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Spend the night at Gaylord Palms and be one of hundreds of couples attempting to break the world record for most couples kissing under mistletoe.

On December 7, 2017, at 8:15pm Gaylord Palms Resort will welcome hundreds of couples to celebrate a legendary holiday tradition: kissing under the mistletoe. During its Kiss-Story in the Making special event, the resort will seek the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for most couples kissing under mistletoe in one location.

One lucky couple will win an overnight for two in a King room on December 7, 2017 (including resort fee and tax) PLUS two guest passes to this Kiss-Story in the Making event, including free parking and event-exclusive access to the ICE! experience. The winner will be announced on Sunday, December 3, 2017. 

CONTEST CLOSED – The winner is Sarah Squires  

Winners are chosen completely at random using the random number generator at No exchanges, cash alternatives or substitutions for prizes. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to individuals who are at least 21 years of age and, as of entry date, legal residents of, and physically located within, the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Sweepstakes drawing starts 12:01 AM (ET) on 11/30/17 and ends 12:01 AM (ET) on 12/03/17. Click here for full Official Rules.


During what is certain to be a memorable and fun-filled evening, Kiss-Story in the Making will bring hundreds of couples together to lock lips under a fresh sprig of real mistletoe supplied by local floral designer Greenery Productions.

This festive and momentous occasion, which will be supervised by an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator, will take place beneath Gaylord Palms’ six-story Christmas tree in the grand St. Augustine atrium. Event partners Mentos will make sure all couples participating in this Kiss-Story in the Making will have the kiss confidence to lock lips for at least 10 seconds. 

Sponsored by Experience Kissimmee, the area’s travel and tourism authority, Kiss-Story in the Making at Gaylord Palms will attempt to claim the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in this smoochably-perfect KISSimmee location. 

Tickets for this historic and thrilling event are $34.99 plus taxes and fees and include:

  • admission for two to Kiss-Story in the Making
  • admission for two to the event-exclusive ICE! experience
  • one voucher for self-parking

Space will be limited for this official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS attempt. Couples wishing to participate should secure their places for the event at

**Participants must be age 18 and up.


Each year during the holiday season, Gaylord Palms Resort welcomes guests to make memories with special holiday attractions. “Christmas at Gaylord Palms” has grown over the years from the singular, signature ICE! attraction to a full-blown holiday extravaganza offering a mix of live entertainment, character dining, and other winter-themed experiences and attractions that make the resort resemble a Christmassy theme park.

From the ICE! attraction to snow tubing lanes, live shows, concerts and holiday dining, the Christmas season at Gaylord Palms is chock full of endless entertainment.

Learn more about the resort’s holiday happenings at