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Holiday in the Gardens Festivities 

November 18, 2023 - January 6, 2024

Ice Land · Festival of Lights · Ice Skating Rink · Hotel Packages · Holiday 3D Films · Rudolph 4D ·  Arctic Slide · Train Rides · Pictures with Santa · Nightly Fireside S'Mores  · A Christmas Wish Holiday Show · Breakfast with Santa · Nightly Holiday Buffets · New Year's Palooza · NYE Silver Celebration at Moody Gardens Hotel 


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Holiday Lights

Season Hours
Hours are subject to change

Yearly Attractions
Open: 10AM - 7PM Daily
Christmas Day Open: 12PM - 5PM

Ice Land and Festival of Lights & Holiday Attractions
Open: 11AM - 9PM Daily (Please refer to the attraction sheet for hours)
Christmas Day Open: 12PM - 9PM

Holiday Hotel Packages

Indulge in the magic of the season with beautifully decorated surroundings, warm hospitality, and an array of attractions at Moody Gardens. Explore vibrant holiday lights, enjoy festive dining options, and engage in various seasonal activities suitable for all ages. Whether you're interested in exploring the stunning Festival of Lights, ICE LAND, relaxing at the spa, or visiting the iconic Pyramids, the hotel's packages offer a comprehensive experience that captures the holiday spirit.

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Moody Gardens recognizes past Festival of Lights sponsors:

KPRC, KSBJ, Huitt-Zollars, Kelso Concrete, Forward Energy Group, Marek Bros, Gilbane, KenMor Electric, Baker Concrete, Letsos Company, Chuoke Plumbing, Forman Equipment, Hunton Services and D3 Painting Services.

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