Celebrate the Holiday Season at Our House

Join us during the Holiday season to experience magic on the mountaintop. Our House is decorated in Victorian Christmas splendor with swags and wreaths, “kissing globes,” ornaments, and trees throughout. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with music, good cheer, and evening entertainment for the entire family.

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Mohonk Mountain House is a National Historic Landmark resort located just 90 miles north of New York City. Overnight rates include breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and cookies, and most activities, including hiking and use of the indoor heated swimming pool, comprehensive fitness center, and motion room for yoga, meditation, and fitness classes.


FEATURED EVENTS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Dec. 4 | Dec. 9-11 | Dec. 16-18 | Dec. 19-22 | Dec. 23-25 | Dec. 26-29 | Dec. 30 & 31 |

Sunday, December 4

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  The Nutcracker
The New Paltz Ballet Theatre returns to present selections from this classic holiday event featuring local dancers from the New Paltz School of Ballet. Let yourself be transported into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice, and sparkling snowflakes with this time-honered classic. This production has become a staple of the holiday season, leaving audiences of all ages smiling from ear to ear.


Friday, December 9

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Family Game Night
BINGO, board games, puzzles, and more. Join our Activities staff for a fun night of competitive games. Complimentary popcorn.


Saturday, December 10

10:00 a.m. - noon  "Gingerbread" House Making
Join our Activities staff in decorating your own graham cracker house with candy and icing.

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Victorian Trim-A-Tree
Help adorn the tree in the Lake Lounge! Diane DeBlois and Robert Dalton-Harris will assist you in creating splendid ornaments. Let your creativity shine! Fun for all ages.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Santa Photo Booth
See the jolly ole elf himself! Santa will be available for Christmas wishes and pictures.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Afternoon Tea and Cookies with NYCA Victorian Carolers
Afternoon Tea features mulled cider and delicious treats while the NYCA Victorian Carolers bring the sights and sounds of Dicken's Era to life as this four-part harmony fills the winter air with the comforting sounds of days-gone-by.


Sunday, December 11

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  "Victorian Holiday" Parlor Games
Join Diane DeBlois and Robert Dalton-Harris as they bring you back in time and teach you the games of the past. Be sure to bring your camera!


Friday, December 16

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Country Dance
Join Eric Hollman for a fun filled evening of kicking up your heels to traditional and family-friendly American Contra, Square, and Circle dances to a live fiddle band! No experience necessary - fun for all ages!


Saturday, December 17

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Holiday Family Craft Workshop
Make an authentic Holiday keepsake. Decorate your own Graham Cracker House, explore your artistic abilities with a variety of crafts for all ages, and discover hidden horticultural talents while making Swags with our Greenhouse staff.

4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.  Santa Photo Booth
See the jolly ole elf himself! Santa will be available for Christmas wishes and pictures.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Afternoon Tea and Cookies with NYCA Victorian Carolers
Afternoon Tea features mulled cider and delicious treats while the NYCA Victorian Carolers bring the sights and sounds of Dicken's Era to life as this four-part harmony fills the winter air with the comforting sounds of days-gone-by.

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  The Big Blue Big Band
The Big Blue Big Band, a seventeen-piece orchestra, will bring out the swing dancer in you. Playing standards from the Big Band era, they'll get you moving to the music.


Sunday, December 18

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  "Victorian Holiday" Parlor Games
Join Diane DeBlois and Robert Dalton-Harris as they bring you back in time and teach you the games of the past. Be sure to bring your camera!

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  The Nutcracker
The New Paltz Ballet Theatre returns to present selections from this classic holiday event featuring local dancers from the New Paltz School of Ballet. Let yourself be transported into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice, and sparkling snowflakes with this time-honered classic. This production has become a staple of the holiday season, leaving audiences of all ages smiling from ear to ear.


Monday, December 19

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Holiday Movie Marathon!

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. Featuring popcorn AND a milk & cookie bar.

8:45 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Home Alone
An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. Rated PG. Featuring popcorn AND a milk & cookie bar.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Reptile Encounter
Have you ever heard a rattlesnake rattle? Did you know alligators have three eyelids? Meet these animals and more tonight with naturalist Mark Perpetua during an exciting Reptile Encounter. Mark will even wrap up with a giant python as he explains what makes reptiles such incredible survivors. 


