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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas

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Don’t miss everything there is to see and do at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. There's no better way to celebrate the Christmas season in Nashville.

For tickets & information: 1-615-889-1000
Hours of Operation: Vary by day and subject to change. Book online and avoid fees.

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Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends

Breakfast is served. This one-of-a-kind, interactive character breakfast includes a delicious buffet of morning favorites with Peanuts-themed dishes, such as Charlie Brown’s Build-Your-Own-French-Toast Station with Snoopy’s Maple Syrup, Pig Pen’s Dirty Hash Browns, Lucy’s Flap Jacks and Woodstock’s Granola. Hang out with the Peanuts gang and introduce the whole family to Lucy and Charlie Brown as you start your day.

November 18 – December 30, 2017
Location: Water’s Edge
Price: $27.99* Children (4-11) | $39.99* Adults 
Ages 3 and under FREE with paying adult
Time: Every 15 minutes starting daily at 8am, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar.

 


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Ice Skating

Enjoy a yuletide glide in our 6,000-square-foot ice rink. Christmas in Nashville feels like a winter wonderland at our resort.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location:
Holiday Halls
Price: $17.99* Adult and Child | Ages 3 and under FREE with paying adult

Children 11 years and under must be accompanied by an adult on the ice rink.

Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar.


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Ice Skating Performances

Six accomplished professional ice skaters dazzle in two exclusive shows, Winter Ice and Sounds of Christmas Season. Each performance is free to enjoy and hosts seven minutes of jaw-dropping leaps, spins and twists. Stick around afterward to meet the skaters. Private ice skating lessons are also available.

November 17 – January 1, 2018
Location: Holiday Halls
Price: Free
Time: Vary by day, options are listed on calendar.

Kids Train

Hop aboard and enjoy a ride on the Opryland Express. Take in our scenic miniature train ride as it cuts through our Holiday Hall.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Holiday Halls
Price: $3.99* Adult and Child | Ages 3 and under FREE with paying adult
Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar.


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Photos with Santa

Don’t miss your chance make sure you're on the nice list as you and your family meet with Santa Claus. Enjoy a treasured photograph of the family taken with Santa in our one-of-a-kind Nashville location. Our guitar-shaped chair and album backdrop create a festive setting, perfect for music lovers of all ages.

November 10 – December 24, 2017
Location: Under Delta Island Bridge
Price: From $30* may vary depending on package and/or photos selected
Time: Fridays 11am – 8pm | Saturdays 10am – 8pm | Sunday-Thursday Noon-7pm | Dec. 17 - 22, 24: 11am - 8pm

Build-A-Bear Workshop® Scavenger Hunt

Santa has recruited Gaylord Hotels’ Polar Bear, Snowburst and his bear buddies to ensure Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is festively decorated with holiday cheer. Once the decorations are in place, the bears kick back inside the resort for a fun n’ festive holiday hangout. Can you track down all of these hard-working holiday bears?

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location:
Begins at Resort Package Desk or ICE! Box Office.
Price: $12.99* per person (all ages) | Ages 3 and under are FREE with paying adult
Time: 10am – 8pm | Daily


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Gingerbread Decorating Corner

This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter. Choose a traditional gingerbread house or a family kit and build the perfect candy home.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location:
Holiday Halls
Price:

  • $29.99* Gingerbread House Kit
  • $19.99* Gingerbread Family Cookie Kit

Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar.


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Cookies with Mrs. Claus

Gather around for warm and cozy fun with the jolliest hostess of all, Mrs. Claus. Experience one of our signature Christmas activities, the reading of a holiday classic, and enjoy a batch of Mrs. Claus’ world-famous cookies with ice cold milk. Afterward, kids get to take home a special book autographed by Santa’s favorite lady.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Holiday Halls
Time: Holiday Halls hours. Show times start on the hour, every hour. The last show begins 1 hour prior to closing time of the Holiday Halls. Doors will be open approximately 5-10 minutes before show time.
Price:

  • $17.99* per child - Includes: an autographed book, beverage and cookie.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and children 3 and under FREE with paid ticket - allowed to enjoy the reading and take photo, but does not receive a cookie/beverage/autographed book

Guest should notify staff of any food/milk allergies at time of booking or in advance of entry.


