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With signature events like ICE!, classic holiday activities such as photos with Santa, and thrilling experiences like ice bumper cars, there is something for everyone, and you can do it all during SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. at Gaylord National Resort. Explore our 2022 season lineup below.

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ICE! featuring A Christmas Story ™
ICE! featuring A Christmas Story ™
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ICE! featuring A Christmas Story ™

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
ICE! is back! This year, our signature holiday attraction features your favorite scenes from the beloved movie A Christmas Story™, brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than two million pounds of ice. Presented by Pepsi.
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Cirque: Spirit of Christmas
Cirque: Spirit of Christmas
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Cirque: Spirit of Christmas

icon November 25, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
This Cirque-styled Christmas show features dazzling acrobatics, feats of flexibility, and high-flying stunts. This Broadway-style spectacle centers around Noel, a child dismayed and distressed by the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Trying to recapture her lost love of the season, she is visited by spirits who bring back the true meaning of the season in energetic, dreamlike chapters.
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Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt
Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt
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Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon Daily, at guest leisure
icon Ticketed
Search high and low to help Snoopy deck his house out for the Dog House Decorating Competition in this fun, resort-wide scavenger hunt. Complete the quest to win a special souvenir.
Snow Flow Mountain
Snow Flow Mountain
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Snow Flow Mountain

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Ticketed
In this mechanized snow play space, you will slide through frozen solid factory conveyor belts and ride tubes down a thrilling plummet slide or hilly ice coaster at Snow Factory.
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Ice Skating
Ice Skating
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Ice Skating

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Ticketed
Enjoy a perfect day or evening under the stars by going on a yuletide glide on our outdoor ice skating rink made with real ice.
Ice Bumper Cars
Ice Bumper Cars
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Ice Bumper Cars

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Ticketed
If you like bumper cars, experience the thrill of driving them on ice! Slide, spin, and bump your friends and family as you zoom around.
Snowball Build and Blast
Snowball Build and Blast
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Snowball Build and Blast

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Ticketed
Build and toss real snowballs to boost the power of the snowmaking machines and earn points in this experience at Snow Factory, the mechanized, snowy play space.
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
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Gingerbread Decorating Corner

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Ticketed
Don't wait -- make a date to decorate! Let your Christmas creativity run wild when you adorn your gingerbread house or cookies. After you've reached confection perfection with your edible art, head over for a sweet meet-and-greet with Nutmeg, our very own gingerbread man.
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
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Build-A-Bear Workshop®

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon 10 am - 9pm daily *10am-11am hotel guests only, closes at 5pm 12/31
icon Price Varies

Build-A-Bear®️ has been adding a little more heart to life for more than 25 years! Visit Build-A-Bear Workshop®️ to experience the fun of personalizing furry friends and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Add adorable outfits, sweet scents and fun sounds to make any furry friend the perfect gift or a cuddly Christmas keepsake!

Shine Light Show
Shine Light Show
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Shine Light Show

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon Daily: 7:30pm, 8:45pm, 9:15pm
icon Complimentary
Brand new for 2022, our Shine Light Show dazzles with thousands of dancing lights synchronized to a high-energy, seasonal soundtrack. Animated light curtains glow with Christmas imagery around a centerpiece tree that magically transforms into a gleaming and glowing holiday spectacle.
Photos with Santa
Photos with Santa
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Photos with Santa

icon November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily through Christmas Eve, times vary
icon Ticketed
Mailing a letter to the North Pole is great, but nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas and make sure you're on his nice list. Capture the moment with a keepsake photo.
Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
Wildlife Rescue
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Wildlife Rescue

icon November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily, at your leisure
icon Complimentary
Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help ensure they are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!
Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa
Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa
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Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa

icon November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily, times vary
icon Price Varies
Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying Winter Wellness spa treatments and the benefits of Eucalyptus, known to be high in antioxidants to promote relaxation and reduce pain.
Holiday Dining
Holiday Dining
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Holiday Dining

icon November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily, at your leisure
Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions
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Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions

icon November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
Join the jolliest hostess of all for a fun-filled celebration of Christmas traditions. Delight in the retelling of the Christmas classic, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas, sing along to favorite holiday songs, and share a batch of Santa's favorite snack - warm, freshly-baked Christmas cookies and ice cold milk. Milk provided by Keany Produce.
The Greatest Story Stage Show
The Greatest Story Stage Show
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The Greatest Story Stage Show

icon November 25, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon Daily, times vary
icon Ticketed
The birth of Jesus Christ has been called "the greatest story ever told." Experience it through the eyes of six international storytellers in a musical stage show and multicultural celebration of everlasting faith, hope, and love. Complimentary seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Guaranteed seating available for purchase.
Holiday Hosting 101
Holiday Hosting 101
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Holiday Hosting 101

icon Select dates between November 20, 2022 - December 24, 2022
icon 1:00 PM
icon Ticketed
Impress family and friends at the next holiday gathering with tips from a professional. Led by our Resort Chef, learn how to prepare three popular holiday hors d'oeuvres while enjoying a festive cocktail. This hands-on interactive experience is fun and tasty!
The Christmas Tree Lot
The Christmas Tree Lot
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The Christmas Tree Lot

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon Coming Soon
Feel like your stepping out of your parents' 1975 station wagon to cut down the family Christmas tree at The Christmas Tree Lot pop-up bar experience, located in the Lower Atrium! Choose from six cozy drinks to enjoy including a Mistletoe Margarita, The Naughty Elf, Holidaze, and more.
Holiday Sweet Shoppe
Holiday Sweet Shoppe
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Holiday Sweet Shoppe

icon November 20, 2022 - December 31, 2022
icon Coming Soon
Holiday sweets and tasty treats! Enjoy a hot chocolate or an eggnog when you visit the Holiday Sweet Shoppe located in the Lower Atrium. Choose from a selection of chef-prepared desserts to take home and share with family and friends.