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Upcoming 2015 Events!

Valentine's Weekend Dinner at Cafe in the Park

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Enjoy a wonderful Valentine's Weekend buffet at Cafe in the Park.

Click here for the menu and prices.

Valentine's Day Hotel Package at Moody Gardens Hotel

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center the entire month of February! Our rates start at $229.00 plus tax.

The package will include a luxurious room for the evening, chocolate covered strawberries and Champagne, breakfast for two the next morning and valet parking.

Book now.

Valentine's Day Events at Moody Gardens

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Sunset Dinner Cruise
Saturday, February 13, 2016

Cruise into the sunset with your loved one aboard Colonel Paddlewheel. Enjoy an evening ride on the water complete with a dinner buffet and a DJ. Cruise package also includes a bottle of Champagne or wine, a rose for your love, and a souvenir photo.

The Colonel will board at 5 p.m. and cruise from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Table for two - $200
Table for four - $380

View table options here. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4368.

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Aquarium Valentine's Day Dinner
Sunday, February 14, 2016

Treat your loved one to a Valentine's Day dinner they won't forget. Dive into an underwater dining experience at the Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid. The evening includes chef's three course dinner, a bottle of champagne or wine, a rose for your love, a souvenir photo, Aquarium admission, and interaction with a marine biologist.

The Aquarium dinner will last from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Table for two - $180
Table for four - $340

View table options and seating information here. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4368.

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Valentine's Special: Rainforest & Aquarium Combo Ticket Just $29.95

Join us on February 13 or 14 and see a the plants and animals you love as you travel around the world in the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids, including the seals, sharks and even Moody Gardens sweet new couple, Cotton-top Tamarins Victor and Gracie.

Offer can be redeemed by purchasing tickets online and onsite.

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Valentine’s Golf Date at the Moody Gardens Golf Course

Click here for more information and to reserve a tee time.
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Moody Gardens Gift Card

Searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie? A Moody Gardens gift card can be used for attractions, restaurants, hotel, spa or gift shops. Purchase your gift card today.

Spring Break at Moody Gardens Hotel

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Jump into Spring Break at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.  From March 11-20 enjoy our special hotel rate starting at $209.00 + tax per night.

  • Relax in our wonderful guest rooms
  • Cool off in our Texas-size outdoor tropical pool with swim-up bar, adult lounge and cabanas
  • Visit our Ropes Course and Zip Line
  • Play at Kids Crew and jump in our bounce house, participate in face painting, balloon art, s’mores and more
  • Play golf at the Moody Gardens Golf Course
  • Moody Brews serving Starbucks beverages
  • Dock at the Moody Gardens marina
  • Schlitterbahn Water Park is located next door

Easter Buffet at Moody Gardens Hotel on March 27

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On March 27 enjoy a wonderful Easter buffet in the Moody Ballroom. Adults $52.95, Seniors $ 42.95, Children (4-12) $24.95.

Some of the offerings will include an omelet station made to order with assorted farm eggs, gourmet salads, chilled Gulf Shrimp, roast Prime Rib with horseradish cream, assorted house made breads and rolls, amazing dessert creations and much more.

Complimentary Mimosas and Bloody Marys will also be served.

Palm Beach Opens May 2016

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Enjoy a new lazy river, wave pool and tower slides. Sink your toes into white sand with palm trees, freshwater lagoons, splash pad, volleyball courts, aquatic playground and more.

$23.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free. Season pass just $55 per person. (Included in day pass and membership).

Click here to buy tickets.

Kids Crew Activities

Kids Crew

Kid’s Crew Activities at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

An awesome adventure awaits you and your child when participating in Kids Crew. Moody Gardens Hotel offers all guests complimentary access to Kids Crew Activities, allowing children and parents to engage in exciting activities. Kids Crew is a seasonal program designed to excite children with multiple supervised activities such as arts and crafts, scavenger hunts around the park, pool coin dives, bounce houses, kite flying, face painting, karaoke, video games, movie nights, s’mores and much more.

Pick the time that works best for you and join the fun!

