2019 Calendar of Events


Saturday, September 21st from 9:30 am-12:00 pm – Conference House Park Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

We will install deer guards on young trees to protect them from the local deer population! Volunteers will be trained to identify which species of trees deer favor, how to identify browse, and how to properly install the guards onto the trees. This event is hosted in partnership with Council Member Joseph Borelli.

Saturday, September 28th, 2 PM to 3:30 PM

Staten Island OutLOUD presents a FREE participatory reading program of Historian Nathaniel Philbrick’s “In the Heart of the Sea” -It’s the story of the whale ship Essex, which was capsized by a whale in 1820. It inspired Herman Melville as he began work on Moby Dick. We’ll feature a book giveaway, readings, and live maritime music by Bob Wright- Good for all ages!

Sunday, October 6th, 12 PM to 4 PM – Cathy’s Halloween FUN…ANZA

  General Admission: $5; Pumpkin Patch: $2, Haunted Kitchen: $2 Music, Refreshment Stand, Face Painting, Seasonal Activities & Games, Costume Parade

  Saturday, October 12th, 12 PM to 3 PM – Fall Tea: 

Savor the flavors of Autumn! Enjoy tea and delightful edibles in the Conference House Kitchen. 
Take a self-guided tour of the House, and a chance for unique items with our Raffles.   $30 per person, by reservation only.
Please call 718-356-0671 or 917-539-2559 for further information and to make your reservation.

Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th, 12 PM to 4 PM  – OPEN HOUSE NY 

Visit the 4 Historic Houses of Conference House Park for FREE:
Conference House, H.H. Biddle House, Rutan-Beckett House, and Ward House.

Enjoy Live Music in the Conference House, both days from 1 pm to 4 pm

 Saturday, November 2nd from 9:30am to 12:00pm Conference House Park Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

Volunteers will learn how to install deer guards on young trees to protect them from the local deer population.
Register Here: https://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/stewardship/7599


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 Walk

(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.
This is an Accessible location



Enjoy Home 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:  http://sishakespeare.org/



For other exciting events in Conference House Park, Please visit

NYC Park Events Calendar


Location: The Conference House, 7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY  

Conference House Association Office is located in the Visitors Center at 298 Satterlee St. Staten Island, NY 10307

Regular Office Hours: Mon/Thurs/Friday 10 AM – 3 PM 

Conference House Museum is located at 7455 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY  10307

House Tours: Fri., Sat, & Sun. 1:00-4:00 PM  April thru Mid – December, and  by appointment

School  & Group Tours by reservation

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