Walk into a winter wonderland at Gaylord Palms ICE! The annual Christmas celebration at Gaylord Palms features 2 million holiday lights, a plethora of magnificent decorations fit for a king, and a stunning lineup of holiday activities and events meant to make even the busiest holiday elves excited!
Now in it’s 15th season, I highly suggest you add this magical holiday celebration fit for a king to your holiday wish list! You will be filled with holiday joy, as you see firsthand how the spirit of Christmas is celebrated worldwide!
Gaylord Palms ICE! featuring Christmas Around the World (located in the Convention Center) is a frozen and chilly nine degree, walk through display filled with larger-than-life hand-carved sculptures created by artisans from Harbin, China!
The magical holiday celebration is a frozen wonder showcasing more than two million pounds of ice transformed into all of your favorite Christmas characters! You’ll find Santa, Rudolph, and many more ice sculptures crafted in colorful ice! Plus, the breathtaking traditional Nativity created with crystal clear ice.
Take a ride down the two-story ice slides sure to delight visitors of any age!
In Gaylord Palm’s, glass atrium you’ll discover Joyful! A sparkling multi-sensory experience centered around Gaylord Palm’s larger than life, six-story Christmas tree. Joyful is the emotion you will exude as you experience this 12-minute show offered nightly at the resort.
In addition to ICE!, Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Show Theatre located in the Emerald Plaza is at the top of my Christmas favorites at Gaylord Palms! Cirque Dreams Unwrapped features the most amazing and talented people I’ve ever seen in person. Be prepared to see thrilling, limber and impressive acrobatics, tricks on roller skates, and the most intense juggling acts that will keep you on the edge of your seat!
Reindeer Express Post Office is a free immersive experience for kids to send their Christmas wish list to Santa!
Build-A-Bear Workshop® is a festive holiday experience where guests can make and take furry friends including Gaylord Palms Build-A-Bear exclusive light-up Snowburst polar bear!
Breakfast with Charlie Brown & Friends is a delicious buffet breakfast experience for your tastebuds. Choose from traditional breakfast favorites plus Charlie Brown’s Build-Your-Own-French-Toast Station with Snoopy’s Maple Syrup, Pig Pen’s Dirty Hash Browns, Lucy’s Flap Jacks and Woodstock’s Granola. Breakfast includes a meet and greet with the Peanuts gang!
Santa’s Snow Throw – After snow tubing test your skill at throwing snowballs.
Gingerbread Decorating Corner is Gaylord Palms sweet spot to create your own holiday delight with a holiday-themed gingerbread cookie kit or a create your own gingerbread house!
Christmas Tree Trail offers a display of nine Christmas trees featuring decorations honoring the culture and traditions of several countries including Brazil, China, Italy. The tree trail is insightful to see how the holidays are celebrated around the world!
Sounds of the Season Concert Series features local a capella concerts and performances from Orlando Gay Chorus and Voctave, Opera Orlando, Orlando Philharmonic and the Orlando Ballet just to name a few. Concert ticket prices include a visit to ICE following the performance.
Photos With Santa include the opportunity to share your child’s Christmas list with jolly Ole’ Saint Nick inside his toy workshop! Photos packages are available to provide memories to last a lifetime.
Kiss-Story in the Making in Kissimmee – Join in an attempt to set the GUINESS WORLD RECORDS for “most couples kissing under mistletoe in one location on Dec.7 at Gaylord Palms! Click here for special ticket pricing to this event which includes admission to ICE!
Wear closed toe shoes. ICE is really cold (9 degrees)
Bring hats, mittens and scarfs to keep warm.
ICE! refreshments available for purchase include hot chocolate, Italian Ice, and Krispy Kreme donuts. Adult beverages available for purchase include holiday cocktails, draft beer and wine!
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746