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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

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Entertainment Guide

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Whatever the season, there's a celebration at Gaylord Opryland Hotel. From Valentine's to Christmas, midsummer to New Year's, enjoy captivating entertainment, dining, shopping and more. See all there is to do all year long – everything in on place!

For tickets & information:


SummerFest Hours of Operation: Vary by day and subject to change. Event times and ticketing options are listed by day on purchase tickets calendar.


SummerFest featuring Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 26, 2017 – September 10, 2017

Explore the topsy-turvy realm of Wonderland from Gaylord Opryland Resort! Make your summer vacation in Nashville a magical one with fun-filled experiences inspired by Lewis Carroll’s children’s classics "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass."

The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with us.
SummerFest 1, 2, or 3-Night Packages starts at $269 per night!

Includes: Accommodations, Delta Riverboat Cruise, Guided Hotel and Garden Tour, and Scavenger Hunt.


“Follow the White Rabbit” Scavenger Hunt

Have a hoppin’ good time putting your skills to the test! Follow the white rabbit clues through the hotel to complete the quest and receive a special souvenir to take home. Redeem your prize at the Delta Riverboat Dock.

  • Price: $12.00, per guide/prize
  • Times: Daily | 10am-8pm (self-paced)
  • Location: Cascades Concierge Desk


Delta Riverboat's Hatter's Floating Tea Party

All aboard as the Hatter creates some nonsensical magic on this fun-filled cruise on the resort’s ¼-mile-long indoor river. Float past giant mushrooms, caterpillars, larger-than-life flowers, teacups and much more. Single ride prices below. Also offering an All-Day pass available for purchase at the Delta River Boats dock. Guests can ride as many times as they like on the day or night cruise.

  • Price: $14.00 Adult (12 & up) | $12.00 (ages 4-11) | Children (3 & under) are FREE with a paid adult | Prices are all inclusive
  • All-Day Pass: $24.50 Adult (12 & up) | $20.50 (ages 4-11) | Children (3 & under) are FREE with a paid adult | Prices are all inclusive
  • Times: Daily | 3pm-9pm
  • Location: Delta Riverboat Dock (Delta Atrium)


Hotel & Garden Tour

Learn about the resort’s history and indoor gardens during a 45-minute guided tour. Guests ages 21+ can upgrade their tour to include four wine tastings, starting with whites and ending with reds, for only $20.

  • Price: $5.00, per person (ages 4 and up) | Children (3 & under) are FREE with a paid adult
  • Times: Daily | 4pm, 5pm and 6pm
  • Location: Magnolia Lobby


“Eat Me, Drink Me” Junior Chefs Camp

Aspiring young chefs (ages 8-16) learn from our award-winning chefs. Participants receive a chef hat and apron to keep. Parents are encouraged to stay and observe their children to create.

  • Price: $34.99 per Junior Chef (ages 8-16). Max of 12 students per class. $11.99 per additional person (all ages) who would like to join their Junior Chef for lunch.
  • Times:
    Weekends in July | Noon-2pm
    7/11, 7/27 | Noon – 2pm
    Sundays in August & September | Noon – 2pm
  • Location: Water’s Edge


Aquafina® Splash Party

Make a splash! Enjoy the pool bar, live DJ music, games like lawn checkers, giant jenga, hula hoops and more.

  • Price: FREE (overnight guests only)
  • Times: Friday-Sunday | 1pm-5pm (lawn games daily during pool hours)
  • Location: Cascades Outdoor Pool

Build-A-Bear Workshop®

It’s the most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends, add lots of stuffing and make a wish on a heart. Let your imagination soar and create your story.

  • Price: Varies depending on items selected
  • Times: Fridays and Saturdays |1pm-6pm
  • Location: Delta Island

Queen of Arts Tour

Journey through our nine acres of lush indoor gardens while enjoying Alice-themed works from local artists.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: At your leisure
  • Location: Delta Atrium (maps at Concierge)

Delta Fountain Shows

Like Alice, let your curiosity guide you into wonderland. Marvel at our mesmerizing nightly water shows with stunning choreographed water, music and light.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: “Sounds of Summer,” 6pm and 8pm |“Aqua,” 7pm and 9pm
  • Location: Delta Fountain

The Learning Log

Imagine a giant fallen tree, hollowed out and made safe for exploration. Learn about a butterfly’s lifecycle inside the log.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Daily | 10am-9pm
  • Location: Delta Atrium (lower level)

Summer Movies

Enjoy the best family-friendly films every night. See concierge for movie schedule.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Nightly | 7pm
  • Location: Delta Island (near escalators)

Wonderland Photo Opportunities

Find an array of fun photo opportunities with themed décor and props throughout the indoor gardens.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: At your leisure
  • Location: Throughout the resort

Strolling Entertainment

Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland will come to life as you meet and interact with themed characters.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Fridays & Saturdays | 1pm-5pm
  • Location: Delta Atrium

Kids Golf 4 Free

Junior golfers ages 15 and under can play one free round for each full-paying adult accompanying them.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Daily | After 1pm
  • Location: Gaylord Springs Golf Links

Live Music

It wouldn’t be Music City without live music here in our Nashville resort.

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: See Concierge for schedule
  • Location: Varies nightly

Food and Beverage Experiences

Celebrate a very merry unbirthday with whimsical teapot cocktails, whiskey flights, wine tastings and more—all playing on the popular novel.

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Relâche Spa Specials

Have your fingers and “toeses” painted red with the Queen of Hearts Roses Red Manicure/Pedicure and other Alice-inspired treatments. Kids can get wild and wacky with Mad Hatter Hair Color (washable, of course!) and Cheshire Cat face painting. Call 615-458-1772 for details.

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PEPSI, PEPSI-COLA and the Pepsi Globe are registered trademarks of PepsiCo, Inc.

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

AQUAFINA is a registered trademark of PepsiCo, Inc.

Celebration Cruises

The General Jackson Showboat offers special cruises for Valentine's Day, Christmas and New Year's, plus romantic options for your anniversary and other special occasions. Or, opt for an upbeat afternoon show spiced up with authentic Southern specialties.


Visit the website to see all the options. 

A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018

During the holiday season, enjoy ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas and marvel at millions of twinkling lights and lavish holiday displays in our atrium.

Discover all the Holiday Fun at Gaylord Opryland