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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street · National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA

Christmas on the Potomac

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Gaylord National Resort. Experience the Washington, D.C.’s Capital of Christmas at our award-winning Christmas On The Potomac celebration. Children of all ages will delight in our holiday – themed events and activities including gingerbread decorating, Build-A-Bear Workshop®, ice skating and the COOLEST attraction around – ICE! – now with an exciting new theme, A Charlie Brown Christmas.


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Gaylord National’s Christmas on the Potomac: 

November 16, 2018  –  January 1, 2019

Overnight Stay Options

There is so much to see and do that the best way to experience Christmas on the Potomac is as an overnight guest. Choose from these exciting overnight options including packages with unlimited priority entry into ICE!

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ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

Experience ICE, featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas. Enjoy the larger-than-life ice sculptures and slides hand-carved from more than 2 million pounds of ice.

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NEW Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Stage Show

Treat your family to a high-flying holiday adventure filled with dazzling set designs, Broadway-style theatrics and out-of-this-world acrobatics.

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More Activities and Events

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

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Christmas on the Potomac Event Calendar*

To help you plan your stay, check out a calendar of scheduled events.

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Christmas on the Potomac Highlights Video

Take a sneak peek into all the wonder and excitement that awaits you during Christmas on the Potomac.

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Gaylord Hotels Store

Take Gaylord Hotels home with you! Shop our bed, pillows, comforters, linens, robes, Relâche Spa products and more for delivery right to your door.

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*Times displayed in the calendar are start times. End times vary by event and may have multiple showings throughout the day. Additional event details, including ticketing options, are displayed after clicking on the individual event name.

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