Van Cortlandt Park
>History of the Holidays at Van Cortlandt House
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
This event repeats every day between 12/1/2018 and 1/6/2019.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
From December 1, 2018 through January 6, 2019, Van Cortlandt House will be decorated, inside and out, for the winter holidays. See how prominent Colonial New Yorkers like the Van Cortlandt's would have celebrated Saint Nicholas Day to honor their Dutch heritage, as well as more English holidays such as Christmas, New Year's, and Twelfth Night.
This special exhibit is experienced with our self-guided tour and is included with your regular admission fee during our regular museum hours.
Please note: that Van Cortlandt House Museum is NOT OPEN on Mondays.
There will also be a celebration of Saint Nicholas Day on Saturday, December 8 with activities for children and families.
Visit the Van Cortlandt House Museum's website for more information about this and other programs.
Enter Van Cortlandt Park by foot at Broadway and W. 246th Street. Off-street parking is available at the Van Cortlandt Park Golf House.
$5.00 Adults, $3.00 Senior Citizens (60+), $3.00 Students (i.d. required), Children 12 and under FREE, Wednesday FREE/By Donation
Directions to Van Cortlandt Park
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- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Bocce Courts
- Cricket Fields
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Great Trees
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Nature Centers
- Outdoor Pools
- Running Tracks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots