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Holidays at La Quinta Resort

2014 Holiday Events at La Quinta Resort

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Tree Arrival
Watch the arrival and placement of our 60-foot tree. 9-11AM

One Hour Thanksgiving Cooking Class
Located in our Main Kitchen, learn how to cook with basics for the holiday with La Quinta Resort’s renowned chefs. 3PM-4PM
$8 for local guests, $5 for PGA WEST members & resort guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
RSVP: 760-564-4111 ext. 7258

Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014
Leave the cooking to our amazing culinary teams and La Quinta Resort. From our annual Thanksgiving buffet to our annual dinners at our restaurants, let us celebrate your time and your family this Thanksgiving.

Annual Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner
2PM-6PM
RSVP: 760-564-4111
Morgan’s in the desert’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
5:30-10PM
RSVP: 760-564-7600 or book on Open Table

TWENTY6 Thanksgiving Dinner
5PM to 8:30PM
RSVP: 760-564-5720 or book on Open Table

Adobe Thanksgiving Dinner
5PM to 8:30PM
RSVP: 760-564-5725 or book on open table

Friday, November 28, 2014
FREE Junior Golf Clinic
Junior golfers ages 6 to 12 can work on putting, chipping and their full swing. For more information: 760-564-5712 or 760-564-7610.
1PM to 2PM

Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire
Every Friday evening, join us in the lobby for fresh roasted chestnuts

Holiday Spa Tasting
Enjoy an afternoon of merriment and fun in a VIP atmosphere at Spa La Quinta.
Includes:
$25 gift card [valid toward the purchase of any 50 min or longer spa service] per person
Access to a spa open house celebration featuring service samplings, activities and tours
10% off retail purchases during the event
$10 in spa bucks with every $100 gift card purchase
Holiday-inspired wine tastings and a flight of sweet treats
Mini treat bag for the first 30 people to purchase tickets
Cost: $25 per person

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Pancakes on the Plaza
A fun way to start the day – enjoy pancakes on the plaza as we prepare for our annual tree lighting in the afternoon

Annual Tree Lighting
You are cordially invited to join us fort your annual tree lighting. Join together singing carols and sipping cider before one lucky child is sleeted to light the tree.
6:30PM – 7PM

Fudge Demo in Lollipops
Morgan’s famous Pastry Chef Patrick demonstrates how to make homemade fudge

Brandini Toffee milkshake Tasting
Sample the new Vanilla Toffee Milkshake from Brandini Toffee for free, in front of Lollipop’s from 10 am to 2pm

Holiday Movie Showing
Join us for a classic holiday movie in La Cita 8PM

Friday, December 5, 2014
Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire
Every Friday evening, join us in the lobby for fresh roasted chestnuts

It’s a Wonderful Life
This staple holiday movie was written at La Quinta Resort – and we can’t help but honor this great film every year. Watch the silent version as it is projected on the Fiesta Wall. 8PM

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Holiday Cooking Class
Join us in our Main Kitchen to learn how to make some holiday classic dishes for your next holiday get together. 3PM – 4PM
$8 for local guests, $5 for PGA WEST members & resorts guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
RSVP: 760-564-4777 ext. 7258

Fudge Demo in Lollipops
Morgan’s famous Pastry Chef Patrick demonstrates how to make homemade fudge.

Holiday Movie Showing
Join us for a classic holiday movie in La Cita. 8PM

Friday, December 12, 2014
Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire
Every Friday evening, join us in the lobby for fresh roasted chestnuts.

It’s a Wonderful Life
This staple holiday movie was written at La Quinta Resort – and we can’t help but honor this great film every year. Watch the silent version as it is projected on the Fiesta Wall. 8PM

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for our annual breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 8AM to 11AM
$18 for adults, $12 for children ages 6-12, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
RSVP 760-564-4111 ext. 7258

Holiday Cooking Class
Join us in our Main Kitchen to learn how to make some holiday classic dishes for your next holiday get together.. 3PM-4PM
$8 for local guests, $5 for PGA WEST members & resort guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity
RSVP 760-564-4111 ext. 7258

Fudge Demo in Lollipops
Morgan’s famous Pastry Chef Patrick demonstrates how to make homemade fudge

Holiday Movie Showing
Join us for a classic holiday movie in La Cita 8PM

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Nightly Menorah Lighting
La Quinta Resort & Club welcomes its Jewish guests to lead a traditional Menorah lighting ceremony in the lobby nightly through Hanukkah [ending 12/24].

