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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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November 8, 2019 - January 1, 2020
Gaylord Opryland Events Center

ICE! is back with an all-new theme featuring the beloved classic holiday movie A Christmas Story. Watch this hilarious family tale come to life through interactive ice sculptures and displays. Experience iconic scenes such as The Old Man's Major Award, Aunt Clara's pink nightmare and the ultimate triple dog dare at the school's flagpole. Everything is hand-carved from two million pounds of ice.



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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.


November 25, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Gaylord Opryland Events Center
For tickets and information: 615-889-1000


ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring:

  • Hand-carved scenes from the beloved holiday movie classic, A Christmas Story
  • 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.
  • Four two-story tall ice slides
  • A walk-through holiday attraction kept at a chilly 9°F
  • 2 million pounds of colorful ice sculptures
  • A separate area dedicated to the majestic Nativity in crystal-clear ice


Guest Testimonials


"People know there are ice slides in there, right? Ice slides! Our kids went nuts and were talking about ICE! non-stop after we got home."
- Stephanie H. | Little Rock, Arkansas
"We were absolutely amazed at the detail that went into each sculpture." 
- Michelle P. | Birmingham, Alabama
"There were so many ways to interact with the displays, making it even more fun."  
- Alex M. | Gainesville, Florida
"Colorful and breathtaking. You need to see it in person."
- Hailey R. | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
"So unique, festive and fun that I know we will make it part of our holiday tradition." 
- Sarah C. | Syracuse, New York

The Making of ICE!

From an incredible land of ice and snow halfway around the world, a remarkably talented team of artisans travel to Nashville, Tennessee to create the amazing ICE! featuring A CHRISTMAS STORY™.

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Fun Facts

Take a peek at Christmas at Gaylord Hotels by the numbers. 

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Special Discounts:

  • Group Pricing (20 or more tickets)
    Save 10% on select dates, with phone reservations only. To make group reservations, call 1-888-672-0095.
  • Military, Police, Firefighter and First Responder Tickets 20% off adult and children. Valid for all show dates and for up to 10 tickets per order. Must show valid ID/badge when picking up pre-purchased tickets. Not valid for e-ticket, mail or print-at-home tickets. Not retroactive, and not valid with other offers. 
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  • Marriott BonvoyTM Exclusive Offers

    Members receive exclusive discounts on ICE! Save 25% by using codeMBICE19 when you book online. 
    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. 
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ICE! Special Experiences

  • ICE!® VIP Guided Tours | Behind-the-scenes guided | Learn More
  • ICE!® Proposals | "Pop The Question" inside of ICE!® | Learn More
  • ICE! Sing and Dance Group Performance Program | Celebrate the holiday season and show off your talent with a live performance during A Country Christmas | Learn More
  • ICE!® School Discount Days | Bring the entire class to experience ICE!
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Don't miss all the free activities and ticketed events during Christmas at Gaylord Opryland!

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A CHRISTMAS STORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s19)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all related elements © & ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" animated television special adapted from a story by Robert L. May and the song by Johnny Marks, music and lyrics by Johnny Marks. All elements © and ™

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