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Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens

The largest holiday lighting event on the Gulf Coast

At 5 p.m. Nov. 17 Santa will parachute in and at 6 p.m. he will flip the switch that turns on the mile-long Festival of Lights trail, showcasing more than 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays. The opening ceremony will feature choirs and other free, live entertainment. While visiting Moody Gardens, visitors can also take a ride on the Arctic Slide, go ice-skating, visit with Santa, go on a train ride, grab hot cocoa and more. For more information, visit

Date & Time

Every Day!

Nov 17, 2018 through Jan 06, 2019

10:00AM - 11:00PM