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Christmas at Gaylord Hotels

Christmas at Gaylord Hotels has officially come to a close this holiday season. We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all of our guests who made it one of our finest yet – and hope to see all of you again. We will soon announce what we have in store for the 2017 holiday season so you can make your holiday plans early! Note: All content contained in this site was valid for this past 2016 holiday season.

A Country Christmas

November 11, 2016 – January 1, 2017

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Explore 2 million pounds of colorful ice sculptures at ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. See Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, and be dazzled by the Grammy Award-winning trio, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers in our holiday dinner show. Brave the hills of our Arctic Plunge Show Tubing attraction, have some chilly fun at Glacier Glide outdoor ice skating rink and make a new furry friend at Build-A-Bear Workshop. Enjoy The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt and Breakfast with The Grinch! Whatever you choose, our exclusive holiday events and attractions are sure to get you in the spirit of the season.

Christmas at Gaylord Palms

November 18, 2016 – January 1, 2017

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You and your family will marvel at dozens of lavish holiday displays that include more than 2 million twinkling lights and acres of larger-than-life decorations. Enjoy heartwarming visits with Santa, captivating musical events, ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas, Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends, Alpine Rush Snow Tubing, Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions, The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt, Build-A-Bear Workshop and other exclusive holiday events to get you in the spirit of the season!

Lone Star Christmas

November 10, 2016 – January 1, 2017

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You and your family will marvel at 2 million twinkling lights, 15,000 ornaments and dozens of lavish holiday displays that include larger-than-life decorations. Experience ICE! featuring Santa Claus is Comin' To Town. Enjoy Milk & Cookies with Mrs. Claus and The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt. New this year is Glacier Glide Ice Skating and Build-A-Bear Workshop. And, don't forget about Santa's Wild Workshop Snow Tubing with 12 lanes of fun, as well as other exclusive holiday events and attractions to get you in the spirit of the season. It's all part of Lone Star Christmas!

Christmas on the Potomac

November 19, 2016 – January 1, 2017

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Back this year is ICE! with a new theme - Christmas Around the World. Experience the Frostbite Factorya LIVE ice carving zone. New for families is Build-A-Bear Workshop. And, don't forget about The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt, Gingerbread Decorating Corner, Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends and nightly indoor snowfall. It's all part of Christmas on the Potomac at Gaylord National Resort!

Holiday Hacks Presented by Gaylord Hotels

Gaylord Hotels is known for offering award-winning seasonal events, and this year our experts are sharing their favorite holiday life hacks to help you make your own celebrations even more special!

  • Easy Holiday Appetizer: Pistachio Goat Cheese Ball PDF | Video
  • How to Make an Evergreen Table Centerpiece PDF | Video
  • Deck The Halls: How to Easily Tie a Christmas Bow PDF | Video
  • A Holiday Tip from Relâche Spa for Staying Hydrated and Stress-Free: Cranberry Orange Spa Water Recipe PDF | Video
  • Mixology: Chill out with a recipe for The Jolly Mint Cocktail PDF | Video
  • Mixology: Chill out with a recipe for a Merry Margarita PDF | Video
  • Easy Party Dessert: Dress Up Refrigerated Cookie Dough to Create Elegant Holiday Cupcakes PDF | Video

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all related elements © & ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.

Peanuts © Peanuts Worldwide LLC.

Santa Claus is Comin' To Town © Classic Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

TM & © 1957, 2016 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.

The Elf on the Shelf ® and © 2016 CCA and B, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

© & ® Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Used with permission. All rights reserved.