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November

Thanksgiving Harvest Buffet

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, Thursday, November 23 Seatings from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $110, Children $48 (ages 3 to 12)

Gather with family and friends and create new holiday memories over Thanksgiving Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The menu includes traditional holiday favorites such as hand-carved roasted turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib, a chilled seafood display, house-made pastas, charcuterie, and many other delectable, fall-inspired dishes. Reservations are required by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Thanksgiving Dinner in Manzanita

Manzanita, Thursday, November 23 Seatings from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. À la carte

Savor the seasonal bounty of fall at Manzanita with special offerings for the Thanksgiving holiday with holiday inspired specials.  Reservations are required by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita, Sundays 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $69 Adults and $19 Children (Ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moet and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita, Sunday, November 5,November 12 and November 19 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. $50 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Happy Hour

Manzanita Monday to Thursday through November 16, 2017 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Relax at the Manzanita Bar for drink specials. Buy one drink receive one complimentary.

The Flavors of Fall

Manzanita, Sunday to Friday through November 17, 2017 5:30 p.m. to close $85 per person, $105 per person with wine pairings

Indulge in the rich, bold flavors of fall with a unique, four-course tasting menu crafted by Chef Roman Garcia that will showcase different seasonal ingredients each month including:  Foie Gras, Pumpkin, Root Vegetables and Truffles. Option available for parties of ten guests or less, not combinable with other discounts. Reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-5050.

Wine Wednesdays

Manzanita Wednesday through November 15, 2017 5:30 p.m. to close

See, swirl, smell, sip and savor! Enjoy 50% off select bottles of wine when dining in Manzanita and journey on a private tour of the wine room. Reservations are recommended. Contact Manzanita at extension 3050.

Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens

Concierge Desk Daily through November 16, 2017, Available upon request $20 per person

Take an exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton led by one of our culinarians and indulge in a sampling of tastings along the way. Advance reservations are required by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Advance reservations are required 48-hrs in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity

The Chef’s Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Advance reservations are required. Price is exclusive of tax, gratuity and a minimum fee applies. Contact Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

Salon d’ Art Exhibits

Gondola Foyer, Thursday, November 23 to Monday, November 27

Stroll the hallway from Manzanita’s entrance to the Highlands Gondola to enjoy a silent auction of artwork. Additional information is available through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Fall Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio

Before and after hitting exploring the Lake Tahoe region, enjoy a selection of seasonal, fitness classes including Activate Stretch, Rock Hard Abs, Roll and Release and more. Advance reservations are required through the Spa Front Desk at (530) 562-3030.

Lawn Games

The Backyard , Daily Complimentary

A variety of family-friendly games are available in the Backyard throughout your stay including:

Badminton    Corn Hole              Giant Jenga          Ladder Ball            Can Jam
Bocce Ball     Disc Golf                Volleyball              Ping-Pong             Giant Connect Four
Giant Chess

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

December

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

The Après-Ski Experience

The Backyard, Daily, starting December 22 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us outside near the resort fire pit – snow pants and all – for a lively après-ski hour, featuring Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, Blanc and Rosé, and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and ceviche.

Holiday Dinner

Manzanita, Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us in Manzanita, featuring holiday-inspired specials designed by chef de cuisine. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Holiday Buffet

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, Monday, December 25 Seatings from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. $125 Adults, $50 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Experience a traditional holiday dinner, an extravagant buffet of seasonal, culinary delights with sumptuous favorites for the entire family. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051. Pricing is exclusive of service and gratuity.  

New Year's Eve Celebration

Manzanita, Sunday, December 31 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. À la carte pricing

On New Year’s Eve, join us at Manzanita as we ring in 2018 in style with Dom Pérignon. Celebrate with family and friends as the resort’s signature restaurant is transformed into a lavish VIP lounge with music, dancing, and a special menu of cocktails and bottle options. 21 years and older only. Reservations recommended by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

New Year's Eve Champagne Bar

The Living Room, Sunday, December 31 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. À la carte pricing

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the traditional beverage of choice, bubbly! The Champagne Bar offers a variety of sparkling, including Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial, Moët & Chandon Rosé and the new Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, by the glass or by the bottle.  A plate of celebratory dessert treats will also be available.   

Holiday Spa Shopping

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe, Friday, December 22 to Sunday, January 7 11 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe this season and enjoy a cup of seasonal tea and holiday treats while shopping for that unique and special gift for your party hostess, friend or love one. Give the gift of relaxation with a gift card to the spa for a massage or facial.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita Bar, Sunday, December 3 and December 10 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $60 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita, Sundays 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $79 Adults and $25 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Additional courses are also available for purchase. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

The Chef's Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guests will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum fee applies. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension (530) 562-3051.

