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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street · National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA

Christmas on the Potomac

ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas
ICE!—our signature holiday attraction near Washington, D.C.—is back with a new theme. Watch Charlie Brown rediscover the meaning of Christmas as the beloved story unfolds through 2 million pounds of ice sculptures and displays.

November 16, 2018 – January 1, 2019

For tickets & information: +1-301-965-4000
Hours of Operation: Vary by day and subject to change. Event times and ticketing options are listed by day on purchase tickets calendar.
Location: Entrance inside The Christmas Village.



Note: All content contained in this site was valid for this past 2018 holiday season. Sign Up and be the first to know what we have in store for 2019!

ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring:

  • Walk-through holiday attraction, kept at a chilly 9°F
  • Two million pounds of colorful ice sculptures
  • Hand-carved by 40 artisans from Harbin, China. Learn more about The Making of ICE!
  • Depicts the story of A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Four two-story tall ice slides
  • Full Nativity in stunning, crystal clear ice

ICE! Ticket Prices* - From $24 child/$32 adult



Combo Tickets

Save big when you bundle up two of our most popular holiday events: Cirque Dreams Unwrapped and ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas. Experience both must-see holiday events and save over 20% off.


Play and Save Passes

Savings of nearly $30** True lovers of all things Christmas won’t want to miss out on a full day of festive holiday activities! Choose from the following options:

Gold Play and Save Pass | Includes: ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Merry Snoopy Christmas Scavenger Hunt, and Hot Chocolate.

Platinum Play & Save Pass | Includes: ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Merry Snoopy Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Hot Chocolate, Gingerbread Decorating Corner, and more.


Special Discounts

Military Tickets

Save up to 20% on ICE! tickets by showing your Military ID.

Military tickets valid for active and retired military and their family only. 

Valid ID must be purchased at the Box Office. Valid ID must be presented. Subject to tax and service fee.


Marriott BonvoyTM Exclusive Offers

Members receive exclusive Discount on ICE! Tickets and Room-only Rates. To be announced soon! Sign upand be the first to know about our exclusive offers for Marriott Bonvoy Members.

Not valid with any other offers or discounts and subject to blackout dates. Only valid for tickets to ICE! Discount applies to non-promotional room only rates.

ICE! Special Experiences


  • Cocoa Shoppe | After all the fun Christmas activities and gazing at ice sculptures, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and sweet treats.
  • Enhance your ICE! experience | From wedding proposal opportunities and gender reveal celebrations to the ultimate birthday bash.


ICE! Self-Parking

Avoid the lines and pre-purchase our special 3-hour ICE! self-parking.


Know Before you Go

  • Last ticket will be sold 30 minutes before closing time. The time you have confirmed represents your designated line access time, and not the actual time you will enter the attraction.
  • The ICE! attraction is a self-guided, walk through experience that lasts approximately 15-30 minutes. In total, you should plan to spend anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours for the entire ICE! experience.

More Activities & Events  

We offer numerous fun-filled holiday events including Gingerbread Decorating Corner, ice skating, Build-A-Bear Workshop® and more.


*Pricing is based on child (ages 4-11) and adult (ages 12+) regular admission during value days. Subject to tax and service fee. Payment is non-refundable. Play All Day Pass allows unlimited entry for date of purchase for events located in Christmas Village. Passes cannot be separated or transferred. Children 3 and under subject to individual event pricing where applicable (Play All Day Pass is not required).


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