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With classic holiday activities like photos with Santa, spectacular shows like Cirque Dreams Holidaze, thrilling experiences like ice bumper cars, and our all-new Gaylord Hotels Original Experience Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™, there is something for everyone, and you can do it all with So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Rockies Resort.

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Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™
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Christmas is in trouble and Santa needs your help! For the first time this Christmas, journey into Buddy the Elf's world to help save the holiday in our all-new, multi-sensory experience. Team-up with Mr. Narwhal and friends in the candy cane forest, stay ahead of the toy quota in the North Pole, prepare for Santa's arrival at the iconic department store, and take part in an epic virtual snowball fight in Central Park. These are just a few of the fun, interactive challenges you'll need to complete to muster enough Christmas cheer to power the Kringle 3000 and Santa's sleigh!

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Included in Overnight Package

Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™is included in select Overnight Packages.  Enjoy hours of holiday family fun and save with packages that include event tickets.
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Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™ with other holiday events and activities.
Cirque performers in costumes on stage at Gaylord Rockies
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
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CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up the stage in a dazzling family holiday spectacular where a fantastical cast of holiday characters come to life presenting an elaborate wonderland, invoking the stories behind a child's eye as they dream on the most magical of nights.
Guests on blue tubes on Snow Tubing lane at Gaylord Rockies
Snow Tubing
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Experience our four-lane tubing hill, covered in real snow and designed to bring fun for all ages. Zoom down the lanes, race to the bottom, and enjoy unlimited runs on your ticket date.
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Included with Overnight Package Purchase

Snow Tubing is included in the "So. Much. Christmas." package.  Enjoy hours of holiday family fun and save with packages that include event tickets.

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Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Snow Tubing with other holiday events and activities.
Two young girls decorating a gingerbread house at Gaylord Rockies
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
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This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got even sweeter. Choose from different design options to create either delectable holiday-themed gingerbread cookies or complete gingerbread house. After you've decorated to your heart's content, make your way to meet Nutmeg, our Gingerbread Man, for a heartwarming photo opp.
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Included with Overnight Package Purchase

Gingerbread Decorating Corner is included in the "So. Much. Christmas." package.  Enjoy hours of holiday family fun and save with packages that include event tickets.
iconIncluded in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Gingerbread Decorating Corner with other holiday events and activities.
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Snow Merry Go Round
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Get in the holiday spirit by taking a spin on this timeless, family-friendly Snow Merry-Go-Round.
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Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Snow Merry Go Round with other holiday events and activities.
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Ice Skating
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Enjoy a perfect day or evening under the stars by going on a yuletide glide on our outdoor ice skating rink made with real ice.
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Included in Overnight Package

Ice Skating is included in the "So. Much. Christmas." package.  Enjoy hours of holiday family fun and save with packages that include event tickets.

iconIncluded in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Ice Skating with other holiday events and activities.
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Ice Bumper Cars
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If you like bumper cars, experience the thrill of driving them on ice! Slide, spin, and bump your friends and family as you zoom around.
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Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt
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Search high and low to help Snoopy deck his house out for the Dog House Decorating Competition in this fun scavenger hunt. Complete the quest to win a souvenir.
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Included with Overnight Package Purchase

Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt is included in the "So. Much. Christmas." package.  Enjoy hours of holiday family fun and save with packages that include event tickets.
iconIncluded in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt with other holiday events and activities.
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Photos With Santa
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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.

Please note that Santa Claus will wear a mask at all times during this experience.

 

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Build-A-Bear Workshop
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Bring imagination to life with Build-A-Bear Workshop®! Experience the Make-Your-Own fun by adding stuffing and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Personalize furry friends with outfits, accessories, sounds, and scents - it's the most fun you'll ever make.
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Acres of Festive Decorations
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Acres of Festive Decorations

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Get in the spirit of the season as you discover more than 3 million dazzling Christmas lights around every bend of our resort.
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Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
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Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

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Our resort is transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help 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!
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Holiday Dining
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Discover delicious dining options and holiday dining events at some of finest restaurants this holiday season
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Secret Santa Scavenger Hunt
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Enlist to join Santa's Secret Service and decode some fun this Christmas. Use your very own Santa's Secret Service Decoder Ring to decipher clues and become full-fledged members of Santa's Secret Service. Only the most elite yuletide sleuths will be able to locate the unique Christmassy clues hidden throughout the resort to break the code and earn their Santa's Secret Service badge.
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Seasonal Spa Treatments at Relâche Spa
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Seasonal Spa Treatments at Relâche Spa

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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.
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Snowdrift Mini Golf
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How about mini golf on ice? Test your putting skills and challenge your friends to a round at Snowdrift.
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Yuletide Street Market
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Yuletide Street Market

Yuletide Street Market offers a selection of holiday décor, wintertime clothing, Mission: Save Christmas memorabilia, and more.

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Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions
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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. Milk provided by Meadow Gold.
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Included in Ticket Bundle - Save Up To 40%

Discover SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. and savings up to 40% when you bundle Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions with other holiday events and activities.
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LIGHT!
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LIGHT!

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Inspired by the high gusts across the Mile High City, LIGHT! is an artistic take on the wind and its effect on the landscapes of Colorado.
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Brunch with Charlie Brown & Friends™
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Brunch is served! This one-of-a-kind dining experience includes a delicious brunch and photos with your favorite members of the Peanuts gang.
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Campfire & S'mores
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Gather around the fire with friends and family and enjoy your own personal s'more kit!
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Naughty or Nice Escape Room
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Yuletide trickster Jack Frost is back with icy antics and has added your name to Santa's Naughty List, but he has a deal for you: Sneak into Santa's office and solve the riddles and you'll be able to erase your names from the Naughty List. You'll need to solve all the puzzles and dash away before St. Nick returns, or you might end up with a lump of coal in your stocking.
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Glacier Point Snow Park
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Glacier Point Snow Park

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Glacier Point celebrates everything snow and ice. Kids (and kids at heart) will enjoy building a snow man, tossing snow balls at a friend, or playing on the snow play structures.
New Year Celebration with guests in sunglasses, champagne flutes and confetti in the air at Gaylord Rockies
Big Night Rockies
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Big Night Rockies

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icon December 31, 2021 - January 1, 2022
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Big Night Rockies, a high-energy New Year's Eve Gala, provides partygoers with a wide-variety of entertainment on five stages with eight acts. The all-inclusive experience includes some of the city's best food, as well as a wide range of liquors and signature cocktails.
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Bits & Bobs
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Did someone say Hot Cocoa?  Grab a steaming cup of hot cocoa and treat yourself to an Auntie Anne's pretzel or Cinnabon cinnamon roll.

The Mistletoe Sweet Shop Storefront
Mistletoe Sweet Shop
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Mistletoe Sweet Shop

Step inside and satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Queen Victoria's Pub
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Queen Victoria's Pub

Copy: Grab a seasonal cocktail and wander through the Yuletide Street Market.