GLO Summer at Grande Lakes Orlando

Every Saturday and holiday weekend, from May 25 through September 2, the resort undergoes a magical transformation with a unique event called GLO Summer. During GLO Summer, the resort springs to life, where guests can engage in playful games, sway to the rhythm of live music, witness the allure of fire dancers, and watch breathtaking fireworks light up the sky. GLO Summer at Grande Lakes in not just a vacation but a memorable adventure filled with joy, exhilaration, and unforgettable moments.

Events vary by date and may include:

RED BULL AIRFORCE SUMMER KICKOFF (May 25)

GLO Summer kicks off Memorial Day weekend with a special appearance from the Red Bull Air Force. The Red Bull Air Force will thrill the audience with their aerial acrobatics, soaring high in the sky, culminating in a grand landing at our resort. Mark your calendars for May 25 at approximately 3pm, a day of exhilarating fun and excitement.

OASIS GRANDE COCONUT CABANA (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Imagine the perfect day by the pool, tucked away in your very own Oasis Grande Cabana. Make the most of the extended hours by watching the GLO fireworks from the best seats in the house! Your Cabana will be ready for your arrival with welcoming snacks, a refrigerator stocked with non-alcoholic beverages, sunscreen and light up GLO gear to prepare for the night. Time: 9:00am - 9:00pm.

POOLSIDE TASTINGS (Saturdays, May 25 – Aug. 31)
Experience the joy of summer with an exceptional liquor tasting event at Knife Burger. This is the perfect opportunity to retreat from the summer heat while discovering new flavors. Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

ESCAPE ROOM*
This immersive activity is designed to test your problem-solving skills and teamwork as you navigate through a series of puzzles, clues, and challenges. You're not just escaping a room, you're stepping into an exhilarating storyline that keeps you engaged from start to finish. Time: 2:30pm - 9:00pm.

SILENT DISCO (May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)

Dance to your own beat at Bleu with our state-of-the-art headphones, while sipping on vibrant elixirs and nibbling on tempting treats. The night isn't complete without the stunning display of fireworks, providing a spectacular start to your evening. Time: 9:00pm-11:00pm

FACE PAINTING (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Join the fun at the Knife Burger Lawn and allow our skilled artists transform your face into a colorful masterpiece. It's an engaging way to participate in the season's lively atmosphere and express your creativity.  Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

FAMILY GAMES (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Leap into laughter and leisure with scintillating games on the Knife Burger Lawn. Groove to the DJ's rhythm, and get your game face on for lawn contests.  Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

FIRE & ICE (Saturdays, May 25 – Aug. 31)
Witness the breathtaking talent of our fire dancer as he weaves, twirls, and spins, creating a dramatic contrast against the the backdrop of a meticulously designed ice sculpture. Each ice artwork, masterfully carved with the highest degree of precision, contributes to the spellbinding ambiance alongside the Champagne Bar. We've planned a series of fun, captivating games to keep your children entertained, ensuring that they too have a memorable experience. Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

SUNSET, FIREWORKS & CHAMPAGNE (Saturdays, June 1 – Aug. 24, Holiday Fireworks May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)
Experience the magic of the lake view, enhanced by the dazzling display of fireworks, right from the EVRBAR Terrace. This isn't just about the view, but an immersive experience where you will relish gourmet small bites prepared by our talented chef, set off perfectly with a welcoming glass of champagne. There's no need to worry about standing, as you can enjoy all of this from the comfort of our reserved seating area. Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

FIREWORKS (Saturdays, June 1 – Aug. 24, Holiday Fireworks May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)
Look up as we light up the sky with an awe-inspiring fireworks display, filling your surroundings with a splash of vibrant colors. Time: 9:00pm.

STEEL DRUMMER PERFORMANCE (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)

Dive into a delightful Caribbean atmosphere and let the lively rhythm of the poolside steel drum whisk you away to a tropical haven. Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

FATHER'S DAY MINI GOLF CHALLENGE (July 16)

Get ready to make this Father's Day a hole-in-one on the Knife Burger Lawn. So, come join us, have a blast and show dad who's the boss! Time: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

CHRISTMAS IN JULY (July 6)

Celebrate the joy of Christmas in the peak of summer! Experience the winter wonderland ambiance, complete with soft, simulated snowfall, even in the sweltering heat of July. Dash through the snow, immersing yourself in the fun and excitement typically reserved for the holiday season. Top off this delightful experience with a refreshing complimentary treat. Join us and bring some festive cheer to your summer! Time: 2pm to 4pm.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CARNIVAL (Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)

Unleash the fun at the Labor Day Weekend Carnival! Valencia Lawn transforms into a children's wonderland where family and friends can join the fun with a host of activities. From crafting keepsakes, face painting, to games galore, it's a day to remember. Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Presented By:
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Dates:
5/25/2024, 5/26/2024, 6/1/2024, 6/8/2024, 6/15/2024, 6/22/2024, 6/29/2024, 7/4/2024, 7/5/2024, 7/6/2024, 7/13/2024, 7/20/2024, 7/27/2024, 8/3/2024, 8/10/2024, 8/17/2024, 8/24/2024, 8/31/2024, 9/1/2024
Price:
Varies
Time:
Varies by Date

Every Saturday and holiday weekend, from May 25 through September 2, the resort undergoes a magical transformation with a unique event called GLO Summer. During GLO Summer, the resort springs to life, where guests can engage in playful games, sway to the rhythm of live music, witness the allure of fire dancers, and watch breathtaking fireworks light up the sky. GLO Summer at Grande Lakes in not just a vacation but a memorable adventure filled with joy, exhilaration, and unforgettable moments.

