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Gaylord Palms Christmas Events & Activities

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Enjoy festive fun for everyone as you experience the most unforgettable Christmas ever at Gaylord Palms this holiday season.
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ICE! featuring THE POLAR EXPRESS™ at Gaylord Palms
ICE! featuring THE POLAR EXPRESS™

ICE! featuring THE POLAR EXPRESS™

Take a journey of imagination through this heart-warming story as a young child embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole.
Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Stage Show at Gaylord Palms
Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Stage Show

Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Stage Show

Treat your family to this complimentary high-flying holiday adventure filled with dazzling set designs, Broadway-style theatrics and out-of-this-world acrobatics.
Boy going down ICE! slide and mother daughter in ice tube
Buy More and Save up to 40%!

Buy More and Save up to 40%!

Create the ultimate experience this holiday season AND save money while you do it! Combine ICE! with 2 or more events and save up to 40% on your visit.
Snow Tubing at Gaylord Palms
Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing

Visit our Alpine Village and zoom down an eight-lane tubing hill that's fun for all ages and covered in real snow!
Christmas Light Show at Gaylord Palms
#LIT Light Show

#LIT Light Show

Set to a heartwarming holiday musical score, this multi-sensory spectacle of lights is filled with the memories, magic and dreams of Christmas.
Take a Christmas Stroll Through the Everglades Atrium at Gaylord Palms
Take a Christmas Stroll Through the Everglades Atrium

Take a Christmas Stroll Through the Everglades Atrium

Sparkle the Elf, Santa's chief Christmas Tree Decorator, has prepared nine Christmas trees for you to enjoy in the atrium.
Sounds of the Season Concert Series logo
Sounds of the Season Concert Series

Sounds of the Season Concert Series

Each concert is set on the grand St. Augustine atrium stage in Emerald Bay Plaza with the perfect view of our 60-foot Christmas tree. Included with your Sounds of the Season ticket is exclusive access to experience our signature attraction ICE! after the performance.
Seasonal Spa Treatments at Gaylord Palms
Seasonal Spa Treatments

Seasonal Spa Treatments

Awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide, discover the true essence of relaxation at Relâche Spa.
Build a Bear Workshop at Gaylord Palms

BUILD-A-BEAR Workshop

It's the Most Fun You'll Ever Make!

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®.
Gingerbread Decorating Corner at Gaylord Palms
Gingerbread Decorating Corner

Gingerbread Decorating Corner

This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got even sweeter. Complete a gingerbread decorating kit and then meet our Gingerbread couple!
Photos With Santa at Gaylord Palms
Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Come meet the big guy himself and tell him what's on your Christmas list! Photo packages available through DEI.
Character Breakfast at Gaylord Palms
The Elf on the Shelf Character Breakfast

The Elf on the Shelf Character Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious buffet spread complete with classic breakfast favorites and chef-attended cooking stations. Special visits from Santa's Official Scout Elves will make the perfect finishing touch to a magical morning!
Celebrate the Arrival of the Three Wise Men at Gaylord Palms
Celebrate the Arrival of the Three Wise Men

Celebrate the Arrival of the Three Wise Men

From December 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020, join us for the traditional Three Kings Festival, celebrating el Día de los Reyes and featuring a complimentary musical stage show "The Journey of Los Tres Reyes Magos."!
Holiday Dining at Gaylord Palms
Holiday Dining

Holiday Dining

Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions at Gaylord Palms
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions

Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions

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.
Elf Training Academy at Gaylord Palms
Elf Training Academy

Elf Training Academy

Enter the Alpine Workshop and become one of Santa's helpers in an all-new interactive experience! A toy-maker elf will lead the young and young-at-heart to create a one-of-a-kind keepsake or gift for someone special.
Santa's Snow Throw at Gaylord Palms
Santa's Snow Throw

Santa's Snow Throw

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.

2 Million Christmas Lights

Discover the Spirit of the Season

Marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights and acres of magnificent decorations, plus spectacular holiday activities and events that are sure to get you in the spirit of the season and create lasting family memories!
ICE! Special Experiences at Gaylord Palms
ICE! Special Experiences

ICE! Special Experiences

Enhance your Christmas at Gaylord Palms Experience by planning a special occasion and creating an unforgettable event!
Decode Some Fun This Christmas at Gaylord Palms
Decode Some Fun This Christmas

Decode Some Fun This Christmas

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.
Meet the Sugarplum Fairy at Gaylord Palms
Meet the Sugarplum Fairy

Meet the Sugarplum Fairy

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.
Work Together to Solve Puzzles & Clues at Gaylord Palms
Work Together to Solve Puzzles & Clues

Work Together to Solve Puzzles & Clues

Here's your one chance to redeem your Christmas fate and get back on Santa's Nice List in this family-friendly escape room.
Market Square store at Gaylord Palms
Market Square Retail Store

Market Square Retail Store

Our retail location features holiday décor, wintertime clothing, ICE! memorabilia, snacks and more!
The Greatest Story at Christmas at Gaylord Palms
The Greatest Story Stage Show

The Greatest Story Stage Show

This multicultural celebration of the Christ story will take you on an unforgettable musical journey, bringing The Greatest Story to life like you've never seen before. Six storytellers come together from around the globe to share this story of faith, hope and joy to the world.
Take a Sneak Peek at Gaylord Palms
Take a Sneak Peek

Take a Sneak Peek

Take a sneak peek into all the wonder and excitement that awaits you during Christmas at Gaylord Palms.
Overnight Stay Options at Gaylord Palms
Overnight Stay Options

Overnight Stay Options

The best way to enjoy all that Christmas at Gaylord Palms has to offer is to stay overnight. Packages that include ICE! tickets available.