Experience the majestic beauty of Christmas spent in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Magical in its snowy splendor, The Omni Mount Washington Resort welcomes the holiday season with a warming embrace. Enjoy a festive celebration of sleigh rides, snowshoeing, skiing, stories with Santa, holiday treats and a bundle of other holiday-themed activities. Snuggle in front of the fire with loved ones before Santa arrives to read classic holiday books and after the sun sets, join us for evenings filled with games, movies and treats ... or just relax in the conservatory as you prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!
Christmas buffet is $70 for adults, $35 for children aged 6 to 12 and complimentary for children 5 and under. Rate does include tax and gratuity. The buffet is in our Main Dining Room with seatings available every half hour from 12:00 noon to 8:00pm. Reservations are required and may be made by contacting the Activities Concierge at 603-278-8989.
Letters to Santa
Stop by the post office on the lower level of the hotel. Santa is very busy, but he loves to get letters from boys and girls. Write down your wish list or just say hi to Santa! All letters that include a return address or room number will get a response from Santa.
Elf on the Shelf
Trixie the Elf is watching over you, making sure you’re being a good little boy or girl! Every morning on your stay, be on the look for Trixie, as she will move when you are not looking! Search high and low around the resort; don’t forget to take a picture once you spot the sneaky elf! We challenge you to snag a holiday freeze frame with Trixie everyday of your stay to receive a special prize!
Dasher & Donner’s Donut Shop
The best way to munch on a donut is with a friendly face looking back at you! Sink your teeth into these festive tasty donuts that look like reindeer!
Ho-Ho-Holiday Soap Making
Make a one-of-a-kind bar of soap as we walk you through the process. You will have the opportunity to select your own scent as you create a soap bar that you can bring home with you. Special winter scents and molds will make this activity even more festive!
Holiday Magic Show- Robert Clarke
If the snow and décor isn’t splendor enough, enjoy an afternoon of tricks and more! Grab your family and get cozy as we dive into the magical world!
2:30pm – 5:30pm
The Joy of Christmas is in the air with classic Christmas cartoons! You wouldn’t want to miss out on this marathon of fun claymation movies! Stay for one or stay for all, a great way to relax on a cold winter’s day.
Cupcake Decorating with Santa Claus
Sink your teeth into this tasty treat! Decorate your own cupcake with mounds of frosting and assorted toppings! Make it festive for the holiday with red, green, and peppermint pieces. Your mouth will water with delight!
Story Time with Santa
Sit by the roaring fire as Santa reads one of his favorite Christmas stories!
Gingerbread House Decorating
Roll up those sleeves and put your thinking cap on as you create your own gingerbread house. We will provide the gingerbread building blocks and a vast range of sweets, treats, icing and tools to get your creative side out. Come join us to create a gingerbread winter wonderland. If you choose, your gingerbread house can be on display for the remainder of the holiday season. Or take your sweet house home… but gobble it up before Santa’s elves do! $30 per house; cost includes an unassembled gingerbread house kit with a base, candy and icing. Limited spaces available, please sign up with the Activities Concierge Desk at 603-278-8989. If you can’t make it to the scheduled times, don’t stress about it! We will be selling them at the Activities Concierge Desk this Christmas season! Pick one up whenever you like!
Elf Tuck Ins’
Most elves are helping Santa with his last minute toy making, but he will share a few of his favorite elves to tuck in the good boys and girls as the days draw closer to Christmas. One of Santa’s elves will stop by to read, a Christmas Story, as each boy and girl is tucked into bed for the night. $35 per room; cost includes an early gift from Santa. Child and Elf interaction is approximately 25 minutes. Reservations can be made through the Activities Concierge Desk at 603-278-8989.
Activities Concierge Desk / Guest Room
Evening Story & Movie: The Grinch
Gather around to hear the story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Cindy Lou Who and enjoy a Grinchy snack! But watch out! The Grinch is lurking in the shadows and could come out at any moment to steal your presents and ruin Christmas Day! End your evening watching the Grinchiest of movies with the family.
Mistle Tones- Holiday Caroling
This a acapela holiday vocal group is fun, hip and versatile. Taking traditional songs and transforming them into modern hits! Walk the Great Hall and listen in, it will sure get you in the holiday spirit!
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party in the Cave
It’s that time of year, we laugh at them. We hide them. But we don’t dare wear them. Deck the Halls of the Omni Mount Washington Resort in your holiday worst and break out those ugly sweaters! Keep spirits high as some ugly sweaters flash and others jingle!