Gaylord Palms is inviting guests to to Celebrate Christmas in July. Guests are encouraged to RSVP for a spot to gather in the “Village of Emerald Bay” at Gaylord Palms Resort Tuesday, July 19 at 10 a.m., as they welcome the characters from DreamWorks Animation. The resort will share the story of Christmas at Gaylord Palms and will reveal information of the new DreamWorks Experience arriving November 16. July 19 festivities will include: Photos with the DreamWorks characters Announcement of this year’s DreamWorks ICE! attraction and our exclusive DreamWorks Experience holiday resort packages Enjoy a selection of snacks from our new character breakfast menu Announced in April, Gaylord plans to offer unique leisure experiences for its guests featuring DreamWorks Animation’s iconic characters at all Gaylord properties. The live interactive experiences will include character breakfasts, newly themed Christmastime events, poolside activities in the summer, imaginative food-and-beverage offerings, private birthday parties, festive parades, merchandise and various themed entertainment. Gaylord Hotels plans to feature live appearances by characters from current DreamWorks Animation franchises, including “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda,” and “Madagascar,” as well as other future films and characters from the studio.