Don’t Miss our December Events:

Friday, December 6th at 7 PM – Grand Illumination 

Meet in front of the Conference House to welcome the holidays by singing
Christmas carols while the historic house is illuminated from within.

Enjoy free hot cider and cookies. This event is held completely outdoors, so please dress warmly!

NEW!: Holiday Lantern WalkThis is an Accessible location

(Begins Immediately after the Conference House Grand Illumination)

Join an after-dark holiday lantern tour along moonlit park trails to view the park’s other historic houses which are also decorated and illuminated for the holiday season.


EnjoyHome for the Holidays at Conference House

The Conference House Association Board of Directors wishes everyone a peaceful and happy holiday season! 

After the Grand Illumination on December 6th, the House will be illuminated by candlelight every evening starting at 5:00 p.m. from December 7th-December 31st. 

As a special gift during this holiday season The Conference House will be open for holiday visits as follows:
Free Saturdays, December 14th & December 21st from 1:00-4:00 p.m.


Sunday, December 8th, 11 AM to 4 PM – Colonial Christmas – (Donation $3)

Tour the beautifully decorated Colonial Manor House,
Enjoy live seasonal music and free hot cider and cookies.
Shop for fine crafts and gifts in the Kitchen Marketplace, and also in the Visitors Center.
Children may visit with “Father Christmas” who will give each child a free gift.
Raffle drawings take place at 4pm.


December 12, 13, 14, 15 and 19, 20, 21, 22 :


In the Conference House Colonial Kitchen – Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Performances at 8:00 pm, Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm

Staten Island holiday tradition continues . . . for the 11th year in a row! Come join us for the story of a classic Dickens tale seen through the eyes of Scrooge’s partner Jacob Marley.

SI Shakespearean Theatre Company Presents:  JACOB MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS by Tom Mula. Directed by Joseph Daly. Featuring Jack Dabdoub, Robert Raffellini, Charles Sullivan, and Rina Sklar.

Tickets are $30 general admission or $25 for students and seniors  TICKETS:


Museum is open to the public April thru mid – December

Hours: Friday, Saturday , and Sunday from 1pm-4pm  

The Conference House is also open for school and group tours  Monday through Friday by appointment.

Rental for private events can be arranged through the Conference House Office.

Please call 718-984-6046 for information.

Help maintain some of Staten Island’s most celebrated history by supporting the Conference House.  Donate, volunteer or become a member.  Enroll in our docent training program. 

Join us and be a part of Staten Island history!

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