Moody Gardens Palm Beach will offer some new entertainment and traditional favorites as this popular private beach attraction opens for the summer May 19.
Guests are invited to sink their toes in white sand, lounge beneath palm trees and splash amongst a variety of beach attractions including a 650-foot lazy river, wave pool and two 18-foot tower slides. Visitors can even enjoy concerts and fireworks.
Improvements this year include additional private cabanas and enhanced Bamboo Lounges. Other attractions include the Aquarium Adventure play area and Splashpad automated aquatic water feature with interactive dump buckets, spray arches and more.
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.
And, be sure to come out for Bands on the Sand, June 8 – Aug. 11. Enjoy this summer music series 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)