Kids Crew is complimentary to all hotel guests. Parents must be present throughout the duration of their child’s involvement of the program. Children with special needs are welcome to participate in the Kids Crew program. Let our counselors know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate their needs.

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Kids Crew returns for Spring Break 2016!

Friday, March 11
4:00pm – 5:30pm Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
6:00pm – 8:00pm S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )

Saturday, March 12
8:30am – 10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in hotel lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am-11:30am Floor Size Tic Tac Toe in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room  (located on the 2nd floor)
1:30pm – 3:30pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd floor)
4:00pm – 5:00pm Eraser Tag on the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
5:30pm – 6:30pm Knee Trembler competition at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
7:00pm – 9:00pm S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )

Sunday, March 13
8:30am – 10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 12:00pm Wii Games in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
12:30pm – 1:30pm Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
2:00pm – 3:30pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
4:00pm – 5:00pm Great Game of Jenga at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool)
5:30pm – 6:30 Wii Bowling Competition in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
7:00pm – 9:00pm S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )

Monday, March 14
8:30am – 10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
12:00pm – 1:30pm Face painting and Balloon animals in the Kids Crew Room
2:00pm – 3:00pm Red Light Green Light at Kids Crew Pad  (located behind the Pool )
3:30pm – 4:30pm Finish my sentence in the Kids Crew room (located on the 2nd Floor)
5:00pm- 6:30pm Wii Basketball competition in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
7:00pm – 9:00pm S’mores located at Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool)

Tuesday, March 15
8:30am-10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am Game of Memory located in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
12:00pm -1:30pm Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room  (located on the 2nd Floor)
2:00pm -3:30pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
4:00pm – 5:00pm Scavenger Hunt at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
5:30pm – 7:30pm S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
7:00pm – 9:00pm Movie Time on the Poolside Terrace

Wednesday, March 16
8:30am-10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am Arts and Crafts in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Ping Pong Race at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the pool )
1:30pm – 3:00pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Musical Chairs in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Come Freeze with us in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
7:00pm -9:00pm S’Mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )

Thursday, March 17
8:30am – 10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am Arts and Crafts in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
12:00pm-1:00pm Family Charades in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
1:30pm - 3:00pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals in Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Wii Games in the Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
5:00pm – 7:00pm S’mores at Kids crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
7:30pm – 9:30pm Movie Time located on the Poolside Terrace

Friday, March 18
8:30am -10:00am Meet Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am Arts and Craft in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
12:00pm – 1:30pm Face Painting and Balloon Animals (located on the 2nd Floor)
2:00pm – 3:00pm “Simon Says” at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )
3:30pm – 4:30pm Stack Attack in the kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Wii games in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
7:00pm – 9:00pm S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind the Pool )

Sunday, March 19
8:30am – 10:00 Meet Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 12:00pm Movie in the Kids Crew Room (located on the 2nd Floor)

 

Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

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SpongeBob SubPants Adventure
New Immersive Experience at the Discovery Pyramid
Opens Memorial Day Weekend 2015

Dive into adventure on a submarine voyage along with SpongeBob and all your Bikini Bottom friends! On this wild and silly deep-sea expedition, YOU choose the destination and YOU interact with your hapless captain -- Patrick Star!

In Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, you'll plunge into a world of immersive 3D media, a torrent of special effects and nonstop whirlwind of surprises! With an improvised, real time interaction with Patrick Star, and varying destinations including Jelly Fish Fields, Goo Lagoon, Rock Bottom & Sandy's Tree Dome, your adventure is never the same twice! This first-of-its-kind attraction casts off this Memorial Day Weekend, only at Moody Gardens

Tickets:
Adults: $18.85
Children (4-12): $16.95
Seniors (65+): $16.95

Click here for more info.

Galveston Island Events

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Ropes Course and Zip Line

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Challenge your agility, balance and strength as you encounter the five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course, the tallest Steel Ropes Course on the Gulf Coast! Ranging from Criss-Cross Tight Ropes to Burma Buckets, the 81-foot Ropes Course is filled with 48 fascinating obstacles suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Each participant is outfitted with a full body harness and a safety lanyard or sling line. This unique system also allows participants to choose their path through the course while going at their own pace with the ability to pass other participants at each platform.

