Holidays at Waldorf

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  • Holiday Lobby Christmas Tree
  • Family Smores
  • Lobby Decorated for Holidays

    Holidays at Waldorf

    Spend the holidays with us and experience exciting activities, special dinner menus and festive new traditions.

     

    Waldorf Astoria Orlando is the destination to create memories during this magical season. And while in Orlando, enjoy special holiday programming at Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, including Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom®, The Holidays at Disney Springs and Holidays Around the World at Epcot®.

     

    From caroling in the lobby to fireworks displays to holiday stories with Mrs. Claus and more – your Waldorf Astoria holiday experience awaits…

     

    Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

    Thanksgiving Dinner at Bull & Bear®
    Thursday, November 23, 5pm-10pm
    Guests can enjoy a four-course Thanksgiving dinner at Bull & Bear.  This dining experience includes an extensive, traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings.  $125 per person; $60 per child 12 years of age and younger. Wine pairing programs are available.  Tax and gratuity are additional.  Reservations are required: 407-597-5413. $
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    Thanksgiving Dinner at Oscar’s®
    Thursday, November 23, 5pm-10pm
    Thanksgiving Day, Oscar’s will present a traditional, holiday family dinner buffet.  $65 per adult, $32 per child 6-12 years old, and children under 6 years old are complimentary. Tax and gratuity are additional. Reservations are suggested: 407-597-5450. $
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    Children’s Thanksgiving Activities
    WA Kids Club
    Thursday, November 23 to Saturday, November 25
    From crafts to games to animal shows, you little ones will enjoy a holiday weekend filled with Thanksgiving activities at the WA Kids Club.

     

    The Harvest Classic
    Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
    Thursday, November 23
    Join us for our annual Harvest Classic and enjoy 18-holes for $75.  TaylorMade® rental clubs included.  For tee times, please call the Golf Club at 407-597-3780. (weather permitting) $

     

    Thanksgiving In-Room Dining
    Thursday, November 23, 5pm-10pm
    Guests can experience a traditional family-style Thanksgiving dinner in the comfort and privacy of their guest room.  Menu includes choice of entrée along with additional special selections.  $65 per person. Tax, delivery charge and gratuity are additional.  Requests for Thanksgiving In Room Dining must be received prior to 2pm Thanksgiving day to 407-597-5480. $
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    Bar du Chocolat & Champagne
    Peacock Alley
    Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
    A decadent selection of chocolate hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team.  A selection of champagnes is available, as well.  Highlights include a rich selection of cookies, pillows of chocolate mousse and bowls of beautiful bon-bons.  Priced per piece. $

     

    Thanksgiving Family Golf Clinic
    Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
    Saturday, November 25, 10am – 11am
    Golf enthusiasts will enjoy small group golf instruction from the resort’s PGA golf staff.  TaylorMade® golf clubs provided if needed.  Beginner to moderate-based instruction.  There will also be a complimentary putting contest. $25 per person.  To reserve your spot, please call the Golf Club at
    407-597-3780. (weather permitting) $

     

    Thanksgiving Weekend Fireworks Show
    Saturday, November 25, 9:30pm
    Enjoy a perfect ending to a beautiful evening at Bonnet Creek and join us for an exclusive resort fireworks display.  Prime viewing locations available poolside, Waldorf Astoria Promenade, and Signature Island.

     

    Live Entertainment
    Peacock Alley
    Nightly
    Guests are invited to enjoy live music while taking in the fabulous vibe of Peacock Alley.

     

    Royal Tea
    Peacock Alley
    Sundays, 2pm – 4pm
    Treasure time together as you savor finely-prepared tea sandwiches and house-made pastries, while sipping premium hot tea and listening to live piano music.  Add a glass of champagne for a “Grand Royal Tea.”  Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.  Please see Concierge or call 407-597-5450. $

     

