Rare and Exotic Vehicles at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando

 The Festivals of Speed is returning to Orlando, Florida for the eighth year to once again bringing together world’s most exotic vintage and contemporary automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles and watercraft. This luxury event weekend will feature a Jet Port Reception at Orlando International Airport and Wine Connoisseur’s Dinner presented by Cartier North America all leading up to a unique Motorsports Collection Display amongst the pristine lawns and gardens of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes.  This year’s Festivals of Speed Orlando is set to take place from Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 1, 2013 to benefit the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.    

Luxury Lifestyle Jet Port Reception, MCO Friday, November 29, 2013  8:00pm – 11:00pm This reception will feature a preview of unique automotive design as well as display of aircrafts, watercraft and luxury lifestyle items. The setting is complete with gourmet food stations, top shelf open bar and exclusive wine and spirits tastings, fine art, watch displays, elegant jewelry as well as a live and silent auction of unique items to benefit the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.   

Wine Connoisseur’s Dinner, Norman’s at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Saturday, November 30, 2013 7:30pm – 11:00pm For this special culinary event, Norman’s will be closed to all but Festivals of Speed guests for the evening. Following the dinner will be cigars and a fine cognac tasting experience.    

8th Annual Festivals of Speed at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Sunday, December 1, 2013  10:00am – 4:00pm A collection 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. Automotive designs by Audi, Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Aston-Martin, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, BMW, Mercedes, TESLA, McLaren and more will be on display along with fine wines, exciting culinary offerings, robust cigars, smooth jazz in the gardens, and luxury lifestyle displays featuring fine jewelry and timepieces.    

Tickets for the Festivals of Speed Jet Port Reception, Wine Connoisseur’s Dinner and Sunday main event VIP pavilion can be purchased in advance at www.festivalsofspeed.com 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 1, 2013. For more information on the Festivals of Speed, please visit www.festivalsofspeed.com.