The holiday season has arrived at Reynolds Lake Oconee once again! Festive lights and decorations now grace our entrances, clubhouses and The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, providing a warm welcome to the many families, friends, and guests who visit our community this time of year. The vibrant social opportunities offered during this season certainly give our community much to celebrate and to be grateful for. Here is a quick list of annual Holiday Activities at Reynolds that are sure to fill your calendar with holiday cheer and memories! 

Ice Skating at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Each year, The Ritz-Carlton creates a dreamy ice skating rink in The Pavilion. Guests can glide across the 5,000 square-foot ice rink, holding hands and laughing as they take in views of Lake Oconee. Afterward, relax in the Ice Lounge accompanied by hot cocoa or hot apple cider.

Tree Lighting at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
*exclusive to Reynolds Members and guests with a hotel or dining reservation
Jolly Old St. Nick will launch the Christmas season with the luxury resort's annual Christmas tree lighting. Experience Santa's unique arrival, sing along with carolers, sip on hot cocoa, and marvel at thousands of twinkling lights.

Visit with Santa at The Lake Club 
“Oh, you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming…” to The Lake Club! Complimentary hot chocolate and holiday cookies are served in this fun annual tradition.

Holiday Lights Tour
See the homes of Reynolds looking merry and bright by participating in the Holiday Lights Tour. Grab a loved one and drive around the beautiful community to view the lights to get in the holiday spirit. 

Take a Ride on the Linger Longer Express
This train tours the grounds of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee spreading yuletide cheer. With cars large enough to accommodate “kids” of all ages, it’s often difficult to tell if the children or adult passengers are having the most holiday fun.

Member Holiday Parties
Celebrate the Holiday season at The Sandy Creek Barn with live music entertainment, dancing, drinks by the warm fire, and an elegant plated dinner.

Holiday Cocktail
Treat your taste buds to a signature Holiday Cocktail that showcases the flavors of the season. Served at all Reynolds restaurants, bars, and Member events through the end of the year, the Holiday Cocktail is a people pleaser for sure.

Santa Scamper
Put on your best holiday-themed clothing and head out to The Landing golf course on Christmas Eve for a fun 5K run and walk.

New Year’s Eve Party
Bring in the New Year with glitz and glamour at The Lake Club. Dance the night away to the sounds of an eight-piece band and share a memorable stroke of midnight with horns, hats, and a complimentary champagne toast. 

Polar Bear Plunge
The Polar Bear Plunge has been a New Year’s Day tradition at Reynolds Lake Oconee since 2007. Jump, slide or dip your toes into the chilly pool to ring in the New Year. Afterward, dry off with a warm towel and enjoy unlimited hot apple cider or hot chocolate.

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