This holiday season, a plethora of opportunities await for those wishing to celebrate at Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott, Grande Lakes Resort!

Gingerbread School

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 prebaked 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.

Saturday, November 30th – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Sunday, December 1st – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Saturday, December 7th – 9am ONLY

Sunday, December 8th – 9am & 12pm ONLY

Thursday, December 19th – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Friday, December 20th – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Saturday, December 21st – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Sunday, December 22nd – 9am + 12pm + 3pm

Cost – $195 per family of 4. Reservations required; 407-393-4648.

BUBBLES & GINGER:

Celebrate National Gingerbread House Day in good company with champagne and savory treats while creating your own version of a Gingerbread House.

Thursday, December 12, 7 p.m., $255 Group (maximum 4 per group; must be 21 or older, valid ID required). Space is limited, reservations required; 407-393-4648.

THANKSGIVING FEAST AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST:

Enjoy a festive southern style Thanksgiving spread with traditional items and a variety of farm-fresh southern sides.

Thursday, November 28, 12 – 8 p.m., $120 Adults, $50 Children 12 & under.

Reservations required; 407-393-4648.

SANTA’S TEDDY BEAR TEA:

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

Saturday, December 7th – 11am + 3pm

Sunday, December 8th – 11am + 3pm

Friday, December 20th – 11am + 3pm

Saturday, December 21st – 11am + 3pm

Sunday, December 22nd – 11am + 3pm

Monday, December 23rd – 11am + 3pm

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

CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST:

Dine in casual elegance on The Most Wonderful Day of the Year. Enjoy southern inspired farm-to-fork buffet, a plentiful raw bar with all the fixings and live entertainment. For Resort Guests Only.

Wednesday, December 25, 12 – 8 p.m., $120 Adults, $50 Children 12 & under.

Reservations required; 407-393-4648.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST:

Enjoy our à la carte menu as well as holiday-inspired dishes paired with specialty crafted champagne cocktails! For Resort Guests Only.

Tuesday, December 31, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Reservations required; 407-393-4648.

NEW YEAR’S EVE IN THE LOBBY LOUNGE:

Celebrate in elegant style in The Lobby Lounge with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Limited reserved seating available. For Resort Guests Only.

Tuesday, December 31, 5 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. Must be 21 or older, valid ID required.

Limited reserved seating available; 407-393-4648.

RECOVERY BRUNCH AT HIGHBALL & HARVEST:

Celebrate the new year with a spectacular brunch featuring chef-attended omelet, traditional southern picks and unlimited Champagne and Mimosas! For Resort Guests Only.

Wednesday, January 1, 12 – 2 p.m. $58 Adults, $20 Children 12 & under. Reservations required; 407-393-4648.