THE RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO, GRANDE LAKES

4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32837 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (407) 206-2400   •  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.



BMW Driving Tour
September 5 – November 2, 2014
Take one of the hottest cars on the road today out for a spin! Choose from BMW’s finest models:

  • Z4 sDr35is
  • X5 xDr50i
  • 550i
  • 650i Cv
  • 750Li
  • X3 xDr30i
  • 335xi GT
  • 435i Cv
  • 650i GC
  • i3 

There’s no limit to how many you can drive!

3-Hour Drives available 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Dinner Drives available after 5:30 p.m. and must be returned by 11 p.m.

Complimentary for registered guests

Driver must be 21 or older; valid driver’s license required. Please call (407) 393-4380 for reservations.

NFL® Sunday Ticket at Fairways Pub
Catch your favorite games on five hi-def big screens and enjoy food & drink specials.

Sundays, Fairways Pub, À la carte.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

  
Protecting the Waters of Grande Lakes
October 2014 - Available every Saturday at 1 p.m.
Orlando is more than theme parks; it is also home to Grande Lakes Orlando, a resort setting where a series of private ponds and lakes feed into Shingle Creek, the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Follow our conservation staff into the wild to directly impact the evolution of this ecosystem and support Audubon of Florida. Guests will take a kayak or canoe onto Shingle Creek where they will assist in the removal of miscellaneous debris and non-native plants.

Complimentary

BMW Driving Tour
September 5 – November 2, 2014
Take one of the hottest cars on the road today out for a spin! Choose from BMW’s finest models:

  • Z4 sDr35is
  • X5 xDr50i
  • 550i
  • 650i Cv
  • 750Li
  • X3 xDr30i
  • 335xi GT
  • 435i Cv
  • 650i GC
  • i3 

There’s no limit to how many you can drive!

3-Hour Drives available 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Dinner Drives available after 5:30 p.m. and must be returned by 11 p.m.

Complimentary for registered guests

Driver must be 21 or older; valid driver’s license required. Please call (407) 393-4380 for reservations.

Thanksgiving Feast at Highball & Harvest
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Enjoy a festive family-style Thanksgiving Feast complemented by our Cider Press Punch, seasonal micro brews and sparkling wine.

12 - 9 p.m.
Highball & Harvest
$89 Adults, $39 Children 12 & under
Children under 3 eat free. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Reservations required call 407-393-4648
Thanksgiving Dinner at NORMAN’S
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Enjoy a festive four-course menu showcasing our holiday inspired entrées and desserts.

5 - 9 p.m.
NORMAN’S
$110 Adults, $45 Children 12 & under. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Reservations
required, call 407-393-4333.
Gingerbread School
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes invites you to join the Pastry Team to build your own
gingerbread house. Guests can use the life-sized gingerbread house in the Lobby for inspiration
as they build and assemble their own creation at Santa’s Workshop. The fun-filled activity begins with guests building the house with pre-baked gingerbread panels on a wooden foundation, then choose from dozens of different types of candy and other edible details to decorate and personalize their house! Treats and to-go kits available. Gingerbread School price includes a $10 donation to The Children’s Miracle Network and a personalized brick on Santa’s Workshop.

Saturday & Sunday, November 29 - 30 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, December 13 - 14 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
Saturday - Wednesday, December 20 - 24 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
$175 Family (maximum 4 per group). Space is limited, reservations required.

Class information and reservations: 407-393-4648
NFL® Sunday Ticket at Fairways Pub
Catch your favorite games on five hi-def big screens and enjoy food & drink specials.

Sundays, Fairways Pub, À la carte.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

  
Protecting the Waters of Grande Lakes
November 2014 - Available every Saturday at 1 p.m.
Orlando is more than theme parks; it is also home to Grande Lakes Orlando, a resort setting where a series of private ponds and lakes feed into Shingle Creek, the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Follow our conservation staff into the wild to directly impact the evolution of this ecosystem and support Audubon of Florida. Guests will take a kayak or canoe onto Shingle Creek where they will assist in the removal of miscellaneous debris and non-native plants.

Complimentary

PNC Father/Son Challenge: A PGA Challenge Event
Dec 11-14, 2014
The PNC Father Son Challenge at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando is a two person golf tournament for PGA TOUR and Champions TOUR golfers and (usually) their sons.

The tournament is played over 36 holes for the Willie Park Trophy, in memory of the father and son British Open champions Willie Park Sr. and Willie Park Jr.

For tournament tickets visit www.pncfathersonchallenge.com

You can also tune in and watch on NBC and the Golf Channel!

Guests can also enjoy our PNC Father/Son Challenge Weekend Package.

8th Annual Festivals of Speed
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Guests will enjoy a display of over 150 of the world’s finest cars and motorcycles, showcasing both vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models. Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bentley and countless others will all be on display. Enjoy smooth jazz in the gardens, wine tastings, a cigar smoke, luxury lifestyle displays and more. Event benefits the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. For more information visit FestivalsOfSpeed.com

10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resort Grounds
Charlie Trotter Tribute at NORMAN’S
Saturday, December 13, 2014
NORMAN’S is hosting an elegant reception to honor the late Charlie Trotter. The evening will feature hors d’oeuvres presented by renowned local chefs as well as culinary stations by Chef Norman and his team. Sommeliers will be pairing wines accordingly. The event will also feature a silent auction to benefit The Trotter Project.

