RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT OMNI MOUNT WASHINGTON RESORT
Out with the old and in with the new ... say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in 2018 with fine cuisine, music and libations during the Omni Mount Washington Resort’s three-day celebration! Whether you prefer an elegant dinner in our award winning dining room with live music, or a fun family-friendly celebration with music in the Grand Ballroom, New Year’s Eve will be an occasion for all to enjoy as we usher in 2017!
Please call our Activities Concierge Desk at (603) 278-8989 with questions regarding New Year's reservations and activities.
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Please note, these activities are open to Resort Guests only and are subject to change. The following outline is specific to this holiday celebration and does not include ongoing daily activities throughout the Resort.
The Omni Mount Washington Resort offers a babysitter referral program as a service to its guests with children. Babysitters are not employees of the Omni Mount Washington Resort, but are independent contractors hired by resort guests to care for their children. Advance notice is required for scheduling a babysitter. Babysitters have a rate of $20 per hour; $5 for each additional child. Parents interested in this service should complete the Babysitter Referral Services Agreement & Release of Liability form. If you are interested in additional information, or would like to make reservations for a child caregiver, please contact Omni Kids at (603)-278-8541 or (603) 228-8827.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Wake and WOW: Snack Attack!
Come down to the Great Hall to make your own snack bag full of goodies and treats! Start your day with nutritious snacks or go straight for dessert! You won’t want to miss it!
Story Time with Our Forest Friends
Guests are welcome to greet our Forest Friends for pictures and to hear our favorite stories featuring these woodland creatures that live in our backyard.
Candy Cane Wreaths
Deck the halls or even your room with this homemade candy cane wreath. Your wreath will be as delicious as it looks!
Sweet Social: Cookie Decorating
We have frosting and toppings to make your cookie pop and shine in celebration! Be creative or simple with your design, we encourage it all. There is no doubt that you’ll enjoy this afternoon sweet pick me up!
Fee’s Apply; $5 dollars per cookie.
5:00pm & 5:30pm
Children’s Planetarium Program
Join Carthage College professor of physics and astronomy Douglas Arion for an adventure into the wonders of the Universe in the planetarium! See the sky and explore the beautiful patterns of stars we see at night.
Paint and Sip Night
Enjoy a relaxing evening with your friends or your significant other and paint the night away while enjoying a glass of our house wine. Fees apply; $45 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Activities Concierge Desk at (603) 278-8989.
The White Mountain wildlife and winter snow animals are some of the world’s most amazing creatures. Explore their habitats; learn what they eat and where they come from. Get up close and personal with these exotic creatures, get acquainted with their keepers and learn what it takes to maintain their happiness.
Stargazing and Lecture
Dr. Douglas Arion, Director of the Carthage Institute of Astronomy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Carthage College, will give a presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on Earth and the history and phenomena of the Universe around us. Learn about the amazing sequence of events that led to the formation of the solar system and the Earth, and how we have come to understand what we are and why we are here. Following the presentation, weather permitting, there will be observing through telescopes.
Family Movie Night
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Wake and Wow: Hit the Trail Mix
Guests are encouraged to pack a snack for the day by mixing their own signature trail mix! Perfect for the day's adventure-on the trail or off!
“Ring in the New Year” Craft Room
Let us help you and your family prepare to ring in 2018 with an array of crafts and coloring. You’ll have the opportunity to create noisemakers, hats, time capsules, and letters to your future self. This craft room is for everyone in the family to enjoy!
Create your own one of a kind sugar scrub! Decorate the jar to your liking and mix the ingredients together, it’s that simple! It’s a great way to exfoliate your skin and take a little piece of the White Mountains home with you.
Join us as you warm up your hands, sip on some cocoa and roast some marshmallows. Step outside in the great North Woods and have some good old fashion family time.
Prohibition Tea Party
During the Golden Era the Mount Washington Hotel quietly served alcohol to the fine guests in a hidden speakeasy, now called The Cave. During Prohibition guests like you would have been served the forbidden nectar in tea cups to disguise the banned beverage and distract law enforcement and other outside parties from discovering the hidden getaway. Now come and join us to experience your own Prohibition “Tea” Party and learn a little more about the history of the 18th Amendment, the Volstead Act, the cost of bootlegging to the US economy and the role The Cave played during the dry times in New England while sipping on one of our favorite turn of the Era beverages.
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Escape Your Parents Teen Party
Get away from your parents and enjoy a party with mocktails, music, and ping-pong. You’ll have a blast rocking out to music and munching on some snacks as you go head to head in an epic ping pong battle.
Let's start the Family Feud! Play the fast-paced survey game based on the hit game show! Survey says, you and your family will have a BLAST!
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Wake and Wow: Mini Muffin Bar
Enjoy a complimentary mini muffin that tastes like the holiday! Snicker doodle, pumpkin and maple muffins galore, a sweet way to start your day!
NYE Scavenger Hunt
It’s like clock work. Go around the hotel looking high and low to see if you can find all the clocks. Each clock has a different time on it counting down to midnight! Follow the clues and you will find a box full of goodies to help you celebrate the New Year in style!
