Cherished Holiday Traditions and Events Return to Historic St. Simons Island Resort!
The Royal Holiday Celebration will include signature holiday events along with festive, family-friendly activities throughout the month of December. The celebration begins on Thanksgiving Day with the debut of a larger-than-life and handsomely decorated Christmas tree in the grand lobby. The King and Prince welcomes resort guests and local residents with southern hospitality to savor the season on St. Simons Island.
Teddy Bear Tea
The King and Prince will host two Teddy Bear Tea events this holiday season, an annual tradition where children are invited for a holiday tea party and storytime with Santa Claus. Each child will receive a plush stuffed animal upon arrival to keep as their own. This ticketed event features an assortment of festive treats and refreshments. Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult. Teddy Bear Tea will be held on Saturday, December 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 18, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Registration is required in advance via Eventbrite. The cost is $35 per child and $25 per accompanying adult. Click the link here to purchase your tickets!
Fireside Stories with Santa
On two separate evenings this December, Santa Claus will share Christmas stories fireside at The King and Prince. Cozy up with an expertly made hot chocolate as Old Saint Nick reads a classic holiday novel. This family-friendly event will be hosted outside at The Cottage Custard + Coffee shop on Thursday, December 2 and again on Tuesday, December 21 inside the resort’s grand lobby, both events in the evening from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Fireside Stories with Santa events are open to the public at no charge.
Paint with Santa
On Sunday, December 5, 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. The King and Prince will partner with local pottery and art studio, The Tinted Tide for an ornament-making and handprint cookie plate workshop. Santa Claus will welcome guests with holiday storytelling before the painting begins. Attendees will create personalized holiday ceramics to adorn their homes for years to come. Hot chocolate and tasty treats will be provided.
This holiday crafting event is a great opportunity to gather family members of all ages. Tickets start at $36 per child and include all craft materials and plate firing post-event. Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking this link.
Local school choirs and music students will present Christmas Caroling in The King and Prince Resort’s grand lobby throughout the month of December. Enjoy the sounds of the season among beautifully decorated fresh-cut evergreen trees and stunning holiday décor. Complimentary and delectably cozy refreshments like hot chocolate, Christmas tea, and a mixed array of sweet treats will be provided. Frederica Academy performs on Tuesday, December 7, Oglethorpe Point Elementary on Thursday, December 15, and St. Simons Elementary on Thursday, December 16. All performances are held from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Christmas Caroling events are open to the public at no charge.