Have a Hoppin’ Good Time in the Gardens this Easter!

Get ready for an amazing Easter at Moody Gardens Hotel! From resort credits, food galore and games, make plans now to spend April 14-16 at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

Guests who book a two-night stay will receive a $50 resort credit. Rates are starting from $189 +tax/per night for a spacious, updated guest room. When you stay with us, you will have access to the tropical outdoor heated pool with a swim-up bar and Jacuzzi. Children will receive an Easter Basket at check-in and will also have access to participate in Kids Crew activities. Or visit the Moody Gardens Rainforest & Discovery Pyramids, ride the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, watch movies in our 3D & 4D Special FX Theaters or test your endurance on our 5-tier Ropes Course and Zip Line.

Over Easter weekend, Kids Crew activities will have plenty of exciting events to keep children entertained. On Saturday, kids can meet Sunny the Penguin, participate in arts & crafts, get their faces painted and much more! Easter Sunday, Kids Crew continues with sensational events with the addition of a petting zoo and the Easter Bunny. Kids can get up close to ducks, rabbits and many more cute animals. Also, the Easter Bunny will stop by to meet and greet guests and take photos! Visit the Moody Gardens attractions and participate in their Easter Egg hunt in the Oleander Bowl.

Don’t miss our Easter buffet! From 11am-3pm, indulge in delectable selections of made to order omelets, Belgian waffles, roast prime rib, leg of lamb, sautéed red snapper, cakes, pies and much more. Complimentary bloody marys and mimosas will be served. Buffet prices are $55 adults, $45 seniors, $27 for children (4-12). To make your reservation, call 409-683-4466.

The Garden Restaurant will also host and Easter Sunday buffet from 11am-4pm. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Walk-ins are welcomed. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-582-4673, ex: 4238 or 409-683-4238.

For more information about Easter Weekend, please click here, or call 1-888-388-8484.

Glow Brighter Than A Christmas Tree With A Trip To The Spa!

This holiday season, get pampered at the Spa! We offer facials, pedicures, manicures and more to make you feel like a million bucks this holiday season. The Mr. & Mrs. deserve some relaxation time of their own with the Very Merry Couples Massage. Escape into a world of revitalizing fragrances with a peppermint massage for two. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. This 50 minute treatment is available for $200.

Shed the years off your skin with an All I Want for Christmas is a 24 Karat Gold Facial. This intense illuminating antiwrinkle protector peel off mask provides amazing skin firming effects. This 50 minute treatment is available for $100. Allow us to bring back life into your toes after all that stressful shopping with our Melt Your Toe-sies Away Pedicure. Enjoy a chocolate peppermint pedicure that purifies and exfoliates your feet, leaving them delightfully soft. We also take care of the aches and pains with a cooling sea gel mask. This pedicure is sure to get you through the holidays. This 55 minute treatment is available for $50.

Forget about how cold it is outside with our Fa-La-La-La Peppermint Body Scrub. This warm brown sugar body exfoliation will slough away dead skin cells, leaving your feeling fresh for the new year. Melt away in our amazing therapeutic hydrotherapy bath, created especially to pull out those unwanted toxins! This 50 minute treatment is available for $80. Please call 409-683-4440 to book your appointment or purchase a Gift Card. A 20% service charge will be added upon checkout. Holiday specials available for a limited time only.

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Home for the Holidays Gift Market is Friday and Saturday

Get ready for shopping of epic proportions! The Home for the Holidays Gift Market is this Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26 at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

From 10am-8pm both days, shoppers can complete their holiday shopping all at one location! From jewelry, home decor, craft foods, clothing and more, there is something for everyone. This is the place to be for Thanksgiving weekend!

Admission is $6.00.


Eat, Drink and be Merry with Family and Friends at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

Thanksgiving is this week! Do you have your turkey, pies and sides ready? If you don’t, we’ve got you covered at the Thanksgiving Buffet at Moody Gardens. Enjoy traditional Thanksgiving foods such 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 complimentary bloody mary’s and mimosas. Call 409-683-4466 and make your reservation now! Buffet seating will be available beginning starting 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).

