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January

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Nightly 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

Daily 3 p.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 and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, and ceviche.

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 Manzanita at extension 3051.

Skier's Lunch Buffet

Manzanita, Daily from January 1 to January 7; January 14, January 16, January 21 and January 28 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $39 adults and $19 children (ages 6 to 12)

Skier’s lunch buffet featuring soups, salads, popular lunch entrees, seasonal vegetables and a children’s station. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Sunday Brunch in Manzanita

Manzanita, Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $59 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 mimosas available for an additional $19 per person. Advance reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Beer and Brats

Manzanita Terrace, Daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. À La carte pricing

Enjoy a quick bite right off the slopes featuring local draft breweries and German-style bratwurst.

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 extension 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 extension 3051.

Winter Vintner Dinner Series

Manzanita, Thursday, January 12 6:30 p.m. $125 with wine pairing

Featuring different Northern California wineries and fresh local ingredient, indulge in a four course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Manzanita at extension 3050.

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.

Winter Stargazing Snowshoe Tour

Northstar California Resort & The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Saturday, January 14 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $63 per adult, $45 per child (ages 10 to 12), plus snow shoe rental fee of $21, per person

Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark and Snowshoe Center and meanders through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above.  At the end of your mountain adventure, enjoy an educational presentation that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more on the back terrace of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

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

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Après Yoga and Stretch 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.; $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 4’ X 3’ 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.

February

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Nightly 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

Daily 3 p.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 and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, and ceviche.

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 Manzanita at extension 3051.

Skier's Lunch Buffet

Manzanita, February 4, February 11, February 18, February 20 to February 25 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $39 adults and $19 children (ages 6 to 12)

Skier’s lunch buffet featuring soups, salads, popular lunch entrees, seasonal vegetables and a children’s station. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Sunday Brunch in Manzanita

Manzanita, Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $59 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 mimosas available for an additional $19 per person. Advance reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Beer and Brats

Manzanita Terrace, Daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. À La carte pricing

Enjoy a quick bite right off the slopes featuring local draft breweries and German-style bratwurst.

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 extension 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 extension 3051.

Winter Vintner Dinner Series

Manzanita, Thursday, February 9 6:30 p.m. $125 with wine pairing

Featuring different Northern California wineries and fresh local ingredient, indulge in a four-course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Manzanita at extension 3050.

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.

Winter Stargazing Snowshoe Tour

Northstar California Resort & The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Saturday, February 11 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $63 per adult, $45 per child (ages 10 to 12), plus snow shoe rental fee of $21, per person

Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark and Snowshoe Center and meanders through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above.  At the end of your mountain adventure, enjoy an educational presentation that includes a laser tour of the constellations, telescopic viewing, a fun space quiz with prizes, poetry reading and more on the back terrace of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

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

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Après Yoga and Stretch 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.; $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 4’ X 3’ 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.

March

Marshmology

The Fire Pit, Nightly 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

Daily 3 p.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 and a raw bar of chef favorites, including chilled shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, and ceviche.

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 Manzanita at extension 3051.

Skier's Lunch Buffet

Manzanita, Saturdays 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $39 adults and $19 children (ages 6 to 12)

Skier’s lunch buffet featuring soups, salads, popular lunch entrees, seasonal vegetables and a children’s station. Advanced reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Sunday Brunch in Manzanita

Manzanita, Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $59 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 mimosas available for an additional $19 per person. Advance reservations are recommended by contacting Manzanita Reservations at extension 3050.

Beer and Brats

Fireside Terrace, Daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. À La carte pricing

Enjoy a quick bite right off the slopes featuring local draft breweries and German-style bratwurst.

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 extension 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 extension 3051.

Winter Vintner Dinner Series

Manzanita, Thursday, March 9 6:30 p.m. $125 with wine pairing

Featuring different Northern California wineries and fresh local ingredient, indulge in a four-course pairing dinner. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited by contacting Manzanita at extension 3050.

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.

Salon d’ Art Exhibits

Gondola Foyer, Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12

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 extension 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.

Winter Fitness Classes

The Spa Fitness Studio

Before and after hitting the slopes, enjoy a selection of seasonal, winter fitness classes including Après Yoga and Stretch 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.; $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 4’ X 3’ 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.

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