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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail · Grapevine, Texas 76051 USA

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Don't miss all of the fun holiday events and activities during our Grapevine Christmas celebrations at Gaylord Texan Resort. There's no better way to celebrate the season than a Lone Star Christmas!


Note: All content contained in this site was valid for this past 2015 holiday season.

Photos with Santa

November 12, 2015 – December 24, 2015


Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, don't miss your chance to have a treasured photograph taken with old Saint Nick before he leaves for the North Pole.



Location

  • Lone Star Atrium (near the Oil Derrick next to Texan Station)

Time*

  • Monday – Friday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Special Hours

  • Nov. 25 – Nov. 29: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 18 – Dec. 24: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Price

  • Photo packages start at $34.99 plus sales tax

*Hours subject to change.

Cookies & Milk with Mrs. Claus

November 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016


Join Mrs. Claus and enjoy milk and cookies as she reads a classic Christmas Story. Kids get to take home a special book autographed by Santa’s favorite lady.



Location

  • Lower Level Texan Station


Time (Hourly)

  • Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Time (Holidays)

  • 11/25-11/29 & 12/18-01/02 (Mon-Thurs 5-9pm, Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 9-10pm & Sunday 10-8pm
  • 11/27 open 5-10pm

Price

  • $19.99 per child (4 and over) and $5 for the required accompanied adult. Ages 3 and under are free with a full price paid adult of $19.99. All children must have an accompanying adult.

All sales subject to sales tax and ticketing fee per ticket. Payment is non-refundable.


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ALL PRICES SUBJECT TO SALES TAX PLUS $1.50 TICKETING FEE PER TICKET.

The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt

Dates: Thursday November 12, 2015 to Sunday January 3, 2016


Calling all families: The Elf on the Shelf® scout elves need your help! Ten of Santa’s special scout elf helpers have landed at Gaylord Texan, but they won’t be able to fly to the North Pole until they have a name. Will you help find the scout elves hiding around the resort, solve puzzles and reveal the elves’ names so they can report back to Santa? All families that help the scout elves fulfill their special Christmas mission will receive a prize.


Time: Daily 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Price: $12


Location: Throughout the resort


All sales subject to sales tax and ticketing fee. Payment is non-refundable.


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

Holiday Dining Events

Take it easy this year and bring the whole family together for the holidays. We will do all the work for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.


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Gingerbread Decorating Corner Sponsored by PEEPS®

This fun, sticky, interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter! Choose from two different design options to create either a delectable gingerbread cookie family or a complete gingerbread house. After you've decorated to your heart's content, make your way to meet our gingerbread man for a heartwarming hug you can capture with your own camera.


Dates:
November 12, 2015 to January 3, 2016


Times:
Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Holiday Hours
December 21 – January 3, 2016: 11 a.m. – 9.p.m


Location: Retail hallway next to Cocoa Bean


Prices:
Family Kit: $29.99
Snowman Kit: $29.99
House Kit: $49.99
Combo Kit: $68.99


Additional Gingerbread Meet and Greets can be purchased for 10.99 per person. Only available in-store in addition to an already purchased kit.


All sales subject to sales tax and ticketing fee. Payment is non-refundable.


PEEPS® trademark Just Born, Inc. © 2015. All rights reserved.


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Santa’s Snowball Throwing Workshop

A NEW EXPERIENCE to Lone Star Christmas!


Head to Santa’s Snowball Throwing Workshop, grab a bucket of real snowballs and aim for the targets created by Santa’s elves!


Dates: November 12, 2015 to January 3, 2016


Times:
Monday – Thursday: 11 A.M. – 8 P.M.
Friday – Saturday: 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.
Sunday: 10 A.M. – 8 P.M.


Location: LONGHORN EXHIBIT HALL B, CONVENTION CENTER


Price: $9.99* plus tax
*Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing. Ages 4 & older; 3 & under FREE with paying adult ticket of $9.99


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All sales subject to sales tax and ticketing fee. Payment is non-refundable.

Holiday Party Guide

Planning a Christmas Party? Use our Holiday Guide to find out more information about the Christmas activities and the different party facilities that are available to make your party a success.


View our Holiday Guide for More Information

Rudolph’s Holly Jolly™ Breakfast

Santa’s reindeer loved him, and so will you! Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his friend, Hermey the Elf, at our shiny new holiday dining event guaranteed to go down in history! Children of all ages will enjoy a delicious breakfast, play reindeer games and Sing-A-Long to favorite music from the beloved television special. It’s an experience sure to make you shout out with glee!

Dates: November 14, 2015 to January 3, 2016

 

Times: Saturday and Sundays starting at 8:30am and opening 11/27, 12/21-12/27.

Extended hours during holiday weeks: December 21-27

 

Location: Zeppole

 

Prices:

Adults: $37.99 plus gratuity, tax and ticketing fee
Children (4-12) $19.99 plus gratuity, tax and ticketing fee

 


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All sales subject to sales tax and ticketing fee. Payment is non-refundable.

 

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

Friends of Rudolph Meet & Greet

November 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016


Location: Longhorn Hall B


Time:
 

  • Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon – 8 p.m.
  • Extended hours: 11/27, 12/18 – 1/3

Price: $12 per child
 


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All prices subject to sales tax plus ticketing fee per ticket.


All elements © & ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.