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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail · Grapevine, Texas 76051 USA

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Whatever the season, there's a celebration at Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. 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!

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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 at Gaylord Texan featuring
Lone Star Adventures

May 26, 2017 – September 4, 2017

Our 14th annual SummerFest event features fun family entertainment, unique culinary programs, and exciting outdoor activities including our 10-acre pool & lazy river playground - Paradise Springs! There is an abundance of activities for all ages to enjoy!

The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with us.
SummerFest 1, 2, or 3-Night Packages starts at $249 (Sun-Wed) and $326 (Thu-Sat) per night!

Inclusions will vary depending on package selected: Accommodations, Scavenger Hunt, self-parking, and more. Select learn more for complete details and inclusions.


Texan Canvas Corral

Families can choose their favorite Texas-themed canvas and let their inner artists come to life, or choose a blank canvas and create their own western-themed masterpiece.

  • Price: $19.99 for (1) canvas | $35.99 for (2) canvases plus tax and service fee
  • Location: Retail Corridor, next to Mission Plaza Marketplace
  • Recommended ages: All Ages


Hank's Outlaw Scavenger Hunt

Hank the Longhorn doesn’t take too kindly to outlaws wandering through the Texan! Join Hank in this interactive scavenger hunt to help him wrangle up the bandit before he escapes. Complete the hunt and receive a special souvenir to take home.

  • Price: $10.00 plus tax
  • Location: Throughout the resort atriums
  • Recommended ages: All Ages

Prizes and map are available for pick up at the Concierge Desk between 10:00am- 9:00pm.


Escape the Wild West: Escape Room

You have 40 minutes to solve the clues, find the missing gold, return it to the Sheriff and make your grand escape before he locks you up and throws away the key. Do you have what it takes to solve the crime?

  • Price: $25 (ages 10 & up) | $15 (ages 3-9) plus tax and service charge per person | Children (3 & under) are FREE with a paid ticket
  • Location: Lower Level Texan Station
  • Recommended ages: 10 and older

Max party of eight per room. For parties over eight, email for availability. You could possibly be paired with another group, if your group doesn’t book all of the available spots in an escape room.


Crazy Pete's Panning Adventure

Grab your binoculars and explore Gaylord Texan with Prospector ‘Crazy Pete’ who will lead you to a sparkling mineral cave and black gold oil well, tell you about an old mystery at the Alamo and invite you to Fools Town to pan for gold and hidden gems!

  • Price: $19.99 plus tax and service charge per person
  • Location: Mission Plaza Marketplace Patio
  • Recommended ages: 4 - 13


Lone Star Pass

  • Price: $48 per person ($62 value; saving $14)
  • Time & Location: Based on individual events

Package includes:

  • One Texan Canvas Corral
  • One Hanks Outlaw Scavenger Hunt
  • One Crazy Pete’s Gold Panning (Time Required)
  • One 6x8 Summerfest Photo


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.

  • Dates: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and extended days during holidays
  • Price: Varies depending on items selected
  • Times: Varies
  • Location: Lone Star Atrium

Aquafina® Splash Party

Splash into summer at our 10-acre outdoor pool and lazy river playground, Paradise Springs! Enjoy live DJ music, games, underwater photography, hair braiding, airbrush tattoos, lawn games and more!

  • Location: Paradise Springs - MUST BE A HOTEL GUEST TO ENTER

Price & Times:

Live DJ FREE Friday 12pm-4pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 11am-3pm
Glitter & Airbrush Tattoo Artist $5 per tattoo Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12pm-3pm
Hair Braider Varies Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12pm-3pm


Junior Chefs Camp

A great way to inspire the chefs of the future! This fun and interactive day camp teaches junior chefs how to cook, plate, and serve their menu for two parents/family members to enjoy at the end of each session. Bon appetite!

