THE RITZ-CARLTON, HALF MOON BAY

1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, California 94019 USA
Phone:  +1 (650) 712-7000   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



Anticipate the possibilities each new day brings. As a guest of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay – a luxurious Bay Area hotel, framed by the Pacific Coast, you have an array of events to choose from during your stay. Fill your days and nights with excursions, wine classes, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please during your stay at this renowned luxury hotel in the Bay Area. The choice is entirely yours.



Changing of the Gard-en
Friday, December 19 at 4 p.m.
On the third Friday of the month, the resort’s Growing Wall will be changed out in The Conservatory. At the same time, one of the featured Homegrown Cocktails will be retired from the menu and a new cocktail will be placed on the menu. Guests who are in The Conservatory during the change out will be treated to a sample taste of the new cocktail. The Growing Wall features live herbs that are the inspiration for the Homegrown Cocktail menu and the fresh herbs are incorporated in drinks.

Movie Series – Miracle on 34th Street
Sunday, December 21, 2014 starting 30 minutes after sunset
Complimentary for registered guests and $10 for day visitors

Join us under the stars at the Ocean Terrace to watch “Miracle on 34th Street” beginning 30-minutes after sunset. When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Movies will be shown weather permitting.

Breakfast with Santa
Monday, December 22, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

$54 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity

Bring the children in to dine with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Our breakfast buffet will feature traditional morning fare with Christmas selections and a Christmas candy table. Reservations required.

Christmas Eve Dinner in Navio
Wednesday, December 24 from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Spend the holiday with family and friends, enjoying Navio’s a la carte menu. Reservations required.
Family Christmas Brunch in the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
Thursday, December 25, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

$130 per person, $65 per child ages 5 to 12 and children under 4 complimentary

Savor a lavish holiday brunch with a wide array of culinary delights. Including live entertainment and a special visit by Santa Claus. Reservations required.

Christmas Dinner in Navio
Thursday, December 25, 2014 from 5 to 9:30 p.m.

$128 per person. Wine pairings will be available at an additional price.

Celebrate Christmas with a delicious five-course prix-fixe menu. Reservations required.

Christmas Day Champagne Brunch in Navio
Thursday, December 25, 2014 with seatings at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

$140 per person, includes one glass of Champagne, $65 per child ages 5 to 12, children four and under complimentary.

Enjoy an intimate Christmas Day Champagne Brunch. Santa will make an appearance during each seating in Navio. Reservations required.

Salon D’Art Exhibition
Friday, December 26 to Sunday, December 28, 2014
Friday and Saturday: 4:30 p.m. till 10 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Salon D’ Art will be showcasing wide array of art of the last five centuries throughout the lobby. From the works of such masters as Renoir, Matisse, and Picasso to captivating works of calligraphy by Mohamed Zakariya, its collection spans the globe and history and focuses only on artwork made on paper: etching, woodcut, engraving, photography, lithography and more. Art advisors will be on hand through the exhibition, providing informal lessons in art history as you browse the collection. Art displayed in the exhibition is available for purchase through silent auction; see an advisor for details and guests do not have to be present for full auction.

Movie Series – Elf
Sunday, December 28, 2014 starting 30 minutes after sunset
Complimentary for registered guests and $10 for day visitors

Join us under the stars at the Ocean Terrace to watch “Elf” beginning 30-minutes after sunset. After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Movies will be shown weather permitting.

Pop Up Bar with Guest Mixologist
Sunday, December 28 from 2 to 5 p.m.
The Ocean Terrace welcomes guest mixologists from around the Bay to share their favorite signature cocktail with resort guests. Live jazz/bossa nova music from The Shape will also accompany the afternoons. This Sunday we welcome Christopher Niles from Smoke Stack who will be creating a signature drink.

New Year's Eve Dinner in Navio -- First Seating
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, First Seating at 5:30 p.m.
$145 per person, $70 per child ages 5 to 12, children four and under complimentary. Wine parings will be available at an additional price.
New Year's Eve Dinner in Navio -- Second Seating
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, Second Seating at 8:30 p.m.

