Out and About: ICE! Returns to Gaylord Palms With Frozen Homage to ‘A Christmas Story’ #CAGP2018 #ICE2018

A recap of ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando featuring the theme of the classic film "A Christmas Story, ' including photos.

Every year, ICE! at Gaylord Palms picks a new theme for each new holiday season. This year, they chose the classic film, “A Christmas Story,” and did an amazing job bringing the movie to life in frozen vignettes.

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - A Christmas Story

From memorable scenes like licking the flagpole, the pink bunny pj’s, the leg lamp, and warning of shooting your eye out, ICE! pays homage to the film in exquisite detail.

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - A Christmas Story

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - A Christmas Story

In the center, take a break and play on the ice slides – yes, these are carved out of ice, too.

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - Ice Slides

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - Ice Slides

At the end, take in a traditional nativity carved out of non-traditional ice, with a giant ice angel watching over it.

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - Nativity in Ice

ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando - Nativity Angel in Ice

ICE! is part of the annual Christmas at Gaylord Palms, which runs through January 6, 2019, and admission starts at $14.99 child/$28.99 adult. There are also overnight packages that include ICE! admission. For more details, visit ChristmasatGaylordPalms.com.

Disclaimer: CSO was invited to a media preview of the event. As always, my opinions are honest and my own.


About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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