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Summerfest at Gaylord Texan

August 23

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until September 6, 2021

Free admission; Parking and certain activities for a fee.

Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan

May 21 – September 6, 2021

Celebrate summer with events for the whole family at Gaylord Texan! Enjoy the thrilling slides, winding lazy river, and towering play structures at Paradise Springs that make the water park the perfect summer hangout. Inside the resort you can enjoy pirate and princess-themed activities and other fun seasonal events as you make this Summerfest one to remember.

Gaylord Texan Hotel, Grapevine, TX
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Escape Rooms

Choose from two exciting Escape Rooms and work as a team to unlock clues and solve puzzles before the time runs out!

Location: Texan Station Lower Level
Schedule:  Thursdays 4-7:45pm, Fridays 3-8pm, Saturdays 9am-8:15pm, Sundays 9am-2pm (75-minute increments)
Pricing: $25 per person, must buy at least 4

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The Princess’s Shiny Stash Treasure Hunt

The Princess has hidden her kingdom’s most precious treasures from the pirate crew throughout the resort. Locate the treasure chests in this exciting family scavenger hunt.

Location: Resort Wide
Schedule:  Daily, at your leisure
Pricing: $11.99

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Pirate & Princess Academy

Discover a world filled with fantasy and adventure as you become an honorary princess and take the Princess Oath or join an unexpected Captain’s crew and take the Pirate Pledge in this exciting, interactive musical.

Location: Lone Star Atrium
Schedule: Fridays 5-8pm (60-minute increments)
Saturdays 4-7pm (60 -minute increments)
Pricing: $14.99

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Pirate & Princess Art Studio

Let your inner artist come to life while creating pirate and princess-inspired arts and crafts to take home and display all summer long.

Location: Retail Corridor
Schedule: Thursdays & Fridays 3-9pm, Saturdays 10am-9pm , Sundays 10am-2pm
Pricing: Starting at $20.00

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Junior Chefs Camp

This fun day camp teaches junior chefs to cook, plate, and serve a special treat for two family members to enjoy at the end of the day. Book your session and learn how to create cupcakes with surprises hidden inside, use a pizza oven, or make classic carnival foods.

Location: Zeppole
Schedule: June 5th, July 17th, August 8th
Pricing: Starting at $130.00

Live Entertainment

Enjoy live entertainment with breathtaking waterfront views at Glass Cactus.

Location: Glass Cactus
Schedule: Weekends
Pricing: Tickets start at $10

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Build-A-Bear Workshop

Bring imagination to life with Build-A-Bear Workshop®! Experience the Make-Your-Own fun by adding stuffing and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Personalize furry friends with outfits, accessories, sounds, and scents – it’s the most fun you’ll ever make.

Schedule: Weekends
Pricing: Varies

Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals at their own pace. This virtual experience guides guests to track down endangered species and help ensure they are monitored for their protection. The adventure highlights indigenous animals and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!

Location: Resort Wide
Schedule: Daily
Pricing: Free

Ahoy Matey Animal Encounters

A special educational opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures.

Location: Lone Star Atrium
Schedule: Saturday Nights
Pricing: Free

Pirate Dance Party

Pull out your pirate gear and dance along to the best party tunes in our resort atrium!

Schedule: Saturdays 8:15pm
Pricing: Free

1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas 76051


Parking Fees* (as of 5/13/21)


  • 0-2 hours: $17
  • 2-4 hours: $19
  • 4+ hours: $22
  • Overnight Parking: $22

Valet available only for ADA assistance.
*Plus applicable tax.

For tickets & information: 1-817-778-1000



August 23
Free admission; Parking and certain activities for a fee.
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Gaylord Texan
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, 76051 United States
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