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Families and Friends are Invited to Gather for Ghoulish Fall Fun That’s Closer Than You Think

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 28, 2020) — This fall, guests are invited to Gaylord Opryland Resort to experience a memorable family vacation by enjoying a new Goblins & Giggles celebration, occurring September 11 through October 31, 2020.

Goblins & Giggles offers a wide array of family-friendly activations from spooky animal encounters and a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin to trick-or-treating and cruising along our indoor river aboard one of the resort’s flatboat rides.

In celebration of Goblins & Giggles, a special family package is offered starting at $245 per room.The package includes a one- night stay at Gaylord Opryland Resort, two Hide and Seek Scavenger Hunt booklets per room and four passes for a ride on a Delta River flatboat inside the resort. The package is subject to tax, resort fee and parking.

Activities include:

  • The Hide and Seek Scavenger Hunt featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin: Spookley found eight spooktacular hiding spots at the resort for his game of Halloween Hide & Seek. Guests solve puzzles to find each clue’s missing word and then use the clues to find Spookley.
  • Guests, young and young at heart, can explore the resort during a Trick-or-Treat Expedition, with stops throughout the resort for some deliciously spooky treats.
  • The Jack o’lantern Walk is an imaginative walk experience, transporting visitors of all ages to a world of Halloween fun featuring dozens of intricately-carved, illuminated jack o’lanterns.
  • The Delta Riverboat travels down a scenic river winding through Gaylord Opryland Resort’s 4.5-acre DeltaGuests 21 and over will enjoy cocktails and screams at the resort’s SpookEasy, the most haunted spirits spot. The experience comes to life with the Ghost Brothers & terrifying portraits Atrium. Take in the natural beauty for a resort tour or romantic cruise.
  • The bublyTM Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience guides guests throughout the resort to track down endangered species and help ensure that they are monitored for their protection.
  • Spooky Animal Encounters provides guests with the opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible live creatures.
  • Spend the evening at Family Movie Time watching family-friendly movies on the resort’s big screen.
  • Marvel at our Delta Fountain Shows with their stunning choreographed water, music and lights.
  • At Color Between the Wines, unwind with colored pencils, coloring pages and wines from Jackson Wine Estates.

Additional theme activities include Bedtime Stories with Morgana, Halloween-inspired arts and crafts, trivia, bingo and more!

Guests may choose a Goblins & Giggles package option which includes SoundWaves, the resort’s indoor/outdoor upscale water experience, fusing music and water to create an exclusive Nashville experience with something for the entire family. From chill vibes or thrill rides, riding the waves or floating along a lazy river, SoundWaves truly has something for everyone.

In accordance with Marriott’s “Commitment to Clean” practices, the resort provides enhanced cleaning technology, hospital-grade disinfectants, attendants dedicated to sanitizing frequently throughout the day, social distancing protocols, and hundreds of new cleaning processes to take care of guests while they enjoy the resort’s amenities.

For more information about Goblins & Giggles events and overnight room packages, visit


Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, located at 2800 Opryland Drive in Nashville, Tenn., is the flagship property of Gaylord Hotels, part of the Marriott portfolio of brands. The 2,888-room hotel offers “everything in one place”— SoundWaves upscale indoor/outdoor water attraction, diverse dining options, a full-service spa, top-notch entertainment, on-site shopping, an award-winning golf course and more. For more information, visit