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Celebrate at Moody Gardens

Here are the Summer events for our Galveston Island hotel.

Spend Summer at Moody Gardens!

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  • Rates starting from $249.00+tax per night. Click here to book now!
  • Kids 6 and under eat free at Cafe in the Park*. (Per one paid adult. Hotel guests only)
  • Kids Crew Club featuring: S'mores, Bounce House, Face Painting, Wii Competitions, Movie Nights, Scavenger Hunts, Bean Bag Toss and a free kids fun pack at check-in.
  • Visit the Rainforest, Aquarium and Discovery Pyramids!
  • Watch movies in our 3D and 4D Special FX Theaters.
  • Tackle our 5-tier Ropes Course and Zip Line.
  • Sail on Offatts Bayou on our Colonel Paddlewheel Boat.
  • Schlitterbahn Waterpark located adjacent to the Hotel
  • Moody Brews serving Starbucks Beverages.
  • Championship Golf at the Moody Gardens Golf Course.
  • Complimentary Scheduled transportation to the Beach & the Strand.
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet, No Resort Fees.

 Upcoming Events at our Galveston Island Destination.

Opens May 27!
Da Vinci: The Exhibition

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Da Vinci: The Exhibition in the Discovery Museum is a hands-on examination of da Vinci’s life, research and art featuring more than 60 fully-built, life-size inventions, more than 20 fine art studies and dozens of stunning displays.Guests will learn the complex beginnings and lifetime achievements of da Vinci through his discoveries in art, engineering, flight, hydraulics, music, light and more.

June 3 - August 14
Dinos Alive

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Located in the White Tent, next to the Discovery Pyramid.

Embark on a Jurassic adventure this summer when Dinos Alive comes to Moody Gardens. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, guests become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they will get an up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth.

June 9- August 12
Bands on the Sand at Palm Beach

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Bask in the sun, poolside, on Galveston's only white sand beach and surround yourself with lush, landscaping. Relax in a Texas-sized spa or enjoy a game of beach volleyball on our regulation court. Either way, you're in for an unforgettable day at the beach!



June 9: Sol Flair — Rock

June 10: Rat Ranch — Rock/Variety

June 16: Bourbon Street — Variety

June 17: The Line Up — Variety

June 23: Hattrick — Rock

June 24: Vertigo — Rock

June 30: Dustin Burt — Country Rock

July 1: Velvet Punch — Rock

July 7: The Slags — Rock Variety

July 8: KAOS — Rock

July 14: Yelba — Latin/Variety

July 15: Don Vickers — Country

July 21: Sun Dog Weaver — Variety Rock

July 22: Big E and the Lowdown — Rock

July 28: The Line Up — Variety

July 29: Hattrick — Rock

Aug. 4: Rat Ranch — Rock/Variety

Aug. 5: Dustin Burt — Country Rock

Aug. 11: Bourbon Street — Variety

Aug. 12: A Sure Thing — Variety

September 1-3
BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

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Tap into your inner-craftsmen this Labor Day weekend, at the BrewMaster’s Craft Beer Festival. The event brings over 400 specialty beers to the Moody Gardens Convention Center. Join hundreds of beer enthusiasts from expert to novice for a foam-filled weekend.

September 3
Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is open Labor Day Weekend!

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In addition to being open Tuesday-Saturday, Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks will also be open on Sunday, September 3 (Labor Day weekend).