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2014/2015 New Year's Celebration
Sunday, December 28th - Friday, January 2nd

2014/2015 New Year's details coming soon. Highlights from last year's celebration are included below.

From atop the mountains we are diving to the depths of the deep blue sea this New Year's with our 'Under the Sea' New Year's Celebration Weekend!

Days will focus on the best of Yosemite, including a variety of guided adventures, naturalist tours, Giant Sequoia snowshoe walks and scenic hikes. Nights will feature gaming, billiards, music, costumes and dancing. Food will range from extravagant dinners to fireside s'mores. Our Tavern bartenders will have a memorable array of drinks flowing all weekend!

Our secluded setting in the forest allows for an intimate New Year's experience. Since we have no neighbors, our New Year's Eve celebration will continue well after midnight, so you can enjoy the festivities to the fullest and then take a short walk back to your cabin whenever you choose!

There will also be plenty of unstructured time throughout the weekend to enjoy the privacy of your cabin, play board games or read a book by the roaring fireplace in the Recreation Center, catch bowl games in our tavern, or sneak away for a full body massage and a soak in our new hot tub. The weekend will provide the perfect mix of recreation, relaxation and indulgence.

You can say Bon Voyage to 2013 and enjoy your New Year's celebration with us in two ways:

  • A la Carte – Book your cabin (two-night minimum), then pick and choose from the many dining, party and recreation options available.


  • New Year's Package – Get the most value, fun and convenience from your visit by purchasing a two or three-night package, including New Year's Eve dinner & party, New Year's Day brunch, and much more.

NOTE: Please book early as our New Year's event will sell out.

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New Year's Celebration Details

Monday Evening
Kick the celebration off right with a night of merriment. Start by joining us for a memorable feast. Then head to the tavern for one (or more) of our legendary Yosemite inspired cocktails as you warm up for a friendly game of chance during our Sunken Treasure Casino Gaming.

We'll feature casino games, complete with tables and friendly pirate dealers, as well as a 'Jolly Roger' Hold 'Em Poker Tournament. Whether you play or not, all landlubbers will enjoy lots of swashbuckling fun while their friends and family lose, or win, their booty. Not to worry, your wallet won't take a flogging during our Sunken Treasure Casino night - these doubloons are on the house!

Tuesday - New Year's Eve
Head out early and explore the best of Yosemite on a guided Giant Sequoia Snowshoe Trip, a Yosemite Valley Naturalist Tour or another of our guided adventures, or treat yourself to a peaceful morning at the lodge with a bit of yoga, a hearty mountain breakfast and a soak in our hot tub! Then spend time relaxing by the fire with a good book in our Recreation Center, or stretch your legs with a stroll around our Nature Trail.

Click here to view our New Year's Week Activities & Guided Trips Calendar.

Return in time for an indulgent full-body massage in our massage cabana. Treatments include Evergreen's signature Swedish massage, deep tissue, reflexology, hot stone therapies and our featured Champagne & Roses New Year's Massage! Massage is available throughout the week – advance reservations required.

As the sun sets, prepare to join us for an exciting evening of dining, gaming, music, dancing and decadence as we ring in the New Year! This year's 'Under the Sea' Party promises all the fun and more of past sold out Evergreen New Year's gala events!

New Year's Eve Feast
Chef Tommy and his team will be creating a sumptuous New Year's Feast! Choose from a variety of taste tempting appetizer and dinner selections along with your choice of special New Year's cocktails. Then finish your meal off with one of our decadent desserts.

**Reservations Required**

Click here to view our New Year's dinner menu.

NYE Feast Details

Dinner Time: 5PM – 9PM
Dinner Price: $50 Adults; Kids (age 2-12) half price, or separate kids menu also available

Email or call us at (209)­ 379-2606 to make reservations

'Under the Sea' New Year's Celebration
Take a deep breath and dive into the New Year with music, drinks and lively dιcor at our 'Under the Sea' New Year's Celebration! Make a splash with your water inspired costume or come as you are, which is always in style at the Green. Our 'Under the Sea' Celebration starts at 8:30PM and will feature live music, so you can kick up your fins and dance the night away!

