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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ONE OF OUR FESTIVE EXPERIENCES

There’s nothing quite like the magic of the holidays — especially at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Share these special experiences with family and friends that will bring your loved ones together and inspire memories that will last a lifetime.

GINGERBREAD SCHOOL

November 25 - 26 & December 9 - 10 & 16 - 17 & 20 - 23, 2017
9 a.m., 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes invites you to join the Pastry Team to build your own gingerbread house. Guests can use the life-sized gingerbread house in the Lobby as inspiration to build and assemble their own creation at Santa’s Workshop. The fun-filled activity begins by building the house with pre-baked gingerbread panels on a wooden foundation, then guests can select from dozens of different types of candy and other edible details to decorate and personalize their house! Treats and to-go kits available. Gingerbread School price includes a $10 donation to The Children’s Miracle Network and a personalized brick on Santa’s Workshop.

$195 per family (maximum 4 guests per family)

Space is limited, reservations required; (407) 393-4648.

SANTA’S TEDDY BEAR TEA

December 9 - 10 & 16 - 17 & 23, 2017
11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

This holiday version of our Traditional Tea includes a special gift for the children, an ornament craft and a visit from Santa.

$65 Adults and Children. Reservations required; (407) 393-4648.

BREAKFAST WITH MRS. CLAUS

Sunday, December 24, 2017
9 - 11 a.m.

Join the woman behind the magic of Christmas, Mrs. Claus for pictures, story-time and a breakfast buffet with omelet station, seasonal fruits, freshly baked pastries and more.

The Lobby Lounge

$45 Adults, $25 Children 12 & under. Reservations required; (407) 393-4648.

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT NORMAN’S

Sunday, December 24, 2017
5 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy live holiday music and a four-course dinner featuring a special holiday dessert. Optional wine pairing available.

$115 Adults, Children12 & under à la carte.

Reservations required; (407) 393-4333.

CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST

Monday, December 25, 2017
12 – 9 p.m.

Dine in casual elegance on The Most Wonderful Day of the Year. Enjoy southern inspired farm-to-fork dishes, a plentiful raw bar with all the fixin’s and live entertainment.

Monday, December 25, 12 - 9 p.m., $115 Adults, $45 Children 12 & under.

Reservations required; (407) 393-4648.

NEW YEAR’S EVE UNDER THE SEA-LABRATION

Sunday, December 31, 2017
6 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Calling all Mermaids and Sea Creatures galore. Join us for our first ever family event as we take our celebration below “Sea” level. Prizes, music, activities and more!

Families only. Wristband includes dinner and festivities: $45 per child, $99 per adult. Tax and gratuity not included. Reservations required; (407) 393-4977.

NEW YEAR’S EVE KIDS NIGHT OUT

Sunday, December 31, 2017
5 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Join Ritz Kids for dinner, arts & crafts, games and movies while the parents enjoy a night out.

Ritz Kids Room. 5 - 6 p.m. Private “Ritz Kids only” access to the Sea-Labration. $20 per child per hour (ages 4-12), Dinner: additional $25 per child. Tax and gratuity not included. Reservations required; (407) 393-4977.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT NORMAN’S

Sunday, December 31, 2017
5 - 11 p.m.

Bid farewell to 2017 with live music, a complimentary glass of Champagne, and a decadent five-course menu prepared by NORMAN’s world-class chefs. Optional wine pairing available.

$175 Adults, $50 Children 12 & under.

$50 deposit required per person; (407) 393-4333.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST

Sunday, December 31, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Sip our hand crafted champagne cocktails and enjoy a five-course tasting with live entertainment.

$135 Adults, $45 Children 12 & under.

Reservations required; (407) 393-4846.

AFTER PARTY AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST

Sunday, December 31, 2017
10 p.m. - close.

Ring in the New Year with hand crafted cocktails, late night small bites and DJ.

Must be 21 or older, valid ID required.

NEW YEAR’S EVE IN THE LOBBY LOUNGE

Sunday, December 31, 2017
5 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Celebrate in elegant style in The Lobby Lounge with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

Limited reserved seating available.

Must be 21 or older, valid ID required.

SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS

Ring in the New Year in front of a spectacular fireworks display over the Grande Lake.

Sunday, December 31, 2017
Midnight
Complimentary for resort guests.