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Van Cortlandt by Twilight

Friday, December 13, 2019

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Experience the rare treat of exploring Van Cortlandt House Museum after dark. The house will be decorated for the winter holidays of Saint Nicholas Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Twelfth Night. 

You'll be free to wander the house lit by candlelight while enjoying light refreshments. Weather permitting, we'll have the cressets lit, a campfire glowing, and marshmallow and chestnuts roasting. 

Tickets include admission to the house and light refreshments. The last admission is at 7:00 p.m. The event will take place even in the event of rain or snow. 

Reservations are not required but are recommended. Make reservations by calling (718) 543-3344 or emailing to information@vchm.org.

Location

Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway at West 246th Street
Bronx
Directions to this location
Location Details:
We are located inside Van Cortlandt approximately 500 feet from Broadway.

Cost

$20 per person, includes light refreshments

Event Organizer

Van Cortlandt House Museum,

Contact Number

(718) 543-3344

Contact Email

information@vchm.org

Categories

History, Winter Holidays, Home for the Holidays

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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