Things to Do in the Poconos for New Year’s Eve

The tradition of celebrating the new year is as much about the new as it is the old. In the euphoria of participating in festivities, there are moments of reflecting upon the past year. Keeping all this in mind, staying in a new or different location with family and friends is the perfect way to welcome the new year. You’re remembering the past year with those you spent it with and making moves towards new experiences by starting the year off in a new place. As you are planning how you will celebrate the holiday, consider spending New Year’s Eve in the Poconos!

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Poconos New Year’s Eve 2019 Events

Crank up the excitement and spend New Year’s Eve in Pennsylvania on the slopes at Blue Mountain Resort! Their annual New Year’s Eve Tubing Party is tons of fun for the whole family, providing a night of snow tubing, DJ entertainment, dinner & dessert, and more! For those of age to drink, you can celebrate the past year and ring in the new with champagne at midnight (there will also be an open bar). The event starts at 8 p.m. and runs until 12:30 a.m., but be sure to check the weather beforehand, as the festivities are dependent upon conditions.   

Enjoy a classic celebration complete with a parade and fireworks at Big Boulder. Fly down the slopes under the natural light of stars and the colorful explosions of fireworks for a fun way to end the year. Plus, the first 200 people to purchase a night snow tubing pass get free s’mores!

For another celebration that the whole family will enjoy, head over to the Keystone Ballroom at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos for a New Year’s Eve extravaganza. Enjoy appetizers, a balloon drop, photobooth, live music, a complimentary toast for the adults, and watch the ball drop on the big screen at midnight!

If you’d like to ring out the old year by dining like royalty, attend the New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet at the Restaurant at Stroudsmoor Country Inn. Beginning at 4 p.m. on December 31st, this feast is a wonderful way to reflect on the past year and spend time with family and friends as the new year and its new possibilities approach. Start off by sipping cocktails in the lounge, and then enjoy the delicious options at the buffet, ranging from Duck ala Orange to Shrimp stuffed with Lump Crab Imperial. End your meal with dessert and a traditional hot beverage.

Stay at Mountaintop Lodge

Owaissa Guest Room Mountaintop Lodge

Return glowing from the festivities and excitement and hopes of a new year to charming, quiet surroundings. Mountaintop Lodge provides the perfect place to reflect and unwind after the parties and celebrations. We occupy an inviting space alongside Lake Naomi while still being close to all the fun, so you can enjoy both peace and convenience. In addition, you’ll find that we take great care to provide a friendly, personalized experience to each guest, something that can’t be matched by sprawling resorts.

If you are ringing in the new year as a family, our Owaissa Suite is one of our most spacious accommodations, with two bedrooms and a common living space. The living room has burnished hardwood floors, a window that overlooks the front yard, and a gas fireplace for colder mornings. One bedroom features two twin-sized beds, and the other features a comfortable queen-sized bed. In the morning, enjoy a complimentary gourmet breakfast that features fresh coffee, a carafe of juice, and a choice of a savory or sweet meal.

Our lodge is one of the most inviting places you’ll discover in the area. Be sure to browse all our accommodations, and book your stay while there is still space!

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