Gaylord Opryland's "A Country Christmas" holiday extravaganza is back its 29th year!
The holiday tradition runs from Nov. 16 - Jan. 1 and includes more than 2 million outdoor holiday lights outdoors and 200,000 indoor holiday lights. The gardens feature 15,000 poinsettias.
The lights are on display every weeknight from 4 p.m. - 1 a.m. and each weekend from 4 p.m. - 2 a.m. There is no charge to enter the resort and view the lights.
Horse-drawn carriage rides are available each night at the Magnolia entrance.
The hours are 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday - Thursday, 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. - midnight on Dec. 31.
Tickets cost $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-11. Children under the age of 4 can ride for free. Private rides are available for $45.
Outdoor Nativity Display
The Outdoor Nativity Display features special lighting effects and an audio rendition of the birth of Christ. Admission is free.
Performances are held each night from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. on the Magnolia Lawn.
Holly Jolly Town Square
Take a step back in time to a nostalgic 1950's town square, complete with a Candy Store and Toy Store, a holiday train ride, story time with Mrs. Claus and live entertainment.
Admission to the square is free. Admission to the Hall of Trees is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-11. Children under the age of 4 can enter for free. Single train ride tickets are $3 and an all-ride pass is $12.
Gingy's Gingerbread Decorating House
Gingy, of Shrek fame, will host guests for gingerbread house decorating. The options include a gingerbread cookie family kit, gingerbread house, family stocking ornament kit and sugar cookie Christmas tree kit.
For pricing and hours, visit the Gingy's Gingerbread Decorating House website.
Celebrate the holidays with your favorite DreamWorks characters including Shrek, Fiona, Puss in Boots, Alex the Lion, King Julien and the penguins.
The holiday street party is located in the Delta Atrium.
Admission is free, but seating is limited. VIP seating is reserved for DreamWorks package guests, other seats are available on a first come, first served basis.
For more information on show times, visit the Holiday Shrektacular website.
Ice! at Gaylord Opryland
This year's Ice! attraction features DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Halls." The walk-through frozen attraction includes more than 2 million pounds of ice and 20-foot-tall ice slides.
The average temperature inside the attraction is about 9 degrees Fahrenheit. It's located
Tickets cost for $24.95 adults and $17.95 for children ages 4-11.
Lorrie Morgan's Enchanted Christmas Dinner & Show
Enjoy an evening of entertainment from country music star and Grand Ole Opry member Lorrie Morgan. The performances features songs from Morgan's album Merry Christmas from London and other hits from her career.
Performances run through Dec. 25. in the Tennessee Ballroom at Gaylord Opryland.
Tickets cost $69 for adults and $39 for children ages 4-11. Children under the age of 4 can enter for free.
For more information on show times or to purchase tickets, visit the show's website.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
The top-rated annual holiday performance features the world-famous Rockettes.
Shows run through Dec. 24. at the Grand Ole Opry House.
For more information on show times and ticket prices, visit the Radio City Christmas Spectacular website.
General Jackson Showboat Christmas cruise
Take a trip down the Cumberland River while enjoying dinner and a show on the General Jackson Showboat.
The show line-up includes the evening show, A Country Christmas on the Cumberland, and midday shows featuring Steve Hall and Shotgun Red.
The shows run through Dec. 25.
For more information or ticket information, visit the General Jackson Showboat's website.
The Christmassy DreamWorks Experience
Vacation with your family at Gaylord Opryland and enjoy the DreamWorks experience.
The Christmassy DreamWorks Experience package is available for select nights beginning Nov. 16.
The package includes:
- Two nights' stay at the Gaylord Opryland Resort
- Tickets and front of the line access to Ice! featuring DreamWorks' Shrek the Halls
- A souvenir family photo
- DreamWorks characters meet and greets
- Rise of the Guardians-themed scavenger hunt
- First-come, first-served VIP seating for the Holiday Shrektacular
- DreamWorks welcome amenity with package check-in
- Special wake-up calls by DreamWorks characters
For pricing and details or to view additional packages, visit the Christmas at Gaylord Opryland website or call 1-866-972-6779.