November 28 – December 23, 2021
Escape to our castle for an unforgettable experience! Delight in live music, ice skating in our open-air pavilion, winter hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing (weather permitting), indoor archery, and so much more. The entertainment schedule is packed with holiday fun such as performances by Victorian carolers, campfires with roasted marshmallows, festive workshops, holiday crafts, and decorating graham cracker houses on the weekends.
Marvel at the magic of holiday lights twinkling across Lake Mohonk, and take a tour of the Christmas trees all over our historic property. Feel the spirit of the season as we’ve “decked the halls” with classic decorations throughout the Mountain House.
Explore the artful mastery of incredible gingerbread houses created by the winners of the Sixth Annual Hudson Valley Gingerbread Competition. Stroll down to our Winter Lights display to view an artistic celebration of the magic of winter.
DON’T MISS OUR TOGETHER IN DECEMBER* SPECIAL OFFER
Save up to 40% midweek and 25% on weekends when you book July 6 – 27 for stays November 28 – December 23
Plus save 20% on seasonal spa treatments, spa retail, and Gift Shop purchases. Requires 2-night minimum stay.
*Dining included. 40% discount available Sunday through Thursday nights November 28 through December 23. 25% discount available weekends December 3 – 4, 10 – 11, 17 – 18. Not available December 24 – January 1. Restrictions/blackout dates apply. Spa treatment discount available Mon- Fri only and must be booked by July 27. Retail discounts available on purchases of $125 or more (discount not available on sale items, consignment, antiques, Soda Fountain items, stationery, tobacco, or CDs). Overnight rates and purchases are subject to availability and applicable New York State and local taxes. May not be combined with any other discount. Offer is not available to groups. Additionally, Mohonk charges a taxable 15% Administrative Fee for rooms, à la carte dining, beverage, and room service purchases. While this fee is not a gratuity, it does help us to provide exceptional services. We wish to advise you there is no need to offer gratuities. Two-night minimum required.
Winter Lights at Mohonk
Our talented team of craftsmen have created an artistic light display celebrating the magic of winter this holiday season. Enjoy surprises at every turn as you explore our collection of winter-inspired, Instagram-worthy displays.
The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Gingerbread Competition features entries that are guaranteed to amaze and enthrall. Winning entries will be on display after the competition until the end of December. Past years have featured giant robots, Victorian steam ships, Noah’s Ark, the Statue of Liberty, and so many other wonders—all masterfully crafted. What will this year bring?
Christmas Tree Tour
Explore the Mountain House with a self-guided tour of our Christmas trees, uniquely decorated by our Greenhouse crew. From the towering pines in our grand Main Dining Room and open-air Pavilion, to more intimate trees in our lounges, they all feature different decorations and themes.
November 28 – December 6, 5pm
Please join us each evening from November 28 – December 6, as we gather to celebrate and light the menorah.
Ice Skating at the Pavilion
Enjoy daily ice skating sessions in our beautiful open-air pavilion. Or glide across the ice in our Victorian skating chairs.
Explore the Outdoors
Explore the beauty of the mountaintop while winter hiking with MicroSpikes®, snowshoeing, & cross-country skiing (weather permitting). Our trails are easily accessible and offer stunning views of the Shawangunk Ridge and Catskill Mountains.
Crafts from our Recreation Team
Each morning, come pick up your holiday craft kits curated by our Director of Recreation. These “no-glue-required” traditional craft kits will use the right and left side of your brain. Bring your crafts home with you to remember your holiday at Mohonk!
Find your aim with indoor archery throughout the month. Beginners welcome!
Campfires & Marshmallows
Our fire pits offer a chance to embrace the winter outdoors but not the cold. Just steps from the Mountain House, they’re a great way to roast some marshmallows and share the good cheer.
Participate in games led by our Recreation team such as bingo or trivia in our historic Victorian Parlor.
Graham Cracker House decorating workshop, Victorian Carolers, and live music every weekend!
Christmas & New Years
Staying between Christmas & New Years? Experience the magic of a Victorian-style holiday at Mohonk where there are even more activities for guests of all ages.
When you visit during Victorian Holidays, your overnight package includes:
- Daily meals featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients from our farm-to-table partners. See our full list of dining options>
- Access to more than 85 miles of scenic hiking trails
- Yoga, Meditation, and Fitness classes
- Afternoon tea and cookies in our historic Lake Lounge
- Indoor heated pool with underwater music
- Guided hikes and outdoor activities with our Recreation team
- Nightly evening entertainment, special events, and more! See activities schedule>
- Make an appointment to visit our Greenhouse on weekends
- Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on more than 30 miles of groomed trails (weather permitting)
- Winter hiking with micro spikes (weather permitting)
- Ice-skating in the open air pavilion
- Guided outdoor activities and hiking with stunning views of the Catskill Mountains (weather permitting)
À la carte experiences available to overnight guests:
- A full menu of nature-inspired treatments at our award-winning spa
- The Carriage Lounge, featuring a full bar and handcrafted cocktails as well as hyper local draft beer and hard cider
- An award-winning wine list in our dining venues
- In-room dining
- Private fitness, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness sessions
- Disc golf discs available for purchase (weather permitting)