Moody Gardens Lights 2022 Guide - Christmas Festival of Lights in Galveston

Moody Gardens Lights 2022 Guide – Christmas Festival of Lights in Galveston

When it comes to holiday cheer, the Moody Gardens Lights light it up like fireworks! Every holiday season, the Moody Gardens Festival of lights makes Houston brighter and brings about stunning sights with spectacular displays and breathtaking lights shows. And for 2022, it’s going to be even better and brighter!!!

You and your loved ones will be able to enjoy the lights at Moody Garden in its full splendor. From the lights displays and dancing trees of light to spectacular views of Galveston with all its twinkling holiday lights, there will be plenty for you to take in.

Plus, with all the other activities at Moody Gardens, you’ll have your holiday visit here packed with lots of exciting activities. Here’s a simple guide to help you make the most of the Festival of Lights at Moody Garden and so much more!


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Moody Gardens Lights 2022 Guide - Christmas Festival of Lights in Galveston

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Moody Gardens Lights 2022 – Key Attractions at the Festival of Lights in Galveston

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The Moody Gardens Festival of Lights is one of the biggest holiday celebrations in Houston and thousands of people come here every holiday season to get a taste of the magic it offers. The Moody Gardens Light Show has become a cherished yearly tradition among families and friends. And it’s easy to understand why.

This year, the mile-long Moody Gardens trail of lights is lit up with more than two million lights and hundreds of animated and sound-enhanced light displays all with the backdrop of beautiful Galveston.

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Along the way, there are stops where you can enjoy popular attractions like the Star: The Dancing Tree of Light. Measuring four stories tall, this magnificent digital dancing tree of light shines brighter than any Christmas tree in Texas. And it provides one beautiful backdrop for your holiday photos. 

Aside from those, there are plenty of other holiday activities like ice slides, marshmallow roasts, photo opportunities with Santa Claus, fireside S’mores, mistletoe, hot chocolate, and so much more.

But of course, the Moody Gardens doesn’t just have the Festival of Lights. A few of the other holiday attractions at the gardens this year include Ice Land with a Caribbean Christmas theme, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 4D, Cirque Joyeux Holiday Show, arctic slide, train rides, holiday 3D films, and evening cruises aboard the Colonel Paddlewheeler.

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Please check their website to see the full calendar of activities for each attraction.

Moody Gardens Lights 2022 – Tickets, Discounts & Coupon Codes

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The Moody Gardens lights prices change almost every year. For 2022, Christmas Lights at Moody Gardens will cost $21 – $25 for children and seniors and $25 – $29 for adults. This ticket includes access after 4 p.m. to the Moody Gardens Festival of Lights trail, Arctic Slide, Train Ride, and Ice Skating Rink (skate rental separate).

If you want access to other attractions in addition to the Festival of Lights, you can avail of the Holiday Pass. For children and seniors, this costs $45 – $50 and for adults, this costs $65 – $70. This ticket includes access after 4 p.m. to Iceland, the Festival of Lights trail, one movie in the 3D & 4D Theaters, Arctic Slide, Train Ride, Ice Skating Rink (skate rental separate), and Aquarium.

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If you’re interested in exploring more than the holiday attractions, you can avail of the One Day Value Pass. For children and seniors, this costs $60 – $80 and for adults, this costs $70 – $100. This ticket offers admission to the Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, Dino’s Alive, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, a show in each theater (MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, 20,000 Leagues Interactive Adventure) and their seasonal holiday attractions, Iceland and the Festival of Lights trail.

If you are googling for ‘Moody Gardens Lights Coupon’ or ‘Moody Gardens Lights Groupon’, you are not alone! Unfortunately, there isn’t a Groupon being offered for 2022 tickets. 

To stay tuned about coupons, and any discounts on the tickets for the Moody Gardens Festival of Lights, please monitor the official tickets page located here.

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Moody Gardens Lights 2022 – Dates & Schedule for Festival of Lights

The Moody Gardens Festival of Lights will be open from November 19 to January 7, 2023. The lights will go on from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on value days and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on peak nights including Christmas Day.

Hours may vary by event and show. For detailed hours check out the website

Moody Gardens Lights 2022 – Location and Parking

Location of Moody Gardens

The Moody Gardens Festival of Lights is at Moody Gardens, One Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77554

Parking at Moody Gardens

Free parking is offered at Moody Gardens and at lots close by. With convenient access to the Ticket Windows, Festival of Lights, Ice Land, Visitor Center, and other attractions, a free shuttle service is offered to the main gate. Additionally, the Galveston Trolley offers transportation to and from different points on Galveston Island.

Here, you and your loved ones will surely have a magical time and a holiday to remember. So come on and make new memories and fill your holidays with cheer and wonder.

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