If you need a break from dancing, come check out Treasure Chest gaming tables and try your luck at winning the pirate's booty. There you can join in on a game of blackjack, poker or craps. You won't get waylaid at our casino, because Doubloons are on the house again and your winning treasure can be used in our drawing for wonderful prizes!

At midnight, we will countdown to the New Year in deep-sea style with a bit of bubbly and a midnight smooch! Not to worry, our 'Under the Sea' Celebration doesn't end there! We'll continue the party well after gaming and the midnight countdown! Enjoy the celebration to the fullest, then take a short swim back to your cabin at the end of the night, whenever that may be.

NYE Party Details

Party Time: 8:30PM – early morning 2014
Party Price: FREE with cabin reservation ($30 for non-Evergreen guests)

Kid Zone
In addition to our adult-oriented festivities, we'll also have a place for younger party-goers to hang out. In the nearby Recreation Center, we'll have a lightly supervised 'Coral Reef Kid Zone' complete with crafts, movies, s'mores and a kid-friendly midnight countdown. Note: babysitting service is not provided.

**Reservations Required**

Wednesday - New Year's Day
On New Year's Day, start out the year right by joining us for a wonderful New Year's brunch, served late for anyone who stayed out 'til the wee hours or partied like a fish!

Click here to view our New Year's Day brunch menu.

Time: 9AM – 11:30AM
Price: $25 Adults; Kids (age 2-12) half price, or separate kids menu also available

This is a perfect day to enjoy the grandeur of Yosemite on a guided naturalist tour, hike or snowshoe walk (reservations required). Or if you are not feeling too adventurous, just spend a day lounging at the Lodge.

Indulge in a stress-reducing start to the new year with a massage in our peaceful massage cabana. Afterwards, head over to our large hot tub and lose yourself in the beauty of our newest lodge addition.

Then roll over to our Recreation Center, complete with board games, library, comfy couches and blazing fireplace – another special setting to enjoy your day. For those looking forward to New Year's football, take a seat in the tavern or Tuolumne Hall and cheer for your favorite team on the big screen as we air the day's college bowl games.

NOTE: When you arrive, we'll provide a detailed itinerary that includes all of the week's activities and times.

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New Year's Package
Our two and three-night packages allow you to make the most of your holiday getaway and enjoy all of the week's activities at a bargain price.

Details of our packages are outlined below:

2014/2015 Package Details

Two-Night Package includes (for each person in your party):

  • Two night's accommodation
  • New Year's Eve Dinner & Time Warp Party
  • New Year's Day Brunch
  • Hearty mountain breakfast the other morning
  • Welcome basket, including party accoutrements and other goodies
  • Evening activities, including roaring fires, s'mores, movie, etc.

Three-Night Package includes (for each person in your party):

  • Everything from the two-night package
  • An additional night's accommodation
  • An additional hearty mountain breakfast
  • A delicious three-course dinner

2014/2015 Package Pricing

Couples Package:

  • 2 adults
  • Deluxe King Cabin
  • $360/night for 2 nights; $345 for 3rd night
  • Upgrades:
  • - add $15/night for Deluxe King Cabin with Gas Fireplace
  • - add $35/night for One-Bedroom Cottage
  • - add $30/night for a child (age 2-12)
  • - add $50/night for additional adult

Family Package:

  • 2 adults, plus 1-2 kids or 3rd adult
  • Two-Bedroom Family Cabin
  • $485/night for 2 nights; $470 for 3rd night
  • Upgrades:
  • - add $30/night for third child (age 2-12)
  • - add $50/night for additional adult

Advance reservations required. Pricing does not include tax and gratuity. Meals do not include alcoholic beverages.

For reservations or more information, call (209)­ 379-2606
or email us, or make an Online Booking.

If you'd like to book a package please call us, as these packages cannot be booked online.

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