THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA ISLAND

4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Florida 32034 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (904) 277-1100   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



Anticipate the possibilities that each new day brings. Fill your days and nights with excursions, themed events, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please. The choice is yours.



  
Ritz Kids Program
Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday; Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

Private Poolside Cabana Experience
Daily | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Sit and bask in the shade as you enjoy your own private cabana with a pool and ocean view. Whether you enjoy browsing through your favorite magazine, catching up on the latest game or cannonballing into the pool you know that you will always have a lounge chair to relax in, a cold water to quench your thirst and a cabana butler to assist you with food and beverages. It is the perfect way for you and your family to spend the enjoying day at the pool in the Florida sun.

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Ride the Waves
Daily |10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 

Make the most of your island beach stay by riding the waves! Rent ocean kayaks and paddleboards for the family or schedule surf and paddleboard lesson. Private lessons are also available. Learn more

Slip & Slide
Daily | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Take a refreshing ride down our 50 foot slip and slide. Can you make it to the end?

Place: Center Beach

  
Kayak Tour
Daily | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Experience the unspoiled natural beauty of Amelia Island on a guided kayak tour through the tranquil salt marshes. Watch in awe as you pass by birds like Roseate Spoonbills, White Egrets and Herons. Transportation is provided. Registration and fees are associated with this activity

Place: Lobby

Craft Beer Tasting
Wednesday | 5:30 p.m. / Saturday | 1 p.m.
Taste local small batch beers from brewers Intuition and Bold City and learn about the brewing process that makes each brew taste so distinctive.

Location: Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Endless Seafood Buffet
Friday, September 4, 2015 | 5:30 p.m.
 

Start the weekend by enjoying the bountiful seafood selection that includes lobster, oysters, shrimp, Amelia Island ceviche, seared scallops, braised short ribs, pan roasted chicken and a delectable dessert bar. Reservations are recommended.

Place: Cafe 4750

  
Family Italian Night
Friday, September 4 and Sunday, September 6, 2015 | 6 p.m.
Bring a little piece of Italy to your family table with our Italian dinner. Enjoy a light Caesar salad and savory mozzarella sticks, followed by flatbread pizza and spaghetti with a selection of marinara,meat or Alfredo sauce. End with delicious tiramisu.

Place: Ocean Bar and Grill
Price: $60 per family (Designed for a family up to four. Additional servings are available À la carte)

  
Family Pirate Party
Saturday, September 5, 2015 | 6 p.m.


“Ahoy Matey- welcome to me Pirates Feast.” Join our own Pirate Captain and his scallywag crew for a Pirate Dinner. Feast on a summertime buffet including steak, local fish, grilled drumsticks, seasonal salads, kid’s favorites, fun activities and a keepsake photo. Price includes soft drinks. Reservations requested.

Place: Ocean Bar and Grill

Outstanding Flower Varieties Competition
Thursday- Friday, September 10-11, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Flower growers from all around the world gather to display their best flowers. Spend the day admiring over 5,000 flowers that include roses, gerbera daisies, hydrangeas, potted plants, decorative foliage and more! Cast your vote to help the judges decide who will win the People’s Choice Honor. Entrance to the event is complimentary.

Place: Talbot Ballroom

Sylvia Cup Floral Design Competition
Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 9 – 11 a.m.
Watch as the top floral designers compete in a two hour competition to create the best floral arrangement. Each designer is given the same mystery assignment and the same flowers and supplies needed to create their design. Designers from state and regional floral industry design contests, designers of the year and members of the prestigious American Institute of Floral Designers. Entrance to the event is complimentary.

Place: Talbot Ballroom

  
Salt Cooking School
Monday, September 14, 2015
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Enroll in the Salt Cooking School “The Art of German Cooking” taught by the talented chefs. Learn how to prepare an Oktoberfest Feast with braised meat, freshly made dumplings, creamy soups and more! Participants will receive a certificate of completion, apron and class cookbook.

