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November

The Amelia Island Wellness Festival

November 9-12, 2017

The 2017 Amelia Island Wellness Festival offers a weekend of holistic programming designed to inspire and renew. Hosted exclusively at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, the festival features workshops led by wellness masters including Heidi Powell, Laura Sykora, MC Yogi, MNDFL Meditation and DanceBody fitness.

To learn more and to purchase tickets, visit here.

S.S. Amelia Gingerbread Pirate Ship Arrives

Wednesday, November 22

The Gingerbread Pirate Ship returns to the Lobby with pirate characters sculpted from chocolate. A holiday icon, the Gingerbread Pirate Ship provides the perfect backdrop for your holiday picture.  

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 22 | 5:30 p.m.

Thousands of sparkling lights beautifully decorate the resort for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Enjoy refreshments and entertainment from The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Brass Quintet. Festivities conclude with Santa’s arrival and fireworks.

Santa’s Magical Dinner

Wednesday, November 22 | 6:30 p.m.

Join Santa along with his elves after the Tree Lighting for a new Wonderland experience, including appearances from a few special guests. Santa’s Wonderland menu includes citrus shrimp, honey glazed ham, flank steak, chicken and a children’s buffet. Also included is a picture with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Reservations requested.

Price: $59 per adult and $29 for children age 5-12, including service charge

Thanksgiving Grand Feast

Thursday, November 23 | 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Celebrate Thanksgiving with an elaborate culinary presentation of traditional Thanksgiving favorites accompanied by live jazz music. The scrumptious buffet includes citrus poached shrimp, shrimp and grits, roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, beef medallions and an endless array of desserts. Children will enjoy cookie decorating and holiday inspired crafts and  games. Reservations requested.

Price: $110 per adult and $45 for children age 5-12, including service charge

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, November 25, December 2, 9 and 16 | 8:30 a.m.

Join us for a holiday tradition, Breakfast with Santa. Children will delight in whispering their holiday wishes to Santa and parents will cherish a keepsake picture.  Feast
on breakfast favorites including a pancake station with fun toppings, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast breads, ham and cheese croissants, an array of delectable breakfast pastries and a holiday cookie station.  Reservations requested.

Price: $42 per adult and child ages 6 and up and $25 children ages 3-5

Santa’s Storybook Tea

Saturday, November 25, December 2, 9 and 16 | 12 p.m.

This Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island tradition includes a fireside holiday storybook read by Santa plus an afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, pastries, candy and cakes. Reservations requested.

Price: $55 per adult and child ages 6 and up and $25 for children ages 3-5

Santa Tuck-ins

Fridays and Saturday beginning November 24 until December 23 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Children will thrill to experience an exciting visit from Santa as he brings cookies and milk, reads a holiday story and presents a gift for the child. Reservations required.

Price: $50 for the first child and $35 for each additional child

December

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, November 25, December 2, 9 and 16 | 8:30 a.m.

Join us for a holiday tradition, Breakfast with Santa. Children will delight in whispering their holiday wishes to Santa and parents will cherish a keepsake picture.  Feast
on breakfast favorites including a pancake station with fun toppings, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast breads, ham and cheese croissants, an array of delectable breakfast pastries and a holiday cookie station.  Reservations requested.

Price: $42 per adult and child ages 6 and up and $25 children ages 3-5

Santa’s Storybook Tea

Saturday, November 25, December 2, 9 and 16 | 12 p.m.

This Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island tradition includes a fireside holiday storybook read by Santa plus an afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, pastries, candy and cakes. Reservations requested.

Price: $55 per adult and child ages 6 and up and $25 for children ages 3-5

Santa Tuck-ins

Fridays and Saturday beginning November 24 until December 23 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Children will thrill to experience an exciting visit from Santa as he brings cookies and milk, reads a holiday story and presents a gift for the child. Reservations required.

Price: $50 for the first child and $35 for each additional child

New Year’s Eve Black & White Gala

Saturday, December 31 | 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Welcome the New Year with style as The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island celebrates the Sixth Annual with luxurious food buffets including a seafood ice bar, sushi station, living salad station, antipasti and appetizers.  This is North Florida’s most elegant and entertaining New Year’s Eve Party. You will enjoy cooking stations serving seared scallops, lobster, lamb loin, braised short ribs and a scrumptious display of desserts. Dance all night with live music from Papa Sol and enjoy an open bar and fireworks with a champagne toast. Black & White attire is encouraged. Masks are provided or you can bring your own. Reservations required.

Price: $225 per adult, if tickets are purchased before November 30. After November 30, ticket price will be $250. Price includes service charge.

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