Celebrate the New Year at Moody Gardens



  1. New Year Palooza - 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 Palooza Couples Package - One Night

New Year's Eve Palooza Family Package - One Night

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Stay January 1 - Rooms starting at $159

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New Year's Eve Dinner and Celebration at Shearn's Seafood & Prime Steaks at the Moody Gardens Hotel

December 31

Enjoy a spectacular New Year's Eve at Shearn's! Start the evening with a three-course meal and celebrate the night away at Shearn's lounge with live music, party favors, and champagne. Dinner is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity and includes admission into Shearn's lounge. 

Reserve table online or call 409-683-4554 to make your reservation


New Year's Eve Celebration at Shearn's Lounge

Ring in the New Year at Shearn's Lounge! Admission is $75/person and includes two drink tickets, Premium Party Favors, Heavy Hors d'oeuvres from 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., Live Music from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. and a Midnight countdown with a Champagne Toast! 

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.


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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