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Effective now thru Jan. 2 for capacity management and to ensure an enjoyable environment for our overnight guests and event ticketholders on peak dates (weekends), resort campus access is restricted every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 2pm CT; room reservation or ticketed event reservation (per person age 4 and older) will be required to enter AFTER  2pm CT.  Visit our FAQ page to find out what to expect during your experience and for answers to frequently asked questions.

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  • So. Much. Christmas.

    • Gaylord Opryland lit up with holiday lights
    • Aerial views of the resort with lights and decorations
    • Santa Claus interacting with the kids
    • Kids driving bumper cars on the ice
    • Children decorating a gingerbread house 
    • A family ice-skating outdoors
    • A couple riding in a horse and buggy
    • A woman sliding down the snow slide
    • Musical performers and singers singing with Santa
    • A Spectacular light show and more decorations
  • Elf Movie Candy Cane Scene

    Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™

  • The Oak Ridge Boys in front of red car

    The Oak Ridge Boys Dinner Show

  • Gaylord Opryland Exterior holiday lights

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  • Guest going down ice tubing slides with hands in the air at Gaylord Opryland

    Fun For All Ages

  •  Gaylord Opryland Nashville Delta Atrium Christmas

    So. Much. Christmas.

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Christmas at Gaylord Opryland

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Gather at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center for Christmas in Nashville . See our hotel sparkle with Christmas lights, exciting activities, and things to do. Please note: All content contained in this site is for this past 2021 holiday season. Sign up for updates and be the first to know what's in store for the 2022 holiday season.
Journey into Buddy the Elf's world to help save the holiday, in this all-new Gaylord Hotels original experience inspired by the hit Christmas film, Elf™
  • Santa's sleigh parked under a snow-covered bridge in Central Park
  • Reindeer standing under the bridge as the camera pans out
  • An adult elf in a green suit throws snowballs at someone running across the bridge
Guests in Ice Bumper Cars on ice rink at Gaylord Opryland
If you like bumper cars, experience the thrill of driving them on ice!
Figure skating in a pose on ice rink at Gaylord Opryland
Experience a yuletide glide at our 9,000 square-foot outdoor skating rink made with real ice.
Figure skating in a pose on ice rink at Gaylord Opryland
Experience a yuletide glide at our 9,000 square-foot outdoor skating rink made with real ice.
Girl sitting on Santa's lap in red chair
Nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas.

Make The Most of Your Christmas

Guest room balcony overlooking atrium decorated in holiday lights
Guest on FlowRider at SoundWaves in Nashville, TN
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“There is nothing like Gaylord Opryland for the holidays. We haven’t missed a season!”

– Karly and Chris Kirkpatrick (NSYNC)