Stars & S’mores

The Fireside Terrace, Friday, December 22 and Friday, December 29 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $45 per person

Participants are invited to meet at the resort’s Fireside Terrace for an engaging fireside astronomy session that includes a science-based conversation about the cosmos, poetry reading, and telescopic viewing with Celestron telescopes, followed by s’mores around the resort’s outdoor fire pit. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made online at www.TahoeStarTours.com

Atelier Workshops

Holiday Wrapping Paper The Living Room, Sunday, December 17 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. $20 per person

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Get crafty with Atelier Truckee just in time for the holidays. Design and hand stamp your very own wrapping paper in the Living Room. 

Pinecone Fire Starters

The Living Room, Saturday, December 23 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. $25 per person, including three pinecones each

This 10-15 minute drop-in workshop will feature pinecones from the area to make waxed fire starters. After dipping the cones in natural pine and vanilla scented soy wax, you will choose a salt to roll it in. The different salts produce different flame colors. These can be used in your next campfire or in your home as a keepsake.

Holiday Waxed Ornaments

The Living Room, Sunday, December 24 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $20 per person

During this workshop, you learn how to color and design your own Tahoe holiday themed ornaments. Learn how to preserve the delicate mulberry paper keepsakes by dipping into encaustic wax! 

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio, Daily

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Apres-Ski Yoga and Winter Conditioning. Advance reservations with the Spa Front Desk are required.

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

January

New Year’s Day Brunch

Manzanita, Monday, January 1 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. $110 Adults, $48 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a holiday-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët & Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension 3051.

Holiday Spa Shopping

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe, Monday, January 1 to Sunday, January 7 11 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe this season and enjoy a cup of seasonal tea and holiday treats while shopping for that unique and special gift for your party hostess, friend or love one. Give the gift of relaxation with a gift card to the spa for a massage or facial.  

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

The Après-Ski Experience

The Backyard, Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us outside near the resort fire pit – snow pants and all – for a lively après-ski hour, featuring Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, Blanc and Rosé, and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and ceviche.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $60 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Stars & S’mores

The Fireside Terrace, Friday, January 12 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $45 per person

Participants are invited to meet at the resort’s Fireside Terrace for an engaging fireside astronomy session that includes a science-based conversation about the cosmos, poetry reading, and telescopic viewing with Celestron telescopes, followed by s’mores around the resort’s outdoor fire pit. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made online at www.TahoeStarTours.com

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $79 Adults and $25 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Additional courses are also available for purchase. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

The Chef's Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guests will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum fee applies. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension (530) 562-3051.

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio, Daily

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Apres-Ski Yoga and Winter Conditioning. Advance reservations with the Spa Front Desk are required.

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

February

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

The Après-Ski Experience

The Backyard, Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us outside near the resort fire pit – snow pants and all – for a lively après-ski hour, featuring Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, Blanc and Rosé, and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and ceviche.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $60 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $79 Adults and $25 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Stars & S’mores

The Fireside Terrace, Friday, February 23 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $45 per person

Participants are invited to meet at the resort’s Fireside Terrace for an engaging fireside astronomy session that includes a science-based conversation about the cosmos, poetry reading, and telescopic viewing with Celestron telescopes, followed by s’mores around the resort’s outdoor fire pit. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made online at www.TahoeStarTours.com

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Additional courses are also available for purchase. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

The Chef's Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guests will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum fee applies. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension (530) 562-3051.

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Stained Glass Valentines

The Living Room, Saturday, February 10 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. $20 per person

Join Atelier Truckee for a fun drop-in art workshop in The Living Room! During this workshop, kiddos will hand make two "stained glass" Valentine cards and address them to their favorite person.  

Painted Branches

The Living Room, Sunday, February 18 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. $20 per person

Join Atelier Truckee for a fun drop-in art workshop in the Living Room! During this workshop, kiddos will hand paint willow, aspen and birch branches to take home and use as decor or special gifts!  

Rolled Paper Sculptures

The Living Room, Wednesday, February 21 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. $20 per person

Join Atelier Truckee for a fun drop-in art workshop in the Living Room! During this 20 minute workshop, kiddos will hand roll colored papers to make beautiful, colorful wall sculptures!  

Painted Lead Mobile

The Living Room , Sunday, February 25 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20 per person

Join Atelier Truckee for a fun drop-in art workshop in the Living Room! During this workshop, kiddos will hand paint found leaves from our beautiful surroundings and then turn them into a mobile to take home! This workshop is perfect for ages 3 and up.

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio, Daily

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Apres-Ski Yoga and Winter Conditioning. Advance reservations with the Spa Front Desk are required.

