Holiday Events at Moody Gardens

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 – JANUARY 6, 2019

ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures


Moody Gardens takes the holidays to a whole new level of cool! A skilled team of master ice carvers has charted your course for the ultimate Rainforest Adventure! Embark on a breathtaking journey made of two million pounds of ice! Click here for more information!


Below is a video of 2016 ICE LAND.

Group rates available!

An Ice Land:Ice Sculptures hotel package is coming soon.


NOVEMBER 17, 2018 – JANUARY 6, 2019

Festival of Lights


Below is a 2016 video promotion of Festival of Lights

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 – JANUARY 6, 2019

Festival of Lights Buffet in the Garden Restaurant

Served only on the nights the Festival of Lights is open.
Excludes Thanksgiving and Christmas Day due to special holiday menu.
Details and pricing coming soon.

November 22, 2018
Thanksgiving at the Moody Gardens Hotel

Give thanks and enjoy a bountiful feast with family and friends at the Moody Gardens Hotel’s annual Thanksgiving Day buffet. Held in the Frances Anne Moody Ballroom, indulge in delightful offerings such as roasted turkey, gravy, cornbread and much more! Menu and prices coming soon.

November 23, 2018
Thanksgiving at the Garden Restaurant

Join us in the Garden Restaurant from as part of our Thanksgiving Day Buffet. Enjoy appetizers, chilled salads, entrees, and accompaniment options are endless for both adults and children! Full menu and prices are coming soon.

December 31, 2018
Details soon