7 - 10 p.m.
NORMAN’S
$200 Adults. Price does not include tax and gratuity. Reservations required, call 407-393-4333.
Santa’s Teddy Bear Tea
Saturdays & Sundays, December 13 - 14 & 20 - 21, 2014
This holiday version of our Traditional Tea includes a special gift for the children, an ornament craft and a visit from Santa.

11 a.m. & 3 p.m.,
The Lobby Lounge
$60 Adults and Children. 

Reservations required call 407-393-4648
Christmas Eve Dinner at NORMAN’S
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Celebrate with a seasonal four-course menu prepared by our world-class chefs. Wine pairings optional.

5 - 9 p.m.
NORMAN’S
$99 Adults, $45 Children 12 & under. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Reservations
required, call 407-393-4333.
Christmas Dinner at Highball & Harvest
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Dine in southern elegance on The Most Wonderful Day of the Year. Enjoy farm-to-fork dishes infused with our modern southern influence and live entertainment.

12 - 9 p.m.
Highball & Harvest
$99 Adults, $49 Children 12 & under.

Children under 3 eat free. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. .Reservations required call 407-393-4648
A Topsy-Turvy New Year’s Eve with Ritz Kids!
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Children will enjoy a delicious dinner buffet with entertainment galore. Let us turn your celebration upside down with costumes, face painting, caricature artists, glitter tattoos and
more. Fireworks at midnight but the party doesn’t stop until 1am.

6 p.m. - 1 a.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Conference Center. 
$125 per child (Grande Lakes guests only, ages 4-12. Price increases to $135 for reservations received after December 26.). For reservations call 407-393-4977.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at NORMAN’S
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Ring in 2015 with a festive four-course menu and an extensive wine list.

First seating 5 p.m., Second seating 9:30 p.m.
NORMAN’S
$175 Adults, $75 Children 12 & under. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. $50 deposit required per person, call 407-393-4333.
Highball & Harvest Good Fortune Dinner
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Sip our hand crafted champagne cocktails and enjoy a five-course tasting and live entertainment. Call us superstitious, but it would be unlucky to miss!

First Seating 6 p.m., Second Seating 9 p.m.
Highball & Harvest
$145 Adults, $65 Children 12 & under. 
Children under 3 eat free. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Reservations required call 407-393-4648.
Family Feast
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Before heading out to enjoy the festivities, enjoy this Floridian-inspired buffet with your family.

6 - 10 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Conference Center
$95 Adults, $50 Children 12 & under

Children under 3 eat free. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Reservations required call 407-393-4648
New Year’s Eve Gala
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Dance the night away with our band while enjoying a selection of international tapas and the hand crafted creations from our open bars. A sophisticated soirée to say goodbye to 2014. Adults only.

8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom. 
$199 Adults. 
Must be 21 or older, valid ID required. Price does not include tax and gratuity. Reservations required call 407-393-4648
Spectacular fireworks over the Grande Lake!
New Year’s Eve at Midnight
Gingerbread School
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes invites you to join the Pastry Team to build your own
gingerbread house. Guests can use the life-sized gingerbread house in the Lobby for inspiration
as they build and assemble their own creation at Santa’s Workshop. The fun-filled activity begins with guests building the house with pre-baked gingerbread panels on a wooden foundation, then choose from dozens of different types of candy and other edible details to decorate and personalize their house! Treats and to-go kits available. Gingerbread School price includes a $10 donation to The Children’s Miracle Network and a personalized brick on Santa’s Workshop.

Saturday & Sunday, November 29 - 30 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, December 13 - 14 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
Saturday - Wednesday, December 20 - 24 at 9 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.
$175 Family (maximum 4 per group). Space is limited, reservations required.

Class information and reservations: 407-393-4648
NFL® Sunday Ticket at Fairways Pub
Catch your favorite games on five hi-def big screens and enjoy food & drink specials.

Sundays, Fairways Pub, À la carte.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

  
Protecting the Waters of Grande Lakes
December 2014 - Available every Saturday at 1 p.m.
Orlando is more than theme parks; it is also home to Grande Lakes Orlando, a resort setting where a series of private ponds and lakes feed into Shingle Creek, the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Follow our conservation staff into the wild to directly impact the evolution of this ecosystem and support Audubon of Florida. Guests will take a kayak or canoe onto Shingle Creek where they will assist in the removal of miscellaneous debris and non-native plants.

Complimentary

NFL® Sunday Ticket at Fairways Pub
Catch your favorite games on five hi-def big screens and enjoy food & drink specials.

Sundays, Fairways Pub, À la carte.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.

Live Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge
Thursday - Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
Local artists perform acoustic pop/classic hits, contemporary ballads and more.

Afternoon Tea
Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m.
Lobby Lounge

Relax in a casual elegant atmosphere while enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea service. 

Children - $30 Peter Rabbit Tea
Adults - $39 Traditional Tea; $55 Royal Tea

Reservations required, please call (407) 393-4648

Bird Habitats
Saturday & Sunday at 4 p.m., based on availability Monday-Friday
Leave a lasting mark on the Grande Lakes Orlando wildlife with a one-of-a-kind birdhouse. Paint your unique birdhouse then travel with our guide to Shingle Creek, where you will install your birdhouse. On your next visit to Grande Lakes Orlando, see what aviary species have inhabited your creation.

$60 per person. Reservations required please call (407) 393-4900.

Fish Feed
Daily 12 p.m.
Join Ritz Kids daily at 12 p.m. for a fish feed at the Lakeside Terrace.