    Holiday Activities

    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner at Bull & Bear®
    Sunday, December 24 & Monday, December 25, 5pm-10pm
    Guests can take pleasure in a four-course holiday dinner, served on Christmas Day at Bull & Bear.  $130 per person and $70 per child 12 years of age and younger.  Wine pairing programs are available. Tax and gratuity are additional. Reservations required: 407-597-5413. $
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    Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Oscar’s®
    Monday, December 25, 6pm-10pm
    On Christmas Day, Oscar’s will feature a holiday family buffet.  This special feast will include classic holiday fare and new Waldorf Astoria traditions. $70 per person. Children under 6 years of age are complimentary. Tax and gratuity are additional.  Reservations are suggested: 407-597-5450. $
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    Bring the Holidays Right into Your Guest Room
    Daily, December 1 – December 31
    Experience the tradition of a Christmas tree in your room! The beautifully decorated, artificial Christmas trees are individually adorned and are table-top size. It’s the perfect opportunity to bring the family together and embrace the holidays! Reservations required by calling Concierge. From $150 per tree. $

     

    A New You For the Holidays
    Waldorf Astoria® Spa
    Daily
    Whether you are looking for a special hairstyle before a big night out, a manicure with some added sparkle, or just a moment of Zen to reflect on auld acquaintances, the Waldorf Astoria® Spa is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday. To schedule an appointment, call 407-597-5360. $

     

    S’mores by The Fire Pits
    Waldorf Astoria Pool/Aquamarine
    Nightly
    Gather your family around the poolside fire pits and roast s’mores for a sweet treat everyone will enjoy. $

     

    Live Entertainment
    Peacock Alley
    Nightly
    Guests are invited to enjoy live music while taking in the fabulous vibe of Peacock Alley.

     

    Royal Tea
    Peacock Alley
    Sundays, 2pm – 4pm
    Treasure time together as you savor finely-prepared tea sandwiches and house-made pastries, while sipping premium hot tea and listening to live piano music.  Add a glass of champagne for a “Grand Royal Tea.”  Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.  Please see Concierge or call 407-597-5450. $

     

    Lighting of the Menorah
    Waldorf Astoria Lobby
    Nightly, December 12 – 20
    Join us nightly to share in the festival of lights. During the eight nights of Hanukkah, we will light a candle on the menorah outside of our lobby with all those who like to attend. Please contact the concierge for more details.

     

    Letters to Santa
    Waldorf Astoria Lobby
    Daily, December 12 – December 24
    Write a letter to Santa and receive a reply! Every child who drops off a message to Santa at our magical mailbox during the 12 day of Christmas will receive a special message back from the jolly fellow.

     

    Gift Wrapping Services
    Daily, December 12 – December 24
    Create a beautiful and memorable impression with our holiday gift wrapping services. Please contact the Concierge for additional details. $

     

    Bar du Chocolat & Champagne
    Peacock Alley
    December 23-25, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
    ‘Tis the season for chocolate! A decadent selection of chocolate hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team.  A selection of champagnes is available, as well.  Highlights include chocolate truffles, a rich selection of cookies, pillows of chocolate mousse and bowls of beautiful bon-bons.  Priced per piece. $

     

    Holiday Caroling
    Waldorf Astoria Lobby
    Saturday, December 16, Sunday, December 24 & Monday, December 25, 6pm-9pm
    The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing aloud for all to hear!  Guests are invited to join our Carolers for a little holiday merriment in the lobby.

     

    Family Golf Clinic
    Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
    Saturday, December 23, 10am – 11am
    Golf enthusiasts will enjoy small group golf instruction from the resort’s PGA golf staff.  TaylorMade® golf clubs provided, if needed. Beginner to moderate-based instruction.  There will also be a complimentary putting contest. $25 per person.   To reserve your spot, please call the Golf Club at 407-597-3780. (weather permitting) $

     

    Story Time with Mrs. Claus
    Sunday, December 24, 6pm & 8pm
    Little ones can delight in a reading of a classic holiday story with Mrs. Claus while enjoying cookies and a glass of ice cold milk. There will also be an opportunity for you to take personal photos to capture an unforgettable family moment. Advance reservations required.  Please contact the Concierge for details. $

     

    The Winter Classic
    Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
    Sunday, December 24
    Join us for our annual Winter Classic and enjoy 18-holes for $95. TaylorMade® rental clubs included. For tee times, please call the Golf Club at 407-597-3780. For resort guests only. (weather permitting) $

     

