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Gaylord Opryland To Host Two Final Seasonal Hiring Events this Week for A Country Christmas

Gaylord Opryland To Host Two Final Seasonal Hiring Events this Week for A Country Christmas

Resort to Fill Seasonal Jobs for Annual Holiday Event

NASHVILLE, TN (October 26, 2022)—Gaylord Opryland Resort is holding two final hiring events this week to fill seasonal holiday positions in preparation for its 39th annual A Country Christmas celebration with the return of the event’s signature attraction, ICE!. In addition, the resort is hiring for full- or part-time positions in other key operational departments.

“This year we’re planning a very special A Country Christmas celebration at Gaylord Opryland Resort as we are bringing back our beloved signature attraction, ICE!, after a two-year hiatus. We’re thrilled to offer a variety of positions for the Nashville community to join our team and help us create magical holiday memories for our guests,” said Thomas Petrillo, General Manager and Managing Director of Gaylord Opryland Resort & Attractions.

The seasonal positions, which start at $16 an hour, include Special Events Coordinator and Special Event Attendant roles in areas such as retail, box office, the Delta Riverboat Co. and attraction locations. Seasonal new hires who work the complete season through January 1, 2023, will receive an extra $1 per hour worked.

Job perks include flexible schedules, a free meal each shift, fitness center access and discounts on attraction tickets and hotel rooms.

The two on-site hiring events will be conducted at the resort in the Employment Office located at 2800 Opryland Drive. Campus signed will direct attendees to complimentary applicant parking. Appointments are not required but apply in advance for expedited processing.

For more information on available positions and benefits or to apply online, visit the resort’s hiring website at

A Country Christmas, which opens on Nov. 11, 2022, and runs through Jan. 1, 2023, has been hailed as one of the “Ten Great Places to Catch up with Santa” by USA Today; “The Most Christmassy Hotel in the Nation” by the Travel Channel’s “Extreme Christmas;” one of the top 10 places to spend Christmas in the world by Travel + Leisure; and a “Nashville treasure” by Southern Living.


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”— diverse dining options, a full-service spa, top-notch entertainment, on-site shopping, an award-winning golf course, SoundWaves upscale water attraction and more. For more information, visit