Bands on the Sand: Music & Fireworks This Weekend

Moody Gardens Palm Beach will offer some new entertainment and traditional favorites as this popular beach attraction opens for the summer.

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, too!

Additional private cabanas and an enhanced Bamboo Lounges have been added this year. Other attractions include the Aquarium Adventure play area and Splashpad automated aquatic water feature with interactive dump buckets, spray arches, and more.

Palm Beach opens daily June 2nd-August 19th. As the summer season winds down, Palm Beach will be open weekends only August 25th-Labor Day, September 3rd.

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.

Be sure to come out for Bands on the Sand June 8th-August 11th. Enjoy this summer music series Friday and Saturday nights 6-10pm. 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.

For more info go to or call (800)582-4673. Some of the area’s top local and regional bands are scheduled to perform:

  • June 8th: Rapture (variety, dance)
  • June 9th: Midlife Crisis (variety)
  • June 15th: The Slags (variety, dance & rock)
  • June 16th: The Max (variety)
  • June 22nd: The Line Up (variety)
  • June 23rd: Sun Dog Weaver (variety, rock)
  • June 29th: Black Light (classic rock)
  • July 6th: Rapture (variety, dance)
  • July 7th: The Max (variety)
  • July 13th: Flashpoint (variety, dance)
  • July 14th: Hattrick (variety)
  • July 20th: Tejano Knights (Latin Tejano, variety, dance)
  • July 21st: Shotgun Road (country rock)
  • July 27th: The Slags (variety, dance & rock)
  • July 28th: Vertigo (variety, rock)
  • August 3rd: Diamond Jack (classic rock)
  • August 4th: The Line Up (variety)
  • August 10th: Sun Dog Weaver (variety, rock)
  • August 11th: Hattrick (variety)


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