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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

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SummerFest Events & Activities at Gaylord Opryland Resort

Hours of Operation: Vary by day and may have multiple showings throughout the day. Times and dates are subject to change.

SummerFest featuring The Adventures of Peter Pan

Friday, May 22 - Monday, September 7, 2020

Filled with a variety of family-friendly events, Soundwaves at Gaylord Opryland, lush atrium gardens, poolside fun, and live music and entertainment, our resort is the perfect place to experience a never-ending childhood vacation.


Endless Entertainment all Summer Long

Take a sneak peek into all the excitement that awaits you during SummerFest at Gaylord Opryland Resort.

"This hotel was spectacular! It was all about service from the minute we pulled in." Holly R. - Wichita, Kansas

"Wow this place is so beautiful. The night time is magical. The indoor boat ride and food was amazing!" Wendy S. - Lexington, KY

"Second visit as my kids love this property. So many fun family events!" Mike D. - Atlanta, GA

"Your kids will have eyes and mouth open as they walk least I did and I'm an adult!" Diane A. - San Francisco, CA


SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland

Chill vibe or thrill ride, riding the waves or floating along a lazy river, SoundWaves upscale water attraction fuses music and water to create an exclusive Nashville experience with something for the entire family.

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Hook's Scavenger Hunt

Adventurers of all ages will follow clues left by The Lost Boys to outsmart Captain Hook and track down his treasure.

Times: Daily | 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (self-paced)
Location: Throughout the Resort Atriums
Price: $13.00* per person | FREE (ages 3 and under)

Purchase Booklets at the Delta Riverboats Dock



Lost Kid's Riverboat Adventure

Embark on a riverboat journey to avoid Captain Hook and his pesky pirates while having some mischievous fun.  Get a glimpse of fireflies as you pass by the giant waterfall and take care to avoid Stoney the Alligator.     

Times: Friday & Saturday | 9:15 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. | Advanced Purchase Required | Limited availability                               
Location: Delta Riverboat Dock (Delta Atrium)
Price (inclusive): $20 inclusive


Delta Riverboat Cruise

The Delta Riverboat travels down a scenic river winding through Gaylord Opryland Resort's 4.5-acre Delta Atrium. Take in the natural beauty while guides share facts about the resort's plants and fish and answer your questions about our Nashville resort and its many activities.

Times: Daily | 10 a.m. -  2 p.m.
Location: Delta Riverboat Dock (Delta Atrium)
Price (inclusive): $11 (Adult 12 & up) | $9 (ages 4-11) | FREE (ages 3 and under)


The Legend of the Blue Diamond Boat Ride

Legend has it that long ago, a rare and priceless blue sapphire diamond was lost in the waters of the Cumberland River, never to be seen again.  Climb aboard our flatboat and use a clue map to help us find the diamond!

Times: Daily | 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Delta Riverboat Dock (Delta Atrium)
Price (inclusive): $13 inclusive



Junior Chefs Camp

Aspiring young chefs learn from award-winning chefs in this workshop, which includes lunch, a chef hat, apron, and recipes to take home. Advance reservations required.               

Times: Sundays | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Ravello
Price: $50.00* per Junior Chef (ages 8-16)
Classes vary: Pizza, Cupcakes or Tacos
Reservations: In Person



Splash Party presented by bubly™

Make a splash at our outdoor pool, complete with a summer playlist, lawn games and a poolside bar and grill. Sponsored by bubly, a new sparkling water that's always down to chill!

Times: Fridays 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Saturdays 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Sundays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. & Select Dates
Location: Cascades Outdoor Pool
Price: FREE (overnight guests only)


Sounds of Summer & Aqua Fountain Light Shows

Marvel at our mesmerizing nightly water shows with stunning choreographed water, music and light.

Times: Daily
Location: Delta Fountain
Price: Free


Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Garden Tour

NEW for 2018! Music, water, lights and an array of extraordinary performers unite in this heart-pounding extravaganza. This feast for the eyes will take your breath away!

Times: Daily
Location: Resort Lobbies
Price: Free


Build-A-Bear Workshop®

It's the most fun you'll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends, add lots of stuffing and make a wish on a heart. Let your imagination soar and create your story.

Times: Fridays & Saturdays 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Sundays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Delta Island
Price: Varies depending on items selected


Sounds of Summer & Aqua Fountain Light Shows

Marvel at our mesmerizing nightly water shows with stunning choreographed water, music and light.

Times: Daily
Location: Delta Fountain
Price: Free



Food and Beverage Experiences

Celebrate the summer with special food and beverage experiences.

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Self-Guided Garden Tour

Set your own pace as you learn about 16 of the meticulously selected and lovingly maintained tropical plants, rare international blooms and romantic Southern species located under our famous atriums.

Times: Daily at your leisure
Location: Gaylord Opryland Atriums
Price: Free


Nashville Attractions

Discover exciting nearby attractions like the General Jackson Showboat, Madame Tussauds, Opry Backstage Tour, The Wildhorse Saloon, Ryman Auditorium and more! There's something for everyone when you stay at Gaylord Opryland Resort this summer.

Visit Local Attractions

Opry Backstage Grill

Stop in for lunch or dinner with our famous singing servers, or come by Wednesday evenings for our Songwriter's Nights from 8pm - 10pm.

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Relâche Spa

Relax, renew and restore with Relâche Spa's summer offerings. Call (615) 458-1772 or visit Relâ


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