$265 per person, wine parings will be available at an additional price.

Caviar & Champagne” five-course prix-fixe menu with choices. Each couple will receive 1oz. of caviar and a half-bottle of Champagne. Reservations required.

New Year's Eve Dinner and Lounge Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

$205 per person, wine parings included with dinner.

Welcome in 2015 with four-course menu, access to the DJ Lounge with entertainment and a midnight Champagne toast. Reservations required.

New Year's Eve Celebration in The Conservatory
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Ring in the New Year with in the lounge and bar area with live music, champagne bar in ENO and midnight balloon drop.

Available on a first come-first served basis for registered hotel guests only. Two-hour dining experience all day.

Ritz Kids New Year's Eve Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

$125 per child, four to 14, additional siblings receive a $20 discount.

Kids enjoy a fun-filled party including movies, games, a children’s buffet and a countdown with a balloon drop and a toast of sparkling apple cider. Reservations required.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

ENO Vintner of the Month Tasting
Every Friday through Sunday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tasting fee ranges $25 - $40 per person

Come at your leisure to experience tastings of our Vintner of the Month Stag’s Leap Winery, in ENO Wine Bar. A wine educator from Stag’s Leap Winery will be on hand to discuss the latest wines in their portfolio as well as provide tips and information. Located at the very heart of the Stags Leap District, the original Stags’ Leap Winery, established in 1893, continues a proud winemaking heritage in the prestigious appellation that bears the winery name.

Additional information about our Vintner Series

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

In the Kitchen with Braised Meats and Heirloom Beans
Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 12 to 2 p.m.
$85 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity*

In the Kitchen with Chef Tanaka, a series of monthly, demonstration–style cooking event in Navio highlighting seasonal fare sourced from the renowned farms surrounding the coastal resort. The afternoon includes a three-course lunch with wine paired by Petra Polakovicova, the resort’s sommelier. In the peak of winter season this event showcases the perfect technique to braise short ribs, confit duck legs and highlight the remarkable variety of heirloom beans that are found locally from Half Moon Bay’s Giusti Farms. During this event the chefs may even divulge the secret to the Navio short ribs. Please call (650) 712-7000 to make reservations.

Additional information about In the Kitchen

*Pre-payment is required in advance. Cancellation 48 hours prior to event or forfeit pre-payment as cancellation fee.

Bloody Mary and Barbecue Brunch
Saturday, January 10, 2015 seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
$85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

A special brunch will be presented every second Saturday. The theme of the brunch is barbecue and features a smoker station highlighting a variety of house-smoked meats. The selection changes each month and can include such items as barbecue brisket, pork belly, lamb chop, prime rib and salmon. Other favorites include jalapeno corn bread and cheddar bacon biscuits, smoked prawns in the shell and poached eggs on a biscuit with sausage gravy. The brunch will also include a create-your-own Bloody Mary station featuring seasonal garnishes.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car


In the Kitchen for Two
Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 12 to 2 p.m.
$85 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity*

In the Kitchen with Chef Tanaka, a series of monthly, demonstration–style cooking event in Navio highlighting seasonal fare sourced from the renowned farms surrounding the coastal resort. The afternoon includes a three-course lunch with wine paired by Petra Polakovicova, the resort’s sommelier. Lean to prepare a romantic dinner for two at home. The chefs will demonstrate a few simple tricks to impress a Valentine’s Day date. Prepare an appetizer for two, entrée for two and dessert for two. Please call (650) 712-7000 to make reservations.

Additional information about In the Kitchen

*Pre-payment is required in advance. Cancellation 48 hours prior to event or forfeit pre-payment as cancellation fee.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

In the Kitchen with Oysters
Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 12 to 2 p.m.
$85 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity*

In the Kitchen with Chef Tanaka, a series of monthly, demonstration–style cooking event in Navio highlighting seasonal fare sourced from the renowned farms surrounding the coastal resort. The afternoon includes a three-course lunch with wine paired by Petra Polakovicova, the resort’s sommelier. Explore the many ways to prepare oysters other than just eating them on the half shell. When oysters are locally farmed they can be enjoy year round. Please call (650) 712-7000 to make reservations.

