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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street · National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA

Christmas on the Potomac

Experience Christmas On the Potomac, a magical wonderland with lavish décor, twinkling holiday lights and indoor snowfall. ICE! returns with a new theme, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, plus enjoy Gingerbread Decorating, Build-A-Bear Workshop®, a new ice skating experience and an all new live entertainment show - JOY A Holiday Spectacular.

For tickets & information: +1-301-965-4000

Gaylord National’s Christmas on the Potomac: 

November 18, 2017  –  January 1, 2018

Overnight Stay Options

The best way to experience Christmas on the Potomac is to spend the night with us. Choose from these exciting overnight options including packages with UNLIMITED priority entry into ICE!

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Exclusive Savings - Package Sale!

Save up to 20% on select holiday packages. Valid Sunday-Thursday stays and select weekends. Book by 10/8/17.

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ICE!® featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Experience ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer with larger-than-life ice sculptures and slides hand-carved from more than two million pounds of ice!

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JOY – A Holiday Spectacular Atrium Show

Watch as our atrium transforms into a starlit immersed musical experience with the rich harmonies of classic and modern songs that create a musical tapestry which celebrates the JOY of this incredible time of year.

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More Activities and Events

Experience Build-A-Bear Workshop® and Scavenger Hunt, Ice Skating, a new live entertainment show – JOY A Holiday Spectacular – featuring the Gaylord National Singers.

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Christmas on the Potomac Event Calendar*

To help you plan your stay, check out a calendar of scheduled events.

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Christmas on the Potomac Highlights Video

Take a sneak peek into all the wonder and excitement that awaits you during Christmas on the Potomac!

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*Times displayed in the calendar are start times. End times vary by event and may have multiple showings throughout the day. Additional event details, including ticketing options, are displayed after clicking on the individual event name.

© Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all related elements © & ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved. FUJIFILM and INSTAX are trademarks of FUJIFILM Corporation and its affiliates. © 2017 FUJIFILM North America Corporation. All rights reserved.