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Find family fun year-round! Explore 4.5 acres of indoor garden atriums, epic scavenger hunts, a thrilling water park, and more.
Pirates and Princesses Academy
Pirates and Princesses Academy
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Pirates and Princesses Academy

icon May 13 - September 5
icon Ticketed
Step into a fantasy world and experience the story of the Princess and Pirates in this live interactive show. Hear tales of intrigue and enchantment then take the official princess oath to join the royal court or pirate pledge to become an honorary member of the captain's crew.
The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt
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The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt

icon May 13 - 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.
Summer of Cirque: A Pirate's Adventure
Summer of Cirque: A Pirate's Adventure
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Summer of Cirque: A Pirate's Adventure

icon May 20 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Take to the High Seas with Lone Star Circus in Summer of Cirque: A Pirate's Adventure! This action-packed fusion of theatre and cirque tells the story of a boy who dreams of becoming a pirate and features daring acrobatics, jugglers, and breathtaking feats.
Pirates and Princesses Art Studio
Pirates and Princesses Art Studio
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Pirates and Princesses Art Studio

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Calling all artists! Get creative and let your inner artist come to life while painting a pirate or princess-themed canvas or decorating a wooden project.
Junior Chefs Camp
Junior Chef's Camp
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Junior Chef's Camp

icon June - August, 2022
icon Ticketed
This fun day camp teaches junior chefs to cook, plate, and serve a special treat for two family members to enjoy at the end of the day. Choose from three different themed events:
June 4 - Plant Me A Colorful Bouquet
July 30 - Pizza & Push-Pops Palooza
August 20 - Texan Summer Fair

 

Royal Spa Treatments
Royal Kids Spa Treatments
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Royal Kids Spa Treatments

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Pamper your pirate or princess with a royally relaxing pedicure.
School's Out! Summer Breakout Escape Room
School's Out! Summer Breakout Escape Room
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School's Out! Summer Breakout Escape Room

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
School is out for summer break! Your teacher collected your smartphone and hid it after you were caught playing games during class and forgot to return it to you. Race against the clock to find your phone before the janitor finishes locking up the school or risk being without your phone for the entire vacation!
Kids looking at maze on wall in escape room
The Heist Escape Room
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The Heist Escape Room

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Ticketed
Master thief, Thurston Powell III, has stolen King Arthur's Chalice, a prized item from the collection at the International Museum of World History. Your mission is to infiltrate his lair and locate his hidden collection and the stolen chalice. You'll need to recover the item and take it to the museum before time runs out and he returns from his latest heist!
Escape Room
It's Showtime! Escape Room
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It's Showtime! Escape Room

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022

It's almost showtime, and the star has misplaced the most important piece of her costume: her beloved crown. As the trusted stagehand in this escape room, it is up to you to find it. The clock is ticking, and the show must go on!

Animal Encounters
Ahoy, Matey! Animal Encounters
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Ahoy, Matey! Animal Encounters

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Complimentary
Interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures in this fun and educational hands-on experience.
Seasonal Spa Treatments
Seasonal Spa Treatments
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Seasonal Spa Treatments

icon May - June, 2022

Treat your body, mind and soul with a seasonal treatment at Relâche Spa.

May: Love Her With Lavender: Treat mom to the sweet, floral scent of lavender during this ultimate spa escape package. Choose from a massage, facial, or pedicure, or select all three treatments for the ultimate pampering.

June: Relax & Restore: Let dad unwind with a body, face, or nail treatment specifically designed for him. He can indulge in our luxurious amenities, including a sauna, steam room, rainforest shower, and more.

Buccaneer Bash Dance Party
Buccaneer Bash Dance Party
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Buccaneer Bash Dance Party

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Complimentary
Arrgg! Pull out your pirate gear and boogie to your favorite hits in this dance party held in our stunning resort atrium!
Family Bingo
Family Bingo
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Family Bingo

icon May 13 - September 5, 2022
icon Complimentary
Try your luck in three rounds of family bingo!
Two kids in masks in front of virtual elephant while adult take picture on phone
Wildlife Rescue - An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
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Wildlife Rescue - An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

icon Year-round
icon Complimentary
The resort is transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and helps ensure they are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!
Culinary Events
Culinary Events
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Culinary Events

icon May - July, 2022
icon Ticketed

Adults 21 and up can enjoy unique culinary experiences and spirit tasting events this summer.

