Christmas has arrived at the Gaylord Texan which means their iconic walk-through ice experience is back! From the stunning Christmas decor, to the festive activities, holiday treats and more, your trip to The Gaylord will get you in the ultimate holiday spirit!

Updated November 2023


The iconic ICE! at The Gaylord is back and this year the theme is How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Put on your blue parka and get ready to explore 2 million lbs of colored ice sculptures that will blow you away! As you stroll through make sure to take advantage of the endless photo ops featuring your favorite scenes from the iconic Dr. Seuss classic! It’s truly one of our favorite Christmas activities that is perfect for date night, family outings or a group activity.

FUN FACT: All of the ice was shipped 6,000 miles from Harbin, China for the annual experience!


Gaylord ICE!



The Christmas festivities don’t stop at ICE! Be sure to make a whole day out of your visit by planning to swing by these other activities!

🎄 Cirque Winter Wonderland

❄️ Snow Tubing

⌛ Holiday Heist Escape Room

⛸️ Ice Skating

🎅 Photos with Santa

🍽️ Brunch with The Grinch

🎁 Gingerbread Decorating Corner

🧸 Build a Bear Workshop

🔎 The Grinch Scavenger Hunt

✨ and so much more!



Most activities require a ticket so head to our link in bio to grab yours! Plus, for those 21+ there is an exclusive bar, ICE! On The Blocks, that is open during specific hours and requires an extra ticket.