Gaylord Texas Prepares To Bring ICE! To DFW In November

Santa's elves at Gaylord Texan Resort are busy building an enormous and magical winter wonderland for visitors to enjoy this holiday season! The resort’s 15th annual Lone Star Christmas will feature a variety of holiday activities, live entertainment, and grand décor to celebrate the season!

For those unfamiliar with ICE! it is a unique Christmas themed event that combines ice and storytelling to create an amazing experience. ICE! is a walk-through holiday attraction kept at a chilly 9 degrees featuring two million pounds of hand‐carved, life-size ice sculptures and scenes, an ice bar (for ages 21 and up), five ice slides, a life-sized Nativity and more! Complimentary parkas are provided, but bring your mittens and hats!

Beginning November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019, the biggest holiday event in Texas will feature:

  • 2 million holiday lights decorating the resort
  • 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • A two-story tall, 12-lane snow tubing hill made with two million pounds of real snow
  • A 6,000-square-foot outdoor ice skating rink
  • A 54-foot-tall Christmas tree adorning the center atrium
  • Over 30,000 feet of gingerbread for decorating
  • Magical miniature trains throughout the property
  • 25-foot-tall toy soldiers overlooking joyful families
  • 2,300 decorated wreaths, 5,600 feet of garland,
  • 15,000 festive ornaments, and 2,000 Poinsettias

Other events (in addition to ICE!, Snow Tubing, and Ice Skating) will include Cookies & Milk with Mrs. Claus, Holiday Escape Rooms, a Rudolph Character Breakfast, a Rudolph Scavenger Hunt, and an ALL-New Christmas Carousel. Start planning your trip now!