NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 21, 2017 - The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel reveals the 2017 Teddy Bear Tea commemorative Roosevelt Teddy Bear for the first time.

The adored Roosevelt Teddy Bear has been collected by guests of all ages and symbolizes the priceless memories of a true New Orleans holiday tradition. 2017 marks the first year guests have the opportunity to catch the first glimpse of the new teddy bear before the tea starts in November.

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel's Teddy Bear Tea begins on Nov. 26. The family-loved event takes guests on an exciting holiday journey with visits from Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and a few other special guests.

This enchanting holiday tea party presents delicious celebratory food, specialty teas and tasty pastries, as well as sparkling wine and mimosas for adults. During the event, pictures with Santa will be available for purchase, Mrs. Claus will share some of her favorite holiday stories and special North Pole visitors will parade through the ballroom, visiting with children.

Santa and his elves are hard at work this year preparing for this popular event that delights and excites children of all ages. Dates and times of each Teddy Bear Tea seating are as follows:

Dates: Times of Tea

Sunday, November 26, 2017 1 p.m.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 9, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. 

Saturday, December 16, 2017 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Monday, December 18, 2017 1 p.m.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 1 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1 p.m. 

Thursday, December 21, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. 

Friday, December 22, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 24, 2017 10 a.m. 

General reserved seating is priced at $67.38 for children ages 3-10 and $94.33 for all older than 11, including adults. Limited VIP reserved seating includes Roosevelt champagne flutes for adults, one commemorative photo per family and premium seating near the stage. The VIP seating is available for $101.06 for children ages 3-10 and $128.01 for all older than 11, including adults. For those interested in the ultimate Teddy Bear Tea experience, The Roosevelt New Orleans offers the Golden Table package, which provides premier front and center seating by the stage for 10 people, enhanced food and champagne, and keepsakes for children and adults. In addition, Santa and all of his holiday characters will personally visit with the table and sign holiday books for the children. Pricing for this exclusive package is $1,500 per table.

Prices include taxes and fees. Reservations may be made online by clicking here or by calling The Roosevelt's Holiday Line at (504) 335-3129.

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