Moody Gardens Palm Beach opens for the summer with new attractions and entertainment. Various beach attractions include the 650-foot lazy river, wave pool and two 18-foot tower slides. Visitors are invited to sink their toes in the sand, lounge beneath the palm trees and enjoy the concerts and fireworks. New improvements this year include additional private cabanas and bamboo lounges.
Palm Beach will be open weekends starting May 19, including Memorial Day. The attraction opens daily June 2 – Aug. 19. As the summer season winds down, Palm Beach will be open weekends only Aug. 25-Labor Day on Sept. 3. Admission is $23.95 for adults, $18.95 for children and seniors, or $65 for a season pass. Children age 3 and younger get in free.
Enjoy the Bands on the Sand summer music series, June 8 – Aug. 11 Friday and Saturday nights from 6-10 p.m. Each show features local and regional R&B, rock, country and blues bands. Admission is $15 and children age 3 and younger get in for free. Each performance ends with a fireworks display over Offats Bayou, overlooking the Moody Gardens pyramids.
Some of the area’s top local and regional bands will perform:
2018 Summer Bands on the Sand Schedule:
June 8: Rapture (Variety Dance)
June 9: Midlife Crisis (Variety)
June 15: The Slags (Variety Dance & Rock)
June 16: The Max (Variety)
June 22: The Line Up (Variety)
June 23: Sun Dog Weaver (Variety Rock)
June 29: Blacklight (Classic Rock)
June 30: No Bands on the Sand – Palm Beach will close at 6 p.m.
July 6: Rapture (Variety Dance)
July 7: The Max (Variety)
July 13: Flashpoint (Variety Dance)
July 14: Hattrick (Variety)
July 20: Tejano Kings (Latin Tejano/Variety Dance)
July 21: Shotgun Road (Country Rock)
July 27: The Slags (Variety Dance & Rock)
July 28: Vertigo (Variety Rock)
August 3: Diamond Jack (Classic Rock)
August 4: The Line Up (Variety)
August 10: Sun Dog Weaver (Variety Rock)
August 11: Hattrick (Variety)