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TAKE ON NEW ADVENTURES THIS SEASON AT OUR FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESORT IN NASHVILLE

From floating down the lazy river at SoundWaves water park to our hotel's seasonal entertainment, there's no shortage of things to do and experience at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.
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Find family fun year-round! Explore nine acres of indoor garden atriums, epic scavenger hunts, seasonal boat rides, thrilling water attractions, and more.
Pirates and Princesses Academy
Pirates and Princesses Academy
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Pirates and Princesses Academy

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Step into a fantasy world and experience the story of the Princess in this live interactive show featuring the Sword Mistress and Princess Magnolia. Take an official princess oath and join the royal court or pirate pledge to become an honorary member of the captain's crew.
Scavenger Hunt
The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt
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The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Join the hunt and recover the kingdom's most precious treasures hidden by The Princess throughout the resort. This scavenger hunt is perfect for all ages and provides the perfect chance to get out and explore.
Carriage Rides
Carriage Rides
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Carriage Rides

icon January 13 - February 19, 2023
icon $75.00 + taxes & fees

Experience a private horse-drawn carriage ride and enjoy the outdoor lights display in this approximately 12-minute experience, sure to delight the entire family.

Battle for the Blue Diamond Boat Ride
Battle for the Blue Diamond Boat Ride
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Battle for the Blue Diamond Boat Ride

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
All hand hoy! Be part of the action and enjoy the show as the blimey pirates and sword mistresses invade the Delta River. The bounty may not be your typical treasure, but it will be one filled with magic and fun!
Royal Tots and Tea
Royal Tots Tea & Treats
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Royal Tots Tea & Treats

icon May 14 - September 4, 2022
icon Ticketed
Enjoy a spot of tea and some treats while you meet the extraordinary Princess Magnolia.
Ghoul School: Interactive Show Experience
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Ghoul School: Interactive Show Experience

icon September 10 – October 29, 2022
icon Ticketed

Kids are invited to rhyme a tune, test a mad scientist's latest experiment, play a game of Halloween charades, and more when they join loveable misfits Jake L. Hyde, Shelley Stein, Boris Beats, and Mandy Kin in this live, interactive show. These descendants of iconic Halloween monsters entertain with stories and activities to demonstrate the importance of individuality, diversity, and being yourself.

The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room
The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room
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The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Wander into this secret hideaway and beat the clock to solve puzzles and escape. Along the way you'll encounter relics from past journeys and the notorious treasure-hunters who scoured the seven seas to retrieve them.
Treasure Trove Art Studio
Treasure Trove Art Studio
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Treasure Trove Art Studio

icon May 14 - September 5
icon $21.99 Plus tax; All Ages
Let your inner artist come to life while creating pirate and princess-inspired arts and crafts.
Three Sheets Speakeasy
Three Sheets Speakeasy
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Three Sheets Speakeasy

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Complimentary Admission
Yo ho ho! Don't be a scallywag! You won't need your pieces of eight to get through the door, but without the secret word, you'll be marooned outside this one-of-a-kind speakeasy.
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Adventure Kids' Clubhouse
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Join us at the all-new Adventure Kids' Clubhouse and let your inner artist come to life while creating fun crafts, including decorating your own flowerpot.
Lost Treasure Flatboat Voyage
Lost Treasure Flatboat Voyage
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Lost Treasure Flatboat Voyage

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Legend has it that long ago, rare and priceless gems were lost in the waters of the Cumberland River, never to be seen again. Climb aboard our flatboat and look for clues to help us find the loot!
Royal Spa Treatments
Royal Kids Spa Treatments
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Royal Kids Spa Treatments

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Pirate & Princess Pedicure (30 Minute Service) Monday - Thursday: $50.00 Friday - Sunday: $60.00 Princess Up-do (30 Minute Service) Monday - Thursday, $50.00 Friday - Sunday, $60.00
Pamper your pirate or princess with a pedicure service or a princess up-do worthy of a tiara.
Royal Carriages
Royal Carriages
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Royal Carriages