After “stuffing” yourself with yummy foods, walk off your meal at our Festival of Lights. The mile-long outdoor walking trail is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. On the trail, you’ll see various lighted displays set to music. 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 Arctic Ice Slide or take pictures with Santa. Festival admission is $10.95 (includes ice skate admission).
Every Thursday at Festival of Lights is Food Drive Thursdays. Food Drive Thursdays offer the opportunity to enjoy the Festival of Lights and get a special discount to help those in need this holiday season. Bring a non-perishable food item every Thursday throughout the Festival and receive a two-for-one Festival admission. The food will be donated to the Galveston County and Houston Food Bank.

Enjoy the excitement of the holiday shopping season at our Home for the Holidays Gift Market. On Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28, browse more than 150 vendors with items ranging from clothing, candles, soaps, jewelry, home décor and more. Admission is $6.00 per ticket and when you buy one, you’ll get one free. Hotel guests will receive complimentary admission. 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.

Want to see what winter feels like in other parts of the country? Visit Ice Land Ice Sculptures and see 2 million pounds of ice transformed into majestic marvels. The 30 feet tall sculptures are housed in our insulated tent and kept at 9 degrees. Don’t worry, all guests will receive parkas to keep warm. Adults are $26.95 and seniors (65+) and children (4-12) are $21.95.

Mother’s Day at Moody Gardens

Mother’s Day ought to be memorable and serve as a reminder of the love and appreciation moms need year-round. What better way to create joyful Mother’s Day memories than with a weekend getaway at a Galveston Island resort?

Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston is an ideal location for Mother’s Day celebrations. With its wide selection of activities and luxurious accommodations, the resort offers moms a chance to take a well-deserved break from work and responsibility. So what can they enjoy at Moody Gardens over Mother’s Day weekend?

Mother’s Day Treats at Moody Gardens Hotel
The chief highlight of Mother’s Day at Moody Gardens is the Sunday buffet, which opens at 11 a.m. and continues well into the afternoon.

Moms eat for free and can indulge in a wide selection of delicious food. These include waffles, salads, chilled strawberry soup, fresh fruit, and omelets prepared the way she likes. If she loves seafood, she can enjoy chilled Gulf shrimp, blue crab, and nut-crusted Atlantic cod served with an apple vinaigrette. Meat dishes range from chicken cordon bleu to a roast pork loin prepared with mango salsa. She can also help herself to freshly baked breads and an assortment of vegetable side dishes.

Make sure she saves room for dessert. Desserts include cookies, cakes, chocolate mousse, French pastries, and richly flavored offerings from a flambé station.

Along with the high-quality buffet, Moody Gardens Hotel offers other treats for visiting moms. They will receive a complimentary rose and the chance to participate in free yoga classes on Saturday and Sunday. The hotel’s spa also provides them with opportunities for rejuvenation and stress relief.

More Moody Gardens Fun on Mother’s Day
Visiting Moody Gardens on Mother’s Day weekend means you get a chance to explore Galveston Island’s beaches and parkland. Moms can go for a swim, work on their tan, or enjoy an invigorating hike.

As a guest at Moody Gardens Hotel, you won’t have to travel far for a variety of recreational activities. On Mother’s Day weekend, the resort will host the Red Cat Jazz Festival, which features renowned performers and a special event honoring the mothers of jazz legends. Moody Gardens is also well-known for its numerous family-friendly activities. Visit the Rainforest Pyramid, where you can observe exotic monkeys, otters, and alligators up close. The Aquarium Pyramid introduces you to a host of aquatic wildlife, including sharks and seals. And why not enjoy world-class theaters, a recently renovated golf course, and a thrilling zip line over a beach?

For more information about planning your Mother’s Day visit at Moody Gardens, be sure to check out our website. With our well-earned Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor, we have a reputation for offering a high-quality vacation experience.