May 21 - September 6, 2021

Summer of More

Celebrate summer with events for the whole family at Gaylord Rockies! Enjoy the thrilling slides, winding lazy river, and pirate-themed parties at Arapahoe 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 summer one to remember.

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Overnight Stay Options

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

Guest room with two queen beds, assorted bedroom furniture, and a view of the mountains.
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Pirate & Princess Academy

Location: Princess Evergreen's Royal Theatre

Step into a fantasy world and experience the story of the Princess in this live interactive show featuring the Sword Mistress and The Princess herself. Become an honorary princess for the day and take the official princess oath.

Thu - Sun
04:00 PM , 05:00 PM, 06:00 PM, 07:00 PM
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Pirate & Princess Art Studio

Location: Grotto

This fun, interactive family painting activity allows each participant to select a canvas with either a pirate ship or princess castle that they paint to take home and enjoy. Canvas, paint, brushes, and apron are provided. On-site artist available.

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
A book setting atop a pile of orange jewels in an open treasure chest.

The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt

Location: Resort Wide

Pirates have invaded Gaylord Rockies and Princess Evergreen has stashed the royal jewels. In this exciting famliy scavenger hunt, you will search high and low to find the 10 treasure chests located around the resort to earn your Pirate’s booty.

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Location: Pinyons Patio

Gather around the fire with friends and family and enjoy your own personal s’more kit!

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pirate Beverage

The Captain's Quarters

Location: Ski Village in the Grand Lodge

Meet Bonnie Diamond, the keeper of The Captain's Quarters, a secret hideaway where you'll encounter not only relics from past journeys, but also Captain Hornswoggle himself. During this 20-25 minute experience, you can earn your pirate name and enjoy

Thursday - Sunday, 4-9pm
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The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room

Location: Transportation Lobby

Inside The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room, guests have been recruited against their will to join Emerald, the wayfaring wife of Captain Hornswoggle. As part of her crew, they will need to solve clues to ransack the Captain's Quarters.

Daily, hourly slots from
11:30am - 9:30pm
Starting at $125 - up to 4 people
$17.99 - each additional
 Build a bear workshop of stuffed animals and accessories

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Location: Grand Lodge Caboose

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.

Pirate flag with white skull and crossbones on a black background.

Buccaneer Bash

Location: Arapahoe Springs Lazy River

Pirates have invaded Arapahoe Springs! Join Jolly Roger and Anne Revenge for music, games and swashbuckling fun.

Daily, 6pm, 7pm & 8pm
Free (Registered Resort Guests Only)
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Family Movies

Location: Princess Evergreen's Royal Theatre

Grab some snacks and join us for movie night, in a socially distanced setting. Our matinee features a G/PG movie perfect for the younger crowd, while our evening presentation offers a PG-13 movie for older kids.

Thursday-Sunday, 2pm & 8:30pm
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Animal Encounters

Location: Grand Lodge

In partnership with Nature's Educators, learn about wildlife and develop a healthy respect and understanding of all animals.

Saturdays & Sundays 10am-2pm
An adult and two children experiencing a virtual elephant via phone apps.

Wildlife Rescue – Augmented Reality by bubly™

Location: Resort Wide.

Our iconic atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals. This virtual helps guests track down endangered species to ensure they are monitored for their protection.

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Rise & Shine with the Adventure Kids

Location: Channel 49 on your in-room TV

Wake up with Sophie from the Adventure Kids, and enjoy some morning yoga from the comfort of your guest room.


What to Expect

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.

Guest room with a single king bed, sofa and assorted bedroom furniture.