Celebrate the New Year at Moody Gardens


Bring in the New Year safely and comfortably at Moody Gardens with all of the health and safety protocols in place. Whether it’s a special date night or couple’s retreat or a family getaway that includes the kids, Moody Gardens offers our Pyramid Promise that your experience will be Clean, Safe and Fun as we welcome the wonder and possibilities of this brand new year! Choose from a variety of options below.

New Year Palooza - Two-Night Package: December 30 - January 1

An action-packed two night adventure awaits you at Moody Gardens New Year Palooza. Our end of the year bash brings in the New Year with exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy. This package includes tickets to NY Palooza where plenty of family fun will be had. You will also receive day passes to explore Moody Gardens Attractions and tickets to the Cirque Joyeux Dinner. Be prepared to be astonished by the lineup of amazing talent by circus artists from around the world at Lone Star Circus’ all-new circus spectacular “Cirque Joyeux Holiday Show".

New Year’s Eve Palooza Couples Package

New Year’s Eve Palooza Family Package

New Year’s Eve Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Cruise: December 31

Cruise out of 2022 aboard the Colonel PaddlewheeI Boat with spectacular water views of the Festival of Lights! Guests 21+ will enjoy music, dancing and a delightful hot and cold hors d'oeuvres menu with two complimentary drinks + a champagne toast!
The cruise will board beginning at 9 p.m. and will sail from 10 p.m. - Midnight. 

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Hotel Packages for the New Year’s Eve Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Cruise: December 31

This hotel package includes the entire New Year's Eve Cruise experience above! Following a midnight champagne toast, you will return to shore to greet the New Year 2023. Return to the Moody Gardens Hotel just a few steps away where you’ll enjoy a spacious 500 square foot guestroom with spectacular views of the Moody Gardens property dressed up for the holidays.

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