Winterfest at Gaylord National Resort

See Gaylord National transform into the perfect winter getaway during its annual Winterfest! Discover fun for the whole family as you explore 1.5 acres of indoor gardens on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, relax in your newly renovated guest room with views of the resort’s 19-story atrium overlooking the Potomac River, and take advantage of the premier location just steps from the shopping, dining, and entertainment of National Harbor. 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 king bed, desk, flatscreen television, and doors leading to balcony.
A family in the atirum gardens looking at a scavenger hunt booklet.

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 the resort to find answers to an array of polar puzzles.

Couple holding hands in front of resort atrium fountains lit up with colorful lights.

Wonders of Winter Light Show

Location: Atrium

Be amazed as the resort's spectacular garden atrium comes alive with a fantastical laser light show that brings the Wonders of Winter to life.

January 14 - February 27, 2022
Harbor pier with the city in the background.

Capital Wheel & National Harbor Waterfront

Discover boutique shops, restaurants and entertainment options, along with picturesque views of DC Attractions from the Capital Wheel, plus MGM National Harbor.

MGM National Harbor at dusk.

MGM National Harbor

Discover the new MGM National Harbor just 1.3 miles from Gaylord National featuring world famous music and comedy performances at the MGM National Harbor theater or enjoy the excitement of luxury table games and slot machines.

The Washington Monument at sunrise.

The Potomac Region

The Potomac region is not only home to the nation's capital but also to a diverse array of cultural and historical attractions reflecting the United States' rich heritage.

What To Expect at Gaylord National

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.

Guest room with king bed, desk, flatscreen television, and doors leading to balcony.