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.



  
Southern BBQ Festival at Highball & Harvest
Saturday, July 4, 2015; 6 - 9 p.m.
Join us for an authentic southern BBQ featuring Cast Iron Chicken, Salt-crusted Florida Snapper, Grilled Steaks, and a low-country shrimp boil. Pair your meal with Florida craft beers, cask wines, hand crafted cocktails, freshly squeezed lemonade and Orange Blossom Poached Peach Floating Island for dessert. Activities to include live music, watermelon eating contest and games. Additional Ritz Kids activities to include carnival games, an animal show, face painter, bounce house and more!

$85 Adults
$45 Children 12 and under.
Tax and gratuity not included. Cash bar also available.

Reservations required (407) 393-4648.

Fun and Dine Weekend
Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2, 2015
The Ritz-Carlton is hosting a Fun and Dine Weekend, showcasing Grande Lakes Orlando's innovative and diverse dining venues. Attend just one or two events, or go for gastro-gold and attend all three!

Pub Crawl
Friday, July 31, 6:30 - 10 p.m.

This guided tour will visit various restaurants, where guests will enjoy a specialty beverage paired with a signature food item. From fine wine and wood fired pizza in Primo, to farm inspired southern cuisine and hand crafted cocktails in Highball & Harvest, guests will experience cuisine as diverse as the resort. Tour concludes with a dessert reception in The Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge.

$125 per person


Southern BBQ Class at Highball & Harvest

Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Our southern trained BBQ chefs will show you how to cook great, southern BBQ at home. Beer Can Chicken, Cedar Plank Salmon, and mouth-watering ribs will be the focus of the morning. After lunch, learn how to make specialty cocktails that will pair nicely with BBQ.

$100 per person (includes lunch)


White Apron Culinary Competition at Highball & Harvest

Sunday, August 2, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience - where YOU do all the cooking! Attendees will be split into teams, each led by a Ritz-Carlton Chef. Teams will then have 2 hours to create an appetizer, entree and dessert to share with the entire group and judges. Judges will vote based on presentation and flavor; prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

$100 per person (includes lunch)

Reservations required (407) 393-4648

Ask about our special rate for overnight accommodations when booking your reservation for any of these "Fun and Dine Weekend" events. Space is limited; subject to change without notice. Prices do not include tax or gratuities.

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
July 2015 - 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

Fun and Dine Weekend
Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2, 2015
The Ritz-Carlton is hosting a Fun and Dine Weekend, showcasing Grande Lakes Orlando's innovative and diverse dining venues. Attend just one or two events, or go for gastro-gold and attend all three!

Pub Crawl
Friday, July 31, 6:30 - 10 p.m.

This guided tour will visit various restaurants, where guests will enjoy a specialty beverage paired with a signature food item. From fine wine and wood fired pizza in Primo, to farm inspired southern cuisine and hand crafted cocktails in Highball & Harvest, guests will experience cuisine as diverse as the resort. Tour concludes with a dessert reception in The Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge.

$125 per person


Southern BBQ Class at Highball & Harvest

Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Our southern trained BBQ chefs will show you how to cook great, southern BBQ at home. Beer Can Chicken, Cedar Plank Salmon, and mouth-watering ribs will be the focus of the morning. After lunch, learn how to make specialty cocktails that will pair nicely with BBQ.

$100 per person (includes lunch)


White Apron Culinary Competition at Highball & Harvest

Sunday, August 2, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience - where YOU do all the cooking! Attendees will be split into teams, each led by a Ritz-Carlton Chef. Teams will then have 2 hours to create an appetizer, entree and dessert to share with the entire group and judges. Judges will vote based on presentation and flavor; prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

$100 per person (includes lunch)

Reservations required (407) 393-4648

Ask about our special rate for overnight accommodations when booking your reservation for any of these "Fun and Dine Weekend" events. Space is limited; subject to change without notice. Prices do not include tax or gratuities.

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
August 2015 - 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

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
September 2015 - 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

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 2015 - 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

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 2015 - 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

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 2015 - 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

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.

Last Wish at Highball & Harvest
Fridays, 5 - 5:45 p.m. Complimentary for resort guests.
Learn about and taste the history behind our most popular crafted cocktail. Guests will also tour our cask system and learn how this process delivers the perfect glass of wine.

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.