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Celebrate the Holiday Season in Atlanta

Gather with friends and family at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta during the holidays. The season is ushered in with afternoon teas, visits from Santa and traditional holiday meals together. Make your reservations now to create lasting memories in Atlanta.

For reservations or additional information about any of the holiday events, please contact the hotel at (404) 527-4414 or by email at atlrzrestaurantreservations@marriott.com.

JITTERY JOE’S COFFEE BAR HOLIDAY TREATS

Stay warm this season with the Spicy Pumpkin Latte and seasonal beverages from Jittery Joe’s. Paired with treats such as Pumpkin Cream Cheese Coffee Cake, Apple Cider Muffins and Bacon-Date Scones, made fresh daily by our Pastry Chefs. Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 12 noon in the Lobby.

THANKSGIVING FEAST IN PLAZA BALLROOM
Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 12 p.m to 5 p.m.

Celebrate the season in Plaza Ballroom with an elevated dining experience. A special holiday feast, served family-style and with buffet action stations, begins with favorites such as Oysters on the Half Shell, Caviar, Local Cheese and Charcuterie, continuing with Thanksgiving dishes like carved Roasted Turkey, Peppercorn Crusted Prime Rib, paired with a variety of classic sides dishes of Green Beans Almondine, Classic Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Soufflé.  The cherry on top is a Pastry Room, dedicated exclusively to variety of delicious homemade pies and cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth.  Enjoy drinks from Moët & Chandon Champagne Bar with live entertainment.  

Reservations required. Priced at $125 USD per guest, $60 USD per children ages 3 to 12; complimentary for children two and under; exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

THANKSGIVING DINNER IN AG
Thursday, November 24, 2022 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Dine together on Thanksgiving in AG with an à la carte holiday menu filled with seasonal favorites such as Holiday Roasted Turkey paired with Classic Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Soufflé. 

Reservations required, à la carte menu pricing. Complimentary valet included.

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER IN AG
Saturday, December 24, 2022 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends in AG with an à la carte holiday menu. Santa will be making an appearance for a chance to say hello before he begins his travels. 

Reservations required, à la carte menu pricing. Complimentary valet included.

CHRISTMAS DAY FEAST IN PLAZA BALLROOM
Sunday, December 25, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Guests are invited to gather on Christmas to celebrate in our Plaza Ballroom.  A special holiday meal, served family-style with buffet action stations, features classic Christmas dishes along with a variety of side dishes.  All will be finished off with delicious homemade pies and cakes in our Pastry Room. Enjoy drinks from Moët & Chandon Champagne Bar with live entertainment. Say hello to Santa during the evening.

Reservations required. Priced at $125 USD per guest, $60 USD per children ages 3 to 12; complimentary for children two and under; exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

CHRISTMAS DAY DINING IN AG
Sunday, December 25, 2022 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Celebrate one of the most cherished nights of the season with dinner in AG.  Choose from an à la carte holiday menu filled with favorites for all to enjoy.

Reservations required, à la carte menu pricing. Complimentary valet included.

All events require reservations and complimentary valet is included. For reservations or additional information about any of the holiday events, please contact the hotel at (404) 527-4414 or by email at atlrzrestaurantreservations@marriott.com.

Unique and traditional holiday teas bring to life the joy of the season.  From bold teas that inspire a fun adult afternoon to a traditional family experience featuring a visit from a special man in red, the afternoon is sure to evoke cherished memories of years past.

NAUGHTY OR NICE HOLIDAY TEA
Friday, December 2, 2022 with seating at 12 p.m.
Friday, December 9 and 16, 2022 with seatings at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

Santa is making a list, and checking it twice, to find out 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 paired with classic afternoon offerings such as Egg Salad Sandwiches and Tea Pastries with homemade Warm Scones. Indulge your naughty side by adding a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne, strawberries marinated in Grand Marnier and whipped cream.  

Reservations required. Priced at $75 USD per guest for the ‘Nice’ Tea; $95 per guest for the ‘Naughty’ Tea, $45 USD children ages 3 to 12, children two and under are complimentary, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

TOYS AND TEA
Sunday, November 27, 2022 with seating at 3 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 17; Sunday, December 4, 11, 18; Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21, 2022 with seatings at 12 and 3 p.m.

A family-friendly tea service provides a magical landscape for children and their families to create lasting holiday memories. Santa will make his appearance to ensure everyone has their Christmas wishes heard. Children enjoy hot chocolate made by the pastry team, a cookie decorating kit, seasonal treats and a keepsake from Mrs. Claus that will be treasured for years to come. Boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to donate to the children of Atlanta and support a local charity while Santa and Mrs. Claus prepare for Christmas.

Reservations required. Priced at $75 USD per adult and children 11 and older; $45 USD per children ages 3 to 10, children two and under are complimentary, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

SANTA TUCK-IN
Friday, December 9, 16; Saturday, December 10, 17; Thursday, December 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

For families spending the night at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, Saint Nicholas himself makes a personal appearance. Children will be thrilled to greet Santa at the door and discuss their wish lists as he tucks them in before bedtime. 

Reservations required. Priced at $65 per child, $30 per each additional child. Six reservations per night.

LETTERS TO THE NORTH POLE

Stop by the Ritz Kids Check-In, adjacent to the Front Desk, to write and drop off your note for Santa Claus.  Our helpful elves will put it on the first sleigh back to the North Pole for you.

All events require reservations and complimentary valet is included. For reservations or additional information about any of the holiday events, please contact the hotel at (404) 527-4414 or by email at atlrzrestaurantreservations@marriott.com.

Atlanta transforms into a magical wonderland during the holiday season. Explore the city while making winter memories from this curated list of seasonal events and destinations.

  • Explore Zoo Atlanta’s special Boo at the Zoo October 22, 23, 29 and 30, 2022. Don’t forget to dress in your best costume while exploring more than 1,000 animals.
  • The Georgia Aquarium turns spooky with the seasonal Sips Under the Sea – Halloween, adult cocktail party. Wear your favorite Halloween costume as you walk through galleries and dance the night away on October 28, 2022.
  • Play in fresh snow in Georgia, see a parade with Santa, holiday shows and more at Stone Mountain’s Christmas Celebration open select days November 12, 2022 to January 1, 2023.
  • Take a stroll through the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Lights, Holiday Nights to see the garden covered in millions of colorful LED lights and holiday décor from November 12, 2022 to January 14, 2022. 
  • Make room for Thanksgiving dinner with the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile & Dash on November 24, 2022 hosted by the Atlanta Track Club (registration required). Runners and walkers will start their race under Atlanta's iconic Olympic Rings. 
  • Watch Clara and the Nutcracker Prince dance through a winter wonderland in the Atlanta Ballet’s The Nutcracker at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre December 9-26, 2022. Described as “one of the most entertaining Nutcrackers out there” by The Washington Post, this innovative production features larger-than-life sets and bold costumes enhanced by striking video projections. 

Please visit the website of the specific attraction for pricing, tickets, and any special requirements.