It's finally that time of the season when your weekends are jam-packed with holiday cheer and festive events to get you amped up for Christmas.
Finding your Christmas spirit is easy when you're surrounded by exciting events, wonderful decorations, and holiday music — there's truly so much this season has to offer. Make sure you make the most of this festive season by checking out all that The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto has to offer.
This year, there are multiple events going on throughout the month of December that'll be the perfect holiday-party setting for you, your friends, your family, or your significant other. Wait 'til you hear what The Ritz has planned because it's about to bring out the most festive part of your personality!
First up is their Nutcracker Afternoon Tea with 11 am, 1:30 pm, and 4 pm seatings every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 30 until Jan 5, with additional Holiday Hours on Dec. 20, 23, and 24 from 11 am to 1 pm, and 2 pm to 4 pm. Choose the perfect tea to cozy up with from a large array of Signature Sloane Tea to glasses of champagne, and enjoy delicious sweet and savoury treats (options for whatever your taste buds desire!).
Next, there's the Fashion Santa Charity event on Dec. 19. Here, you can expect cocktails and selfies with Fashion Santa for SickKids. There will also be two choirs to provide amazing entertainment: Blessed Sacrament and St. Paul's Elementary School Choirs. It's a festive event for giving back to a great organization; you won't want to miss out on this one!
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto also offers a ton of specialty holiday menus throughout the month of December, from festive brunches to five-course tasting menus. From now until Jan. 1, there's a Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet available every Saturday from 12 pm to 2:00 pm, and every Sunday from 12 pm to 2 pm and 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, which includes their signature seafood bar and unlimited mimosas!
A specialty brunch is also available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Brunch on Christmas Eve is from 12 pm to 2 pm at $99 per person. On Christmas Day, brunch runs from 12 pm to 2:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at $149 per person.
And if brunch isn't really your thing, there's also Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner instead! On Dec. 24 and 25, dinner runs from 5 pm to 10 pm at $149 per person. So make sure you figure out what date and time work best for you because you're bound to love it at TOCA. And here's a little secret: the food is absolutely delicious!
You can also still enjoy all that the spa at The Ritz-Carlton has to offer throughout the holiday season! At Spa My Blend by Clarins, you can enjoy different Spa'liday Specials on some of their signature services like the My Blend Facial, mud wraps, and manicures! Spa days are ALWAYS necessary, so make sure you check out these special days for your own personal holiday treat.
Now, for the party-goers and welcomers of the New Year, don't forget about The Ritz-Carlton New Year's Eve Countdown event. You can head over to DEQ lounge for a live DJ, cocktails, and bites from 8 pm until late for just $60 a ticket. That's right: you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the CN tower while you kick off 2020 in the best kind of way. Not to mention, the first-seated TOCA dinner guests will receive $10 off the DEQ door charge. Win!
After your delicious dinner at TOCA, you can head to The Ritz-Carlton lobby for an epic countdown.
There's clearly TONS of fun events happening throughout the holidays at The Ritz-Carlton, and you won't want to miss a second of it. So pick your fun, get everyone together, and prepare for the ultimate festive lineup!
Seasonal holiday events at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Toronto
When: Now until early January
Where: 181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7
Price: Varies per event
Why You Should Go: Experience the holidays the right way with these awesome events