Mother's Day Buffet At Moody Gardens Hotel
Easter Buffet At Moody Gardens Hotel
Ghostly Gardens At Moody Gardens
Ghostly Gardens At Moody Gardens
Ghostly Gardens At Moody Gardens
Christmas At Moody Gardens Hotel
Ice Land
Festival of Lights At Moody Gardens
Festival of Lights At Moody Gardens
Cirque Joyeux Noel Dinner & Show
Festival of Lights At Moody Gardens
Midnight in the Gardens NYE Gala
Midnight in the Gardens NYE Gala
Midnight in the Gardens NYE Gala
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Moody Gardens Seasonal Activites

Different Attractions For Different Seasons

Throughout the year, Moody Gardens offers a variety of seasonal activities to make for a one-of-a-kind vacation at all times of the year. Enjoy everything from a relaxing beach getaway in the spring and summer months to a magical Galveston holiday during the winter. Discover the best Galveston events and activities happening during each season to start planning your stay at Moody Gardens.

Spring Activities

One of our favorite times of year offers a world of possibilities. With temperatures finally rising, guests can once again enjoy a relaxing day on the beach or a fun filled afternoon at nearby waterparks, Palm Beach, and Schlitterbahn. See below for other things to do at Moody Gardens during the spring.

Mother’s Day

Treat mom to a weekend trip to Moody Gardens this Mother’s Day. Spend a relaxing afternoon at the spa, using one of our exclusive spa packages, and then enjoy our spectacular Mother’s Day buffet in the beautiful Moody Ballroom.


This year, spend your Easter holiday in the Gardens. Guests can enjoy our signature Easter buffet as well as all the classic holiday activities, including an Easter egg hunt, a petting zoo, and photos with the Easter Bunny.

Summer Activities

Summer in Galveston is full of fun in the sun. Enjoy a day at one of the many local beaches, splash around at the nearby waterparks, or tee off at the Moody Gardens Golf Course. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Galveston this summer, you’re sure to find an adventure!

Fall Activities

Kick off the fall season with Moody Gardens at our Ghostly Gardens Spooktacular, which includes trick-or-treating, creepy crafts, face-painting, and a costume contest. Guests can also enjoy a Galveston Thanksgiving holiday. Choose from a bountiful feast with friends and family spent at either the Moody Gardens Hotel or the Garden Restaurant. Check back often for more details and on these seasonal events.

Winter Activities

Step into a world of holiday fun and magic when you stay at Moody Gardens this winter. Experience some of our most popular holiday attractions, including the famous Ice Land and the Festival of Lights. Enjoy dinner and a show at the one-of-a-kind Cirque Joyeux Noel performance and witness soaring acrobatics and amazing aerialists. Finally, bid the year a fond farewell at our annual Midnight in the Gardens New Year’s Eve Gala. Check back often for more details and ticketing information on these seasonal events.