Activities & Events
Enjoy Christmas light displays, classic holiday activities like photos with Santa, spectacular shows such as Cirque: Spirit of Christmas, thrilling experiences like ice tubing and our all-new Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™. Find something for everyone at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.
Please note: All content contained in this site is for this past 2021 holiday season. We thank all of our guests for experiencing SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. with us and wish everyone a happy and healthy new year! Sign up for updates and be the first to know what's in store for the 2022 holiday season. Sign me up!
Cirque: Spirit of Christmas
Snow Flow Mountain
Gingerbread Decorating Corner
Elf Training Academy
Snowball Build & Blast
Photos With Santa
Mailing a letter to the North Pole is great, but nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas and make sure you're on his nice list. Capture the moment with a keepsake photo. Presented by DEI.
Please note that Santa Claus will wear a mask at all times during this experience.
New Year’s Eve Buffet at Villa de Flora
Let our newly renovated Mediterranean-inspired buffet add culinary sensation to your New Year's Eve. Located in our main glass-enclosed atrium adorned for the holidays, Villa de Flora features chef-attended stations with fresh and seasonal food inspired by cuisine from Spain, Italy, France, and more.
Christmas Dinner at Villa de Flora
Experience a dazzling holiday feast on Christmas Day in our glass-enclosed atrium adorned with more than two million twinkling lights at the newly renovated Villa de Flora! Enjoy traditional holiday favorites at chef-attended stations for a delicious and modern Mediterranean buffet inspired by cuisine from Spain, Italy, France, and more.