The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Tucson is inviting guests and locals alike to celebrate the holidays. The luxury resort is hosting a variety of holiday-themed events, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, holiday tree lighting celebration, its infamous dine-in gingerbread house and more, from now through the New Year.
THANKSGIVING DINING, Thursday, November 24
- Thanksgiving Brunch at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar – 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Includes turkey and prime rib carving stations, seafood, sushi, raw bar, soup, salads, cheese, charcuterie, fruit, breakfast favorites and dessert buffet. $88 for adults, $38 for children 12 and under
- Cayton’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet – 2:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Featuring turkey with all the trimmings, soup, salads, striped bass, sides and traditional holiday pies. $48 for adults, $24 for children under 12
- Thanksgiving Dinner at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Four-course holiday menu plus CORE menu favorites. $98 for adults, $38 for children 12 and under. A la carte menu also available.
DINE-IN GINGERBREAD HOUSE, November 28-December 23
Childhood dreams come true as groups of up to six can dine in an amazing, life-size gingerbread house. Seating options are offered daily, with advance reservations required. $200 per lunch seating or $250 per dinner seating, plus individual meal costs. Please call (520) 572-3050 for reservations.
THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE-LIGHTING CEREMONY, Sunday, December 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Per-vehicle admission of $20 includes hot chocolate, hot cider, cookies, photos with Santa and entertainment by the Tucson Boys Choir. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Tucson’s Casa de los Niños.
CHRISTMAS EVE DINING AND EVENTS, Saturday, December 24
- Gingerbread Decorating Classes, $40 per house (up to four guests per house)
- Christmas Eve Dinner at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Featured holiday menu and regular à la carte menu available
CHRISTMAS DAY DINING, Sunday, December 25
- Christmas Brunch at CORE Kitchen and Wine Bar – 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$88 for adults, $38 for children under 12
- Christmas Dinner at CORE Kitchen and Wine Bar – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Four-course holiday menu and regular à la carte menu available
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINING AND EVENTS, Saturday, December 31
The resort’s annual fireworks display will top off a memorable evening of celebration.
- New Year’s Eve Dinner
Four-course dinner, including entrance into the Luxury Dessert Lounge and glass of champagne. $125 per adult, $38 for children under 12 with sparkling cider
- Luxury Dessert Lounge
$28 per person inclusive of one glass of champagne
- Live Music in Ignite Lobby Lounge and Bar
- Fireworks Hike
- Fireworks Show at Midnight
For holiday dining reservations, please contact the resort at 520-572-3401. For room reservations or to book a holiday overnight package, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/dovemountain, call 1-800-241-3333.