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Our holiday season is funded in part by a generous contribution from

 Sterling National Bank

 



Friday
Closed

Preservation Dinner 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm Join us for a formal evening in the Red Ballroom of Westbury House. This year’s event will benefit the Archives Collection of Old Westbury Gardens. For more information please contact Leslie M. Rioux in the Development office at 516-333-0048 Ext.335.  To purchase tickets or to make a donation to the Preservation Fund, please CKICK HERE.



Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Holiday Market 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Our holiday market, located at The Barn at Orchard Hill, features local food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Before or after visit decorated Westbury House. Free with admission.

First NightMake a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Craft 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

First Night and Tree Lighting
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Be among the first to view Westbury House in its Holiday splendor, enchantingly illuminated for this special evening! The House will be filled with live holiday music and will feature a performance by members of the Bethel Concert Choir, a visit by Santa Claus, a tree lighting ceremony on the South Terrace at 8:15 pm, and light refreshments.  $15.00 per person; $13.00 for members; and $8.00 for children (7–17 yrs); free for 6 and under and for member children.  Advance registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Bank of AmericaPresent a non-expired Bank of America ATM, debit or credit card for free general admission on the first weekend of each month, May-Dec. 


Sunday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Holiday Market 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Our holiday market, located at The Barn at Orchard Hill, features local food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Before or after visit decorated Westbury House. Free with admission.

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Craft A Card 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home card to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

Long Island Flute Club Holiday Concert 1:00 pm Members of the Long Island Flute Club perform holiday favorites in the Red Ballroom. Free with admission, but arrive early as seating is limited.

Nanny NightClosed - Nanny Night 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm A members only event. Gardens’ volunteers, dressed as Edwardian Nannies, provide children an experience of holiday music, activities, games, stories, and a visit with Santa. Reservations required. Most appropriate for ages 3–9. $16 adults, $13 children (3-9 yrs.). Space is extremely limited. Registration Required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.




Monday
Closed to the Public


Tuesday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am 
Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour 1:30 pm 
(same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.

The Cuban Affair

Nelson Demille: The Cuban Affair
6:30 pm Just in time for holiday gift giving, Old Westbury Gardens Invites you to meet Nelson DeMille and purchase a signed copy of his latest New York Times Bestseller : The Cuban Affair

6:30 pm - Doors Open
7:00 pm - Talk by the Author
7:30 pm - Book Signing

Price of admission includes one personalized signed copy of The Cuban Affair $40.00 for 1 book $100.00 for 3 books.

Advance registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.


Wednesday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am 
Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Afternoon TeaClosed - Afternoon Tea 1:30 pm
Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $40.00 per person; members $37.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.


Thursday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.



Friday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.



Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Craft
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

ChocolateTastingClosed - Adult Workshop: Christmas Wreath-making
10:30 am  Join Scott Lucas, the Gardens’ head gardener and Westbury House floral designer, and create a stunning wreath in the “Old Westbury Gardens” style. $50.00 / $45.00 member.  Advance Registration Requried.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Adult Workshop: Christmas Wreath-making
1:00 pm  Join Scott Lucas, the Gardens’ head gardener and Westbury House floral designer, and create a stunning wreath in the “Old Westbury Gardens” style. $50.00 / $45.00 member.  Advance Registration Requried.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

A Christmas Carol
7:00 pm Back by popular demand. Stu Whalen presents a dramatic oneman performance of this holiday classic. $15.00 / $12.00 member, $10.00 child (ages 7–17) / $8.00 member child.  Ages 6 and under are free.. Advance reservations required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.



Sunday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ChristmasMake a visit to
Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Craft A Card
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home card to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

Holiday Concert 2:00 pm Suzuki on the Island perfoms holiday favorites.


Monday
Closed to the Public



Tuesday
Closed to the Public

Afternoon TeaCream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.


Wednesday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Afternoon TeaClosed - Afternoon Tea 1:30 pm
Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $40.00 per person; members $37.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.
 


Thursday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.

Members Night 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Members only get to visit Westbury House and attend a reception in the Red Ballroom.  For informaiton on joining as a member please visit MEMBERSHIPTo register to attend the Members Night Holiday Celebration please click HERE.



Friday
ChocolateTastingOpen to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Closed - Savor the Season: The Pleasure of Wine and Chocolate Pairing
8:00 pm Through a guided tasting, New York's Chocolate Sommelier, Roxanne Browning will pair the pleasure and fine nuances of exceptional artisan chocolates from around the world with wine. Enjoy the fusion of aroma, texture, and flavor in multiple flights of chocolates amongst the dazzling holiday décor of Westbury House. Participants must be over 21. Space is limited. $40.00, $37.00 Members. Advanced registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.



Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Craft 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.
Tablescaping
Adult Workshop: Holiday Tablescapes 10:30 am Join Maura McGoldrick Brush, Director of Horticulture, and Scott Lucas, the Gardens' head gardener and Westbury House floral designer, for a demonstration of techniques to create stunning tablescapes.  Advance Registration Requried. $15.00; $8.00 members. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.


Choral Concert 11:00 am Holy Name of Mary School Choir of Vally Stream perfoms holiday favorites.

Choral Concert 1:00 pm Girl Scouts Chorus of Nassau County perfoms holiday favorites.

Owl ProwlWinter Owl Prowl Session I - 4:00 pm and Session II - 5:30 pm Night owls are invited to hunt garden habitat for nocturnal neighbors. A wildlife expert from Volunteers for Wildlife brings live owls for a meet and greet and later leads the outdoor search. Bring flashlights to guide your way. Following the walk participants are welcome to visit Westbury House, decorated for Christmas, for cider and cookies and to visit Santa. For a proper experience two sessions will be held and registration is limited. $14.00 / $12.00 member $10.00 child, ages 7–17 /  $7.00 member child.

Session I, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Session II, 5:30 - 6:30 pm.  Advanced registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking the Session you will be attending below:

SESSION I - 4:00 pm

SESSION II - 5:30 pm



Sunday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a visit to
Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Craft A Card
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home card to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.


Monday
Closed to the Public


Tuesday
Closed to the Public

Afternoon TeaCream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.


Wednesday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Afternoon TeaClosed - Afternoon Tea 1:30 pm
Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $40.00 per person; members $37.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.
 


Thursday
Closed to the Public

Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.


Friday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.



Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $12.00 General Admission; $10.00 Over age 62 and full-time students with valid ID; $7.00 Children (7–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Craft 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.


Sunday
Closed


Monday
Christmas


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
Closed


Friday
Closed


Saturday
Closed


Sunday
Closed