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John Wayne: The Genuine Article

This holiday season, step inside the world of American Legend John Wayne, a movie star, world traveler, family man and eternal American optimist. Explore priceless memories through this interactive installation filled with never-before-seen letters, speeches and handwritten notes. We also showcase hundreds of film props, hats, boots and much more. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to delve into the private tale of John Wayne, The Genuine Article.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018 
Location:
Holiday Halls 
Price:
$21.99* Adult and Child | Ages 3 and under FREE with paying adult 
Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar.

Special Pricing Available:
Purchase a John Wayne: The Genuine Article ticket for only $15** with your Play and Save Pass purchase.
**Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Must show Play and Save Pass ticket confirmation to receive discounted price.


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Santa's Spinners

These are no ordinary tea cups. Pour yourself into one of these cups and go round and round on this whirling winter ride.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location:
Holiday Halls
Price:

  • $3.99* per person, includes a one-time ride only.
  • Riders must be at least 42” inches tall to ride unless accompanied by adult.
  • Children 3 and under FREE per single paid admission.

Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar


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Build-A-Bear Workshop®

It’s the most fun you’ll ever make. Choose from all kinds of furry friends, add lots of stuffing and make a wish on a heart. Let your imagination soar and create your story at our exclusive Build-A-Bear Workshop at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

November 17, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Holiday Halls
Price: May vary depending on item selected.
Time: Nov. 19, 26; Dec. 3,10, 17, 24, 31 |10am - 8pm;
Nov. 18, 25; Dec. 2, 9, 16, 18-23, 26-30 | 10am - 9pm;
Nov. 24 | 11am - 9pm; Dec. 25, Jan. 1 | 12pm - 8pm;
Nov. 20-23 | 1pm - 8pm; Dec. 1, 8, 15 | 1pm - 9pm; Nov. 27-30; Dec. 4-7, 11-14 | 4pm - 8pm

Christmas Lights

Get in the spirit of the season as you discover more than three million dazzling Christmas lights around every bend of our resort. Don’t miss the festive décor Santa’s elves have added and the magical atmosphere of the holiday.

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Throughout the resort
Price: Free
Time: 4pm – Midnight | Daily

Outdoor Nativity

Our outdoor nativity display features special lighting effects and hosts an audio rendition of the beloved biblical story.

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Magnolia Lawn
Price: Free
Time:  4pm – Midnight | Daily

Carriage Rides

Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride and enjoy the decorations and lights, sure to delight the entire family. Carriage rides are approximately 12 minutes in length.

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Pickup at Magnolia Lobby
Price:$9.99*(ages 4+) | $49.99* for a private carriage ride (up to 4 people) | $59.99* for a private carriage ride (up to 6 people). Ages 3 and under may ride for free with paying adult and must sit on a guardian's lap.
Time: Vary by day, options are listed on purchase tickets calendar. Departures every 20 minutes.


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Christmas Fountain Shows

Take in a breathtaking synchronization of light, water and music with two holiday fountain shows. The Brightest Star Fountain Show tells the story of the first Christmas while the brand-new Fountain Show plays holiday classics.

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Delta Atrium/Delta Fountain
Price: FREE
Time:
6pm and 8pm | Sounds of the Season Fountain Show
7pm and 9pm | Brightest Star Fountain Show

Delta Riverboat Christmas Cruise

Explore the 12 Days of A Country Christmas as you cruise through the quarter-mile long river that winds through the resort’s Delta Atrium.

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Location: Delta Riverboats – Delta Atrium
Price:
$12* Children (4-11) | $14* Adults
Time:
Sunday – Thursday | 4pm – 10pm
Friday – Saturday | 4pm – 11pm
Special Hours:
Nov. 23 | 4pm – 8pm
Dec. 25 | 4pm – 8pm
Dec. 31 | 4pm – 12am
Jan. 1 | 4pm – 8pm

General Jackson Showboat

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Christmas cruise down the Cumberland River aboard the beautiful General Jackson Showboat, one of the largest showboats in the country. Fun-filled performances, chef-prepared meals and beautiful views await you on our evening show.

For information and show times, visit GeneralJackson.com or call 615-458-3900.

Dates and times are subject to change.

Holiday Dining Events

Bring the whole family together for the holidays. We will do all the work for your Christmas dinner.
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*Pricing is based on child (ages 4-11) and adult (ages 12+). Subject to tax and service fee. Payment is non-refundable. Children 3 years old and under are free with a paying adult.

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