Moody Gardens Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events Calendar

Take a look at some of our upcoming events or browse our Annual Events below.

Please note, all events until the end of April will be postponed.

Apr
Mon
06
Military Mondays

Military Mondays

When: 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Where:

Who: Any Active Military Members
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket window

Apr
Tue
07
Senior Tuesday

Senior Tuesday

When: All Day

Where:

Who: Anyone 65+ years old
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Tuesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Wed
08
Mommy Wednesday

Mommy Wednesday

When: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Where:

Who: Mothers with Toddlers
(Ages 4 & 5 tickets required; Ages 3 and under free)
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Wednesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Mon
13
Military Mondays

Military Mondays

When: 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Where:

Who: Any Active Military Members
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket window

Apr
Tue
14
Senior Tuesday

Senior Tuesday

When: All Day

Where:

Who: Anyone 65+ years old
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Tuesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Wed
15
Mommy Wednesday

Mommy Wednesday

When: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Where:

Who: Mothers with Toddlers
(Ages 4 & 5 tickets required; Ages 3 and under free)
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Wednesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Mon
20
Military Mondays

Military Mondays

When: 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Where:

Who: Any Active Military Members
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket window

Apr
Tue
21
Senior Tuesday

Senior Tuesday

When: All Day

Where:

Who: Anyone 65+ years old
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Tuesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Wed
22
Mommy Wednesday

Mommy Wednesday

When: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Where:

Who: Mothers with Toddlers
(Ages 4 & 5 tickets required; Ages 3 and under free)
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Wednesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Mon
27
Military Mondays

Military Mondays

When: 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Where:

Who: Any Active Military Members
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket window

Apr
Tue
28
Senior Tuesday

Senior Tuesday

When: All Day

Where:

Who: Anyone 65+ years old
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Tuesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

Apr
Wed
29
Mommy Wednesday

Mommy Wednesday

When: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Where:

Who: Mothers with Toddlers
(Ages 4 & 5 tickets required; Ages 3 and under free)
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Wednesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

May
Mon
04
Military Mondays

Military Mondays

When: 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Where:

Who: Any Active Military Members
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass per person
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket window

Annual Events

We host a variety of family-friendly events for our guests and community, including many free events, throughout the year. 

Ice land atMoody Gardens

ICE LAND: Christmas Around the World

2020 Dates TBD

Festival of Lights atMoody Gardens

Festival of Lights

2020 Dates TBD

Brighten up the holidays with a tradition for families and groups alike. A mile-long trail with more than one million lights and lighted scenes take you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular views  Galveston Bay. Enjoy the area’s only outdoor skating rink, concession areas with hot chocolate and festive food, holiday buffets, live entertainment and more.

Cirque Joyeux Dinner & Show

2020 Dates TBD

Moody Gardens Hotel

Enjoy a spectacular, exhilarating and joyous celebration of the holiday season with an enchanting mix of fantastic food, circus and music.

Moody Gardens Education Open House

Educator Open House

February 6, 2021

10a.m. - 6p.m.

Spend the day with Moody Gardens. Come checkout our attractions and see what we and other Galveston attractions have to offer. This is a free event for Educators.

MORE INFORMATION

Mardi Gras Ball for Special People

Mardi Gras Ball for Special People

2020 Date TBD

Moody Gardens Macaws

Valentine's Weekend at Moody Gardens

2020 Dates TBD

Easter at Moody Gardens

Easter in the Gardens

Postponed.

Mother's Day at Moody Gardens

May 2020

More details to come!

World Oceans Day

June 8, 2020

More details to come!

Bands on the Sand Fireworks

Bands on the Sand

2020 Dates TBD

Enjoy this summer concert on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 to 10 p.m. featuring local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues. The cost is $15 for admission and each show concludes with a firework display over Offats Bayou overlooking the Moody Gardens pyramids.

Shark at Moody Gardens for Shark U Week

Shark U Week

2020 Dates TBD

Dive into Shark U Week at Moody Gardens! Join us for a plethora of shark themed activities. Guests can witness live feedings, diver presentations at the Caribbean Exhibit, keeper presentations and more in our Aquarium Pyramid.

Art in the Gardens

September 23, 2020 

September 22, 2021

Learn more here

Registration is REQUIRED - this is for Special Education Classrooms and Groups only. 

Galveston Appreciation Day

2020 Date TBD

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 

Ghostly Gardens

Ghostly Gardens

2020 Dates TBD

It’s a family affair with the annual Ghostly Gardens celebration! Children and their families can participate in free trick-or-treating, creepy crafts, face-painting and other fun activities from 2 pm to 4 pm.

The event will also include a kid’s costume contest for children 12 years old and younger. Prizes will be awarded to the participant with the best costume in each of the different age groups. Families with a member in costume will receive $5 admission to the Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, MG 3D Theater, 4D Theater and Colonel Paddlewheel per person.