Celebrate with us all season long! Philipsburg Manor, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, and Union Church of Pocantico Hills are open weekends, we’ve planned special pop-events to make things merry and bright, and Jonathan Kruk brings “laughter and good humor” to all in Dickens’s ‘Christmas Carol.’
Historic Hudson Valley Members can celebrate and save with 15% off select events.
Dickens’s Christmas Carol
Old Dutch Church> Saturdays & Sundays, Performance Times Vary
Experience the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge like you never have before! Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment by Jim Keyes, regales you with his adaptation of this spirited holiday tale.
Victorian Christmas Celebration
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside > 10am to 3pm
Advanced Tickets Required: $35-$85
Enjoy a festive tour of Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, all decked out in holiday finery. Sip on wassail, hot chocolate, and sample seasonal treats and try your hand at making holiday crafts, such as paper cones and ornaments.
Pamela McColl, author of Twas the Night: The Art and History of the Classic Christmas Poem, will be signing books in our museum shop all day. Join us at noon for a special discussion about the 200th anniversary of the famous Christmas poem.
The premium package includes a Washington Irving felt ornament and our brand-new candle, Olde Christmas.
Historic Site Tours
Through December 17
Historic Site Tours
Saturday + Sunday> 10am-3pm
Learn about the man who really invented Christmas at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, take in the Union Church of Pocantico Hill’s stunning stained glass windows, and step back to the year 1750 at Philipsburg Manor.
Holiday Boutique and Shop Events
November 25-December 17
Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center > 1-2pm
Make the day extra sweet by stopping by to make your very own s’more!
Hot Cocoa Under the Stars
Philipsburg Manor Greenhouse > 5 to 8pm
Warm up during your holiday shopping at this one-night-only extended-hours shopping event!
Hot Cocoa + Cider Bar
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside > 1 to 2pm
Stay toasty with this hot drink bar, complete with all the mix-ins!
Holiday Tea Party
Philipsburg Manor Greenhouse > 12 to 3pm
Advance Tickets Required: $20
Get in the holiday spirit as you sip Harney & Son’s Holiday Tea and indulge on sweet treats in our greenhouse, which will be all decked out for the season!
Make Your Own Pomander
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside > 1 to 3pm
Advance Tickets Required: $10
Learn how to craft this traditional holiday decoration and enjoy the delicious fragrance all through your home all winter long.
Cake Pop Decorating
Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center > Noon to 3pm
Advanced Tickets Required: $35
Join us for this hands-on class with renown local baker, Patty Pops, and learn how to make three different festive designs.