PEEPS Popping Up in Family-Fun Resort Properties

It’s been a long winter for us in the Northeast, and ever so slowly the signs of spring are approaching.  Perhaps one of the most promising are the appearance of PEEPS popping up at resort properties all around the country.  Those perennially optimistic marshmallow confections from PEEPS and Company have partnered with some of our favorite hotels including all the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resorts, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, and the Gaylord National outside of Washington DC.  Continue reading for details on special PEEPS Packages at these family fun hotels as well as a giveaway to WIN your own PEEPS Package from our friends at Great Wolf Lodge.

PEEPS Peepster

Great Wolf Lodge

Guests of Great Wolf Lodge can participate in the resort’s very first V.I.PEEP program through April 21.  Upon check-in, guests will receive their own V.I.PEEP card.  The V.I.PEEP program includes a PEEPS Plush Scavenger Hunt and PEEPS-themed craft.  Guests are entered to win a giant PEEPS plush (pictured below) if they complete the scavenger hunt and PEEPS craft.

PEEPS Plush Great Wolf Lodge

To get you in the springtime spirit, use the rafflecopter widget below to enter our PEEPS prize pack generously donated by Great Wolf Lodge including a $25 gift card to the resort.

PEEPS Prize Pack from Great Wolf Lodge

The prize package (shown above) includes:

  • PEEPS Pink and yellow marshmallow bunnies
  • PEEPS Chocolate Dipped Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Chicks
  • PEEPS Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Bunnies
  • PEEPS  Large Marshmallow Bunny (adorned with a bowtie!)
  • An assortment of the fan-favorite marshmallow chicks
  • Dark chocolate dipped marshmallow chicks
  • PEEPS Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chick
  • Party Cake flavored marshmallow chicks
  • 1 $25 Great Wolf Lodge Gift Card

Come back every day to enter until Wednesday, April 16th, and click here to check out our other giveaways too.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Guests at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel will experience Easter magic during PEEPtastic Easter April 16 to 23, a celebration sweetened by thousands of free PEEPS brand marshmallow samples, PEEPS-inspired menu items, PEEPS décor and Easter-themed activities for families to enjoy.

Walt Disney World Swan

During the week, guests will be treated to complimentary PEEPS marshmallow chicks upon check-in, during special appearances by the Easter Bunny and at other surprise moments.  For some sweet eats, PEEPS-inspired menu items will be featured at several of the hotel’s restaurants.  Menu items will include s’mores made using PEEPS, a PEEPS inspired milkshake and chocolate-dipped PEEPS.

The Epcot Resort Area hotel’s annual glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt  – a favorite for kids – headlines a full schedule of Easter-themed activities at the hotel, including traditional Easter egg hunts, Easter egg races, a bunny hop relay, arts and crafts, and meet-and-greets with the Easter Bunny.  (Activities are all complimentary for guests, except for a small fee for various crafts.  Please check the event website for pricing.)

For an added magical Easter morning experience, guests can order an Easter Basket, featuring a variety of candy, a solid milk chocolate bunny and a plush toy, delivered by the Easter Bunny himself to their guestroom.  (Additional costs apply.)

PEEPS

Larger-than-life PEEPS will be found across property, as the iconic chick-shaped marshmallow will serve as inspiration for several approximately 3-foot, 50-pound white chocolate sculptures.

Other special features during the week will include a special Easter dinner buffet at Garden Grove restaurant, featuring Disney character appearances on Sunday, April 20, at 5 pm, a campfire, glow-in-the-dark volleyball, family game night and a poolside showing of the movie HOP.

Gaylord National Resort

Springtime fun has never been sweeter at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.  The resort has partnered with the iconic PEEPS and Company to create a one-of-a-kind, overnight family package experience for the Easter holiday season on Saturday, April 19.

Gaylord National Resort

The PEEPS Easter Package includes:

  • One night room accommodations with an early check-in starting at 1 p.m.
  • PEEPS kids craft activity on Saturday at 3:30 pm (one craft/child)
  • PEEPS Easter Egg Hunt for kids 12 and younger with the opportunity to win PEEPS prizes on Saturday at 5 pm
  • $50 resort credit (can be used at Relache Spa and/or food and beverage outlets at hotel during stay)
  • $10 gift card to the PEEPS Store in National Harbor
  • One welcome PEEPS treat bag

The package starts at $239 for a family of four.

Visitors to the hotel also can experience a free PEEPS Pursuit scavenger hunt during their stay.  Participants are encouraged to search high and low for plush versions of PEEPS chicks, which will be hidden throughout the hotel’s 1.5-acre atrium and main lobby area.  All participants who complete the Pursuit will win a free treat from the PEEPS and Company store until April 20.  You can also enter-to-win a large plush Peep or Bunny.

PEEPS Gaylord National

On Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20, spa-goers can delight in a special treat for little ones.  Children ages 5 to 10 that experience a Princess Manicure or Princess Pedicure at Relache Spa can choose from an assortment of PEEPS sparkling, candy-scented nail polish.  At the end of the service, each child also will receive a PEEPS nail polish kit for pampering at home.  The Princess Manicure costs $25 and the Princess Pedicure costs $35.

Visitors to the resort over the Easter holiday weekend can experience a Easter Sunday Brunch at Pienza on Sunday, April 20 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Held in the garden setting of the hotel’s 19-story atrium, the brunch includes fresh-baked pastries, a made-to-order omelet station, a seafood bar, seared pork loin, risotto with wild mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, and more.  Little ones also will delight in a special appearance from PEEP, the beloved character from PEEPS and Company.  The Easter Brunch costs $56 for adults and $25 for children ages 3 to 11.  Reservations are recommended.

Gaylord National Resort Facebook fans also can enter to win a PEEPtastic Easter Giveaway Sweepstakes from through Sunday, April 13.  The grand prize winner and up to three guests will receive an overnight stay in an executive suite at the resort on April 19, participation for kids in the Easter PEEPS craft and egg hunt, the ultimate PEEPS candy Easter basket from Just Born, Inc. and Easter Brunch at Pienza.

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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.