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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

A Country Christmas

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Don’t miss everything there is to see and do at Gaylord Opryland Resort. There no better way to celebrate the season!

Opryland Express Kids Train

Hop aboard and enjoy a ride on the Opryland Express. All Day Ride Passes are also available.


November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015
Gaylord Opryland Event Center



  • Child (4 - 11 yrs.) - $2.99*
  • All Day Pass - $9.99*
  • Free (Age 3 and under)

*Subject to sales tax.


Monday – Friday: 4pm to 8pm; Saturday: 9am to 10pm; Sunday: 10am to 8pm | Dec. 19, 21-23, 26, 28-30, Jan. 2-3: 10am to 9pm | Dec. 24, 31: 10am to 8pm | Dec. 25, Jan. 1: 12pm to 8pm

Photos with Santa

Santa stops at “Music City” after hearing about an all-new place for him to visit with the children.   You will feel right at home here in Nashville in Santa’s guitar shaped chair and album backdrop.  Don't miss your chance to get a treasured photo of your child with Santa himself!


Location: Delta Atrium

Date/Time: November 14 - December 24, 2014 | Fridays and Saturdays: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm.; Sundays – Thursdays: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Dec. 21-23: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm | Dec. 24: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Christmas Lights

More than two-million dazzling Christmas lights draw visitors from all over the world. Get in the spirit of the season as you discover the unique and festive décor around every bend.


Location: Throughout the resort

Date/Time: November 14 - December 31, 2014 | Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Friday & Saturday: 4:00 pm  – 12:00 am | Dec. 22-23, 28-30: 4:00 pm – 12:00 am; Dec. 31: 4:00 pm - 1:00 am

Price: Free 


Outdoor Nativity Display

Our Outdoor Nativity Display features special lighting effects and an audio rendition of the biblical story of the birth of Christ.


Location: Magnolia Lawn

Date/Time: November 14 – December 31, 2014 | Fridays & Saturdays; November 14 – November 27 | 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm.; Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | December 31; 5:00 pm – Midnight.

Price: Free


Parade of Trees

Take a free self-guided tour of stunningly decorated Christmas trees throughout the resort. Numerous country artists and other celebrities will have specially decorated trees featured. Each tree’s decorations and prizes are available to the highest online bidder as a way to benefit favorite charities.

Location: Throughout the hotel
Date/Time: November 14 - December 31, 2014
Price: Free


Carriage Rides

Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride and enjoy the decorations and lights, sure to delight young and old alike!


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Location: Pickup at Magnolia Lobby

Date & Times:

November 14 – December 31, 2014

Fridays & Saturdays: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays – Thursdays: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dec. 22-23, 28-30: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dec. 31: 5:00 pm – 12:00 am



  • $9.99 plus tax for adults (12 years and older)
  • $6.99 plus tax for Children (4 - 11 years old)
  • $49.99 plus tax for a private carriage ride


Children 3 years and under may ride for free.


Call 615-871-6169


The Great Reindeer Roundup


Help Santa round up reindeer for next year’s sleigh-pulling team in this resort-wide scavenger hunt! Find all 10 reindeer and you’ll be eligible for a chance to win a Gaylord Opryland VIP Getaway  including a two night stay and dinner for four at Fuse Sports Bar. When you complete hunting, show your form at the Concierge Desk for a special red nosed prize.


Location:   Throughout the resort


November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015

Time:  At your leisure

Price:  $9.99*

*Subject to sales tax

General Jackson Showboat

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Christmas cruise down the Cumberland River aboard the beautiful General Jackson Showboat—one of the largest showboats in the country. Fun-filled performances, chef-prepared meals and beautiful views await you on the evening show.


For information and show times, visit or call 615-458-3900.

Dates and times are subject to change.

Treasures for the Holidays

This festive craft and gift show features more than 40 unique merchants from across the country. Find a huge selection of seasonal gift items including jewelry, accessories, clothing, art, home décor, housewares, gourmet food, collectibles and more.

Location: Ryman Exhibit Hall B2


Date/Time: November 19 - December 21, 2014 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Price: Free


View our Christmas at Gaylord Opryland and ICE! Highlights Video

Dates and times are subject to change.

A Country Christmas