Light up the Night

Light Up the Night - Dallas

Wednesday, Dec. 7 | 6-8 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with the Baylor Family at ICE! at the Gaylord Texan. Don the signature blue parka and step into a wonderland carved by expert artisans out of two million pounds of colorful ice. Experience The Polar Express with larger-than-life sculptures and plunge down slides made entirely of ice in this Gaylord Hotels original experience. We encourage all guests to wear green and gold in support of Baylor University! Baylor Bears of all ages are welcome to join.

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Sales tax is included

  • Individual Adult (13+): $20
  • Individual Child (ages 4-12): $16
  • Individual Child (3 and Under): Free

Event Details


The Gaylord Texan
1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051

  • Self-parking is $22.00 plus tax.
  • Valet parking is $42.00 plus tax.
  • In and out privileges are for overnight guests only. Day guests are charged per entry.

If self-parking, please follow the signs to our guest parking lot. You may park in our resort parking garage, which is most convenient if you also plan to also visit our atrium. You can also park in the Convention Center, which is the most convenient for guests visiting ICE! and enjoying other activities in Christmas Village.


All guests are provided Gaylord Texan's signature blue parkas to help them keep warm. These parkas are calf-length, winter coats with hoods. Parkas are available in all sizes, including children and infants, up to an adult 4XL. Even with the provided outerwear, it is recommended to dressing warm for the occasion. (Think winter at the North Pole). Hats and gloves are recommended (they are also available for purchase). Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required.

All pathways through ICE! are carpeted, and hiking or outdoor boots are not required. We do recommend wearing comfortable shoes. Closed-toe shoes, however, are required.

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