Meet at Activities Concierge Desk
New Year’s Resolution Board
Make 2018 the best year of your life by setting goals, conquering fears, and achieving greatness. Share with the hotel what you’re excited for in 2018.
Gourmet Popcorn Bar
Add a little “POP” to your afternoon by indulging in our gourmet popcorn bar before the pop of the New Years Eve fireworks! Grab a bag of popcorn with unlimited fixings. Fees Apply; $5 per person.
New Year's Eve Fireworks Celebration
Head out to the Front Veranda to enjoy the Omni Mount Washington Resorts’ fabulous fireworks display at 5:30 pm on the Front Veranda.
New Year's Eve Dinner & Party Options:
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Bretton Arms Prix-Fixe
Enjoy the elegance of the Bretton Arms Inn Dining Room as you remember 2017 and welcome 2018. This seven course meal, quaint romantic atmosphere, and attentive service will be the perfect memory for the New Year. Bretton Arms Prix-Fixe is included in the New Years Eve package; for registered resort guests not on the package, the fee is $175 for adults and $87.50 for children. Reservations are required and may be made at the Activities Concierge desk; (603)278-8989.
Bretton Arms Inn
5:30pm – 9:00pm
Stickney’s Steak and Chop Pub
Reserve your spot in our popular pub and steakhouse that integrates fresh local and regional products with the finest ingredients available. Sit by the fire in our dinning room to experience an intimate New Years Eve evening that you won’t forget. Reservations are required and may be made at the Activities Concierge desk; (603)278-8989.
Stickney’s Steak and Chop Pub
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Explode with Color into the New Year Family Buffet
Food, fun, and family – a true way to celebrate the New Year, even for our youngest guests. Your children’s eyes will light up as they are escorted to their brightly colored table in our Grand Ballroom. DJ Chuck Noel will get the festivities started as your server describes our endless New Years Eve Buffet while the kids dance and frolic! Ten, Nine, Eight…the countdown begins! A special countdown minutes before ten o’clock adds to the excitement of the youngest festival participants. The Family Buffet is included in the New Years Eve package; for registered resort guests not on the package the fee is $175 for adults and $87.50 for children. Reservations are required and may be made at the Activities Concierge desk; (603)278-8989.
NEW YEARS EVE BUFFET MENU
6:00pm – 12:00am
Swing Era Gala
Join us for an evening of dancing as you enter our award-winning Main Dining Room in your finest 1940’s attire. This exceptional dinner will be served to you on our finest pressed linen, silver, and glassware while you enjoy the musical styling of the Bedford Big Band. The night will end at midnight with a champagne toast. This elegant dinner is open to ages 16 and up. The Champagne Gala Dinner is included in the New Years Eve package; for registered resort guests not on the package the fee is $175 for adults. Reservations are required and may be made at the Activities Concierge desk; (603)278-8989.
Main Dining Room
CHAMPAGNE GALA DINNER MENU
7:00 pm – 12:00 am
Ciao 2017! Family Style Dinner
We’ll make you an offer you can’t resist with a classic seven course Italian meal served Family Style, while you enjoy Italian music as you eat. After dinner has commenced enjoy entertainment by Cover Story the Band, a fun photo booth, and of course, a chance to dance the New Year away! As we start the countdown to the New Year enjoy live video stream of New York City and as the clock strikes midnight you will be amazed as the Presidential Ballroom is filled with confetti! Don’t miss your chance to be transported during this unique night at the Omni Mount Washington Resort! This family-style dinner is included in the New Years Eve package; for registered resort guests not on the package the fee is $175 for adults and $87.50 for children. Reservations are required and may be made at the Activities Concierge desk; (603)278-8989.
CIAO 2017 MENU
9:00pm - 1:00am
New Years Eve Party in the Cave
There’s only one place to end New Years Eve and it’s in our historic speakeasy The Cave. This 21+ party will feature DJ Chuck Noel starting at 10:00pm, he will keep the party going all night long!
Monday, January 1, 2017
Wake and Wow: Donut Forget Your Stay
Calling all donut fans! Stop by our donut wall in the Great Hall before you depart to enjoy a fluffy donut made fresh in our bakery! We are so happy you decided to vacation with us for this holiday occasion, we hope you had a blast, please do-nut forget us and all the memories you made!
Great Moose Maze Scavenger Hunt
Go around the resort looking high and low! Follow the clues to find the Great Moose! If you reach the end you get a prize.
11:00am - 2:00pm
Rose Bowl Parade
The 129th Annual Rose Bowl Parade will display magnificent floats and spirited marching bands. This year’s theme is Find Your Adventure.
Minute to Win it : 2018
Enjoy this fast paced game as you and your teammates compete to take home the title of champion. Sixty seconds to complete each task and the clock starts NOW!
Snow Ball Fight
Get your winter gear on and head outside for an epic snowball fight! Bear the cold and make your teams! You don’t want to miss out on the excitement!
Classic Game Night
Relax around the fire with your favorite family games.
Please call our Activities Concierge Desk at (603) 278-8989 with questions regarding New Year's Eve reservations and activities.