|Fish Camp, CA – November
2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Nestled
among a forested mountain setting dusted with snow, Tenaya
Lodge at Yosemite is a picture perfect holiday getaway complete with
all the makings for magical seasonal fun. This AAA Four-Diamond Yosemite
winter wonder lodge delights families with festive décor and a range
of activities from epic gingerbread house decorating sessions to twirling
around an outdoor ice rink next to a crackling fire. What’s more, a special
holiday offer ensures that every visit is wrapped up with a bow.
Yosemite Holiday Offer
Lodge is celebrating
the holiday season with a special offer that allows guests to save
10 percent off every stay from Nov. 1, 2017 through Jan. 11, 2018. This
exclusive Yosemite Holiday Offer is good for stays of two nights or more
and can be booked online using the promo code: HOLIDAYS. Here’s what guests
can enjoy during their stay:
Dinner with Santa
offered on Nov. 25 and Dec. 22 and 23, the beloved Kids Dinner with Santa
brings little ones aged 4 to 12 face-to-face with the hero of the holiday
Claus himself. Available as an event or as part of an overnight package,
kids will have the chance to spend a special dinner with Santa and his
elves and participate in a holiday games, crafts and activities. With great
popularity and limited openings, this program sells out each year, so guests
are advised to book early.
biggest holiday tree in Central California is the centerpiece of Tenaya’s
holiday celebration and greet visitors in the lobby from Nov. 25 through
the end of December. This giant, 35-foot fir tree is sustainably harvested
each year and set aglow in a grand tree lighting ceremony on the evening
of Nov. 25. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Cookies,
cocoa and photos with Santa are all part of the evening fun.
Nov. 24 and 25 and Dec. 16 and 22, guests and locals alike are invited
to test their DIY skills – and resist the urge to snack on their masterpieces
– at the lodge’s wildly popular Gingerbread House Workshops. For $75, cookie
and candy architects get all the fixings to build the ultimate dream house,
as well as expert guidance from Tenaya’s culinary team, while onlookers
are welcome to browse the “neighborhood” free of charge.
deck the halls at home, crafty visitors are invited to an Ornament Decorating
Workshop on Nov. 25 and Dec. 21 and 23. Holiday lovers of all ages can
take part in this two-hour session, during which participants can customize
a set of six ornaments or personal stockings with a store of festive décor
worthy of Santa’s workshop.
Ice-Skating and More
popular outdoor ice-skating rink opens for the season on Nov. 22 with a
grand celebration complete with complimentary hot chocolate. Weather and
snow permitting, families can also opt to slide down the lodge’s sledding
hill, explore the forest on a snow shoe hike or even tour the area on a
horse-drawn sleigh ride.
has the holidays covered with sumptuous Thanksgiving and Christmas Buffets
complete with all the savory and sweet fixings to appeal to kids and adults.
There’s also a special holiday menu in Sierra Restaurant for Christmas
Eve and Christmas dinner. Live music and no dishes to clean up afterward
make for a grand experience for all.
celebrators can finish off the holiday season – and ring in 2018 – on a
High Sierra note at Tenaya’s Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Celebration!
Prepare for a full-blown bash from the first cocktail to the last dance.
Beginning with hors d’oeuvres and progressing to a gourmet dinner with
live jazz, the evening will heat up with the Valley Cats taking the stage
after dinner. Dance your socks off and get ready for the champagne toast
and balloon drop! Kids can also join the party with separate, supervised
and age-appropriate costume themed parties for just $65 per child, and
childcare is available for little ones under age 4. Full New Year’s packages
can be booked online or by calling 888-514-2167. To book a kids’ experience,
contact the Tenaya concierge at 559-692-8985.
learn more about spending the holidays at Tenaya Lodge, visit TenayaLodge.com/HolidayEvents.
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Lodge at Yosemite is an all-season resort framed by noble evergreen forest
and a rich range of Sierra recreation. The lodge, set adjacent to Yosemite
National Park’s South Gate at an elevation of 5,288 feet, offers 302 rooms,
suites and mountain cottage accommodations. Tenaya Lodge offers easy access
to Yosemite’s iconic attractions and many guests savor the alpine serenity
of Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge.
Resort dining options run the table from casual to candlelit at Sierra,
Jackalope’s, Timberloft and Embers restaurants. For more information, visit
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