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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

A Country Christmas

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ICE! featuring
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015 


Location: Gaylord Opryland Events Center

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See Ma in her kerchief, Pa in his cap and more as the classic holiday poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, is brought to life in TWO MILLION pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures, including two-story tall ice slides. This awe-inspiring experience concludes with the wonder and majesty of a full Nativity in stunning, crystal clear ice. It is all part of A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland.

ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring:

  • Walk-through holiday attraction, kept at a chilly 9 degrees
  • Two million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures
  • Four ice slides
  • Six individual rooms depicting the story of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • The Frostbite Factory — a live carving zone
  • Full Nativity in stunning, crystal clear ice

View our Christmas at Gaylord Opryland and ICE! Highlights Video

New in 2014

On the Blocks ICE! Bar

'Chill out' at On The Blocks—the exclusive bar inside ICE! Adults 21 and over can upgrade their ICE! experience to enjoy a sampling of Johnny Appleseed sweet, intense and gluten-free cider poured through an ice luge and a choice of our Maker's Mark specialty drink, Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio or Rutherford Hill Merlot served in a souvenir glass—yours to keep! Ambient lighting, music and fun photo opportunities set the mood for this unique VIP experience.

Price: $15.00 inclusive of gratuity

Learn More (PDF)

Special Programs

ICE! VIP Guided Tours

Behind-the-scenes guided tour | Learn More (PDF)

ICE! Proposals

"Pop The Question" inside of ICE! | Learn More (PDF)

School Discount Days

Bring the entire class to experience ICE! | Learn More (PDF)

ICE! Ticket Prices

Adult Peak (ages 12+) $26.99*
Child (ages 4 – 11) $19.99*
VIP Adult (ages 12+) $41.99*
VIP Child (ages 4 – 11) $34.99*
Military Adult (ages 12+) $21.99*
Military Child (ages 4 – 11) $15.99*
Child (ages 3 & under) FREE

*Not valid with any other offers or discounts.


Combo Tickets

ICE! and Snow Tubing Combo Tickets

Save when you purchase an ICE! and Snow Tubing Combo Ticket!

  Adult Child
Monday – Friday $36.99* $29.99*
Saturday & Sunday $41.99* $35.99*

Includes one (1) ticket to ICE! and one (1) ticket to Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing.


ICE! and Ice Skating Combo Tickets

Save when you purchase an ICE! and Glacier Glide Ice Skating Ticket!

  Adult Child
Monday – Friday $35.99* $27.99*
Saturday & Sunday $39.99* $31.99*

Includes one (1) ticket to ICE! and one (1) ticket to Glacier Glide Ice Skating.


*All sales subject to sales tax. Payment is non-refundable. Ticket sales will end 1 hour prior to listed attraction closing time.

Special Promotional Pricing

Military Tickets

Available for active and retired military and their family only. Valid Military ID must be presented. Limit of 6 tickets. Use promo code XYD.

Marriott Rewards Member Offer — Discount on ICE! Tickets

Save 20% on ICE! tickets by using promo code MRICE14.

Discount available:

  • November 14 – December 18
  • Monday – Thursday

VIP Tickets

Go straight to the front of the line with a VIP ticket!

Price: $15/person (add-on above regular ticket price)

Dates: Any day of the week

Purchase: ICE! Box Office only

Includes: Priority Access, meet and greet with Gingy and one (1) cup of hot cocoa


View ICE! FAQs and Slide Rules (PDF)

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A Country Christmas