Events vary by date and may include:

RED BULL AIRFORCE SUMMER KICKOFF (May 25)

GLO Summer kicks off Memorial Day weekend with a special appearance from the Red Bull Air Force. The Red Bull Air Force will thrill the audience with their aerial acrobatics, soaring high in the sky, culminating in a grand landing at our resort. Mark your calendars for May 25 at approximately 3pm, a day of exhilarating fun and excitement.

OASIS GRANDE COCONUT CABANA (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Imagine the perfect day by the pool, tucked away in your very own Oasis Grande Cabana. Make the most of the extended hours by watching the GLO fireworks from the best seats in the house! Your Cabana will be ready for your arrival with welcoming snacks, a refrigerator stocked with non-alcoholic beverages, sunscreen and light up GLO gear to prepare for the night. Time: 9:00am - 9:00pm.

POOLSIDE TASTINGS (Saturdays, May 25 – Aug. 31)
Experience the joy of summer with an exceptional liquor tasting event at Knife Burger. This is the perfect opportunity to retreat from the summer heat while discovering new flavors. Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

ESCAPE ROOM*
This immersive activity is designed to test your problem-solving skills and teamwork as you navigate through a series of puzzles, clues, and challenges. You're not just escaping a room, you're stepping into an exhilarating storyline that keeps you engaged from start to finish. Time: 2:30pm - 9:00pm.

SILENT DISCO (May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)

Dance to your own beat at Bleu with our state-of-the-art headphones, while sipping on vibrant elixirs and nibbling on tempting treats. The night isn't complete without the stunning display of fireworks, providing a spectacular start to your evening. Time: 9:00pm-11:00pm

FACE PAINTING (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Join the fun at the Knife Burger Lawn and allow our skilled artists transform your face into a colorful masterpiece. It's an engaging way to participate in the season's lively atmosphere and express your creativity.  Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

FAMILY GAMES (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)
Leap into laughter and leisure with scintillating games on the Knife Burger Lawn. Groove to the DJ's rhythm, and get your game face on for lawn contests.  Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

FIRE & ICE (Saturdays, May 25 – Aug. 31)
Witness the breathtaking talent of our fire dancer as he weaves, twirls, and spins, creating a dramatic contrast against the the backdrop of a meticulously designed ice sculpture. Each ice artwork, masterfully carved with the highest degree of precision, contributes to the spellbinding ambiance alongside the Champagne Bar. We've planned a series of fun, captivating games to keep your children entertained, ensuring that they too have a memorable experience. Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

SUNSET, FIREWORKS & CHAMPAGNE (Saturdays, June 1 – Aug. 24, Holiday Fireworks May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)
Experience the magic of the lake view, enhanced by the dazzling display of fireworks, right from the EVRBAR Terrace. This isn't just about the view, but an immersive experience where you will relish gourmet small bites prepared by our talented chef, set off perfectly with a welcoming glass of champagne. There's no need to worry about standing, as you can enjoy all of this from the comfort of our reserved seating area. Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

FIREWORKS (Saturdays, June 1 – Aug. 24, Holiday Fireworks May 26, July 4 & Sept. 1)
Look up as we light up the sky with an awe-inspiring fireworks display, filling your surroundings with a splash of vibrant colors. Time: 9:00pm.

STEEL DRUMMER PERFORMANCE (May 25 & 26, July 4 – 6, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)

Dive into a delightful Caribbean atmosphere and let the lively rhythm of the poolside steel drum whisk you away to a tropical haven. Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

FATHER'S DAY MINI GOLF CHALLENGE (July 16)

Get ready to make this Father's Day a hole-in-one on the Knife Burger Lawn. So, come join us, have a blast and show dad who's the boss! Time: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

CHRISTMAS IN JULY (July 6)

Celebrate the joy of Christmas in the peak of summer! Experience the winter wonderland ambiance, complete with soft, simulated snowfall, even in the sweltering heat of July. Dash through the snow, immersing yourself in the fun and excitement typically reserved for the holiday season. Top off this delightful experience with a refreshing complimentary treat. Join us and bring some festive cheer to your summer! Time: 2pm to 4pm.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CARNIVAL (Aug. 31 & Sept. 1)

Unleash the fun at the Labor Day Weekend Carnival! Valencia Lawn transforms into a children's wonderland where family and friends can join the fun with a host of activities. From crafting keepsakes, face painting, to games galore, it's a day to remember. Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm