 12 are eligible for the Good Grades Program

    Educational Attractions: Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheeler, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, or Audience Recognition Theater

    Includes individual Holiday attractions
    Excludes Palm Beach and Ropes Course/Zip Line

    Cashless Transaction Policy

    • Special Notice: We encourage you to purchase your tickets online.
    • We now have a cashless transaction policy and we accept credit cards only property wide to further reduce physical contact.
    • Cash payment and checks cannot be accepted. 
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