Gaylord Texan cancels Ice event for second year in a row

Gaylord Texan is cancelling its Ice event due to travel restrictions. (Courtesy of Gaylord Texan)
Gaylord Texan is cancelling its Ice event due to travel restrictions. (Courtesy of Gaylord Texan)

Gaylord Texan is cancelling its Ice event due to travel restrictions. (Courtesy of Gaylord Texan)

The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center is canceling its Ice event for the 2021 holiday season for the second consecutive year.

In an announcement on its website, the hotel said it is hoping to bring back the event as soon as possible. International travel restrictions are affecting the artisans behind the event, preventing the indoor walk-thru winter wonderland from returning at this time, according to the announcement.


To replace this event, a new experience called "Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf" will be offered. This all-new original experience takes guests on a journey to Buddy the Elf's world to save Christmas alongside characters from the movie "Elf."

The Ice event usually features four two-story ice slides and colorful ice sculptures made from two million pounds of ice.

The announcement comes along with Gaylord Texan's release of its annual holiday activities, which include photos with Santa, ice skating, a light show and more. A full list of events can be found here.
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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