Tequila Tasting Experience - May 12
Learn about a variety of tequila in this expert-led tasting where each spirit is impeccably paired with chef-curated hors d'oeuvres.

Whiskey Tasting - June 18
Enjoy a selection of fine whiskey in this expert-led tasting, paired perfectly with delectable hors d'oeuvres.

Rum Dinner - July 9
Enjoy a beautifully paired five course dinner in Old Hickory, with a selection of rum and cocktails featuring Ron Zacapa.

Guitar Players on stage at Glass Cactus at Gaylord Texan
Live Entertainment at Glass Cactus
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Live Entertainment at Glass Cactus

icon Ticketed

Enjoy live music by the lake while sipping on craft cocktails and indulging in creative club cuisine.

Paradise Springs Cabanas
Paradise Springs Cabanas
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Upgrade your experience at Paradise Springs and relax in comfort in a private cabana providing extra shade, lounge areas, refrigerators, and more.
Paradise Springs Water Park
Paradise Springs Water Park
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Paradise Springs Water Park

icon Complimentary
Exclusive to resort guests, our ten-acre Paradise Springs Water Park offers plenty of thrills with waterslides, a play lagoon, an aquatic zipline, and ample opportunities to relax with a 600-foot long lazy river, hot tubs, private cabanas, and more!
Ghoul School: Interactive Show
Ghoul School: Interactive Show
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Ghoul School: Interactive Show

icon September 9 - October 30, 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.
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 9 - October 30, 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!
Goblins & Giggles Art Studio
Goblins & Giggles Art Studio
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Goblins & Giggles Art Studio

icon September 9 - October 30, 2022
icon Ticketed

Let your Halloween art skills run wild in the Goblins & Giggles Art Studio. Choose to paint a terror-iffic canvas or decorate a delicious cookie. It's frightful fun for the whole family!

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

icon September 9 - October 30, 2022
icon Complimentary
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.
Monster Mash Bash
Monster Mash Bash
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Monster Mash Bash

icon September 9 - October 30, 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.
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Movie Night
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Movie Night
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Spookley the Square Pumpkin Movie Night

icon September 9 - October 30, 2022
icon Complimentary
It's time for family movie night featuring the family-friendly animated feature film, Spookley the Square Pumpkin. Grab the popcorn and enjoy it on our very own big screen!
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Meet & Greet
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Meet & Greet
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Spookley the Square Pumpkin Meet & Greet

icon September 9 - October 30, 2022
icon Complimentary
Show off your Halloween costume and take a photo with Spookley the Square Pumpkin, the hero of the pumpkin patch who proves that being different can save the day!
Spookeasy
Spookeasy
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Spookeasy

icon September 9 - October 30
icon Pricing varies
This family-friendly, haunted hideaway conjures up the spirit of a prohibition-era pub filled with treats (and no tricks!) like creepy cocktails and mysterious mocktails. Living, ghostly artwork procured by past owners provides the perfect atmosphere.
Girl looking at opened storybook
Paint Me A Fairytale
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Paint Me A Fairytale

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Ticketed
Bursts of color and flashes of magic bring classic fairytales to life in this interactive storytelling adventure. Be drawn into the magic as Mother Goose herself paints to life some of your storybook favorites, including Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and The Beanstalk, and The Princess and The Pea in this live stage show.
Decorated cookies on table
Sunshine & Sprinkles Cookie Decorating
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Sunshine & Sprinkles Cookie Decorating

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Ticketed
Sweet springtime treats are ready to adorn and achieve confection perfection! Decorate delicious cookies and take them home to enjoy in this creative, interactive hands-on activity.
Family looking at scavenger hunt map in gardens at Gaylord Texan
Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt
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Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Ticketed
Buzz & Blossom are bursting with excitement as they navigate Gaylord Texan. Search high and low for clues throughout the resort to solve the scavenger hunt puzzles and receive a prize.
Young guests in front on canvases painting at Gaylord Texan
Spring Art Studio
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Spring Art Studio