Friday, December 19, 2014
Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire
Every Friday evening, join us in the lobby for fresh roasted chestnuts.

It’s a Wonderful Life
This staple holiday movie was written at La Quinta Resort – and we can’t help but honor this great film every year. Watch the silent version as it is projected on the Fiesta Wall. 8PM

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Family Holiday Cooking Class
Gather the family and join us in our Main Kitchen to learn how to make some holiday classic dishes for your next holiday get together. 3PM – 4PM
$8 for local guests, $5 for PGA WEST members & resort guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
RSVP: 760-564-4111 ext. 7258

Fudge Demo in Lollipops
Morgan’s famous Pastry Chef Patrick demonstrates how to make homemade fudge.

Holiday Movie Showing
Join us for a classic holiday movie in La Cita. 8PM

Christmas Day, December 25, 2014
Wake-Up Call from Santa
Guests can request a wake-up call for their children from Santa.

Morgan’s in the desert’s Holiday Dinner
5:30PM to 10PM
RSVP: 760-564-7600 or book on OpenTable

TWENTY6 Holiday Dinner
5PM-8:30PM
RSVP: 760-5645720 or book on OpenTable

Adobe Holiday Dinner
5PM to 8:30PM
RSVP: 760-564-5725 or book on OpenTable

Friday, December 26, 2014
FREE Junior Golf Clinic
Junior golfers ages 6 to 12 can work on putting, chipping and their full swing. More information: 760-564-5712 or 760-564-7610. 1PM to 2PM

New Year’s Eve December 31, 2014
New Year’s Even Kid’s Kamp
Celebrate New Year’s Eve and allow us to entertain your children!
RSVP: 760-564-4111 ext. 7258

Morgan’s in the desert’s New Year’s Eve Dinner
5PM to 12AM
RSVP: 760-564-5720

Adobe New Year’s Eve Dinner
5PM to 12AM
RSVP: 760-564-5725

Balloon Drop at the Plaza [prospect]
5PM to 9PM
Balloon drops at 9PM to correlate with the ball dropping at Times Square
Bar service provided by restaurants // Top of the Plaza

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015
DETOX at Spa La Quinta
Spa La Quinta is offering two unique treatments to help guests detox from their New Year’s Eve celebrations.

HERBAL REMEDY DETOX BATH – 20MIN/$50 – A mix of Saigon cinnamon, mint, honeysuckle flower and other Chinese herbs help balance the Ying (nutritive), Wei (protective), Qi (life energy) and clear toxins from the body

DETOX CLEANSE – 50 MIN / $165 – This dynamic therapeutic massage will increase circulation, expel toxins, restore balance and reduce muscle aches and pains. Complete with custom aromatherapy oils and body brushing, plus a super-strength detoxifying elixir.

Weekly Events
Shannon Tanner on the Plaza
Shannon Tanner will be performing at the Top of the Plaza every Wednesday through Sunday from 6:30pm to 9pm

Holiday Spa Menu
Wine and Dandy Massage
You’ll be cocooned in cranberry-organ vitamin infused towels steeping in sweet almond oil, Epsom salts and Vitamin E. Following your wrap, you’ll wine down with Agave nectar oil and super antioxidant serum made from Texas winery grapes. This body massage cocktail includes a powerhouse collection of vegetable and fruit actives with combined antioxidant activities developed to help your body fight and reverse free radical damage and signs of aging.
75 min – $180
Add on a dessert menu: S’mores Parfait, gram cracker crumb, chocolate mousse, house-made marshmallow

Holiday Pumpkin Soufflé
A Splash of Clementine sparkling oil brings an ultra-hydrating softness to skin. After a spicy Whipped Honey sea salt exfoliation, you’re painted in a whipped, organic pumpkin puree and nutrient mud mask that imparts nutrients and minerals to skin as it soaks. A satiny Ginger Sorbet body milk massage puts the finish touch on this delectable treatment.
75 min – $230
Add on dessert menu: Pumpkin cheesecake, cinnamon pastry shell, spiced pumpkin mousse, vanilla bean crème

Additional Retail Offerings
Stockings for sale with delivery to guest casita on Christmas Day
Personal shopping service
Complimentary gift wrapping
Planned trunk shows
All events are subject to change or cancellation.