The return of the Festivals of Speed at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will begin with the Luxury Lifestyle Jet Port Reception on November 30, 2012. Guests will enjoy vibrant cocktails from a premium brands open bar and indulge in sumptuous, themed food displays while experiencing the world’s most exotic vehicles in an actual aircraft hangar at Orlando International Airport. As for entertainment, a one-of-a kind, high-energy jazz orchestra will perform featuring some of the best entertainers and musicians the industry has to offer. A live and silent auction and poker tournament will benefit the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
On Saturday, December 1st, Festivals of Speed will host an exclusive Wine Connoisseurs’ Dinner & Louis XIII de Rémy Martin tasting experience. This culinary event is to be held at the nationally known, Norman’s restaurant located at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, which will be closed to all but Festivals of Speed guests for this very special evening.
The weekend concludes on Sunday December 2nd, with the Motorsports Collection Display of over 300 exotic cars, motorcycles, boats and aircraft. Guests will view the rarest in vintage and contemporary vehicles all amongst the splendor and hospitality of the beautiful Grande Lakes property.
Tickets for the Festivals of Speed Jet Port Reception, Wine Connoisseurs’ Dinner and Sunday main event VIP pavilion can be purchased in advance at or by calling 352-385-9450. Main event general admission tickets, are available either online or onsite at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes on Sunday, December 2.