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Celebrate the season with gingerbread house decorating and a delicious breakfast with Santa

NEW YORK (October 2017) – Embrace the spirit of the holidays at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester with events for the family including Gingerbread House Decorating classes with the hotel’s pastry team and the annual Breakfast with Santa.

On Sunday, Dec. 3, the hotel will offer two sessions of fun-filled Gingerbread Decorating Workshops:

  • Session 1: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Session 2: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

After donning festive aprons and chef hats, children will decorate gingerbread houses, guided by The Ritz-Carlton’s pastry team. Refreshments will be served. The cost for the Gingerbread Decorating Workshop is $65 per house, which includes two adults and two children, plus tax and gratuity. Each additional guest will be charged $15.

On Sunday, Dec. 10, the hotel will host Breakfast with Santa. In addition to a delicious adult and child-friendly breakfast buffet, children can collect balloon art, get their faces painted and of course, visit with Santa. Adults can enjoy a bloody mary and mimosa bar, included in adult pricing.

Guests are encouraged to arrive anytime between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. for time to indulge in breakfast and enjoy the holiday festivities. Santa will be departing the hotel to head back to the North Pole at 12 p.m.

The cost for Breakfast with Santa is $99 per adult and $49 per child ages 2-10, plus tax and gratuity. Children under two are complimentary.

Reservations are required. Make reservations early by calling The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester at (914) 467-5826 or emailing