It's finally happening! As the pandemic dwindles to its lowest cases in nearly a year, Moody Gardens welcomes everyone back to celebrate the holidays. Just in time for their Festival of Lights 20th Anniversary Santa will jump out of the North Pole jet and parachute down to Moody Gardens to begin the holiday season. Starting this Saturday November 20th through January 1st come out for live entertainment, great food and much more! Plus, watch Santa flip the giant switch to begin the 2021 Festival of Lights Celebration.

Spend your holiday at Moody Gardens Galveston with your family and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights. Follow the sights, sounds and smells as the joy of the season fills the air and start a new family tradition. Guests can attend the Opening Day of the Holiday in the Gardens with over 100 sound enhanced animated light displays, holiday music, hot cocoa, fireside smores, take pictures with Santa and much more. Visitors can choose from a several holiday films in the MG 3D Theater and Rudolph 4D in the 4D Special FX Theater for families family fun and enjoy effects like snow flurries and the delightful smell of gingerbread.

For more information, including ticket and hotel package options, please visit www.moodygardens.org/holiday_season.

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