Celebrate the Season at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco with Festive Offerings and Holiday Traditions

Celebrate the Season at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco with Festive Offerings and Holiday Traditions
Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, November 30, 2017

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

An annual tradition, the Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco brings guests and locals alike together to watch as a special Make-A-Wish Foundation Greater Bay Area family illuminates the magnificent 40-foot holiday tree. Festivities continue with the help of KRON Channel 4 anchor Vicki Liviakis, who hosts the special event, as Santa Claus poses for Polaroids in the Terrace Courtyard.

Teddy Bear Tea

In true holiday fashion, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is hosting Teddy Bear Tea to bring families together for holiday entertainment, while giving back to a great cause, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. During the afternoon tea, children will be treated to a holiday show, starring an entertaining elf, his animated sidekick, and a giant teddy bear. While the kids enjoy hot chocolate, teddy bear cut-out cookies, and assorted sandwiches, adults can feel the warmth of the holidays with specialty cocktails available for purchase. Each child will also take home a teddy bear and photo. $2 per ticket sold will benefit Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area.

2017 Dates:

November 25- 26, December 21 – 1 p.m.

December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 22-23 – 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Room

Transformed into a Winter Wonderland, the lobby’s Ritz Kids Room will make everyone believe in holiday magic. Covered in faux snow, Santa’s sleigh will be the centerpiece of the cheerful set, complete with holiday decor and sparking lights. A holiday-themed Instagram backdrop will provide the picture-perfect setting for a family photo, so guests can cherish the memories for years to come. Additionally, guests can indulge in complimentary holiday libations.

Completely transformed and reimagined, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco sets a new standard of excellence in the City by the Bay, drawing inspiration from the alluring designs of couture and the city’s iconic architecture. Set within a 1909 Neoclassical landmark building in the prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is the city’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel and was recently named the #1 hotel in San Francisco by the readers of Travel + Leisure for their 2016 ‘World’s Best Awards’. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the iconic hotel is nearby San Francisco’s most visited attractions and the historic cable car is accessible right outside its doors. Offering globally-inspired California cuisine and seasonal cocktails at the award-winning Parallel 37, the largest luxury Club Level experience in San Francisco, and more than 4,000 sq. ft. of grand event spaces, the 336-room Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco provides the ultimate in personalized Ritz-Carlton service, comfort and luxury.