Dates: Saturday 6/10, 7/8, 8/5
Price: $90 per child (ages 8-16)
Class includes instruction for one junior chef, personal chef hat and lunch prepared by junior chefs for their two parents/family members.  Additional guests can be added for $25 per person. (Dining time: Noon-1pm. 12 kids per class max.)

Times: 10am-1pm
Location: Zeppole Coastal Italian

  • Pizza (June 10): Make your own pizza with handmade dough, delicious sauce, and salad with balsamic dressing with Executive Chef Marchesi!
  • Asian (July 8): Learn the art of Asian cuisine and create scrumptious, hand-made dumplings and tasty noodles with Executive Chef Davidson!
  • Pastries & Cookies (August 5): Bake a delicious variety of sweet pastries and warm cookies with Executive Chef Art! Then enjoy a special lunch from our all-star banquet team.


Cabana Rentals and Party Packages

Relax in comfort (and out of the Texas sun) in one of our private cabanas at Paradise Springs:

  • Frio Cabanas (up to 4 guests)
  • Brazos Cabanas (up to 8 guests)
  • Guadalupe Cabanas (up to 8 guests)
  • Concho Cabanas (up to 8 guests)
  • The Party Cabana (between 15-22 guests)

Times: Varies, based on availability
Price: Cabana rentals start at $179 per day, based on occupancy and availability. To rent a private cabana, visit the Tour Lobby, Paradise Springs Concierge at the pool entrance, or call 817-778-1000. Same-day reservations must be made at Paradise Springs Concierge. Must be a hotel guest to enter.

Friday Night Fireworks and All-American Garage Party

Join us for great food as our DJ hosts fun and games while we countdown to Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine at 9:30pm.

  • Price: FREE (Additional items will be available, including food and beverage offerings)
  • Times:  Garage Party starts at 7pm | Fireworks start at 9:30pm, plus Tuesday, July 4th
  • Location: 5th floor of the Resort parking garage

Legends of the Lone Star Wild West Show

Enjoy a 20 minute live-action comedy show featuring ten amazing performers including four Gunfighters, four Saloon Girls, one Trick Roper, and our hero, Cactus Charlie!

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Every Saturday at 8pm
  • Location: Lone Star Atrium

Party in the USA - Glow Party

Rock out in Lone Star Atrium as we kick off the night with strolling characters, music and more! Fun light-up items will be available for purchase as we pump up the music, light up the atrium and get ready to experience our live-action Wild West Show at 8pm!

  • Price:  FREE (Glow items for sale)
  • Times:  Every Saturday at 7pm
  • Location: Lone Star Atrium

Cowboy Checkers

Grab your friends to play on our super-sized checker board and enjoy some BIG fun!

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Daily, 10am-10pm
  • Location: Oil Derrick Patio

Deep in the Heart of Texas Art Tour

Journey through our four-and-a-half acres of lush indoor gardens while enjoying Texas-themed sculptures, paintings, blown glass and more from local artists!

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Anytime
  • Location: Throughout the property. Maps can be picked up at the Concierge Desk.

Wild West Photo Ops

Find the fun Texas-inspired photo opportunities located throughout the resort atrium

  • Price: FREE
  • Times: Anytime
  • Location: Throughout the property

Strolling Entertainment

Be on the lookout for our strolling entertainers throughout the resort atriums… You just may run into our tall cowboy, a gun-slinging balloon artist, or a saloon girl!

  • Price: FREE
  • Times:  Every Friday and Saturday night
  • Location: Throughout the resort atriums

Live Music and Dining Events

Enjoy a festive atmosphere, whiskey tasting and special happy hours during our annual SummerFest celebration.

Learn more

Summer Fun at Relâche Spa

Indulge in pure relaxation with our Texan Wild Wednesday Wine Down or make your lil’ darlin’s fingers and toes sparkle like the stars with our Mama and Me special services.

Learn more

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Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018

During the holiday season, enjoy ICE!® featuring 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and marvel at millions of twinkling lights and lavish holiday displays in our atrium.

Discover all the Holiday Fun at Gaylord Texan