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Getaway at Gaylord Palms

Goblins and Giggles Weekends at Gaylord Palms

Safe fall fun is closer than you think! Our family-friendly Halloween activities and all-ages entertainment offer the same fall fun with peace of mind. Our event has been purposely redesigned to respect social distancing and an enhanced Commitment to Clean program with activities including a ghost experience, jack-o-lantern walk, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunts, animal encounters and more!

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Goblins & Giggles Package

Enjoy the ultimate fall family getaway at our annual Goblins & Giggles Getaway Weekends, offering family-friendly activities and entertainment, including a brand-new Castillo de San Marcos ALIVE! Ghost Experience, Spookley the Square Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt and resort-wide trick-or-treating. Dress up in your Halloween costume, and meet & greet with Spookley the Square Pumpkin!

Wicked Awesome Pool Fun

Hang out poolside with our Halloween host with the most, Jack O Lantern, for some ghoulish fun in the sun.

Atrium with lights and Halloween décor

Phantom of the Atrium Light Display

The Phantom of the Atrium has been hiding in the rafters for decades composing his newest masterpiece, filled with mystery, mischief and of course… magic.

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Moonlight Movie

Join us for spooky Halloween movies beneath the stars.

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SpookEasy

This haunted hideaway straight out of the prohibition era features spine-chilling craft cocktails and a spooky collection of living, ghostly artwork procured by owner's past. Keep an eye out for the Ghost Brothers – they’re watching you.

non scary ghost girl peaking around corner

Castillo de San Marcos ALIVE! Ghost Experience

Wander through the eerie Castillo de San Marcos Fort where live storytellers recount real-life ghost stories for all who are brave enough to listen.

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Wildlife Rescue Adventure Experience presented by bubly

Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals within the comfort of your own family and on your own time.

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Trick or Treat Expedition

Explore the lush gardens and winding waterways of our 4.5-acre glass-enclosed atrium as you trick-or-treat for scrumptious sweets!

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Adventure Kids: A Spooky Celebration

Join Seth the Sea Turtle, Ava the Alligator and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid Sophie as they explore Florida's creepier flora and fauna.

Bedtime Stories with Morgana & Monster Mash Bash with Vlad

From the comfort of your guest room, gather as a family to enjoy two interactive Halloween videos: - Morgana, the treat-making witch from Spooksville, tells one of her favorite bedtime tales: Grimm, the Good-Hearted Goblin. - Meet Vlad the Vampire and his best friend Morgana, the treat-making witch from Spooksville, as they teach you the official dance of Spooksville: The Monster Mash!

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Halloween Hide & Seek featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin

In the best-selling children's book, Spookley proves that being different can save the day! Spookley found eight spooktacular hiding spots for his game of Halloween Hide and Seek. Solve the puzzles and use the clues to find all of them and win a prize!

Show off your Halloween costume, and take your photo with Spookley the Square Pumpkin.

Are you afraid of snakes? Vultures? Conquer your fears with a spooky animal encounter designed to debunk common myths surrounding some of the world's most misunderstood animals. Discover why humans fear them and how beneficial they really are to our planet.

Test your knowledge with family-friendly interactive trivia for the chance to win prizes!

Start the morning off right with a relaxing yoga class.