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Celebrate the Summer of More at Gaylord Palms Resort with Pirates and Princess Fun

Get ready for a Summer of More at Gaylord Palms Resort featuring a jam packed selection of activities, shows and more!

Summer of More with Pirates and Princess Fun at Gaylord Palms Resort

It's time for a Summer of More at Gaylord Palms Resort, with guests invited to celebrate summer with their regal court or band of spirited buccaneers for plenty of pirate and princess fun.

The Gaylord Palms Resorts Summer of More is happening now through September 4, 2023 with a huge variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy, and right now you can enjoy all the family fun with a Summer of More Package.

Three different packages are available and include your guest room, pirate and princess activities, resort credit, and more.

Special packages are available for summer weekdays and weekends. For more information and to book, guests should visit

Now read on for all the details on the Summer of More activities happening at Gaylord Palms Resort!

Summer of More with Pirates and Princess Fun at Gaylord Palms Resort

Guests will find a treasure trove of shows and activities, hands-on experiences, fun-in-the- sun at Cypress Springs Water Park and pirate- and princess-themed décor across the 64-acre resort.

During the event, families can create treasures in a craft clubhouse, look for jewels in a puzzle- filled escape room, stroll through remnants of a pirate galleon, embark on a plundering scavenger hunt, see a summer series of family films at the resort’s water park, and more.

Summer of More with Pirates and Princess Fun at Gaylord Palms Resort

Here’s a look at the activities planned for the Summer of More:

New - Kids’ Craft Experience with Pirates and Princesses

Young guests can visit the new Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse to create crafts under the expert tutelage of a pirate from the captain’s crew or a princess from the royal court. Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse will be available on Fridays from 4-8 p.m., then on Saturdays and select dates from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The price is $14.99 + tax per craft.

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New - Summer Light Show for 2023

The new complimentary “Illuminate the Night” light show will be presented on LED curtains suspended above the atrium. The nightly spectacle can be viewed from the atrium floor, and guests with select atrium-view rooms can enjoy the show from their balcony.

Summer of More  at Gaylord Palms Resort

Pirate’s Treasure Escape Room

Captain Hornswoggle’s bride, Emerald, recruits guests to pillage the captain’s quarters and claim his most valuable gem. But the jewel is well-hidden, and guests must work together to solve puzzles, find the treasure, and escape before Hornswoggle returns in 30 minutes. The Pirate’s Treasure Escape Room is available on Fridays, Saturdays, and select days at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $120 for up to four guests.

Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt

The “Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt” challenges young guests to search Gaylord Palms’ 4.5-acre garden atrium to find clues and solve riddles using a secret pirate map. The scavenger hunt is offered daily for $12.99 per booklet.

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Animal Encounters Showcase

The resort’s weekly complimentary Animal Encounters showcase some of the state’s indigenous wildlife and show guests how they contribute to the state’s ecosystem during the hottest months of the year. Animal Encounters are available on Saturdays from 5-6 p.m.

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Captain’s Quarters Trail

This complimentary indoor trail adorned with shiny loot, pirates’ good luck charms, and mysterious maps provides a bounty of photo opportunities.

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Adventure Kids Summer Show

Families are invited to join the Adventure Kids as Sophie, Seth the Sea Turtle, and Ava the Alligator showcase the wonders of summer in “Adventure Kids: Join The Club,” a complimentary live show that explores conservation, wildlife, and nature through stories and songs. Performances are Saturdays at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Mobile Safari AR Game

The Wildlife Rescue game challenges guests to find specially marked spots in the atrium and use their mobile device and a free augmented reality (AR) app to discover exotic animals from around the world. Once a location is found and scanned with the app, virtual animals appear on-screen, and guests can step into the scene for a photo to share with friends.

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Cypress Springs Water Park

There’s no better way to beat the summer heat at Gaylord Palms than in Cypress Springs Water Park. Open year-round, the water park is an exclusive amenity for overnight resort guests. The family-friendly, water wonderland features seven water slides – three thrilling slides and four water slides designed for smaller swimmers. The park also features two pools, an “action river” attraction that moves guests along at nearly 4 feet per second, a surf simulator and a multi-level, water playhouse for kids.

Summer Dive-In Movie Series

The giant outdoor video wall in the resort’s 3-acre Cypress Springs Water Park will be home to Hollywood family favorites for the “Summer Dive-In Movie Series,” presented by LIFEWTR, on select nights. In addition, guests can make advance reservations for poolside lounge chair seating, a day bed or a private cabana for the ultimate in stress-free pool time. Each reserved lounge chair will include a bottle of LIFEWTR, with complimentary LIFEWTR also stocked in the cabanas.

Summer of More  at Gaylord Palms Resort

Atrium Adventures and a World of Dining

In case of a summer shower, guests can take a stroll through the resort’s garden atrium, which features acres of plants, flowers, waterfalls, streams, Florida fish, alligators and other wildlife. A delicious selection of dining options awaits, including Mediterranean-inspired dishes at Villa de Flora, fresh, sustainable and local seafood and vegetables at MOOR, and sports pub favorites at Wreckers Sports Bar.

The Royal Treatment

Guests visiting Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms can enjoy a full array of treatments and therapies infused with natural elements from the garden.

Packages, Tickets and More Information:

In addition to event tickets, Gaylord Palms is offering Summer of More Packages!

For more information and to book, guests should visit

Summer of More  at Gaylord Palms Resort

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