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Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard · Aurora, Colorado 80019 USA

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

ICE!® featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer


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Christmas at Gaylord Rockies

November 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Mistletoe Village at Gaylord Rockies

Be amazed by two-story ice slides and larger-than-life ice sculptures that tell the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in this winter wonderland carved from more than two million pounds of colorful ice.  Crafted by master artisans who travel across the globe from Harbin, China, families can enjoy spectacular holiday scenes, colorful characters, and ice slides in this the walk through the attraction kept at a wintry 9 degrees. Complimentary parkas are provided and required in the ICE! tent.

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November 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Hours of Operation: Vary by day and subject to change | Location: Mistletoe Village at Gaylord Rockies
For tickets & information: 720-452-6900


ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring:

  • Two million pounds of colorful ice sculptures
  • A 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
  • Hand-carved by 40 artisans from Harbin, China. 
  • A separate area dedicated to the majestic Nativity in crystal-clear ice
  • A depiction of the classic story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Learn more about The Making of 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 travels to Aurora, Colorado - just to create the amazing ICE! attraction at Gaylord Rockies Resort!

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Fun Facts

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

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Military  Appreciation Offer 

An exclusive offer for active and retired military. Tickets can be purchased online. Valid military ID required. Subject to tax and service fee. Maximum of 6 tickets per ID. Book online Now

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Marriott BonvoyTM Exclusive Offers

Members save 25% on ICE! Tickets. Use code MBICE19. 
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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.

ICE! Special Experiences

Get everyone in the spirit of the holidays and enhance your ICE! experience. We offer packages for wedding proposal opportunities, VIP Experience, school field trips and more! Let us make your special occasion unique for the holidays.
Contact our Group Sales Team at (720) 657-1677 or


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Don't miss all the free activities and ticketed events during Christmas at Gaylord Rockies!

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all related elements ©&™ under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.

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