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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail · Grapevine, Texas 76051 USA

Lone Star Christmas


Christmassy DreamWorks Experience

Join Madagascar as they celebrate their homecoming with a feast fit for the king of the jungle, meet the whole DreamWorks Animation gang during holiday meet and greets, have sticky fun creating a gingerbread masterpiece with Gingy and much more!

Kung Fu Panda Awesome SNOW Tubing

November 14, 2013 – January 4, 2014

SKADOOSH! It's going to SNOW for a 4th year in a row at Gaylord Texan! That's because Po has created an extreme eight-lane, tubing hill that's filled with dragon-warrior AWESOMENESS and covered in 1.5 million pounds of REAL SNOW! Double riding tubes are available for parents with small children.

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Gingy's Gingerbread Decorating

November 14, 2013 – January 4, 2013 (while supplies last)

This fun, sticky, interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter! Hosted by Gingy, the most famous of all gingerbread men, you can choose from two different design options to create either a delectable gingerbread cookie family or a complete gingerbread house. Larger size families and groups can even choose to create both! After you've decorated to your heart's content (don't forget the gum drop buttons!), make your way to meet Gingy for a heartwarming hug that you can capture with your own camera.

Location: Seasonal B (in retail corridor next to Java Coast)

Date/Time: Mondays – Thursdays: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Fridays – Sundays: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


  • $29.95 plus tax for Family Kit, including admission for two (2) to meet & greets
  • $29.95 plus tax for Christmas tree, including admission for two (2) to meet & greets
  • $49.95 plus tax for House Kit, including admission for four (4) to meet & greets - SOLD OUT

Additional meet and greet admission can be purchased for $10.95 (with proof of purchase)

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Madagascar Crack-A-Lackin’ Cook-In

November 16, 2013 – December 29, 2013

Following their circus adventures in the latest MADAGASCAR film, the gang is back in New York and ready to party! Join them as they celebrate their homecoming with a feast fit for the King of the Jungle. Enjoy a delicious Madagascar-themed brunch menu and delicious desserts, including the Flingin' Chimps Chocolate Fountain. And, meet some of your favorite characters as you chow down Zooster-style!

Location: Zeppole

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays (extended hours during holiday week)

Time: Starting at 8:00 a.m.


  • Adults (ages 12+): $34.95*
  • Children (ages 4-11): $19.95*
  • Children (ages 3 and under): FREE

*Subject to: Sales tax and gratuity

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DreamWorks Character Holiday Meet & Greets

November 14, 2013 – January 4, 2014

The DreamWorks Animation gang is all here, and you can meet them all at our holiday meet & greets! Discover China's ancient Valley of Peace where Po, The Kung Fu Panda, has become a true kung fu master; and greet Gingy in a gingerbread house!

Location: Longhorn Exhibit Hall B

Dates: November 15, 2013 – January 4, 2014 on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Sundays


  • $19.95* per person
  • $34.95* for family of 4

NOTE: Free to DreamWorks package guests. Must present wristband for access.

*Subject to: Sales tax

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DreamWorks All-Star Adventure
Scavenger Hunt

The whole family will enjoy searching throughout our spectacular indoor gardens on this fun, interactive scavenger hunt. Follow the clues, look high and low, and everywhere in between, to solve the puzzle!

Location: Longhorn Exhibit Hall A

Dates: November 14, 2013 – January 4, 2014; Available 7 days a week

Time: At your leisure

Price: $10* per person

Purchase: Tickets can be purchased at the DreamWorks Desk, ICE! Box Office, or Ticketing Kiosk

*Subject to: Sales tax

Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and related characters and properties © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC.

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