All activities are included in the Thanksgiving package unless otherwise noted. Schedule is subject to change.

Daily Activities

Family Activity Center in the North Room
Noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9 a.m. to Noon Sunday

Grab the kids and head to the North Room for a little quality time together. Play a variety of different games that will be on hand!

Afternoon Tea & Cookies
4 to 5 p.m. Carolina Hotel Lobby 

Cozy up with a cup of tea while satisfying your sweet tooth with a variety of cookies made fresh in our bake shop.

Skating at The Carolina West Lawn
4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday
Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Once again, we’re transforming the Carolina Hotel’s West Lawn into a 3,000-square-foot skating rink complete with music, lights and festive cheer sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
COST: $10 for non-Thanksgiving package guests

KidsClub, located on the west side of the Carolina Hotel near the playground, is available for children ages 3-12 who are potty-trained. Please register with Resort Services at least 24 hours in advance. Kids Club will not be open/available on Thanksgiving day, November 28.

  • Full Day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) – $80 per child, includes lunch and snack
  • Morning Half Day (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) – $55 per child, includes lunch
  • Afternoon Half Day (1 to 4 p.m.) – $55 per child, includes snack

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Classical Guitar Music
4 to 5 p.m., Carolina Lobby

Enjoy your afternoon tea and cookies while a local musician fills the lobby with holiday music.

Carolina Philharmonic Holiday Pops Concert 
8 p.m., Grand Ballroom 

Kick off the holiday season with a romp through many of the season’s most spirited and heartwarming melodies.

Thursday, Nov. 28

NFL at the Ryder Cup Lounge

Stop by the Ryder Cup Lounge on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy a hearty meal with a side of football. Watch all three NFL games while enjoying craft cocktails or an ice-cold beer.

Bears vs. Lions
12:30 p.m.

Bills vs. Cowboys
4:30 p.m.

Saints vs. Falcons
8:20 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 29

Gingerbread House Decorating
10 to 11:30 a.m., South Room 

Deck your gingerbread walls with edible treats and colorful sweets to bring in the holiday season! Please sign up with Resort Services by call extension 58415. Space is limited!
COST: $15 per person for non-Thanksgiving package guests

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest
1 to 3 p.m., West Lawn

Classical Guitar Music
4 to 5 p.m., Carolina Lobby

Enjoy your afternoon tea and cookies while a local musician fills the lobby with holiday music.

Winter Wonderland
6 to 8 p.m., West Lawn

–Visit from Santa
–Christmas Movie: Elf
–S’mores and Hot Chocolate
–Christmas Caroling
–Tree Winner Announced at 6:10 p.m.
–Tree Lighting at 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Elf on a Shelf Scavenger Hunt
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Carolina Lobby

Come join the fun as we’ll ring in the holiday season with our own Elf on a Shelf scavenger hunt!
COST: $5 per family for non-Thanksgiving package guests

Additional Resort Activities

The Spa at Pinehurst
Open seven days a week. Make spa reservations by calling 800-487-4653. Be sure to ask about seasonal treatments. These services are only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out – book your appointment today.

Run, Bike, Walk
Explore miles of historic homes and scenic streets on one of our complementary bicycles, or take a leisurely stroll through the Village. The Village of Pinehurst is ideal for walking, jogging or biking. You can literally lose yourself in the meandering streets and charming neighborhoods – so ask about trail maps at the Resort Services desk.

For tennis court time and availability, call the Tennis Shop directly by dialing extension 58556.

Private Babysitting
Private babysitting services are available between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.. The service will take place in your guest room. Rates are $20 per hour for 1 or 2 children and $25 per hour for 3 children. Babysitting services are based on a 4 hour minimum and a 24 hour cancellation policy. All babysitters are Red Cross certified in CPR, AED and First Aid training.