Celebrate New Year’s On & Off the Slopes in New York’s Catskills Mountains

GREENE COUNTY, NY – New Year’s Eve in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County offers family-friendly entertainment, as well as romantic couples retreats in the mountains just two hours north of New York City.

Head to the Catskills for New Year’s Eve celebrations and ring in 2015 with these festive events:

New Year’s Eve Celebration on the Snow at Hunter Mountain is part tailgate party, part traditional New Year’s Eve celebration. Grab your friends and head to the mountain for a day of skiing and riding, and stick around for the after-party, complete with live music, a torchlight parade, giveaways, door prizes, and of course, spectacular fireworks. The evening of entertainment kicks off at 4 pm.

At Windham Mountain, the NYE Celebration with Joshua Tree features the “premier U2 tribute band” which will perform along with DJ Brian from 8 pm – 1 am. A special entertainment program for kids includes a magic show with magician Sean Doolan, and a movie night followed by fireworks.

Ring in the New Year at Blackthorne Resort and dance the night away during their New Year’s Eve Bash, which will include an open bar cocktail hour, five-course dinner and live entertainment by Peter McKiernan for $55. Join for dinner or just the after party, and dance to the Kitty Kelly Band. Enjoy a Champagne toast, buffet and fireworks at midnight. Reservations are suggested and rooms are available for overnight guests.

New Year’s Eve Lodging Packages Near NYC

Enjoy a romantic escape to the Catskills and ski and ride into the New Year, or simply relax with family and friends with one of these special New Year’s Eve lodging packages:

  • Winter Clove Inn’s New Year’s Celebration package includes overnight accommodations and a New Year’s Eve party for all ages. The evening kicks off with a sumptuous feast, followed by bowling and snacks for the kids, and a live band with cash bar for the adults. At 11 pm, everyone is invited to enjoy a pizza party followed by a champagne toast at midnight. Rates are $145 per adult and vary for children depending on age.
  • Bavarian Manor Country Inn & Restaurant’s New Year’s Eve package includes overnight accommodations, an elegant dinner, live music by Nickel Candy, party hats, late-night buffet and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year. Book overnight accommodations by December 15 to receive special dining discounts. Rates vary.

For more information about New Year’s Eve lodging packages and festivities in Greene County, go to www.greatnortherncatskills.com.

Greene County is the Great Northern Catskills, home to five of the 10 highest peaks in the Catskill Park, family resorts, outdoor adventure and year-round entertainment. Known as the nation’s first wilderness, and renowned as the home of Thomas Cole’s Hudson River School, the Catskills are a haven for outdoor recreation and artistic inspiration. Greene County was also the inspiration for Washington Irving’s literary legend, Rip Van Winkle. Connect with the Catskills at Facebook.com/GreatNorthernCatskills, and on Twitter.com/CatskillTourism.


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