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Gaylord National Christmas Events & Activities

Don't miss everything there is to see and do during the holidays at Gaylord National Resort. There's no better way to celebrate the season than experiencing fun Christmas events for the entire family in National Harbor.

Tickets and Information: 301-965-4000

NOTE: All content contained in this site was valid for this past 2018 holiday season.

girl going down ice slide
Watch Charlie Brown rediscover the meaning of Christmas as the beloved story unfolds through two million pounds of ice sculptures and displays.
Location: Entrance inside The Christmas Village.
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Two girls decorating a Gingerbread house
This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got even sweeter. Choose from three decorating kits and then meet The Gingerbread Man himself!
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Family Ice Skating on Ice rink during Christmas on the Potomac at Gaylord National
Practice your perfect figure eights on our indoor ice skating rink. Kids of all ages can glide along surrounded by our scenic Christmas village.
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Girl sitting on Santa's lap
Don't miss your chance to have a treasured photograph taken with old Saint Nick before he leaves for the North Pole. Available thru December 24th only.
Cirque Acrobats on stage at Gaylord National
Treat your family to a high-flying holiday adventure filled with dazzling set designs, Broadway-style theatrics and out-of-this-world acrobatics.
Location: Atrium
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Christmas Tree in Gaylord National's Atrium
Our atrium comes to life with a holiday extravaganza that includes classic Christmas music, laser lights, a dancing fountain and indoor snowfall.
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Discover a winter wonderland unlike any other! Enjoy ice Skating, Christmas shopping, kiddie rides gingerbread decorating, Santa and more!
Family inside ICE! Tunnels - link to purchase tickets
True lovers of all things Christmas won’t want to miss out on a full day of festive holiday activities with our Gold and Platinum Passes!
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Girl sitting on hourse on carousel during Christmas on the Potomac
Get in the holiday spirit with a spin on this timeless family-friendly activity. This event is designed for children only.
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Girl stting next to Mrs. Claus reading book
Gather around for warm and cozy fun with the jolliest hostess of all - Mrs. Claus! Delight in the reading of holiday classics and singing of Christmas carols while enjoying cookies and milk.
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Choose from all kinds of furry friends, fill them with stuffing and make a wish on a heart at our exclusive Build-A-Bear Workshop®.
Miniature Train Rides at Gaylord National during Christmas on the Potomac
Kids will be filled with Christmas cheer as they ride on this miniature holiday train in the Christmas Village. This experience is designed for children ages 4-11 who are a minimum of 36" tall.
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Family at breakfast table with Charlie Brown and Lucy characters
This one-of-a-kind, interactive character breakfast includes a delicious buffet as you hang out with Lucy and Charlie Brown.
Dates: November 17 - December 31, 2018 (Saturdays, Sunday and select dates)
Location: Pienza Restaurant
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Woman getting facial - Seasonal Spa Treatments at Relache Spa at Gaylord National
Celebrate the holidays and pamper yourself with very merry spa treatments at our very own Relâche Spa.
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Ornaments on Christmas Tree - Holiday Dining at Gaylord National
Discover delicious dining options including three full-service restaurants, bars and grab n’ go options. Also, enjoy special holiday dining events and classes.
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Holiday Fountain Show during Christmas on the Potomac at Gaylord National
Take a sneak peek into all the wonder and excitement that awaits you during Christmas on the Potomac.
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Calendar with Christmas date circled
To help you plan your stay, check out a calendar of scheduled events.
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Family on Balcony overlooking atrium at Galyord National's Christmas on the Potomac
With so much to see and do, the best way to experience Christmas on the Potomac is to stay overnight. Package guests receive unlimited priority entry to ICE!
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