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June

Father’s Day Whiskey & BBQ Brunch

Manzanita, Sunday, June 18

11:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$79 Adults, $19 per children (Ages 6 to 12)

Celebrate dad and loved one with a holiday-inspired brunch menu. Unlimited champagne and whisky bar included. Advance reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3050.

Father’s Day Atelier Workshop

The Living Room, Sunday June 18

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$22 per person, $40 per couple

Come and hand make your very own leather keychain, and maybe even give it to Dad for his special day. Participants will be given a brief history and overview on the wonderful world of leather and its' craftmanship. Each guest will learn how to punch holes, attach rivets even personalize keychain. Guests will also have the opportunity to hand stamp and personalize a father’s day card.

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 5 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

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$69 Adults and $19 Children (Ages 6 to 12)

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

Art of Mixology

Manzanita, Sundays

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.

The Backyard Brick Oven Experience

The Backyard Bar & BBQ, Fridays, June 16, June 23 and June 30

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$15 per child pizza (Ages 12 and under)

Our culinarians will teach your children the art of building their own pizzas this summer in our backyard! The young chefs will work with our culinary team to stretch dough, choose toppings and fire their creations in our backyard brick oven.  

Happy Hour

The Backyard Bar & BBQ & Resort Pool

Daily, Starting June 19
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for drink specials and lawn games. Buy one drink receive one complimentary.

Mountainside Tahoe Stargazing with Tahoe Star Tours

Café Blue, Fridays, starting June 16

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$40 per adult, $20 per children (Ages 12 and under)

Explore the night sky viewing the Cosmos with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen in an educational night that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more.   Reservations are required through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.  

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.

Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchen

Depart from the Concierge Desk

3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Enjoy this exclusive “behind-the-scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. 24-hour advance reservations are required through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046. Reservations are based upon availability.

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!  

“Rise & Hike”

Depart from the Backyard Terrace, Saturdays

9 a.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guest

Join us each morning for this family-friendly guided hike to Sawmill Lake.  Leashed pets are welcome.  

Casting Lessons

The Meadows, Fridays

If you are new to fly fishing, come out to the Woods and learn a little bit about this timeless art that can be enjoyed at any age.

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, Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18

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.

Summer 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.; $130 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.  

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.

July

4th of July “Backyard” Party

The Backyard, Tuesday, July 4

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
À la carte pricing

Join us in celebrating the 4th of July with summer favorites including: cotton candy, popcorn, build your own ice cream, along with activities such as face painting, balloon animal making, caricatures and magic!

Atelier Workshop: Stars, Stripes and Print Making

The Backyard, Tuesday, July 4

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$22 per person
$40 per couple

In this introductory drop-in workshop, students will print their very own tee or bandana in fourth of July colors using pre-made geometric stamps! During this drop-in, we will cover basic printing fundamentals. All supplies are included. This drop-in takes about twenty minutes and everyone will leave with their new Fourth of July accessory.

Summer Winemaker Dinner Series

Manzanita, Monday, July 3 6:30 p.m. $125 per person with wine pairing

Guests interested in experiencing an exquisite culinary and wine pairing adventure in the mountains this summer are invited to attend the resort’s Summer Winemaker Series offered select Monday evenings in Manzanita. Featuring Duckhorn Vineyards, and fresh local ingredients prepared by our chefs, these events include a four-course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Exclusive Golf Weekend Getaway with Annika Sorenstam in Lake Tahoe

July 21 - 23

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe has partnered with Annika Sorenstam, one of the most successful female golfers of all time, to offer members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program an exclusive golf weekend getaway that includes coaching from the legendary golfer, July 21-23, 2017. The event weekend includes a two-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, private welcome reception at the resort’s new exclusive Lake Club, a golf clinic hosted by Annika, a round of golf at the Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee, California, gourmet lunch and round-trip transportation to and from the Lake Club and golf course from the resort. Learn more.  

Marshmology

5 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

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$69 Adults and $19 Children (Ages 6 to 12)

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

Art of Mixology

Manzanita, Sundays

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.

The Backyard Brick Oven Experience

The Backyard Bar & BBQ, Fridays

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$15 per child pizza (Ages 12 and under)

Our culinarians will teach your children the art of building their own pizzas this summer in our backyard! The young chefs will work with our culinary team to stretch dough, choose toppings and fire their creations in our backyard brick oven.  

Happy Hour

The Backyard Bar & BBQ & Resort Pool

Daily
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for drink specials and lawn games. Buy one drink receive one complimentary.

Mountainside Tahoe Stargazing with Tahoe Star Tours

Café Blue, Fridays, July 7 and July 14

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$40 per adult, $20 per children (Ages 12 and under)

Explore the night sky viewing the Cosmos with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen in an educational night that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more.   Reservations are required through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.  

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!  

“Rise & Hike”

Depart from the Backyard Terrace, Saturdays

9 a.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guest

Join us each morning for this family-friendly guided hike to Sawmill Lake.  Leashed pets are welcome.
 

Casting Lessons

The Meadows, Fridays

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Complimentary

If you are new to fly fishing, come out to the Woods and learn a little bit about this timeless art that can be enjoyed at any age.