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Treat yourself like royalty in your very own fairytale carriage ride experience. Princess Magnolia will greet guests and be on hand for photos as you board a private horse-drawn carriage sure to delight the entire family. Carriage rides are approximately 12 minutes in length.
Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt
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Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Ticketed
Embark on a springtime scavenger hunt as you search for clues throughout Gaylord Opryland's atriums. Wander through nine acres full of spring flowers and seasonal colors as you work at your own pace. Complete the hunt, solve the puzzle, and take home a springtime surprise!
Buccaneer Bash Pool Party
Buccaneer Bash Pool Party
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Buccaneer Bash Pool Party

icon May 14 - September 5, 2022
icon Complimentary
Join Jolly Roger and the pirate crew for music, games, and swashbuckling fun at the Cascades outdoor resort pool.
Hide & Seek Scavenger Hunt featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin
Hide & Seek Scavenger Hunt featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin
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Hide & Seek Scavenger Hunt featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Ticketed

Everyone's favorite square pumpkin, Spookley, takes center stage in a game of Halloween hide and seek -- inviting super sleuths to solve puzzles that reveal his eight secret hiding spots around the resort. Solve all the puzzles and win a special prize!

Monday - Thursday, pick up and redeem scavenger hunt booklet from the Delta Riverboat Co.

Trick-or-Treat Expedition
Trick-or-Treat Expedition
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Trick-or-Treat Expedition

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Ticketed
It's all treats and no tricks along the Trick-or-Treat Expedition trail. Youngsters will enjoy spooky decorations as they venture through the resort's gardens for sweet treats to add to their confection collection.
General Jackson Showboat
General Jackson Showboat
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Enjoy a delightful Southern meal, a world-class live musical show, and the best views of the Nashville skyline aboard our 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat - one of the largest in the country.
The Haunted Hidden Treasure Escape Room
The Haunted Hidden Treasure Escape Room
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The Haunted Hidden Treasure Escape Room

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Ticketed
You discover a treasure chest belonging to the villainous pirate Barnabus Blackbeard, but he cursed the loot so only the smartest and luckiest land-lovers can crack the code. Beware of his trickery and solve the puzzles before the time is up and you are left with a chest full of spiders instead of riches.
Delta Riverboat Ride
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Take a ride on the Delta Riverboat and travel down a scenic river winding through a 4.5-acre indoor garden. Admire the Delta Atrium's natural beauty while our guides share facts about the plants and fish and answer questions about our Nashville resort's many activities.
Delta Riverboat Ride
Delta Riverboat Ride
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Delta Riverboat Ride

icon March 1 - May 14, 2023
icon Ticketed
Enjoy a gentle cruise on a Delta Riverboat and travel down a scenic river as you wind through our 4.5-acre indoor garden. Admire the Delta Atrium's natural beauty as our guide shares facts about the plants and fish and answers questions about our Nashville resort's many activities. 
Time to Blossom Spa Treatments
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Time to Blossom Spa Treatments

icon March 10 - May 14, 2023
icon Varies based on service.
Indulge in a delightful spa treatment and experience the ultimate springtime rejuvenation.
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Delta Boat Egg-stra Fun Cruise
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This isn't your traditional egg hunt! Search for oversized eggs during a Delta Riverboat Co. flatboat ride. Can you count them all?
Ghouls Night Out Riverboat Ride
Ghouls Night Out Riverboat Ride
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Ghouls Night Out Riverboat Ride

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Ticketed
Ride at your own risk or reward. You never know what trick or treat will be around the bend as you travel down the scenic river winding through the 4.5-acre Delta Atrium.
Wicked Brews Spookeasy
Wicked Brews Spookeasy
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Wicked Brews Spookeasy

icon September 10 - October 30, 2022
icon Varies

Creepy cocktails and mysterious mocktails are all treats and no tricks at the Spookeasy, an adults-only (21+) haunted hideaway that conjures up the spirit of a prohibition-era pub. Living, ghostly artwork procured by past owners provides the perfect atmosphere for the seasonal selection of exclusive craft beverages.