$250 per person

  
Ritz Kids Program
Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday; Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

  
Ride the Waves
Daily |10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 

Make the most of your island beach stay by riding the waves! Rent ocean kayaks and paddleboards for the family or schedule surf and paddleboard lesson. Private lessons are also available. Learn more

Slip & Slide
Daily | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Take a refreshing ride down our 50 foot slip and slide. Can you make it to the end?

Place: Center Beach

  
Kayak Tour
Daily | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Experience the unspoiled natural beauty of Amelia Island on a guided kayak tour through the tranquil salt marshes. Watch in awe as you pass by birds like Roseate Spoonbills, White Egrets and Herons. Transportation is provided. Registration and fees are associated with this activity

Place: Lobby

Craft Beer Tasting
Wednesday | 5:30 p.m. / Saturday | 1 p.m.
Taste local small batch beers from brewers Intuition and Bold City and learn about the brewing process that makes each brew taste so distinctive.

Location: Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Salt Winemaker Dinner Series
Sunday, October 18, 2015 | 6:30 p.m.
 

Salt presents an evening with Italy’s famed Antinori Wines in honor of its 630 year anniversar. Join us for an exceptional evening of exquisite wines and culinary art.

Price: $150 per person

Learn more

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Salt Cooking School
Monday, November 2, 2015
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Holiday Classics
$250 per person

The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread Pirate Ship Arrives
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Land O’ Matey, We have arrived at Amelia Island. Come get a close up view the World’s Largest Gingerbread Pirate Ship as it anchored here in our lobby. The ship is the perfect place to capture holiday pictures and memories with the chocolate sculpted pirates.

Christmas Tree Lighting
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Stand in awe as the twinkle of thousands of Christmas lights light up our beautifully decorate resort and Christmas tree. Take time to enjoy light refreshments and local entertainment while the children wait anxiously to meet Santa. Then turn your eyes to the sky as fireworks light up the night. Raffle tickets are available to support the local YMCA Foundation.

  
Santa’s Wonderland Dinner
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Join Santa along with his elves for a new wonderland experience including appearances by an Ice Princess and Jack Frost. Santa’s Wonderland menu includes mouthwatering options from all across the North Pole. Reservations Requested

  
Thanksgiving Grand Feast
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Enjoy an exciting culinary adventure of traditional Thanksgiving favorites. The buffet will include an array of scrumptious items perfectly prepared by our masterful chefs that will make you feel right at home.

  
Salt Thanksgiving Experience
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The high acclaimed ocean side fine dining restaurant features a four-course Thanksgiving menu filled with passion and luxurious flavors. Allow Chef de Cusine, Rick Laughlin and his culinary team take your palette on a delicious excursion it will never forget.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Christmas Eve Dinner
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Celebrate Christmas Eve in Salt. You and your family will enjoy a delightful presentation of an array of food at its finest. Don’t forget to save some room for our decadent desserts. Reservations Requested.

  
Christmas Day Brunch Buffet
Friday, December 25, 2015
Start the morning by dinning on a delectable selection of brunch favorite ranging from seafood, proteins, an omelet station, artisanal cheese and a luscious dessert station. Reservations Requested.

  
New Year’s Eve Black and White Gala
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Welcome in New Years with style as we celebrate a night to remember with luxurious dining options. Dance the night away to live music and toast in the New Year with Champagne. Black and white attire is encouraged.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Couple's Fire in the Dunes
Friday or Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation and fee is required. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Ritz Kids Program
Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday; Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

  
Couple's Fire in the Dunes
Friday or Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation and fee is required. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Ritz Kids Program
Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday; Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

  
Couple's Fire in the Dunes
Friday or Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation and fee is required. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Ritz Kids Program
Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday; Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

  
Couple's Fire in the Dunes
Friday or Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation and fee is required. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays | 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $85 includes dinner and refreshments. Program hours may be extended to 11 p.m. for an additional $25 per hour, per child with advance notice.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday


Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while a Pirate, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a seven-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.