JANUARY 7 – FEBRUARY 27, 2022

Winterfest at Gaylord Palms

See Gaylord Palms transform into the perfect winter getaway during its annual Winterfest! Discover fun for the whole family as you venture through acres of indoor gardens on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, marvel at a spectacle of snowy scenes and icy images in our light show high above the atrium, and soak in the sun at Cypress Springs Water Park with its towering waterslides and brand-new rapid river. Explore our lineup and reserve your room and tickets now for your wintertime escape.

Winter Overnight Stay Options

Discover and take advantage of our special rates, as well as packages that include event tickets, along with additional exclusive offers.

Guest room with two queen beds, a desk, a flatscreen television,  and a view of the water park.

WATER PARK & SOUTH BEACH POOL

Escape to Cypress Springs

Make a splash at our exclusive water park with a giant multi-level water playground, zero-entry pool, an all-new action river, thrilling waterslides, and more.

Water park slides and pool with basketball hoop.
Child holding magnifying glass to eye.

Jack Frost's Frigid Finds Scavenger Hunt

Location: Resort Wide

Find frosty fun around every turn in Jack Frost's Frigid Finds Scavenger Hunt Search high and low for clues throughout Gaylord Palms' atriums to find answers to an array of polar puzzles.

Dates
Jan 8 - February 27, 2022
Schedule
Daily
Resort atrium gardens and gazebo with colorful lights hanging from the ceiling.

Wonders of Winter Light Show

Location: St. Augustine Atrium

A spectacle of winter lights is created high above the Gaylord Palms atrium with its newly upgraded light curtains. Snowy scenes and icy images shine brightly in an animated kaleidoscope of color.

Dates
January 12 - February 27, 2022
Schedule
Daily at 8pm
Pricing
Free
Young alligator held by a handler.

Animal Encounters with Wild Florida

Location: Sawgrass Place in Everglades Atrium

Up-close animal encounters abound, as kids of all ages learn from our wildlife partners at Wild Florida about the Sunshine State's native animals and how they contribute to the ecosystem during the chillier winter months.

Dates
January 8 - February 26, 2022
Schedule
Saturdays, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pricing
Free
Children posing for a photo in front of an augmented-reality elephant.

Wildlife Rescue presented by bubly

Location: Resort Wide

This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help ensure they are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes

Dates
January 7 - February 27, 2022
Schedule
Daily
Pricing
Free
Woman lying down receiving a face massage.

Winter Wellness

Location: Relâche Spa

Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying Winter Wellness massage, facial and pedicure treatments with the benefits of Eucalyptus, known to be high in antioxidants to promote relaxation and reduce pain.

Dates
January 1-31, 2022
Schedule
Daily
Pricing
Varies

What to Expect at Gaylord Palms

Taking care of our guests has always been our number one priority. We have implemented a variety of new protocols and elevated practices in 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.

Two beds in guestroom with a large window.