May 21 - September 6, 2021
Summerfest of More
Celebrate summer with events for the whole family at Gaylord Texan! Enjoy the thrilling slides, winding lazy river, and towering play structures at Paradise Springs that make the water park the perfect summer hangout. Inside the resort, you can enjoy pirate and princess-themed activities and other fun seasonal events as you make this Summerfest one to remember.
Make a splash at our 10-acre outdoor pool and lazy river complex featuring a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon, giant water playhouse, 600-foot long lazy river, and four winding waterslides. It’s the ultimate Texas escape, offering fun in the sun for the whole family!
Location: Texan Station Lower Level
Choose from two exciting Escape Rooms and work as a team to unlock clues and solve puzzles before the time runs out!
Summer of Cirque: Pirates & Princesses
Location: Glass Cactus
Take to the High Seas with Lone Star Circus in Summer of Cirque: Pirates & Princesses. A boy dreams of becoming a pirate and embarks on a journey around the world. Along the way, he meets exotic people, colorful creatures, and a beautiful princess.
The Princess’s Shiny Stash Treasure Hunt
Location: Resort Wide
The Princess has hidden her kingdom’s most precious treasures from the pirate crew throughout the resort. Locate the treasure chests in this exciting family scavenger hunt.
Pirate & Princess Academy
Location: Lone Star Atrium
Discover a world filled with fantasy and adventure as you become an honorary princess and take the Princess Oath or join an unexpected Captain’s crew and take the Pirate Pledge in this exciting, interactive musical.
Pirate & Princess Art Studio
Location: Retail Corridor
Let your inner artist come to life while creating pirate and princess-inspired arts and crafts to take home and display all summer long.
Bring imagination to life with Build-A-Bear Workshop®! Experience the Make-Your-Own fun by adding stuffing and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Personalize furry friends with outfits, accessories, sounds, and scents – it’s the most fun you’ll ever make. Schedule: Weekends. Pricing: Varies.
Wildlife Rescue – Augmented Reality by bubly™
Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help ensure they are monitored for their protection. With the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes! Location: Resort Wide. Schedule: Daily. Pricing: Free.
Ahoy Matey Animal Encounters
A special educational opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures. Location: Lone Star Atrium. Schedule: Saturday Nights. Pricing: Free.
Pirate Dance Party
Pull out your pirate gear and dance along to the best party tunes in our resort atrium! Schedule: Saturdays 8:15 pm. Pricing: Free.
Junior Chefs Camp
This fun day camp teaches junior chefs to cook, plate, and serve a special treat for two family members to enjoy at the end of the day. Book your session and learn how to create cupcakes with surprises hidden inside, use a pizza oven, or make classic carnival foods. Location: Zeppole Schedule: June 5th, July 17th, August 8th Pricing: Starting at $130.00
Available seasonally; Memorial Day - Labor Day.
Paradise Springs Cabana & Lounge Chair Reservations
Make a splash at our 10-acre outdoor pool and lazy river complex featuring a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon, giant water playhouse, 600-foot long lazy river, and four winding waterslides. Relax in comfort in one of our private cabanas providing extra shade, dining area, TV's, and more!
What to Expect at Gaylord Texan
Taking care of our guests has always been our number one priority. We have implemented a variety of new protocols and elevated practices, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and keeping with our high standards of cleanliness and commitment to providing excellent service. We have also made a few adjustments to the services, amenities and facilities available during your stay.