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2014-06-30 20:21:08

GALVESTON, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens will transform into the premier holiday destination with the debut of ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures featuring Christmas with SpongeBob SquarePants on November 15. Being the only holiday ice exhibition on the Gulf Coast, this vast and amazing display of magnificent ice creations will add a frosty new addition to the Festival of Lights and other holiday attractions this year....

2011-07-20 15:33:00

GALVESTON, Texas, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following $25 million worth of total enhancements, the feeling of walking through Moody Gardens' 10-story Rainforest Pyramid is so real the only things missing are the bug bites. Many of the sights and sounds that provide the authenticity of the experience were provided by the audio visual wizards at Technomedia Solutions of Orlando, Florida who were selected as the lead A/V designers and integrators for the recent project. One of...

2011-02-18 10:30:00

Grand Reopening in May 2011 to Include New Exhibits, Tree-top Canopy Entrance, and More than 1,000 Plants and Animals From Around the World GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens has entered the final phase of a $25 million enhancement project that will include a complete redesign of its popular Rainforest Pyramid, providing guests with a unique two-level experience that allows them to explore the rainforests of the world from both the ground and...

2010-04-14 05:00:00

GALVESTON, Texas, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens is proud to introduce pygmy slow loris twins born on March 22. Breeding of this species is often challenging and largely rare in captivity. In fact, this is only one of five pygmy slow loris births in captivity in North America over the past year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/DC85838 ) "This is such an exciting event," said Paula Kolvig, assistant curator at Moody Gardens. "We have been...

2009-11-12 12:00:00

GALVESTON, Texas, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Festive sights and sounds will once again fill the air at Moody Gardens during the Festival of Lights Nov. 14 through Jan. 2. This annual holiday lighting event will feature a mile-long trail of over one million lights along with an Outdoor Ice Skating Rink and live entertainment nightly. As one of the largest holiday celebrations on the Gulf Coast, Festival of Lights receives over 85,000 visitors, many of whom have made the festival...

2009-10-13 07:00:00

Exhibit "Forgotten Gateway" to Highlight the Galveston History as a Port of Entry and Immigrants Who Shaped the American History GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens is looking for area residents with ties to the immigrants who came to the U.S. through Galveston. Those descendant families are encouraged to share Galveston immigration stories and historical artifacts toward the new traveling exhibit Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston...


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