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2023 ICE! Package
Cirque Acrobat with hula hoop at Gaylord Rockies

Activities & Events

With signature events like ICE!, classic holiday activities including Photos with Santa, and thrilling experiences like "Cirque: Spirit of Christmas," there is something for everyone. You can do it all during So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Rockies Resort! Explore our 2024 season lineup below.

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ICE! featuring The Polar Express™️ Presented by PEPSI®
ICE! featuring The Polar Express™️ Presented by PEPSI®
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ICE! featuring The Polar Express™️ Presented by PEPSI®

icon November 22, 2024 - January 1, 2025
icon Daily; times vary
icon Ticketed
ICE!, our signature holiday attraction, features favorite scenes from the beloved movie The Polar Express™, brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than 2 million pounds of ice. It's all part of Christmas at Gaylord Rockies.
iconIncluded in Package
Cirque: Frost
Cirque: Frost
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Cirque: Frost

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Schedule varies
icon Ticketed
Enjoy a brand-new Cirque-styled Christmas show that features dazzling acrobatics, feats of flexibility, and high-flying stunts. This Broadway-style spectacle is sure to surprise and delight audiences of all ages!
iconLimited Availability
Join the jolliest hostess of all for a fun-filled celebration of Christmas traditions.
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions
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Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily; show times vary
icon Ticketed

Join the jolliest hostess of all for a fun-filled celebration of Christmas traditions. Delight in the retelling of the Christmas classic, "'Twas The Night Before Christmas," sing along to favorite holiday songs, and share a batch of Santa's favorite snack - warm, freshly baked Christmas cookies and ice-cold milk.

Photos with Santa
Photos with Santa
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Photos with Santa

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily through Christmas Eve; times vary
icon Ticketed
Mailing a letter to the North Pole is great, but nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas and make sure you're on his nice list. Capture the moment with a keepsake photo.
Learn the secrets of becoming one of Santa's helpers from his top toy-maker and create a keepsake gift or craft for someone special.
Elf Training Academy
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Elf Training Academy

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Schedule Varies
icon Ticketed
We all envy Santa's elves: they have a great boss, eat tasty treats and sweets whenever they want, and can make their own Christmas gifts! Your opportunity to join Santa's staff awaits at the Elf Workshop. You will learn the secrets of becoming one of Santa's helpers from his top toy-maker and create a keepsake gift or craft for someone special.
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
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Gingerbread Decorating Corner

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily; times vary
icon Ticketed
Don't wait - make a date to decorate! Let your Christmas creativity run wild when you adorn tasty gingerbread. After you've reached confection perfection with your edible art, head over for a sweet meet and greet with Nutmeg, our very own gingerbread man.
Help Santa find misplaced pieces of the blueprints for some of his favorite toys
Mistletoe Mile Scavenger Hunt
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Mistletoe Mile Scavenger Hunt

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily, at your leisure
icon Ticketed
The big man in red has misplaced pieces of the blueprints for some of his favorite toys. Search for the Christmas-themed clues hidden throughout the resort and complete your interactive guidebook to rebuild Santa's blueprints and receive a souvenir.
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
Build-A-Bear Workshop®
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Build-A-Bear Workshop®

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily; times vary
icon Price varies
Build-A-Bear Workshop® has been adding a little more heart to life for more than 25 years! Visit Build-A-Bear® to experience the fun of personalizing furry friends and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Add adorable outfits, sweet scents and fun sounds to make any furry friend the perfect gift or a cuddly Christmas keepsake!
Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying Winter Wellness spa treatments.
Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa
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Winter Wellness at Relâche Spa

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily
icon Price Varies
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.
Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.
Holiday Dining
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Holiday Dining

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily

Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season.

Gather around the fire with friends and family and enjoy your own personal s'more kit!
Campfire & S'mores
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Campfire & S'mores

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily
icon Ticketed

Gather around the fire with friends and family and enjoy your own personal s'more kit!

Purchase kit at the front desk. 

The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!
Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
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Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

icon November 22, 2024 – January 1, 2025
icon Daily; at your leisure
icon Complimentary
Take a virtual safari through Gaylord Rockies! 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.