Enjoy Halloween Family Fun and Get Scared Shrekless at Gaylord Hotels

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Trick or Treat with characters from Shrek, Madagascar and More.

Scared Shrekless, part of the DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord Hotels. A Halloween event.

Scared Shrekless, part of the DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord Hotels

Parents and grandparents will not want to miss Scared Shrekless, a Halloween event happening at Gaylord Hotels this October. Not only will kids be able to trick or treat in the resorts’ famous atriums, but the candy will be handed out by beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.’s Madagascar franchise and this summer’s hit film Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, along with friends from the Shrek and Kung Fu Panda franchises. The Scared Shrekless event will be available on select dates in October at all four resorts, located in National Harbor, Md. (just outside of the nation’s capital); Nashville, Tenn.; Kissimmee, Fla. (near Orlando); and Grapevine, Texas (on the outskirts of Dallas).

This family-friendly event includes several enchanted activities that are all in one place:

  •     One-night room accommodations
  •     Trick or Treat Bag welcome amenity
  •     Costumed trick-or-treating around the resort atriums, with candy passed out at each stop by favorite DreamWorks Animation characters
  •     Learn to make “Swamp Sludge” at Halloween craft station
  •     Kids' Costume Contest with prizes
  •     Madagascar Crack-a-Lackin' Pool Party (Gaylord Palms only)
  •     Puss In Boots Quest for the Magic Beans Scavenger Hunt

Only Gaylord Hotels brings children of all ages the opportunity to celebrate an early Halloween with Shrek and Friends. Packages are available now at each destination. Dates and rates vary by location.

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, on-site shopping and endless activities – all within each resort. Gaylord Hotels is 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; and 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: http://www.GaylordHotels.com.

Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and all related characters and properties © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. Scared Shrekless © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.

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