Delta Boat Adventure
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Join one of the finest Delta Riverboat captains in town as you navigate the windy rivers of the Delta Atrium. Keep your eyes peeled as you hunt for all the tools necessary to help you along this adventure. 
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Relâche Spa
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Relâche Spa

icon January 2 - February 1, 2023
icon Varies based on treatment selection

Winter Wellness Spa Treatments: Experience harmony of body, mind, and spirit at Gaylord Opryland Resort's award-winning Relâche Spa. From soothing massages to firming body wraps and tropical manicures, you'll receive world-class pampering.

Adventure Kids Live Interactive Show
Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show
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Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show

icon Saturdays, March 4 - May 13, 2023
icon Complimentary
Young guests are invited to join Bella the Blue Tick Hound, Brody the Black Bear, and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in a new interactive show to learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of spring. 
General Jackson Showboat on cumberland river outside downtown Nashville, TN
General Jackson Showboat
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General Jackson Showboat

icon Ticketed
Enjoy a delightful Southern meal, a world-class live musical show and the best views of the Nashville skyline aboard our 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat - one of the largest in the country.
Wildlife Rescue
Wildlife Rescue
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Wildlife Rescue

icon January 2 - February 28, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily
Our iconic, spacious resort is transformed into an exciting safari where families can discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests as they track down endangered species to help ensure the animals are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!
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Spooky Animal Encounters
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Spooky Animal Encounters

icon September 5 - October 31, 2022
icon Complimentary

Enjoy up-close encounters during a special educational opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures and their unique personalities.

Monster Mash Bash
Monster Mash Bash
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Monster Mash Bash

icon September 10 - October 28, 2022
icon Complimentary
Brooms, bats, black cats - oh my! Guests can jack o'lantern jive, skeleton shuffle, or just enjoy a bashing good time at the Monster Mash Bash dance party.
Jack-o'-lantern Walk
Jack-o'-lantern Walk
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Jack-o'-lantern Walk

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Complimentary
Transport yourself to a world of Halloween fun and stroll through a display of dozens of creatively decorated and carved jack-o'-lanterns. Snap a few photos for inspiration to carve your own at home.
Bedtime Stories with Morgana
Bedtime Stories with Morgana
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Bedtime Stories with Morgana

icon September 10 - October 31, 2022
icon Complimentary
Put on your PJs and listen to a bedtime story from Morgana and Grimm the Goblin. Listen as they share Spookley the Square Pumpkin's story about how being different can save the day.
Boo-tanical Garden Tour
Boo-tanical Garden Tour
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Boo-tanical Garden Tour

icon September 10-October 31, 2022
icon Complimentary
Perfect for those with a green thumb. This self-guided tour is a great way to learn about our extraordinary flora while strolling through the resort, but be on the lookout - you never know what will Boo beside you!
Easter Bunny in front of foliage in atrium
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
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Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

icon Select dates, March 4 - April 9, 2023
icon Varies based on photo package selection.

The Easter Bunny has checked in to Gaylord Opryland. Hop by this fun meet-and-greet and capture the moment with photo packages by DEI.

Gaylord Springs Golf Links
Gaylord Springs Golf Links
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Gaylord Springs Golf Links

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon FREE with Paid Adult
Junior golfers age 15 and under can play one free round for each paid adult. Based on availability.
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Delta Atrium Light & Fountain Show
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Delta Atrium Light & Fountain Show

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary

Marvel at our mesmerizing water shows, complete with stunning choreographed water, music, and lights.

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Frigid Fun Zone
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Frigid Fun Zone

icon January 13 - February 19, 2023
icon Varies per Activation

Enjoy family-friendly craft activities in this Frigid Fun Zone. Guests will get to choose from several craft options.