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

March

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

The Après-Ski Experience

The Backyard, Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us outside near the resort fire pit – snow pants and all – for a lively après-ski hour, featuring Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, Blanc and Rosé, and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and ceviche.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $60 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita Bar, Sundays 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $79 Adults and $25 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Stars & S’mores

The Fireside Terrace, Friday, March 16 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $45 per person

Participants are invited to meet at the resort’s Fireside Terrace for an engaging fireside astronomy session that includes a science-based conversation about the cosmos, poetry reading, and telescopic viewing with Celestron telescopes, followed by s’mores around the resort’s outdoor fire pit. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made online at www.TahoeStarTours.com

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Additional courses are also available for purchase. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

The Chef's Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guests will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum fee applies. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension (530) 562-3051.

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio, Daily

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Apres-Ski Yoga and Winter Conditioning. Advance reservations with the Spa Front Desk are required.

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

April

Easter Champagne Brunch

Manzanita, Sunday, April 1 Seatings from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. $110 Adults, $48 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Join us in Manzanita, featuring holiday-inspired specials designed by the chef de cuisine. Advanced reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051. While indulging in Manzanita, children can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt throughout the resort while visiting with the Easter Bunny.  

Rock Easter Eggs

The Living Room , Sunday April 1 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20 per person

Join Atelier Truckee for a fun drop-in art workshop in the Living Room! During this workshop, kiddos will hand paint four rock eggs and mount to tree bark for a fun Easter decoration!  

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring house-made marshmallows.

The Après-Ski Experience

The Backyard, Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. À la carte pricing

Join us outside near the resort fire pit – snow pants and all – for a lively après-ski hour, featuring Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial, Blanc and Rosé, and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and ceviche.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita Bar, Sunday, April 1 and April 8 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $60 per person

This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum age applies for participation. 24-hour advance reservations are required through Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita, Sunday, April 8 and April 15 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $79 Adults and $25 Children (ages 3 to 12)

Enjoy a seasonally-focused brunch menu in featuring a chilled seafood display, a carving station, salads, cheese and charcuterie, along with breakfast favorites and desserts. Unlimited Moët and Chandon and Bloody Mary Bar included. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations 5:30 p.m. to close Starting at $115 per person

An interactive five-course tasting experience featuring views directly into the open kitchen and personal interaction with the chef. The presentation will include communal seating for up to six people and tasting menus reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Additional courses are also available for purchase. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.  

The Chef's Table

Manzanita, Daily 5:30 p.m. to close

Designed for intimate dinners of up to eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guests will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita. Price is exclusive of tax and gratuity, and a minimum fee applies. Advance reservations are required by contacting Restaurant Reservations at extension (530) 562-3051.

Where is the Bear?

The Living Room, Daily Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Each morning, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Bear is hidden in secret places throughout The Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Children simply need to find the bear and disclose the location to a Hotel Concierge in the Concierge and Adventure Center to choose a prize.

Family Night in the Arcade

The Arcade, Fridays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Game tokens available for purchase

Challenge your family members and friends to a night of fun in the arcade while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Winter Scavenger Hunt

The Resort, Daily Complimentary

Explore the resort for hidden objects waiting to be found! Collect a scavenger map from the Hotel Concierge and once you have uncovered all of the secret items, return the map to the Hotel Concierge to receive a cool prize!  

Art & Architecture Tour

The Living Room, Daily

Learn about the unique architectural and design elements of The Ritz-Carlton and highlights of the more distinctive works of art throughout the resort. Visit the Hotel Concierge to learn more information and to collect self-guided tour materials.

SLATE Art

SLATE Art Consulting is featuring a rotating exhibition of Northern California artists’ work including pieces that can be purchased, creating a virtual gallery throughout the hotel. Private tours of the rotating art collection can also be arranged for groups of 10 or more.

Please dial (510) 652-4085 for additional information or visit here.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio, Daily

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Apres-Ski Yoga and Winter Conditioning. Advance reservations with the Spa Front Desk are required.

Ritz Kids

Offered daily with recommended advanced reservations and based upon availability with the Hotel Concierge for children ages 5 through 12

Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals). Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $75 per every two hours

A 50% discount will be applied to one additional child per family.  Advance reservations are recommended and based upon availability by contacting the Hotel Concierge at extension 3046.  

The Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
Introducing our youngest guests to both an Energy Challenge and Sustainability Challenge, featuring the Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer. Designed to entertain, educate and inspire young guests to appreciate the need for creative strategies for energy management, the activities are built around the innovative ways Tesla is creating automobiles, batteries and energy management systems.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’ X 4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights

Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

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