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.

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Overnight Stay Options

Take advantage of great rates or get even more with packages which include event tickets and exclusive offers.

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Paradise Springs

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.

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Escape Rooms

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!

Thu
04:00 PM - 07:45 PM
Fri
03:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sat
09:00 AM - 08:15 PM
Sun
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Pricing
$25/person, must buy at least 4
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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.

Fri
6:00 PM
Sat
2:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Pricing
From $14.99 (12 and under), From $24.99 (13+)
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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.

Mon - Sun
Anytime
Pricing
$11.99/person
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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.

Fri
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM (60-minute increments)
Sat
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM (60-minute increments)
Pricing
$14.99/person
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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.

Thu - Fri
03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sun
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Pricing
Starting at $20.00
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Live Entertainment

Location: Glass Cactus

Enjoy live entertainment with breathtaking waterfront views at Glass Cactus on Friday and Saturday evenings. Complimentary entry for overnight resort guests.

Schedule
Weekends
Pricing
Tickets start at $10
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Junior Chefs Camp

Location: Zeppole

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

Schedule
July 17th, August 8th
Pricing
Starting at $130.00
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Build-A-Bear Workshop

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 fu

Schedule
Weekends
Pricing
Varies
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Wildlife Rescue – Augmented Reality by bubly™

Location: Resort Wide

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.

Schedule
Daily
Pricing
Free
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Ahoy Matey Animal Encounters

Location: Lone Star Atrium

A special educational opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures.

Schedule
Saturday Nights
Pricing
Free
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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
MORE FEATURES & AMENITIES

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!

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Please Note:
In the case of inclement weather, including rain, lighting, high winds and/or chill factors below 65 degrees, Paradise Springs outdoor pool will be closed for the safety and comfort of our guests.