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ICE! 2011 – Christmas at the Gaylord National Resort

Need something to do while you are in town? Well you are in a treat for “oohs” and “aahs” at the ICE! at Gaylord National Resort a short drive from out hotel, Holiday Inn Express Alexandria – Fort Belvoir.  The ICE! exhibit is a must see attraction in the DC area for the whole family. People travel hours from the suburbs of DC just to see what the hype is about at the ICE! exhibit located in National Harbor, MD.

So what is this ICE! I keep talking about? Well let me tell you one thing be ready to be amazed and have fun with some Dreamworks characters. The ICE! at National Harbor is a walk-through wonderland of ice sculptures located in a massive tent or a massive frigid zone. Whatever you want to call it. Just bundle up and be ready to be stunned by this years theme: ICE! featuring DreamWorks’ Merry Madagascar, a holiday TV Special, will be brought to life in an interactive world of colorful ice sculptures. “It tells the story of Santa who crash lands on the island of Madagascar, and gets a bump on his head,” says hotel spokeswoman Amie Gorrell. The ice sculpture are carved from two millions pounds of ice! About forty ice carvers migrate from Harbin, China to sculpt these jaw-dropping ice sculptures for about a month.

To all the Washingtonians come over to the Holiday Inn Express Alexandria – Ft. Belvoir for a weekend of staycation and save some money by staying in town. For those who are in town to visit family or stopping by you HAVE to visit the ICE! exhibit.

ICE! featuring DreamWorks Merry Madagascar will be open daily from Friday, November 18, 2011 through January 8, 2012 including Holidays.

Ticket Prices:

  • Adults (ages 13+) $25-35
  • Child (ages 4-12) $20-30
  • Seniors (ages 62+) $19-24
  • Military Adults (ages 13+) $22 – $32
  • Military Child (ages 4-12) $17 – $27
  • Kids ages 3 and under are free

Purchase tickets online now or via phone at (301) 965-4000

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