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, Friday, June 30 to Monday, July 3

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.

Summer 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.; $130 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.

Just for Kids Indoor Campout

$100 per child

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.

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.

August

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 5 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.

National S’mores Day

The Fire Pit, Thursday, August 10

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Complimentary for Hotel Guests

Join us for an enhanced s’mores roasting offering to celebrate National S’mores Day and the 5th Anniversary of Marshmology.

Summer Winemaker Dinner Series

Manzanita, Monday, August 7 6:30 p.m. $125 per person with wine pairing

Featuring DuMOL Wines, join us on Monday, August 7, for an exquisite pairing dinner.

Guests interested in experiencing an exquisite culinary and wine pairing adventure in the mountains this summer are invited to attend the resort’s Summer Winemaker Series offered select Monday evenings in Manzanita. Featuring DuMOL Wines, and fresh local ingredients prepared by our chefs, these events include a four-course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Champagne Brunch

Manzanita, Sundays

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$69 Adults and $19 Children (Ages 6 to 12)

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

Art of Mixology

Manzanita, Sundays

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.

The Backyard Brick Oven Experience

The Backyard Bar & BBQ, Fridays

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$15 per child pizza (Ages 12 and under)

Our culinarians will teach your children the art of building their own pizzas this summer in our backyard! The young chefs will work with our culinary team to stretch dough, choose toppings and fire their creations in our backyard brick oven.  

Happy Hour

The Backyard Bar & BBQ & Resort Pool

Daily
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for drink specials and lawn games. Buy one drink receive one complimentary.

Mountainside Tahoe Stargazing with Tahoe Star Tours

Café Blue, Fridays

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$40 per adult, $20 per children (Ages 12 and under)

Explore the night sky viewing the Cosmos with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen in an educational night that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more.   Reservations are required through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.  

Concert Tahoe Star Tour

Salon 3 and The Meadows | Friday, August 11

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$100 per person

A special Concert Star Tours event featuring Accent string quartet will correspond with the Perseid Meteor Shower.  This event will feature stargazing, a live
performance, cheese, wine and dessert stations. Reservation information is available with the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations

5:30 pm 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!  

“Rise & Hike”

Depart from the Backyard Terrace, Saturdays

9 a.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guest

Join us each morning for this family-friendly guided hike to Sawmill Lake.  Leashed pets are welcome.    

Casting Lessons

The Meadows, Fridays

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Complimentary

If you are new to fly fishing, come out to the Woods and learn a little bit about this timeless art that can be enjoyed at any age.

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, Saturday, August 12 to Monday, August 14

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.

Summer 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.; $130 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.  

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.

September

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Daily 5 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

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$69 Adults and $19 Children (Ages 6 to 12)

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

Summer Wine Maker Dinner Series

Manzanita, Monday, September 4 and Saturday, September 9 6:30 p.m. $125 per person with wine pairing

Featuring Morgan Winery, join us on Monday, September 4, for an exquisite pairing dinner.
Featuring Grgich Hills, join us on Saturday, September 9, for an exquisite pairing dinner.

Guests interested in experiencing an exquisite culinary and wine pairing adventure in the mountains this summer are invited to attend the resort’s Summer Winemaker Series offered select Monday evenings in Manzanita. Featuring regional and  Northern California wineries, and fresh local ingredients prepared by our chefs, these events include a four-course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Restaurant Reservations at (530) 562-3051.

Art of Mixology

Manzanita, Sundays

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.

The Backyard Brick Oven Experience

The Backyard Bar & BBQ, Fridays

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$15 per child pizza (Ages 12 and under)

Our culinarians will teach your children the art of building their own pizzas this summer in our backyard! The young chefs will work with our culinary team to stretch dough, choose toppings and fire their creations in our backyard brick oven.  

Happy Hour

The Backyard Bar & BBQ & Resort Pool

Daily
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for drink specials and lawn games. Buy one drink receive one complimentary.

Mountainside Tahoe Stargazing with Tahoe Star Tours

Café Blue, Fridays

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$35 per adult, $20 per children (Ages 12 and under)

Explore the night sky viewing the Cosmos with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen in an educational night that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more.   Reservations are required through the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.  

Concert Tahoe Star Tour

Salon 3 and The Meadows | Friday, August 11

8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
$100 per person

A special Concert Star Tours event featuring Accent string quartet will correspond with the Perseid Meteor Shower.  This event will feature stargazing, a live
performance, cheese, wine and dessert stations. Reservation information is available with the Hotel Concierge at (530) 562-3046.

Manzanita Chef’s Tasting Counter

Manzanita, Offered Nightly with Advance Reservations

5:30 pm 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!  

“Rise & Hike”

Depart from the Backyard Terrace, Saturdays

9 a.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guest

Join us each morning for this family-friendly guided hike to Sawmill Lake.  Leashed pets are welcome.    

Casting Lessons

The Meadows, Fridays

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Complimentary

If you are new to fly fishing, come out to the Woods and learn a little bit about this timeless art that can be enjoyed at any age.

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, Saturday, August 12 to Monday, August 14

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.

Summer 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.; $130 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.  

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.

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