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Gaylord Palms Christmas Events & Activities

Don't miss all the Events and Activities during Christmas at Gaylord Palms.

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Girl going down ice slide
Watch this hilarious family tale come to life through interactive ice sculptures and displays.
Location: Alpine Village
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Cirque Acrobat Dancer in costume doing split on stage during Christmas at Gaylord Palms
Treat your family to a high-flying holiday adventure filled with dazzling set designs, Broadway-style theatrics and out-of-this-world acrobatics.
Location: St. Augustine Atrium
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Christmas Tree Trail at Gaylord Palms logo
Sparkle the Elf, Santa’s chief Christmas Tree Decorator, has prepared nine Christmas trees for you to enjoy in the atrium.
Location: Everglades Atrium. Free Event.
Event Times: 6:15pm; 6:45pm; 7:15pm, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:15pm. Subject to change.
Guests on snow tubes going down snow tubing lanes
Visit our Alpine Village and zoom down an eight-lane tubing hill that’s fun for all ages and covered in real snow!
Location: Alpine Village
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Atrium Christmas Tree decorated for Christmas at Gaylord Palms
Set to a heartwarming holiday musical score, this multi-sensory spectacle of lights is filled with the memories, magic and dreams of Christmas.
Location: Emerald Bay Plaza

Woman in lounge chair at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms
Awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide, discover the true essence of relaxation at Relâche Spa.
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Two girls decorating a Ginger Bread House at Gaylord Palms
This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got even sweeter. Complete a gingerbread decorating kit and then meet our Gingerbread couple!
Location: Alpine Village
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Girl sitting on Santa's lap at Gaylord Palms
Visit Santa's Workshop located inside Alpine Village. Meet the big guy himself, and tell him what’s on your Christmas list.
Location: Alpine Village
Build A Bear Workshop at Gaylord Palms
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® at Gaylord Palms.
Location: Alpine Village
Family sitting at table with Elf Character
Join Santa’s Official Scout Elves for a fun and festive character breakfast in our enchanting atrium. Enjoy a delicious buffet spread complete with classic breakfast favorites and chef-attended cooking stations.
Location: Villa de Flora
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Santa's Snow Throw at Gaylord Palms
Show off your impressive snowball-throwing skills at Santa's Snow Throw! Grab a bucket of real snowballs, then take aim at the interactive targets created by Santa's Elves.
Location: Alpine Village
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Family inside ICE! tunnels  - Gaylord Palms combo tickets info
Save up to 38% when you bundle our most popular holiday events!
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Three Kings Festival logo
From January 1-6, 2019, join us for our new Three Kings Festival, celebrating el Día de los Reyes and featuring a complimentary musical stage show “The Journey of Los Tres Reyes Magos.”!
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Holiday table setting - Holiday Dining at Gaylord Palms
Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.
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Christmas Traditions and Story Time with Mrs. Claus at Gaylord Palms
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.
Location: Alpine Village
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Secret Santa Scavener Hunt Logo
Utilize your very own Santa’s Secret Service Decoder Ring to decipher clues inside of the Scavenger Hunt booklet and become full-fledged members of Santa’s Secret Service.
Location: Hotel Atrium
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Sugary Sweet Storytime logo
Visit the Alpine Village Sweet Shop and be transported to the world of The Nutcracker led by the Sugarplum Fairy herself. Plus, enjoy a one-of-a-kind super sweet, super sparkly and super tasty Sugarplum Hot Chocolate in a festive souvenir mug.
Location: Alpine Village
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Gaylord Palms Exterior decorated in Holiday lights
Take a sneak peek into all the wonder and excitement that awaits you during Christmas at Gaylord Palms.
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Christmas at Gaylord Palms Calendar image with December 25th highlighted
To help you plan your stay, check out a calendar of scheduled events. Learn More
Naughty or Nice Escape Room logo
Here’s your one chance to redeem your Christmas fate and get back on Santa’s Nice List in this family-friendly escape room.
Location: Celebration Room (near the Arcade)
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Couple in arms in ICE! attraction at Gaylord Palms
Enhance your Christmas at Gaylord Palms Experience by planning a special occasion and creating an unforgettable event!
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Room View Overlooking Atrium with Christmas Tree
The best way to enjoy all that Christmas at Gaylord Palms has to offer is to stay overnight. Packages that include ICE! tickets available.
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The Elf on the Shelf ® and © 2018 CCA and B, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
© Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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