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Ticketed
Let your inner artist come alive and paint a spring-themed canvas.
Family Watching a Show at Gaylord Texan
Spring Variety Show - Comedy, Magic, and More!
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Be wowed by a plethora of entertainment in the ultimate variety show featuring comedy, magic, aerial artistry, juggling, trapeze, and more! Star of the show, Mike Williams, and his cirque-performing friends will keep you laughing, ooh-ing, and ahh-ing with lots of fun surprises along the way. 
Young girl holding baby duck
Bloomin' Buddies Animal Encounters
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Bloomin' Buddies Animal Encounters

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Complimentary

Interact with and learn about a variety of adorable cuddly creatures in this hands-on experience.

Lone Star Atrium

Saturdays 4pm - 6pm

Young girl in tutu
Hop Along Dance Party
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Hop Along Dance Party

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Complimentary

Grab your bunny ears and hop along to your favorite tunes in our atrium.

Lone Star Atrium

Saturdays, 9 pm

Easter Bunny standing in front of foliage in gardens at Gaylord Texan
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
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Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Complimentary

While you might not spot him as he's hiding his eggs, the lovable Easter Bunny takes a break from preparing his famous egg hunt to greet guests throughout the resort.

Lone Star Atrium

Fridays & Saturdays - Times Vary

3 kids opening chest
School's Out! Spring Breakout Escape Room
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School's Out! Spring Breakout Escape Room

icon March 5 - May 8, 202
icon Ticketed
Your teacher collected your smartphone and hid it after you were caught playing games during class but forgot to return it to you. Race against the clock to find your phone before the janitor finishes locking up the school for spring break!
Gumballs in tumbler machine
Let's Get Quizzical Family Trivia
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Let's Get Quizzical Family Trivia

icon March 5 - May 8, 2022
icon Complimentary

Test your knowledge in various categories in this interactive trivia game.

Fridays & Saturdays, 8 pm

Lone Star Atrium decorated for Christmas at Gaylord Texan
SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.
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SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

icon Starting Mid-November 2022

Discover So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Texan Resort during its Lone Star Christmas celebrations! With family-friendly events, activities, dining, live entertainment, and more, it's easy to see why holidays at Gaylord Texan are a beloved and longstanding tradition in the Dallas area.

Family looking at scavenger hunt map in gardens at Gaylord Texan
Winterfest
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Winterfest

icon January 7 - February 27, 2022

See Gaylord Texan transform into the perfect winter getaway during its annual Winterfest! Discover fun for the whole family as you venture through acres of indoor gardens on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, take on the challenges of solving puzzling escape rooms, and show your competitive side in games like trivia and bingo. There's more fun for the family to discover together. Explore our lineup and reserve your room and tickets now for your wintertime escape.

Guets in Dracular and Pirate costume at Gaylord Texan
Fall Family Fun
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Fall Family Fun

icon Early September - October 2022

At Gaylord Texan Resort, your weekend getaway possibilities are endless. Join in family-friendly Goblins & Giggles activities and events, soak in the sun and waves at Paradise Springs -- the resort's exclusive, ten-acre water park filled with waterslides and play structures --, wander through our airy atriums, or even do it all!

Fall 2022 events have not yet been announced. Take a peek at last year's events to get you in the Halloween spirit!

Summer of More
Chart a course and discover a thrilling water park, princess-themed activities, and buccaneer-inspired adventures during summer of more. MAY THROUGH AUGUST
The whole family will enjoy the wintery weather with thrilling activities, frosty adventures, and more. JANUARY THROUGH FEBRUARY
Find fun scavenger hunts, artful activities like cookie decorating, and everything your family needs to spring it on! MARCH THROUGH APRIL
Chart a course and discover a thrilling water park, 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, beloved characters in our signature events, themed dining outlets, holiday shopping, and more. NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER