2023 Event Schedule

Friday - September 1, 2023

4-7 p.m.

Poolside Happy Hour

Start your weekend off right with some wonderful island cocktails poolside.

5-7 p.m.

Welcome Reception (Lobby Bar)

Gather with your friends and make some new ones as you enjoy premium cocktails.

6-8 p.m.

Seven on Seven Seafood Extravaganza (Moody Gardens Hotel, Viewfinders Terrace)

Enjoy food and wine from seven chefs and seven regions. Chefs from BLVD. Seafood and Moody Gardens Hotel lead this event and compete head to head with spectacular pairings and a guest chef presentation. 

Saturday - September 2, 2023

11:30 a.m.

Champagne Social (Hotel Lobby Bar)

Join us for a sip and perhaps discover a new favorite bubbly!

2-3:30 p.m.

Taste of California Luxury Wine Tasting

Exclusive! Available only to the first 100 guests who purchase the Saturday experience.

4-4:30 p.m

VIP Entrance to Penguins & Pinot: Grand Tasting at the Aquarium

Must purchase 3-Day Experience. Skip the lines and enter the event 30 minutes early!

4:30 p.m.-7p.m

Penguins & Pinot: Grand Tasting at the Aquarium

A delightful evening awaits as you tour the Oceans of the World with wine and spirit tastings, food bites from Gulf Coast restaurants and marine animal encounters.  This experience will take you to new depths!

9:30 p.m.

Wine’d Down After Hours (Palm Beach)

Enjoy fantastic live entertainment with the opportunity for you to relax, chill out or kick up your heels and dance! The evening wraps up with a spectacular fireworks show over Offatts Bayou.

Sunday - September 3, 2023

10 a.m.

Brunch (Café in the Park)

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday brunch prepared by the chef.

11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Explore Some More

Take some time to explore the Rainforest Pyramid, MG3D or 4D Theaters, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat and other attractions. You may even want to take in a round of golf or a little spa time!

6-8 p.m.

Freedom Stories Bourbon Tasting

This special evening is a salute to the military. Enjoy an exceptional Bourbon tasting with light Hors d’oeuvres while veteran guest speakers share their stories.