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Enjoy sunny afternoons at Paradise Springs Water Park, relaxing treatments at Relâche Spa & Salon, and family-friendly activities and entertainment at our resort, perfectly perched along the shores of majestic Lake Grapevine. There's no shortage of fun to discover when you stay at Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX.
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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.
Lone Star Atrium decorated for Christmas at Gaylord Texan
SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.
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SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

icon November 11, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Discover So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Texan Resort during its Lone Star Christmas celebrations! With ICE! featuring The Polar Express ™, 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.

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

 

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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Master thief Thurston Powell III has stolen King Arthur's Chalice, a prized item from the International Museum of World History's collection. In this escape room, 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 he returns from his latest heist!
Escape Room
It's Showtime! Escape Room
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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 September - October, 2022

Indulge in the Autumn aromas at Relâche Spa.

Fall into relaxation as you pamper yourself with seasonal treatments featuring warm notes of vanilla, bourbon, chestnuts, and pumpkin.

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!
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.

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!
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.
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.

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!

Paradise Springs Water Park
Paradise Springs Water Park
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Paradise Springs Water Park

icon Opening May 12, weekends only
icon Complimentary for overnight resort guests
Make a splash at Paradise Springs, our 10-acre outdoor water park and lazy river complex exclusive to Gaylord Texan Resort guests. Find everything you need for a day of fun in the sun, including play structures for all ages, relaxing cabanas perfect for a break, poolside dining options for replenishment, and more.
Lounge in style in a private poolside cabana at Paradise Springs.
Paradise Springs Poolside Cabanas
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Paradise Springs Poolside Cabanas

icon Opening May 12, weekends only
icon Ticketed
Upgrade your experience at Paradise Springs and relax in comfort at one of our private cabanas providing extra shade, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more!
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!
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 March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Take a virtual safari through Gaylord Texan! 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.
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!
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.
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 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Daily
Embark on a springtime scavenger hunt as you search for clues throughout Gaylord Texan's atriums. Wander through 4.5 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!
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School's Out! Spring Breakout Escape Room
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Your teacher confiscated your cell phone after you were caught texting during class but didn't return it to you. Race against the clock to find your phone before the janitor finishes locking up the school for the weekend!
Try your luck in three rounds of bingo.
Bloom Bingo
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Try your luck in three rounds of family bingo.

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!

Jack Frost's Frigid Finds Scavenger Hunt
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Jack Frost's Frigid Finds Scavenger Hunt

icon $9.99 + tax
Find frosty fun around every turn in Jack Frost's Frigid Scavenger Hunt. Search high and low for clue throughout Gaylord Texan's atriums to find answers to an array of polar puzzles. 
Winter Art Studio
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Winter Art Studio

icon Fridays and Saturdays
icon $20 + tax for 1 canvas project, $35 + tax for 2 canvas projects
Let your creativity run wild in our Winter Art Studio. Choose from multiple wintry-themed canvases or create your own masterpiece. 
The Heist Escape Room
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The Heist Escape Room

icon Fridays and Saturdays
icon Starts at $100 per group
Master thief Thurston Powell, III has stolen King Arthur's chalice, a prized item from the collection at the International Museum of World History. In this themed escape room, 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 he returns from his latest heist!
It's Showtime! Escape Room
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It's Showtime! Escape Room

icon Fridays and Saturdays
icon Starts at $100 per group
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!
Winter Spa Treatments
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Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying Winter Wellness spa treatments and the benefits of Eucalyptus, known to be high in antioxidants to promote relaxation and reduce pain. 
Daily Yoga
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Join us at the Indoor Pool for daily yoga with a certified instructor. Complimentary classes are exclusive for resort guests and take place Monday - Friday at 6:30am and Saturday - Sunday at 8am.

Adventure Kids' Clubhouse
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Join us at the all-new Adventure Kids' Clubhouse and explore the world around you. This season, meet The Gardener, who will help you create the perfect springtime craft: a custom-painted flowerpot.​
Kangaroo
Bloomin' Buddies Animal Encounters
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Bloomin' Buddies Animal Encounters

icon Saturdays, March 4 - May 13, 2023
icon Complimentary
In this hands-on experience, you'll interact with and learn about a variety of adorable, cuddly creatures.
Daily Yoga
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Daily Yoga

icon Year-Round
icon Complimentary
Overnight guests can enjoy complimentary yoga classes each morning of their stay.
Woman reading book on stone wall in atrium gardens
Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show
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Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Young guests are invited to join Alfie the Armadillo, Layla the Longhorn, and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in a new interactive show to learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of spring.
Hop into our resort atrium to catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
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Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

icon March 3 - April 9, 2023
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.
Indulge in a delightful spa treatment and experience the ultimate springtime rejuvenation.
Time to Blossom Spa Treatments
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Time to Blossom Spa Treatments

icon Varies based on service
Indulge in a delightful spa treatment and experience the ultimate springtime rejuvenation.
Look to the night sky as it blooms with color in this all-new springtime light show.
Springtime Light Show
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Springtime Light Show

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary

Look to the night sky as it blooms with color in this all-new springtime light show. Follow along as April showers bring new life to all sorts of places: a vibrant and colorful flower garden, a field full of new-born bunnies and freshly hatched chicks, and even a grove echoing with bird songs.

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
WINTER ESCAPE

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

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
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, the beloved Gaylord Hotels tradition, ICE! featuring The Polar Express™, themed dining outlets, holiday shopping, and more. NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER