Upcoming 2015 Events!
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SubPants Adventure
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
Children (4-12): $16.95
Seniors (65+): $16.95
Click here for more info.
Thanksgiving at Moody Gardens Hotel
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. Bloody Marys and mimosas will also be offered.
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. Prices are $52.95 for adults, $42.95 for seniors, $24.95 for children (4-12). Click here to see the menu.
Call (409) 683-4466 to make your reservation.
Home for the Holidays Gift Market
The 5th Annual Home for the Holidays Gift Market at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. On Friday, November 27 from 10am-8pm and Saturday, November 28 10am-8pm get your holiday shopping completed. With more than 150 vendors, there will be plenty to choose from. For more information, click here or here.
- $6.00 per ticket
- Buy one, get one free
- Teachers get in free both days (with id)
- Admission to Festival of Lights is $5.95 with a Home for the Holidays Gift Market ticket
- Hotel guests get in free
Ice Land Ice Sculptures
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. To watch the Ice Land webcam, click here.
Senior & child (4-14): $21.95
Save $5 on Value Days:
Sunday-Thursday: Nov. 15 - Dec. 17 (Excludes Thanksgiving)
Group Rates & Hotel Packages Available.
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.
- Festival Admission: $10.95 (includes ice skate admission)
- Arctic Ice Slide Admission: $7 for one slide, $20 for 10 slides and $25 for all day
Curt Miller's A Magical Christmas 2015
A Magical Christmas 2015 – December 17 through 27, 2015! Includes Dinner, Show, AND The Festival of Lights!
This Holiday Season, the Magic returns to Moody Gardens! Master Illusionist Curt Miller and his friends return this December in an exclusive new production: “A Magical Christmas 2015” Dinner & Show!
This new family tradition is a wonder-filled extravaganza of amazing sights and sensational sounds. See spectacular feats of magic performed by Curt Miller, one of America’s premier magicians! You won’t believe your eyes as you witness larger-than-life illusions. Share the excitement that has amazed over 25,000 people over the last three years! If you enjoyed the show last year, you won’t believe all the wonderful new surprises in this year’s production. Click here for more details.
Sing right along with wonderful productions of your favorite Christmas songs performed by renowned singers and be wowed by enchanting professional dancers.
Delight your taste buds as Moody Garden’s Executive Chef Robbin Murphy creates a delicious holiday buffet dinner. Your ticket to the dinner and show ALSO includes admission to the incredible Moody Gardens Festival of Lights. It’s the best deal of the Holidays!
Create memories that you’ll never forget with a truly unique, truly grand experience for your entire family! There is no better way to experience the joy of Christmas this year. Bring the whole family, friends and co-workers and immerse yourselves in a terrific evening of holiday song, dance, and… MAGIC!
Each ticket includes:
- One admittance to Magical Christmas starring Master Illusionist Curt Miller and Friends
- Chef Robbin Murphy’s Holiday Buffet Dinner
- Admission to The Moody Gardens Festival of Lights
- All Taxes and Gratuities
- Complementary and Convenient Self Parking
Doors open at 6:30 PM; Show begins at 7:45 PM and will end at 9:00 PM (in time for you to see the Festival of Lights!)
Adults: $59 – $95
Children: (3- 12 years old): $44 – $85
Infants: (up to 2 years old): $15 – $17
Special Group rates for parties of 20 or more:
Special Discounts for Hotel Stay Packages
For more information and details call 409-683-4186
New Year's Eve in the Gardens
Ring in 2016 at the most extravagant black-tie event on Galveston Island. Our New Year’s Eve Gala is known as the best place 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 chic, upscale venue fit for a lavish affair.
Enjoy non-stop 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.
Event tickets are $470+tax per couple or $225+tax per single person. Hotel accommodations for gala guests start at $109.00+tax/night. For reservations, call 1-888-388-8484.
Kids Crew Activities
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.
During the holiday season, Kids Crew transforms into Santa's Workshop!
11:00am – 12:30pm Meet Sunny the Penguin in hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
1:00pm – 2:00pm Arts and Crafts “I am thankful arts and craft”
2:30pm-3:30pm Story Time in Santa’s Workshop (located on 2nd Floor)
4:00pm – 6:00pm S’mores at Poolside Terrace located at Poolside Terrace (photo opportunity)
Christmas schedule starting November 27
3:00pm -4:00pm Letters to Santa in Santa’s Workshop
4:30pm-5:30pm Holiday Arts and Crafts in Santa’s workshop (located on 2nd Floor)
6:00pm-8:00pm S’mores with
Sunny at the Poolside Terrace
8:30am – 10:00am Meet with Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo opportunity)
10:30am-11:30am Decorating Christmas Cards in Santa’s Workshop
12:00pm-2:00pm Cookie Decorating and Letters to Santa in Santa’s Workshop
2:30pm-3:30pm Polar Bear Arts and Craft in the Kids Crew Room
4:00pm-5:30pm Balloon Animals and Face Painting in Santa’s Workshop
6:00pm-7:30pm S’mores with Sunny the Penguin at the Poolside Terrace
8:30am-10:00am Meet Sunny the Penguin in the Hotel Lobby (photo Opportunity)
10:30am- 12:30am Arts and Crafts and Letters to Santa
Activities are complimentary to all children of hotel guest. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Activities are weather permitting and subject to change.