Children between the ages of 2 through 7 can even take on an adventure of a smaller scale on the Sky Tykes™ Ropes Course that is appropriate for those who are 48 inches and under. The open course design allows for easy parent participation for any level of assistance needed. Parents can walk along side their child or simply step back and watch the smiles grow.

Thrill seekers can now take adventure to a whole new level at the Moody Gardens Zip Line. Snap into your harness and step to the edge of the zip line platform and glide over Palm Beach and the Lazy River 60 ft. in the air for a bird’s eye view of the Moody Gardens pyramids and tropical gardens.

TICKET INFORMATION:
Ropes Course: $20.00
Zip Line and Ropes Course Combo Ticket: $30.00
Zip Line Roundtrip Zip: $20.00
Kid’s Adventure Course: $5.00 (Chaperone Required)
Day Pass: 25% Discount off of regular price
Members: 50% Discount off of regular price
*Event Rental Available


Ropes Course & Zip Line Guidelines:
» Participant must weigh a max of 300 lbs (136 kg) and be at least 48 in (122 cm) tall to participate.
» Shoes are required and must be secured. Please make sure shoe laces are tied. No flip-flops or open heel shoes are allowed.
» Pockets must be empty. No loose objects such as cell phones or cameras. Eyeglasses should be secure. Operators are not responsible for lost or misplaced personal items.
» If you have a GoPro Camera with you, it must be on a chest harness. Head or handeld harnesses are not permitted.
» You must have pants/shorts and a shirt on. If wearing a dress or skirt you must have shorts underneath. No bathing suits.
» Ropes course time limit is 45 minutes.
» The last entry into the attraction is 45 minutes prior to closing time.

Sky Tykes Guidelines:
» Children must be less than 48” (122cm) tall to participate.
» Children must have a chaperon with at all times.

Weather Policy:
» We are open while it rains but if there is lightning or thunder, the Ropes Course and Zip Line operations will be suspended for 30 minutes after thunder heard.
» Sustained winds of 25mph or if gusts of 35mph are reached, operations of the Zip Line will be suspended.
» Top levels of the Ropes Course may be shut down due to wind gusts of 35mph or more.
» If a crosswind is present, a minimum weight of 100 lbs per participant may be implemented.

Aquarium, Rainforest and Discovery Pyramids

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Aquarium Pyramid
Experience life as you explore the oceans in the South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific and Caribbean.
Dive into the oceans of the world in a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins to seals, stingrays, sharks and more. Click here for more information.

Rainforest Pyramid
Visit the Rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas. Enjoy a rare, up-close and interactive experience with endangered plants and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys and Chinese Alligators. See it all in one of the truest replicas of a real rainforest. $21.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 & under free (Included with day pass and membership). Click here for more information. Click here to buy tickets. Click here to see the animal guide.

Discovery Pyramid
*The Discovery Museum will be closed from January 11 - March 4, 2016 while we install a new exhibit.
Skeletown opens March 5, 2016!
Did you know the human skeletal system consists of 206 bones?  How do your joints work? What is Osteoporosis? Learn more about the bones that keep us and animals moving through this 6,000 sq. ft. exhibition of exciting and interactive activities. It examines bone biology, human and animal bone specimens, and how bones are a part of cultures all over the world. Both adults and children can learn about the vital role diet and exercise play in keeping our bones healthy. Guests can also explore scientific advances in technology as it relates to this bone health. $14.95 adult, $11.95 senior (65+), $8.95 child (4-12), children 3 and under free. (Included with day pass and membership.) Click here to buy tickets.

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

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Live the high-life on an hour-long cruise aboard a replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat. Click here for the schedule. Dinner and private cruises are available for groups of 65 or more (Weather permitting).

*Please note that boarding begins 30 mins prior to sail. $10.95 adult, $8.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free (Included with day pass and membership). Click here to buy tickets.

Click here for Dinner Cruises information.

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