Break into Character at Gaylord Hotels with the New Spring Break with Friends from Madagascar Package

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Alex the Lion and his friends from Madagascar have joined forces with Gaylord Hotels to animate Spring Break with Friends from Madagascar. This newest DreamWorks Experience package will be available on select dates in March and April at Gaylord National, Gaylord Opryland and Gaylord Texan Resorts. At the Gaylord Palms Resort, guests are invited to join Family Fun Weekends with Shrek & Friends select weekends in March, April and May.

With rates from $179* per room per night for a family of four, guests at the Gaylord Hotels resorts in Grapevine, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; and National Harbor, Md. will enjoy an unforgettable and colorful adventure featuring music, dancing, interactive DreamWorks-themed games, and a full-feature DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) movie. Frequent appearances by characters from the DreamWorks animated blockbuster Madagascar are sure to delight every member of the family and provide not only entertainment, but excellent photo opportunities.

The Spring Break with Friends from Madagascar package is available March 31 and April 14, 2012, at Gaylord National; March 16, 24 & 30, 2012, at Gaylord Opryland; and March 9, 10, 16 & 17, 2012, at Gaylord Texan.

The one-night package includes:

  •     Accommodations at a Gaylord Hotels resort for a family of up to four (4)
  •     Welcome amenity at check-in
  •     Admission to “Can’t Be Tamed Family Games” at Gaylord Opryland and Gaylord National
  •     Admission to “Cool by the Pool Family Luau” at Gaylord Texan
  •     Souvenir family photo
  •     Puss In Boots Quest for the Magic Beans Scavenger Hunt
  •     Dive-In Movie (Gaylord Texan only)
  •     Character meet & greets
  •     Character wake-up calls

At the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla., guests will party tropical-style with Shrek, Princess Fiona, Donkey and the rest of the Shrek cast during Family Fun Weekends with Shrek & Friends. This fun new package is available during weekends in March and the extended weekend of March 21 – 26; weekends in April; and weekends in May through May 20, 2012.

Starting at $219*, Family Fun Weekends with Shrek & Friends includes:

  •     One-night accommodations at Gaylord Palms Resort
  •     Check-in amenity
  •     Character meet & greets with priority entry
  •     Cypress Springs Paradise Pool Party (beginning mid-April 2012)
  •     20% discount and priority access to ShrekFeast interactive character meal
  •     Puss In Boots Quest for the Magic Beans Scavenger Hunt
  •     Souvenir photo
  •     Resort fee
  •     Self-parking

For a full itinerary, more information and to book the Spring Break with Friends from Madagascar or Family Fun Weekends with Shrek & Friends, visit

About Gaylord Hotels®
Gaylord Hotels® is a collection of four upscale resorts which afford endless opportunities for leisure travelers and conventioneers. The hotel company’s hallmark – “everything in one place” – provides vacationers with diverse dining options, quality spa and fitness center services, top-notch entertainment, onsite shopping and endless activities – all within each resort. A pioneer in the hotel and convention industry with properties in the nation’s most desirable destinations, Gaylord Hotels include Gaylord Opryland® in Nashville, Tennessee; Gaylord Palms® in Kissimmee, Florida near Orlando; Gaylord Texan® on Lake Grapevine near Dallas, Texas; and Gaylord National® on the Potomac in National Harbor, Maryland. Gaylord Hotels is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, please visit

*Per room plus tax, resort fee and parking for a family of four. Rates vary by property. Limited availability. Extra nights and atrium upgrades may be available at prevailing rates. Not retroactive or combinable with other offers or groups. Also subject to Osceola County Assessment Fee at Gaylord Palms Resort. Other restrictions may apply.
Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and all related characters and properties © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.

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