    Astoria After Dark
    WA Kids Club
    Tuesday, December 26 – Friday, December 29, 6pm-10pm
    For a fun-filled evening, kids will love Astoria After Dark, a night-time program with dinner served right in the Kids Club. Program cost is $75 for one child and $25 per each additional child registered in the same or adjoining room. Reservations are required by 3pm and may be made through the Concierge or by calling 407-597-5388. $

     

     

    New Year’s Activities

    Exclusive 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at Bull & Bear®
    Sunday, December 31, 6pm-10pm
    Guests can celebrate the advent of the New Year with an exclusive celebration and prix fixe menu consisting of five inspired and distinctive courses. Included with each reservation is a bottle per table of Taittinger Champagne, live entertainment, photo booth, a spectacular private fireworks display and dancing all night to ring in the New Year in Sir Harry’s. $295 per ticket; upgrade to Taittinger Comtes Blanc de Blancs for an additional $180 per bottle. Wine pairing programs are also available.  Tax and gratuity are additional.   Formal wear is suggested.  Reservations required: 407-597-5413. $
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    New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Oscar’s®
    Saturday, December 31, 6pm-10pm
    On New Year’s Eve, Oscar’s will serve a delectable holiday dinner. This special feast will include contemporary American dishes and decadent desserts. $95 per person. $45 for children 6-12 years of age. Children under 6 years old are complimentary. Tax and gratuity are additional. Reservations are strongly recommended: 407-597-5450. $
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    Bar du Chocolat & Champagne
    Waldorf Astoria Lobby
    Saturday, December 30 & Sunday, December 31, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
    A decadent selection of chocolate hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team.  A selection of champagnes is available, as well.  Highlights include chocolate truffles, a rich selection of cookies, pillows of chocolate mousse and bowls of beautiful bon-bons.  Priced per piece. $

     

    A New You For the Holidays
    Waldorf Astoria® Spa
    Daily
    Whether you are looking for a special hairstyle before a big night out, a manicure with some added sparkle, or just a moment of Zen to reflect on auld acquaintances, the Waldorf Astoria® Spa is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday. To schedule an appointment, call 407-597-5360. $

     

    S’mores by The Fire Pits
    Waldorf Astoria Pool/Aquamarine
    Nightly
    Gather your family around the poolside fire pits and roast s’mores for a sweet treat everyone will enjoy. $

     

    Astoria After Dark: New Year’s Eve Program
    WA Kids Club
    Sunday, December 31, 7:30pm-12:30am
    Kids can enjoy a fun-filled New Year’s Eve party at Astoria After Dark, with dinner served right in the Kids Club. Program cost is $100 for one child and $50 per each additional child registered in the same or adjoining room; or $25 per additional child, if parents are dining at Bull & Bear for New Year’s Eve.  Reservations are required by 3pm and may be made through the Concierge or by calling 407-597-5388. $

     

    New Year’s Eve Under the Stars
    Aquamarine
    Sunday, December 31, 8pm-12am
    This year, enjoy live entertainment, specialty hot chocolate cocktails, s’mores by the fire, a gorgeous fireworks display, and much more.  There is surely something for everyone to enjoy!

     

    Twilight Cabanas
    Sunday, December 31, 8pm-12am
    Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your friends and family in a private cabana.  Each cabana rental includes a bottle of champagne, decorations and the best vantage point to watch the fireworks show.  Twilight cabanas are available from 8pm-midnight or a full day rental from 9am-midnight which includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot.  Reservations required – limited availability, please contact Concierge, Aquamarine or call 407-597-5500. $

     

    New Year’s Fireworks Show
    Monday, January 1, Midnight
    Bonnet Creek Resort begins the celebration – a prelude to the countdown – with a private fireworks show for our guests.  Prime viewing locations available poolside, Waldorf Astoria Promenade, and Signature Island.

     

    Poolside Champagne Cart
    Aquamarine
    Monday, January 1, 11am-2pm
    Relax poolside after a night of celebration with a mimosa brought to you by our Aquamarine pool attendants. $

     

    New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet at Oscar’s®
    Monday, January 1, 7am-1pm
    On New Year’s Day morning, start the new year off right with breakfast from Oscar’s. Choose from an expansive breakfast buffet or from the delectable a la carte menu. Reservations: 407-597-5450. $

     

     

     

    Experience even more holiday fun activities and dining experiences at the adjoining Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek!

     

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