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Holiday spirit is alive at the downtown Atlanta luxury hotel with teas, toys and more

ATLANTA – November 2017 – Spend the holidays with The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, indulging in the finest festive culinary offerings, enjoying playful themed afternoon teas, relaxing in the hotel’s luxury guestroom accommodations and more.  Whether stopping in for a quick bite or staying through the weekend, the downtown hotel is the perfect city escape for the holidays.

Experience one of cities most celebrated holiday events with The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta’s Holiday Sparkle package.  Guests booking the festive package have access to the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights Event, featuring an electrical extravaganza with spectacular light displays throughout the Garden, including countless strands of synchronized dancing lights. The Holiday Sparkle package can be booked through January 7, 2018 starting at $199 per night and includes overnight deluxe accommodations, two tickets to the event, two pairs of limited-edition hologram glasses to make the lights come alive, two drink tickets at the event, welcome amenity of a Ritz-Carlton travel mug with hot chocolate and house-made candy cane popcorn for two, and overnight valet hotel parking.

In addition to festive overnight stays, the hotel will be celebrating throughout the holidays with an array of jolly events and traditions.

  • Naughty or Nice Holiday Tea
    November 25, December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2017 with seatings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

    Santa is making a list, and checking it twice, to see if you’ve been naughty or nice.  The Naughty or Nice Tea encourages guests to indulge in a little of both.  For those looking to be nice, sip seasonal teas and apple cider paired with classic afternoon tea offerings like traditional Egg Salad with Truffle and tea cookies with warmed scones.  Indulge your naughty side with champagne, strawberries, whipped cream and Grand Marnier.  Set the unconventional setting of Lumen the Naughty or Nice Tea will enliven guest’s senses through sight, smell and taste. The ‘Naughty or Nice Holiday Tea is priced at $40 per adult for the ‘Nice’ Tea and $60 per adult for the ‘Naughty’ Tea.  Children ages five through 12 are $22 per child.
  • Toys and Tea
    November 25, December 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 2017 with reservations from 12 to 4 p.m.

    A family-friendly tea service provides a magical landscape for children and their families to create lasting holiday memories, while storytellers and the Charles Dickens Carolers entertain.  Santa will make his appearance to ensure all in attendance have their Christmas wishes hear.  Children enjoy hot chocolate made by the pastry team, a cookie decorating station, seasonal treats and a keepsake from Mrs. Claus that will be treasured for years to come.  Supporting the hotel’s Community Footprints efforts, boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to donate a toy to help the local children of Atlanta through Toys for Tots while Santa and Mrs. Claus’ elves get ready for Christmas. The ‘Toys and Tea’ is priced at $59 per adult and $45 per child, ages five through 12.
  • Santa Tuck-Ins
    December 15, 16, 22, 23, and 24, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Saint Nicholas himself can make a special appearance for families staying overnight at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. Greet Santa at the door and discuss wish lists as children are tucked in for bedtime. The cost is $50 per child, $15 each additional child.
  • Breakfast with Santa
    December 2, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    Kick off the holiday season with Santa and Mrs. Claus as children enjoy Kris Kringle’s many magical stories between bites from the classic holiday breakfast buffet, featuring golden waffles, fluffy pancakes, gooey French Toast sticks and more.  After greeting St. Nick, guests will be given a farewell gift from Santa himself. Priced at $70 per adult, $50 per child, ages five through 12, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
  • Christmas Eve Dinner
    December 24, 2017 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

    Celebrate the season at AG with an elevated dining experience shared with family and friends.  A special four-course holiday dinner will be accompanied by expertly selected wine pairings from sommelier Brian White. Christmas Eve dinner in AG is priced at $75 per person or $100 per person including wine pairings, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
  • Christmas Day Brunch in The Ballroom
    December 25, with reservations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m

    Kick off the joyous holiday with a merry and bright brunch featuring traditional festive favorites, seasonal specialties and a host of delectable desserts.  The holiday brunch will include a variety of interactive stations and culinary presentations. Christmas Day Brunch is priced at $95 per adult, $39 per child, ages 5-12 and is exclusive of tax and gratuity.
  • Christmas Day in AG
    December 25, 2017 from 6:30 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m.

    Gather in AG with friends and family throughout Christmas Day to celebrate. Start the holiday on a high note with a sweet and savory breakfast buffet or conclude with a joyful four-course dinner with both meals featuring an AG spin on festive dishes. Reservations are recommended for dinner service and priced at $75 per person or $100 per person including wine pairings, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
  • New Year’s Eve Celebration
    December 31, 2017 beginning at 8 p.m.

    Ring in 2018 with music, dancing, cocktails and even cheering on your favorite football team at Lumen, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta’s lobby bar with a modern vibe and contemporary elegance. Located in the heart of downtown, Lumen offers guests a celebration in close proximity to a variety of Atlanta’s most popular New Year’s Eve activities.

For more information or reservations for the holiday events and offerings at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, please call (404) 659-0400 or visit