This summer, Gaylord National Resort will become the epicenter of fun in the Washington D.C. region with an exciting line-up of special new experiences and activities open for everyone (both day visitors and overnight hotel guests). From everything from a FREE Saturday-night fireworks show over the Potomac River, to “ogre-the-top” fun with Shrek and his friends, to a high-flying aerialist show in the hotel’s atrium and much more! From now until September 2, visitors and guests can experience everything from a FREE Saturday-night fireworks show over the Potomac River, to “ogre-the-top” fun with Shrek and his friends, to a high-flying aerialist show in the hotel’s atrium and much more!
Enjoy up-close-and-personal time with your favorite DreamWorks characters. Slurp down some swamp juice with Shrek; show Po your best Kung Fu moves; and take silly pictures with Alex and King Julien in Madagascar! Then, explore our spectacular indoor gardens on an interactive scavenger hunt for the whole family.
DreamWorks Character Parade
March around Gaylord National with your favorite characters like Shrek, Alex the Lion, Po and King Julien for a lively musical get-together that’s sure to entertain!
ShrekFeast Fairytale Breakfast
Join Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss in Boots for a fairytale feast including Shrek-shaped waffles and a Magic Fountain bubbling over with chocolate potions. Solve riddles and puzzles to become an honorary Ogre or Ogress.
Princess Fiona’s Cookie Castles
The entire family will have sticky fun decorating their very own sugar cookie castle with candy and royal icing! Then, kids will be dubbed an official “knight” or “lady” of Far Far Away by Ogress Fiona. This fun family activity includes an official souvenir royal scroll for each child.