New Year’s Eve in the Heart of Moscow
December 31, 2013 to January 1, 2014
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the heart of Moscow, listen to the Kremlin bells, admire the festive fireworks and postcard views of Red Square and the Kremlin and get accommodation for the festive night of December 31st as a present from the hotel.
Choose from the fancy party in O2 Lounge in the style of the “golden” or “roaring” twenties – the time of Modernist culture explosion, origin of the contemporary fashion and the golden age of Hollywood cinema or celebrate with your family in the cozy atmosphere of the Club Lounge. Request
The Executive Chef of The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow Nicolas Courtois invites you to take part in the seasonal feast of oysters. Experience some of the best and most carefully selected Oysters from around the world in our Lobby Lounge. Our Chef de Cuisine has assembled a large variety of some of the best fruits of the sea for your enjoyment. Along with a glass of champagne enjoy the cozy atmosphere and live music in our Lobby Lounge.
Christmas Market on Red Square
Throughout December a big Christmas market directly on the Red Square will create the uplifting festive mood.
Two stages will be installed where from Thursday to Sunday will be different festive performances. During the weekends Ded Moroz and Snegurochka will entertain the kids.
Winter Cheese Fondue in O2 Lounge
December 2 to 16, 2013, daily from noon
Our culinary team will present a traditional Savoie Fondue. Three kinds of traditional fondues will be served with a platter of charcuterie and steamed red potatoes. Choose from classic cheese fondue from Savoie, Ceps fondue or Kirsch fondue.
Served for a minimum of 4 guests.
Starting from 8,000 rubles
Festive Christmas Menu
December 24 and 25, 2013
Contemporary russian cuisine festive set menu for you and your beloved ones created by our Chef Igor Belyaevskiy.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit the legendary Bolshoi Theater for the premier of Don Carlos opera or the festive ballet Nutcracker.
For more information: www.bolshoi.ru/en
Ice Skating in the heart of Moscow
Enjoy ice skating directly on the Red Square throughout the winter season.
For more information: www.gum.ru/en/projects/rink
Gorky Park Ice Skating
Every winter the park hosts an 18,000 square meter ice rink – the biggest one in Europe, with separate zones for children, hockey, dancing, and general skating.
For more information: www.park-gorkogo.com/eng/about
Volunteering with MPC Social Services
December 2013 - availailable week days (excluding Tuesdays and some Russian Holidays)
Food is the most basic form of comfort, yet many people do not know where their next meal is coming from. In response to the alarming number of people in Moscow facing this reality, MPC Social Services provides much needed nutritious meals at the Universitet Soup Kitchen for Pensioners. Based at Lomonosovsky Prospect, the organization gratefully welcomes our guests and employees to volunteer at this impactful program which serves over 200 seniors each day. This Give Back Getaways program is available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of each week, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Reservations should be made one day in advance.