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Dozens of Activities

With signature events like ICE!, classic holiday activities such as photos with Santa, and thrilling experiences like ice skating, there is something foreveryone, and you can do it all during SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. at Gaylord Texan Resort. Explore our 2022 season lineup below.

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ICE! featuring The Polar Express™
ICE! featuring The Polar Express™
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ICE! featuring The Polar Express™

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
ICE! is back! This year, our signature holiday attraction features your favorite scenes from the beloved movie The Polar Express™, brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than two million pounds of ice. Presented by Lexus and Pepsi.
Cirque Winter Wonderland
Cirque Winter Wonderland
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Cirque Winter Wonderland

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Dates/times not confirmed
icon Ticketed
This action-packed cirque show takes you on a young snow princess' journey to help an ice queen find the spirit and light of Christmas while encountering incredible creatures. You will be amazed by daring aerial acrobatics, stunning contortionists, jaw-dropping juggling, and more in this exciting live show!
iconLimited Availability
Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends™
Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends™
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Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends™

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Saturdays & Sundays 7am - 10:30am
icon Ticketed
Breakfast is served! This one-of-a-kind dining experience includes a delicious breakfast to enjoy with friends and family. Afterward, take photos with your favorite members of the Peanuts gang like Charlie Brown, Lucy, and even Snoopy.
iconLimited Availability
Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt
Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt
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Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, at your leisure
icon Ticketed
Search high and low to help Snoopy deck his house out for the Dog House Decorating Competition in this fun, resort-wide scavenger hunt. Complete the quest to win a special souvenir.
Snow Tubing
Snow Tubing
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Snow Tubing

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Experience our eight-lane tubing hill, covered in real snow and designed to bring thrilling fun for all ages. Zoom down the lanes, race to the bottom, and enjoy unlimited runs on your ticket date.
iconLimited Availability
Ice Skating
Ice Skating
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Ice Skating

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Enjoy a festive perfect day or evening by going on a yuletide glide at our 6,000-square-foot skating rink made with real ice.
Santa's Snow Throw
Santa's Snow Throw
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Santa's Snow Throw

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Grab a bucket of real snowballs and take aim at interactive targets created by Santa's Elves.
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
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Gingerbread Decorating Corner

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Don't wait - make a date to decorate! Let your Christmas creativity run wild while you adorn your gingerbread house or cookies with sweet treats.
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
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Build-A-Bear Workshop®

icon November 12, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Price Varies
Build-A-Bear®️ has been adding a little more heart to life for more than 25 years! Visit Build-A-Bear Workshop®️ to experience the fun of personalizing furry friends and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Add adorable outfits, sweet scents and fun sounds to make any furry friend the perfect gift or a cuddly Christmas keepsake!
#LIT Light Show
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#LIT Light Show

icon November 12, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily: 6 pm , 7 pm , 8 pm , 9 pm
icon Complimentary
Our brand-new #LIT Light Show illuminates the resort's atrium and dazzles with thousands of dancing lights on a towering Christmas tree, synchronized to a high-energy seasonal soundtrack.
Photos with Santa
Photos with Santa
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Photos with Santa

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Mailing a letter to the North Pole is great, but nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas and make sure you're on his nice list. Capture the moment with a keepsake photo. Presented by DEI.
Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
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Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, at your leisure
icon Complimentary
Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help ensure they are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!
Merry & Light
Merry & Light
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Merry & Light

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily in the evenings, times vary
icon Ticketed
This wonder of holiday magic and light conjures cozy feelings of Christmas with a sparkling array of larger-than-life décor and immersive state-of-the-art light elements. Guests will be wowed by an amazing wonderland of one-of-a-kind photo ops and memory-making moments melding modern technology with good ol' fashioned holiday tradition.​
Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa
Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa
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Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, by appointment only.
icon Price Varies
Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying Winter Wellness spa treatments and the benefits of Eucalyptus, known to be high in antioxidants to promote relaxation and reduce pain.
Christmas Carousel
Christmas Carousel
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Christmas Carousel

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Get in the holiday spirit by taking a spin on this timeless, family-friendly ride. Enjoy endless fun with an unlimited ride ticket!
Holiday Dining
Holiday Dining
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Holiday Dining

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Restaurants open daily. Special events on select dates.
Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.
Make holiday memories at Christmas Village.
Christmas Village
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Christmas Village

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Complimentary. Events are ticketed.
" Create holiday memories and traditions with snow tubing, ice skating, snow throw, a Christmas carousel, shopping, warm beverages, and delicious treats."
Learn the secrets of becoming one of Santa's helpers from his top toy-maker and create a keepsake gift or craft for someone special.
Elf Workshop
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We all envy Santa's elves: they have a great boss, eat tasty treats and sweets whenever they want, and can make their own Christmas gifts! Your opportunity to join Santa's staff awaits at the Elf Workshop. You will learn the secrets of becoming one of Santa's helpers from his top toy-maker and create a keepsake gift or craft for someone special.
Holiday Heist Escape Room
Holiday Heist Escape Room
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Holiday Heist Escape Room

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
The Holiday Heister has struck again, this time stealing an essential Christmas artifact from the North Pole. The magic of Christmas is threatened if the artifact isn't returned to its rightful place. In this escape room, Christmas must be saved, and Santa's Chief Elf has sent you to the Heister's lair to recover the artifact before time runs out.
School's Out! Holiday Breakout Escape Room
School's Out! Holiday Breakout Escape Room
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School's Out! Holiday Breakout Escape Room

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
School's out for Holiday Break! Your teacher collected your smartphone and hid it after you were caught playing games during class but forgot to return it to you. Race against the clock to find your phone before the janitor finishes locking up the school, or risk being without your phone for the entire winter break!
Live Events at Glass Cactus
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Live Events at Glass Cactus

icon Year-Round
icon Friday & Saturday Evenings
icon Ticketed
Enjoy live entertainment with breathtaking waterfront views at Glass Cactus on Lake Grapevine.
It's Showtime Escape Room
It's Showtime! Escape Room
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It's Showtime! Escape Room

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
It’s almost showtime, and the star has misplaced the most important piece of her costume: her beloved crown. As the trusted stagehand in this escape room, it is up to you to find it. The clock is ticking, and the show must go on!
Emporium in the Village
Emporium in the Village
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Emporium in the Village

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, during Christmas Village hours
icon Emporium in the Village
Complete your holiday shopping at the Emporium in the Village. Discover event-themed souvenirs, Christmas ornaments, holiday décor, and more.
Holiday Pop-Up Bars
Holiday Pop-Up Bars
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Holiday Pop-Up Bars

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, times vary
icon Holiday Pop-Up Bars
" Enjoy a signature holiday cocktail, beer, or glass of wine at any of our festive pop-up bars decked out in Christmas spirit!"
Elves Eatery
Elves Eatery
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Elves Eatery

icon November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023
icon Daily, during Christmas Village hours
Enjoy tasty treats from Auntie Anne's or Cinnabon or a seasonal drink at Elves Eatery.