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Bedtime Bunny Tales
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Bedtime Bunny Tales

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary

Put on your PJs and get tucked in for a fun family tale before you go to bed in the comfort of your room. 

Resort Guest Room Channel 29

 

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SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.
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SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

icon November 11, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Don't miss the return of ICE!, the holiday wonderland of your dreams, featuring the classic tale of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, told in awe-inspiring ice sculptures. You'll unwrap timeless traditions, see millions of twinkling lights, and discover Christmas magic around every corner at Gaylord Opryland Resort.

Magnolia Lights
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Magnolia Lights

icon January 13 - February 19, 2023
icon Complimentary
Marvel at more than 3 million outdoor twinkling lights on the Magnolia lawn.
Winterfest at Gaylord Opryland
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Winterfest at Gaylord Opryland

icon Thursday - Sunday, January 13 - February 19, 2023
See Gaylord Opryland Resort transform into the perfect winter getaway during our annual Winterfest. Discover fun for the whole family as you explore nine acres of extraordinary garden atriums on a wintry-themed scavenger hunt or while relaxing in an 84-degree oasis at SoundWaves. Explore our lineup and reserve your room and tickets now for your wintertime escape.
Fountain & Atrium Show
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Fountain & Atrium Show

icon January 2 - February 28, 2023
icon Complimentary
Marvel at our mesmerizing water shows, complete with stunning choreographed water, music, and lights.
Wintry Walk Scavenger Hunt
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Wintry Walk Scavenger Hunt

icon January 13 - February 20, 2023
icon $12.99 plus tax
Find frosty fun around every turn in this Wintry Walk Scavenger Hunt. Search high and low for clues throughout the resort to find answers to an array of polar puzzles.
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Animal Encounters
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Animal Encounters

icon Saturdays, March 4 - May 13, 2023
icon Complimentary
Enjoy up-close encounters with a variety of incredible creatures! During this special educational opportunity, you'll interact with and learn about these animals and their unique personalities.
Wildlife Rescue - An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
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Wildlife Rescue - An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Take a virtual safari through Gaylord Opryland! Twelve endangered animals are hidden throughout the resort and your help is needed to find them. Search for the tracking markers to find the hidden animals, learn facts about them, and see them come to life before your very eyes with the magic of augmented reality (AR)! This cool tech experience is fun for kids of all ages and affords photo opportunities with AR animals throughout the resort. A smart phone and free app download are necessary to enjoy this AR experience.
Spring Plants and Flowers in the Atrium
Spring Horticulture Trek
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Spring Horticulture Trek

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Perfect for those with a green thumb, this self-guided tour is a great way to learn about our extraordinary flora while strolling through the resort.
Spring Selfie Spots
Spring Selfie Spots
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Spring Selfie Spots

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Shoot your shot with this self-guided selfie tour. Stop, smile, and don't forget to share using #Opryland.
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Dining Specials and Events
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Celebrate the spring season with a romantic dinner, a casual round of drinks with friends, or a spectacular holiday brunch with family.
WINTER ESCAPE

The whole family will enjoy the winter season with fun to explore, adventures to find, and more to love.

JANUARY THROUGH FEBRUARY

Chart a course and discover thrilling water attractions, princess-themed activities, and buccaneer-inspired adventures during summer of more. MAY THROUGH AUGUST
Family fun never ends during Goblins & Giggles events and activities. Find quality time with spooktacular adventures to enjoy together, all without leaving the resort. SEPTEMBER THROUGH OCTOBER
Find everything your family is looking for this season - hours of Christmas activities to enjoy, the beloved Gaylord Hotels tradition, ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™, themed dining outlets, holiday shopping, and more. NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER
Welcome to More Spring
Find fun scavenger hunts, artful activities like painting experiences, interactive live shows, and everything your family needs for an adventurous spring getaway! MARCH THROUGH APRIL