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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street · National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA

Christmas on the Potomac

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Christmassy DreamWorks Experience

Available only thru December 31.


Enjoy our delicious Madagascar-themed brunch fit for the King of the Jungle and have sticky fun creating a gingerbread masterpiece with the most famous gingerbread man of all time – Gingy. Also, be on the lookout for your favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation films such as Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and Shrek. They may turn up in unexpected places throughout the hotel for hugs and laughs.

Gingy's Gingerbread Decorating

November 14-16 , 2014 and November 20 - December 31, 2014 (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. Choose a delectable gingerbread creation to decorate--either a cookie family or house cookie. 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.




Ballroom Level




Fridays: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,

except November 28 and December 26  10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Mondays -Thursdays: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,

November 14 - Decmeber 18

Sundays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.,

except December 22 - 30, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.




$35.95* - Gingerbread Cookie Family Kit

$49.95* - Gingerbread House Kit


*All kits include frosting and candy for decorating and a Meet & Greet with Gingy. Subject to sales tax.

Madagascar Crack-A-Lackin’ Cook-In

Select Dates November 14, 2014 – December 31, 2014


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!





Pienza Restaurant, Lower Atrium



8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (last seating is at 10:30 a.m.)



Child (ages 3-11) $26

Adults (ages 12+) $39 plus tax and gratuity

Children 2 and under are free

Prices are inclusive of tax and gratuity



Call 301-965-4000 for reservations.

First come, first served. Limited seating.

Dates and times for events are subject to change. Purchase on-property.

Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and related character and properties © 2014 DreamWorks Animation, LLC.

Christmas on the Potomac