November 12th marks the grand opening of the Tenth Annual Festival of Lights event, held at Moody Gardens in Galveston. Start a new holiday tradition with your family this year and enjoy more than1 million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays. In addition, you can skate around on the area's only outdoor ice skating rink, take pictures with Santa or watch holiday films in the MG 3D, 4D, Special FX or Ridefilm theaters.
Admission is just $5.95 and the festival opens 6:00 - 10:00 pm. See more information on theater admissions and other festivities throughout the months of November & December here.
2011 Festival of Lights Opening Day Schedule
Join us for the Grand Opening Ceremony Nov. 12 and see Santa parachute in to flip the switch to more than a million lights in a mile-long trail but not before enjoying a variety of entertainment acts.
4:00 – 4:05 PM - Steve Smith and KPRC hosts take the stage
4:05 – 4:30 PM - Galveston Ballet
4:30 – 4:45 PM – Galveston Island Arts Academy
4:45-4:55 PM – Moody Methodist Bell Ringers
4:55 PM - Countdown to Santa Begins
5:00 – 5:10 PM - Santa Parachutes in, Arrival & Interview
5:10 – 5:25 PM – Vibe Dance Co.
5:25 – 5:35 PM – Imagine Christmas Performers
5:35 – 5:55 PM – Rose and Ben
5:55 – 6:00 PM – Santa Flips Switch to Light Trail