Tuesday, December 20

2:30 p.m.  Jolly Trivology
Our new holiday game show mixed with Jeopardy style questions and 60 seconds or less challenges.

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Live Music by "Soul Purpose"
Come down and enjoy the sweet blend of Soul, Blues, Swing, Motown & Jazz that gets everyone up on the floor. Whether you are 3, 43, or 83, they'll play something you feel compelled to dance to - that's their SOUL PURPOSE!


Wednesday, December 21

8:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Casey Carle's Bubblemania
The beauty, fun, and wonder of bubbles, brought to us by the man who has "burst" onto stages all over the world. Casey returns to Mohonk with his amazing one-man show!


Thursday, December 22

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Family Game Night
BINGO, board games, puzzles and more. Join our Activities staff for a fun night of competitive games. Complimentary popcorn.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Mario the Magician
Mario's live performance is uplifting, inventive, highly interactive, and ridiculously funny. Part retro, part rock and roll, Mario is an artist and inventor who creates his own props and never sacrifices the old-school slapstick vibe that families love! Mario has appeared on Sesame Street, at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the World Maker Faire New York, the American Museum of Natural History, and FAO Schwarz, among many other wonderful locations.


Friday, December 23

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Live Music and Family Dance!
Join the Walker Family Band for a great night of traditional and family-friendly American contra, square, and circle dances to a live fiddle band! No experience necessary, fun for all ages!


Saturday, December 24

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Yule Log Hunt
Join us for this fun and challenging Christmas Trivia Hunt. Teams must complete the scavenger hunt, with all of the correct answers. Once they have their final clue, they must bring back the bow that's hidden with the Yule Log. The family that finds the Yule Log first will get to light it with the Smiley Family at the Trim-A-Tree Party tonight. Festive dress is encouraged!

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Smiley Family Trim-A-Tree
Join members of the Smiley Family singing Christmas carols and making decorations to adorn the Christmas Tree.


Sunday, December 25

10:00 a.m. - noon  "Gingerbread" House Making
Join our Activities staff in decorating your own graham cracker house with candy and icing.

2:30 p.m.  Featured Afternoon Craft: Pomanders
Join a member of our Activities staff for a craft making session of this holiday classic.

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.


Monday, December 26

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.


Tuesday, December 27

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Dance to Live Music! Crazy Feet
Bring your dancing shoes and join in the fun with this hot swing dance band from Poughkeepsie, NY. The evening will be a mix of east coast swing, west coast swing, blues, Motown and good old rockin' blues! Bring your dancing shoes and join in the fun!


Wednesday, December 28

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Comedic Juggler Bryson Lang
Bryson has entertained thousands around the world with his creative, high-energy, family-friendly act. You will see a likeable, energetic personality performing captivating routines that mix audience participation, comedy, ball bouncing and spinning, fire-juggling, giant beach balls, improv, glo-in-the-dark objects, and always a few suprises!


Thursday, December 29

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Anthony Salazar: Magical Illusionist 
A new Mohonk favorite, Anthony Salazar returns with his exciting two-person show! Witness amazing illusions choreographed to high-energy music; a carefully blended combination of magic, comedy, dance, and audience participation that will leave you breathless!


Friday, December 30

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  John Kirk and Trish Miller Country Band
Join John and Trish for a great night of traditional and family-friendly American contra, square, and circle dances to a live fiddle band! No experience necessary, fun for all ages!


Saturday, December 31

5:00 p.m.  Lighting of the Hanukkah Candles
Join us in the lighting of the candles as we remember the victory of the Maccabees and the Festival of Lights.

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  "Soul City" 
Come and enjoy this Classic Motown/Stax Revue Show Band playing songs that will bring you back to the 60's and early 70's "Golden Era" when Soul Music was at its finest! Hit after hit of nostalgic favorites!

9:45 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.  New Year's Eve Celebration with the "Bill's Toupee" Band
Come ring in the New Year with this fun, energetic band as they play generations of great dance music! Party Hats, Noise Makers, and a midnight Balloon Drop is all standard at our Classic New Years Eve Celebration!!


See you there!

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