Holiday Schedules at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site – for those who like to plan ahead!
November 22 – Thanksgiving (All sites closed)
December 2nd Vanderbilt Mansion Christmas Open House 9:00am -7:00pm
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site will be free of charge all day for our annual Christmas Open House. The Mansion will be lavishly decorated for the holidays and refreshments will be provided by the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association. Follow us on our Facebook page for up to date information as the event gets closer.
December 8th Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Christmas Open House 9:00am – 4:00pm
The Home of FDR will be free of charge all day for our annual Christmas Open House. The Roosevelt’s home Springwood will be decorated for the holidays as it was during the Roosevelt presidency and refreshments will be provided. Follow us on ourFacebook page for up to date information as the date gets closer.
December 8th Val-Kill Christmas Open House 4:00pm – 7:00pm. (Accessible by Shuttle only. Shuttle leaves from the Wallace Visitor Center at the Home of FDR)
The Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site will be free of charge all day and open to the public from 4:00 to 7:00 PM for our annual Christmas Open House. Refreshments and music will be provided by the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association. Follow us on our Facebook page for up to date information as the date gets closer.
December 14th - Christmas on the Hudson: The Holiday Gala at Vanderbilt Mansion 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association’s annual holiday fundraiser gala: Christmas on the Hudson where guests are treated to elegant holiday desserts, champagne cocktails, extravagant decorations, holiday music and more. There is a fee for this event. Go to the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association's Facebook Page to learn more about this event.
December 9th and 15th – Music in the Mansion special tours 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Visitors are invited to join us for tours that include an introduction to the Vanderbilts time in Hyde Park at Christmas and self-guided tours of the mansion where live music will be performed throughout the afternoon. Standard tour fees apply.
December 16th – Christmas Illumination at Vanderbilt Mansion 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The public is invited to drive through the Vanderbilt’s Hyde Park estate to view the mansion’s exterior beautifully lit for the Holiday. Park buildings will not be open during this special viewing event. There is no fee for this event.
December 25th – Christmas Day (All sites closed)
January 1st – New Year’s Day (All sites closed)
Last updated: November 28, 2018