Additional information about In the Kitchen

*Pre-payment is required in advance. Cancellation 48 hours prior to event or forfeit pre-payment as cancellation fee.

Bloody Mary and Barbecue Brunch
Saturday, March 14, 2015 seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
$85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

A special brunch will be presented every second Saturday. The theme of the brunch is barbecue and features a smoker station highlighting a variety of house-smoked meats. The selection changes each month and can include such items as barbecue brisket, pork belly, lamb chop, prime rib and salmon. Other favorites include jalapeno corn bread and cheddar bacon biscuits, smoked prawns in the shell and poached eggs on a biscuit with sausage gravy. The brunch will also include a create-your-own Bloody Mary station featuring seasonal garnishes.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

Bloody Mary and Barbecue Brunch
Saturday, April 11, 2015 seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
$85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

A special brunch will be presented every second Saturday. The theme of the brunch is barbecue and features a smoker station highlighting a variety of house-smoked meats. The selection changes each month and can include such items as barbecue brisket, pork belly, lamb chop, prime rib and salmon. Other favorites include jalapeno corn bread and cheddar bacon biscuits, smoked prawns in the shell and poached eggs on a biscuit with sausage gravy. The brunch will also include a create-your-own Bloody Mary station featuring seasonal garnishes.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

Bloody Mary and Barbecue Brunch
Saturday, May 9, 2015 seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
$85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

A special brunch will be presented every second Saturday. The theme of the brunch is barbecue and features a smoker station highlighting a variety of house-smoked meats. The selection changes each month and can include such items as barbecue brisket, pork belly, lamb chop, prime rib and salmon. Other favorites include jalapeno corn bread and cheddar bacon biscuits, smoked prawns in the shell and poached eggs on a biscuit with sausage gravy. The brunch will also include a create-your-own Bloody Mary station featuring seasonal garnishes.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

Bloody Mary and Barbecue Brunch
Saturday, June 13, 2015 seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
$85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

A special brunch will be presented every second Saturday. The theme of the brunch is barbecue and features a smoker station highlighting a variety of house-smoked meats. The selection changes each month and can include such items as barbecue brisket, pork belly, lamb chop, prime rib and salmon. Other favorites include jalapeno corn bread and cheddar bacon biscuits, smoked prawns in the shell and poached eggs on a biscuit with sausage gravy. The brunch will also include a create-your-own Bloody Mary station featuring seasonal garnishes.

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

Sunday Brunch in Navio
Every Sunday
Seatings at 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m.

Regularly hailed by guests as the best brunch in the Bay Area, Navio's Sunday brunch offers an impressive selection of culinary delights, where there is something for every taste.

$105 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $52 per child ages five to 12 and children under four complimentary.

For more information and to book your reservation, please call (650) 712-7040.

Hot Chocolate Bar & S'mores
Friday & Saturday Evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$9 per cup; (Liquor addition - $6 per cup)

Taste and savor chocolate at its finest with our new Hot Chocolate Bar. Select from a premium chocolate assortment and relish hot, steaming cups on the bluff. We offer a fun medley of toppings, including: vanilla or cinnamon whipped cream, homemade marshmallows, toasted coconut, peppermint chips and more.

*For an extra decadent chocolate experience, try a Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco) S’Mores Kit - $45 per box. This dreamy treat includes a Bittersweet 85% chocolate bar, eight vanilla bean marshmallows and eight Recchiuti Grahams. Create the gooey confections in our fire pits on the bluff, complete with a cup of hot chocolate, customized to your liking.

Burgers, Beer and Jazz
Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Every Thursday, enjoy our burger and beer special while listening to local jazz artists in The Conservatory Lounge. Choose from a chef’s selection of burgers (Angus-style, crab, vegetarian) while sipping on local signature Speakeasy brews.

$26 per guest, plus $10 valet parking per car

 
If you are interested in a service within the next 48 hours or dining reservations, please call Resort Reservations directly at (650) 712-7040.

Please note, that these requests should not be considered confirmed reservations until you receive confirmation from
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay.