SummerFest at Gaylord Texan Resort

Summer Fun Map Giveaway: Gaylord Texan Presents Ultimate Summer Staycation Experience!

The DFW Child Summer Fun Map is BACK and BETTER with an all-new Summer giveaway. This year our loyal fans and followers have a chance to win the ULTIMATE 2-night staycation for 4 at the Gaylord Texan Resort during their 16th annual SummerFest featuring The Adventures of Peter Pan.  Boasting this all-new magical new theme, the resort will offer those of all ages a variety of family-friendly events and entertainment experiences to enjoy!

Here’s how you can enter to win:
1. Follow @dfwchildmag on Instagram

2. Visit any Summer Fun Map locations
3. Snap a photo & post it to Instagram
4. Use #DFWChildSummerFun and be sure to tag @DFWChildMag

Contest closes July 31, 2019, at 11:59 pm. Winners will be announced on August 1, 2019.
Winners selected at random. Must be 21 years or older to enter.

Peter Pan-themed activities will include:

  • Pan’s Painting and Treasures where children’s inner artists come to life while painting Peter Pan-themed canvases and decorating custom treasure chests
  • Hook’s Scavenger Hunt where adventurers will follow clues left by the Lost Boys to outsmart Captain Hook and track down his treasure
  • Two Escape Rooms including Escape to Neverland, inviting visitors to step into a one-of-a-kind blacklight experience, and Pirate’s Revenge, where visitors will board Captain Hook’s ship to search for Peter Pan’s shadow
  • Wendy’s Journey to Neverland featuring an interactive adventure with guided activities, exclusive character photo opportunities and a souvenir to take home
  • Dream On: A Video Mapping Show where guests will watch the magical world of Neverland come alive on our Mission Plaza facade
  • “Never Grow Up” Art Trail

Other summer programs will include Light Up the Night Pajama Dance Party, Junior Chefs Camp for kids, strolling entertainers, bourbon tastings, happy hours, wine and cheese pairings, and spa specials.

In addition to the adventures inside, hotel guests can make a splash at Paradise Springs, the resort’s 10-acre outdoor waterpark. Adults can grab a cocktail and tube down the relaxing 600-foot long lazy river while kids play in a giant water treehouse, four winding waterslides, and a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon. Pool fun will include live DJ music, hair braiding, airbrush tattoos and more every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Private cabanas are also available for rent, providing extra shade, soft seating, TVs, and refrigerators.

SummerFest at Gaylord Texan Resort takes place May 11th – September 2nd, 2019. For more information on summer room packages or event schedules and pricing, please visit