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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway · Kissimmee, Florida 34746 USA

Entertainment Guide


For tickets & information:

1-407-586-2236 or phone

ext. 62236 at hotel.

Email our Concierge





Whatever the season, there's a celebration at Gaylord Palms Resort. From Valentine's to Christmas, midsummer to New Year's, enjoy captivating entertainment, dining, shopping and more.

Everyone’s favorite holiday tradition, Christmas at Gaylord Palms, will return in 2014 with more splendor and joy than ever before! Plan your visit today!

View our Summer Entertainment Calendar to plan your stay

Sunsational Summer

The temperatures outside are rising and our fun level has reached new heights - it’s Sunsational Summer at Gaylord Palms! Splash, slide and swim into summer with over-the-top entertainment including interactive poolside games, Dive-In movies, a resort-wide scavenger hunt, ShrekFeast character breakfasts and more!


Poolside Games and Dance Party

Our host emcee will lead pool-goers in interactive games, such as a water balloon toss, limbo contest, conga line, cannon ball competition and more! The fun continues with energetic dance parties for kids of all ages. (For registered hotels guests only)


Location: Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park
Time: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Price: Free.
*weather permitting



Dive-In Movies*
Kick-back poolside and enjoy a family-friendly film beneath the stars. (For registered hotel guests only)


Location: Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park
Time: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m.
Price: Free
*weather permitting




Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Become an honorary Ogre and join Shrek and friends for a fairytale feast fit for a king. Discover a magic fountain bubbling over with intoxicating chocolate potions. Plus, Shrek and friends will visit you tableside for hugs and photos!


Location: Villa de Flora, St. Augustine Atrium
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 8 – 10:30 a.m.
Price: $29.95* Adult (ages 13+) | $19.95* Child (ages 4 – 12)
To Book: Call 407-586-1114 or book online now
*Prices are exclusive of tax and service charge. Dates are subject to change.



The Frolicking Flamingo Find

Sleek, cool and they totally rule, the Frolicking Flamingos have flocked to Gaylord Palms Resort. While flamingos aren’t hard to miss with their long legs and flamboyant pink plumage, a few of them are trying their hardest to blend in to the landscape. Find 10 flamingos and you’ll be eligible to win a Gaylord Palms VIP Getaway!

Location: Clue books located at Front Desk, Concierge and Pool Hut
Time: Now through September 1, 2014
Price: Free to all hotel guests



Giant Lawn Games

All pooled out? Enjoy a little friendly competition with a giant game of Jenga and Connect Four on the Coquina Lawn.


Location: Games available for checkout at Pool Hut
Time: Daily, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Price: Free to all hotel guests



Fish Feedings

Watch animal care specialists from Bottled Ocean feed stingrays, tarpon and other species of saltwater fish!


Location: Key West Dock, Key West Atrium
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:00 p.m.
Price: Free



Grunt Feedings

Following fish feedings, get an up close interaction with a baby grunt (alligator hatchling)!

Location: SawGrass Shack, Everglades Atrium
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:00 p.m.
Price: Free



Magical Margarita Voyage
All aboard the S.S. Gaylord! Join us at Sunset Sam’s for a Magical Margarita Voyage. Sip on refreshing flavored margaritas while being amazed by illusions and tricks performed tableside by our resident magician.


Location: Sunset Sam’s, a Key West Grill
Availability: Fridays in August, 4:30p.m – 6:30p.m.

Poolside DJ
Our poolside DJ turns up the fun with today’s hit tunes!

Location: Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park
Time:  Saturdays in August, Noon- 4 p.m.



Gator Feedings
Catch the action of the Gatorland ® curatorial staff feeding our on-site alligators!


Location: Gator Springs, St. Augustine Atrium
Time: Tuesday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Price: Free



Scent of Summer Spa Treatments
Awaken the senses with the scent of green tea and lemongrass, and slide into summer feeling relaxed and refreshed with one of our limited-time only specials!


Location: Relâche Spa, Everglades Atrium (Lower Level)
Time: Available June – August 31
Price: View treatments

To Book: Call 407-586-4772



Wine Down Wednesdays in Relâche Spa

Wednesdays in August, 3:00-8:00p.m.


Location: Relache Spa, Everglades Atrium (Lower Level)
Time: Tuesdays in the month of July, 3-8 p.m.


Enhance your relaxation with a complimentary glass of Chardonay or Merlot following your Relache Spa service. Offer valid with select treatments only.


View “Wine Down Wednesday” Specials (PDF)



Live Music at Sunset Sam’s
Step aboard the SS Gaylord sailboat, in the Key West Atrium, for a fun and festive live music celebration!


Location: Sunset Sam’s, Key West Atrium
Time: Friday and Saturday, 6-10 p.m.
Price: View Sunset Sam’s menu
To Book: Reserve a table online, or call 407-586-1101



Sunday Brunch
Join us for an award-winning Sunday Brunch with spectacular views of our signature glass-enclosed atrium!


Location: Villa de Flora, St. Augustine Atrium
Time: Sunday, 12-3 p.m.
Price: $39.50* for adults and $19.75* for children 4-12.
To Book: Call 1-407-586-1114 for reservations, or book online  
*Prices exclude tax and gratuity.



Garden Tour
Explore the resort’s 4.5 acres of landscaped gardens with one of our Horticulture experts.


Location: Tours begin at the Concierge desk
Time: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.
Price: Free



Transportation to the Parks
Transportation is included in your resort fee.  Gaylord Palms offers shuttle bus service to Walt Disney World® theme parks and the Downtown Disney® area. A daily schedule is available at the concierge desk. Shuttles to SeaWorld Orlando®, Universal Studios® Florida, and Wet-n-Wild® are $19* per person round-trip. To make your reservation, please contact our concierge at least 6 hours prior to pick-up.


Location: Bus picks up from resort’s Transportation Loop
Time: Daily, schedule available at Concierge

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