Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan
May 19 – September 4, 2023
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
Try your luck in three rounds of family bingo!
Cost: Fridays & Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.
Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™
Take a virtual safari through Gaylord Texan! Twelve endangered animals are hidden throughout the resort and your help is needed to find them. Search for the tracking markers to find the hidden animals, learn facts about them, and see them come to life before your very eyes with the magic of augmented reality (AR)! This cool tech experience is fun for kids of all ages and affords photo opportunities with AR animals throughout the resort. A smart phone and free app download are necessary to enjoy this AR experience.
Schedule: Daily at your lesiure
Ahoy Matey Animal Encounters
Enjoy up-close encounters with a variety of incredible creatures! During this special educational opportunity, you’ll look at and learn about these animals and their unique personalities.
Schedule: Saturdays. See resort schedule upon arrival.
Buccaneer Bash Dance Party
Arrgg! Pull out your pirate gear and dance to your favorite party hits at this swashbuckling dance party, held in our stunning resort atrium!
Schedule: Saturdays at 8pm.
School’s out for summer break! Your teacher collected your smartphone and hid it after you were caught playing games during class and forgot to return it to you. Race against the clock to find your phone before the janitor finishes locking up the school or risk being without your phone for the entire vacation!
Pricing: $110 per group of 4
Summer of Cirque: A Pirate’s Adventure
Take to the high seas with Lone Star Circus in Summer of Cirque: A Pirate’s Adventure! This action-packed fusion of theatre and cirque tells the story of a boy who dreams of becoming a pirate and features daring acrobatics, jugglers, and breathtaking feats.
Schedule: Select weekends
Pricing: $24.99 per person
Pirate & Princess Academy
Set off on a swashbuckling scavenger hunt to search for clues throughout Gaylord Texan’s atriums. Following a long-lost pirate map, wander through our four acres of flowers and splashy summer colors to uncover the hidden gems in this interactive treasure quest.
Schedule: Daily at your leisure
Pirate & Princess Art Studio
Join us at the all-new Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse and let your inner artist come to life while creating delightful, seasonally inspired crafts. Let your imagination soar, making unforgettable memories you’ll treasure forever.
Thursdays – Fridays, 4 – 9 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Illuminate the Night Light Show
Look to the night sky as a kaleidoscope of bright lights fill the atrium in this colorful, animated light show. It’s the perfect finale to an exciting day of fun at Gaylord Texan.
Pricing: Nightly, 9 p.m.
Adventure Kids: Join the Club!
Young guests are invited to join Alfie the Armadillo, Layla the Longhorn, and everyone’s favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in an interactive show to learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of summer.
Paradise Springs Water Park
Exclusive to resort guests, our ten-acre Paradise Springs Water Park offers plenty of thrills with waterslides, a play lagoon, an aquatic zipline, and ample opportunities to relax with a 600-foot long lazy river, hot tubs, private cabanas, and more!
Complimentary for resort guests.
1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas 76051
Parking Fees* (as of 5/13/23)
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