Mix It Up at Mohonk—Beat the Winter Blues!

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Beat the winter blues with some February fun at Mohonk Mountain House—Only 90 miles north of New York City! "Mix It Up at Mohonk!" kicks off on Super Sunday with a tailgate buffet dinner party, followed by a choice between watching the Big Game, or Downton Abbey (it's your chance to watch a show about a castle, in a castle!) The rest of the week features fabulous winter fun and indoor excitement, with mixology or a tasting each day, behind-the-scenes tours of our kitchen and Greenhouse, ice-skating, curling, tomahawk throwing, and more! 

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Our 146-year-old Victorian castle resort in the heart of the Hudson Valley rests beside a glacially-formed lake, surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine wilderness. Enjoy ice-skating in our open-air Pavilion; yoga, fitness, and meditation classes, and use of our indoor heated swimming pool and comprehensive fitness center, and (weather permitting) cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow-tubing. These activities, as well as delicious meals, are included in your overnight rate. We also feature an award-winning Spa that offers a variety of treatments, an outdoor heated mineral pool, and a solarium for relaxation and renewal.

Mix it Up at Mohonk Activities

Sunday | Monday TuesdayWednesday | Thursday | Friday 

Sunday, February 7

Tail Gate Buffet Dinner Party!

Watch the Big Game in Splendor in our Victorian Parlor!

Watch Downton Abbey in our Victorian Castle!


Monday, February 8

9:30 a.m.  Modified Curling at the Skating Pavilion
Enjoy the Olympic sport of curling. It's played on the ice surface, and is similar to bocce and English Lawn bowling, using genuine curling stones weighing 42 pounds. Some flexibility is required. Available to guests 13 years of age and older. Space is limited.

10:15 a.m.  Winter Tracking
with Naturalist Michael Ridolfo

Explore woodland paths with Mohonk's own staff naturalist who will show you how to read the tracks and signs that the winter animals leave behind.

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Ice-Skating
in our Open-Air Pavilion

Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

2:30 p.m.  Tomahawk Throwing
Join our Activities staff for a leisurely snow shoe walk to our Archery Range and try your hand at tomahawk throwing.
Please pick up snow shoes at Ski Shop prior. Ages 13 and up. Closed-toe shoes required.

3:00 p.m.  Behind-the-Scenes Kitchen Tour
Join a member of our kitchen staff for a behind-the-scenes look at where our culinary magic begins.

4:30 p.m.  Creative Mixology
Join a member of our Beverage Team and learn to mix up a cocktail to chase the winter cold away.
(Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a $25 per person fee for the mixology. Space is limited. Persons under age 21 may not attend.)

9:00 p.m.  Game Show!
Come join the fun--you can either compete or just watch the hi-jinks as our Activities Staff leads you in an exciting game show.
 


Tuesday, February 9

9:30 a.m.  Behind-the-Scenes Greenhouse Tour
Experience the tropical oasis of our extensive Greenhouse and Garden Shop with a behind-the-scenes look at how we make our glorious gardens grow.

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
Ice-Skating
in our Open-Air Pavilion

Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

11:00 a.m.  Intro to Geocaching
Join one of our Activity Leaders as we explore the property and hunt for hidden containers in the woods.

2:30 p.m.  Frosty Winter Luminaries
Take a break from the cold and get crafty! Design a lovely mason jar luminary using a paper cutting technique. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

3:00 p.m.  Behind-the-Scenes Kitchen Tour
Join a member of our kitchen staff for a behind-the-scenes look at where our culinary magic begins.

9:00 p.m.  Creative Mixology
Join a member of our Beverage Team and learn to mix up a cocktail to chase the winter cold away.
(Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a $25 per person fee for the mixology. Space is limited. Persons under age 21 may not attend.)

9:00 p.m.  Animal Migration—Lecture with Elizabeth Long
of the Daniel Smiley Research Center

Where do animals go in the wintertime? Short days and cold temperatures can make survival difficult, but animals have adapted in some complex and fascinating ways. From hibernation to migration to camouflage, we’ll explore the different strategies that animals have not only for surviving, but even for thriving during the winter months.
 


Wednesday, February 10

10:00 a.m. - noon
and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Ice-Skating in our Open-Air Pavilion
Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

11:00 a.m.  PVC Ice Boats
Get set for an afternoon of imagination, engineering, and team building!  Design and build an ice boat capable of racing the designated course for two laps. (All guests must fill out a winter waiver to participate.) 

3:00 p.m.  Behind-the-Scenes Kitchen Tour
Join a member of our kitchen staff for a behind-the-scenes look at where our culinary magic begins.

4:30 p.m.  Keegan Ales Tasting
Enjoy a tasting of award-winning ales presented by local brewery Keegan Ales.
(Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a $25 per person fee for the tasting. Space is limited. Persons under age 21 may not attend.)

9:00 p.m.  Rock Climbing Lecture
with Marty Molitoris
from Alpine Endeavors

Mohonk Mountain House is situated in the Shawangunk Mountain range, one of the premier climbing destinations in the northeast. Marty Molitoris, our favorite climber (and the leader of rock climbing activities at Mohonk Mountain House), presents a lecture on this much-loved local pastime.


Thursday, February 11

9:30 a.m.  Behind-the-Scenes Greenhouse Tour
Experience the tropical oasis of our Greenhouse with a behind-the-scenes look at how we make our glorious gardens grow.

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Ice-Skating
in our Open-Air Pavilion

Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

10:15 a.m.  Winter Shelter Building
with Naturalist Michael Ridolfo
When surviving in the wild, shelters are the first priority, especially in the winter. Join our naturalist as he demonstrates this invaluable winter skill.

11:00 a.m.  Kubb—"Viking Chess"
Try your hand at “The Viking Chess Game!” Join our staff for a fun and engaging strategy game involving throwing skills as well as defense mastery.

4:30 p.m.  Tasting—Catskill Provisions
Honey Rye Whiskey, Chocolate, and Cheese

Catskill Provisions utilizes 100% New York State raw honey as the common ingredient in of its all-natural food products, from chocolate truffles and sauces, to mixes and marinades, to rubs and cocktail rimmers, and their highly acclaimed whiskeys and spirits. The tasting will feature an exciting mix of their specialties: honey rye whiskey, bourbon chocolate truffles, and cheese.
(Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a $25 per person fee for the mixology. Space is limited. Persons under age 21 may not attend.)

9:00 p.m.  Movie Night with Popcorn!


Friday, February 12

8:30 a.m.  Winter Photo Walk
Enjoy the outdoors and our stunning cliffs and vistas—it's a great opportunity for photography in the morning light.

9:30 a.m.  Highlights of Mr. Dan's Landmark Walk
Dan Smiley lived his entire life at Mohonk. He created this outdoor history tour covering highlights of Mohonk’s buildings and grounds.

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Ice-Skating
in our Open-Air Pavilion

Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

11:00 a.m.  Baking Demonstration and Tasting
with Mohonk Executive Pastry Chef
Laura Pessolano

Executive Pastry Chef Laura Pessolano will show you how to make desserts to warm you through the winter.

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Ice-Skating
in our Open-Air Pavilion

Take a spin around the rink in our beautiful outdoor Pavilion.

See you there!

CHOOSE FROM ONE OF OUR SPECIAL OFFERS!

Book Now for the Big Game this Sunday

Book Now for Midweek Winter Getaway

Book Now for Stress Less Spa Renewal

For reservations, please call .