Gaylord Palms Is Offering A Christmassy DreamWorks Experience!

We are always looking for fun and unique experiences for the entire family to enjoy! As you may already be aware, Gaylord Palms and DreamWorks Animation have announced their alliance offering character experiences through the end of this year and beyond. The great news is you don’t have to wait, it starts TODAY!

The DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord Palms Resort will be offered from Nov. 16, 2011 – Jan. 2, 2012

Gaylord Hotels will offer guests special “Christmassy DreamWorks Experience” packages at each of its resorts that, for the first time ever, will provide DreamWorks fans with an up-close and personal experience
in a resort environment. The two-night package, which starts at $199*** per person, includes a series of exclusive offerings available to DreamWorks Package guests only, such as:


  • ICE! featuring DreamWorks’ Shrek the Halls and Merry Madagascar
    Tickets to the popular ICE! attraction are included in all packages. The famed, life-sized winter wonderlands hand-carved from 2 million pounds of ice at each Gaylord Hotel will be themed this year to reflect two of the most popular DreamWorks films. At Gaylord Palms from November 16 – January 2, and Gaylord Texan from November 11 – January 1, ICE! featuring DreamWorks’ Shrek the Halls™ will delight visitors with its fanciful depiction of the animated holiday television special. The characters will be brought to life through the colorful, interactive ice-sculptures and guests will re-live the heartwarming story as they stroll through delightful depictions of Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Gingy, Puss in Boots and others. Beginning November 18 and running through January 8 at Gaylord National and from November 18 – January 3 at Gaylord Opryland will be ICE!™featuring DreamWorks’ Merry Madagascar™. These hilarious and colorful displays will depict the holiday special, and feature such scenes as Santa and his reindeer crash-landing on the island of Madagascar, and how Marty, Alex, Gloria and Melman hatched their scheme to save Christmas.
  • DreamWorks Interactive Character Meals* featuring delectable menu items only an ogre would love. Fairytale photo opps will abound as kids dine with Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss in Boots, and discover a Magic Fountain bubbling over with chocolate potions.
  • DreamWorks “Character Passport” Meet & Greets* offer a chance for enthusiasts to stroll through Shrek and Princess Fiona’s beloved swamp for a face-to-face encounter with the green ogres; explore the island of Madagascar, where Alex the Lion, King Julien and the Penguins call home; and discover China’s ancient Valley of Peace where Po has become a true kung fu master. Guests can even meet the star of DreamWorks’ newest film – Puss In Boots!
  • DreamWorks Themed Scavenger Hunt* during which the entire family will enjoy searching the expansive, indoor atriums at Gaylord Hotels on this interactive scavenger hunt. Answers can be entered online to win the grand prize!
  • Family Photo* A professional photo of each family with their favorite DreamWorks character will be taken and provided to them as a special keepsake of their Gaylord Hotels Christmassy DreamWorks Experience.
  • DreamWorks Character Wake-Up Calls* The immersive experience continues first thing, with a wacky wake-up call from one of the DreamWorks characters. Guests can choose from a host of their favorites for a fun way to start the day!
  • DreamWorks Welcome Amenity at Package Check-In** Package guests will receive a special DreamWorks welcome amenity to commemorate their visit. (Limit one item per package, room.)

Additional events, attractions and activities are also planned for guests to enjoy the Christmassy DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord Hotels. Guests will also enjoy special holiday menus at the expansive dining outlets at each resort, attractive holiday merchandise at the myriad specialty shops, strolling carolers and exquisite, breathtaking decorations.


For package information, call (407) 586-2000 or visit www.DreamWorks



*Available for all Gaylord Hotels overnight guests and DreamWorks Package guests.

**Available exclusively for DreamWorks package guests only.

***Per person based on double occupancy and availability, plus tax, resort fee and parking. Extra adult and child rates available. See website for restrictions.