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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.

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.

Starting August 14, Kids Crew activities will be held on weekends until Labor Day Weekend.
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Labor Day Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 4
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Family Bowling Competition in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
5:30pm - 7:30pm - S’mores at kids crew pad

Saturday, September 5
8:30am - 10:00am - Meet Sunny the Penguin in Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am – 11:30am - Arts and Crafts in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
12:00pm - 12:30pm - Spoon Relay at Poolside Terrace
1:30pm - 2:00pm - Old Fashioned kick ball at the Oleander Bowl
2:30pm - 4:30pm - Balloon Animals/Face Painting in Hotel Lobby
5:30pm - 7:30pm - S’Mores at Kids Crew Pad (located behind Pool Bar)

Sunday, September 6
8:30am -10:00am - Meet Sunny the Penguin in Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am - 11:00am - Story Time in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
11:30am - 12:30am - Tennis Challenge in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Memory Challenge in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)

Monday, September 7
8:30am - 10:00am - Meet Sunny the Penguin in the hotel lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am - 11:30am - Arts and Crafts in kids crew room (located on 2nd floor)
12:00pm - 1:30pm - Wii Family Bowling Competition in kids crew room (located on 2nd floor)

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Friday
4:00pm – 5:00pm - Meet Sunny the Penguin in Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
5:30pm - 7:30pm - S’mores at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind Pool Bar)

Saturday
8:30am - 10:00am Meet Sunny the penguin in Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am - 11:30am Musical Chairs in Garden Cay (located on 1st floor)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Face Painting/Balloon Animals in Kids Crew Room
1:30pm - 2:00pm Arts and Crafts in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor)
2:30pm - 3:00pm Pass the bean Bag in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd floor
3:30pm - 4:30pm Sand Art at the Kids Crew Pad (located behind Pool Bar)
5:00pm - 7:00pm S’mores located at Kids Crew Pad (located behind Pool Bar)

Sunday
8:30am - 10:00am Meet Sunny the Penguin in Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am -11:30am Arts and Crafts in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Ping Pong Puff in Kids Crew Room (located on 2nd Floor)

Speed: Science in Motion

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SPEED: SCIENCE IN MOTION
May 23, 2015 - January 10, 2016

Zoom through this thrilling exhibition on the science of speed and motion. This exhibit investigates the technology of Formula One auto racing, from physics and engineering to human endurance and biology. This racetrack-style exhibition provides an exhilarating look at the world of Formula One racing complete with pit lane, workshop, and physical testing environments.

For more details, click here.

Palm Beach at Moody Gardens

Palm Beach

Delight in the major enhancements that have been made to Galveston's only white sand beach! Bask in the sun on soft beaches beside and surround yourself with lush, exotic landscaping. Relax in a Texas-sized spa or enjoy a game of beach volleyball on our regulation courts. Either way, you're in for an unforgettable day at the beach.

Click here to see more about Palm Beach.

 

 

Palm Beach Schedule:

May 16 - June 5 (Weekend Only & Memorial Day)
June 6 - August 23 (Daily)
August 24 - September 12 (Weekends Only)

Wine Parings at Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks

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Enjoy wine parings at Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks

Come to Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine pairings. The cost is $40/person plus tax and service charge. To schedule your reservation, call 409-683-4554.

BrewMaster's Craft Beer Festival

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September 4-6

With over 400 craft brews, this is the event you don't want to miss. Interface with industry experts and Brew Brains to put your knowledge to the test. All this plus live music, beautiful scenery and the beach. Head on down to Galveston Island over Labor Day weekend for the 5th Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival - the largest, most comprehensive craft beer celebration at the beach!

The sixth annual BrewMaster's Craft Beer Festival is a unique multi-day event created for beer drinkers, learners, enthusiasts and experts. Home based at Galveston's Moody Gardens, this three-day weekend is all about beer and cheer, offering over 400 craft beers and culinary variety. The festivities will be throughout the 242 acres of botanical beauty with specialty events at various venues around Galveston Island.

The three-day celebration will showcase two signature events:  BrewLicious Brews and Foods Pairing and BrewHaHa Grand Tasting. There are a host of related events like the BrewMasters PubCrawl and Texas Brewery Tasting Tours. Featured activities include: live music and fireworks at Palm Beach, educational events, a slew of Brew Brains and industry experts including award-winning BrewMasters and home brewing masters.

Click here for more information.

Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays at Moody Gardens Hotel

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Thanksgiving Buffet at Moody Gardens Hotel
November 26, 2015

Come celebrate Thanksgiving with us at the Frances Anne Moody Ballroom and enjoy a delicious meal. The bountiful feast will feature the traditional favorites you’ve grown up with, along with an assortment of mouthwatering culinary specialties sure to satisfy even the most discriminating palates.

Diners will enjoy such offerings as Tom Turkey with Gravy, Prime Rib au Jus with Horseradish Sauce, Crispy Crusted Tilapia over Vegetable Juliennes, Cornbread and Chestnut Dressing, Pumpkin Soup with Herbed Croutons, an assortment of homemade desserts including Pumpkin Pie and Jack Daniels Chocolate Chip Pie, and so much more.

Buffet seating will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m. and will continue every half hour through the last seating at 3:00 p.m.
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ICELAND
November 14, 2015 - January 10, 2016

A skilled team of internationally-acclaimed professional ice carvers from Harbin, China will dive into 900 tons of ice and transform them into majestic marvels featuring a variety of scenes. Chilled and held at a temperature of 9 degrees, you can witness these works of art as Galveston makes its holiday transformation into a Winter Wonder Island. Click here for more details.
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Festival of Lights
November 14, 2015 - January 10, 2015

As one of the largest holiday celebrations in the region, Festival of Lights has become a holiday tradition for families and groups alike. Enjoy more than 1 million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment. You can also skate around on the area’s only outdoor ice skating rink (bring your own skates or rentals available for $7), try out our new Arctic Ice Slide or take pictures with Santa. Click here for more information.
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Curt Miller's A Magical Christmas 2015
December 17, 2015 - 27, 2015

Moody Gardens is excited to announce the return of A Magical Christmas 2015 – Dinner and Show starring Master Illusionist Curt Miller and Friends. Curt and his talented friends will be back for the fourth consecutive year this December to introduce a new production, featuring new magic, music and fun. Click here for more details.
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Christmas Dinner at Moody Gardens Hotel
December 25, 2015

Come celebrate Christmas with family and friends in the Frances Anne Moody Ballroom and enjoy a delicious meal. The holiday feast will feature the traditional favorites you’ve grown up with, along with an assortment of mouthwatering culinary specialties sure to satisfy even the most discriminating palates.

Buffet seating will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m. and will continue every half hour through the last seating at 3:00 p.m.
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New Year's Eve in the Gardens
December 31, 2015

Ring in 2016 at one of our most extravagant events on Galveston Island Our New Year’s Eve Gala is known as one of the best places to be during New Year’s Eve in the Houston and Galveston area. This New Year’s Eve, the Moody Gardens Convention Center will be transformed into a modern winter wonderland fit for only the most lavish affair.

Enjoy live music, an elaborate array of food and of course an open bar. For added extravagance, don’t forget to take part in our champagne toast. Finally, ring in 2016 with our midnight balloon drop.