2020 Calendar of Events
Exhibit Opening – “George Way Treasures at Conference House” – Postponed
Historic House Tours – Opening of Museum Postponed
School Tours – All School Group Tours Canceled
Auxiliary Tea – Saturday, April 4th – Canceled
Jazz Night – Saturday, April 18th – Canceled
Market Day – Saturday, April 25th – Canceled
Chair Rushing Workshop Series – by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn – Canceled
Art Expo – May 16th – Canceled
Summer Workshops – Canceled
Conference House Historic 1776 Challenge: September 1 – October 31, 2020
Walk, run, skip, hop or jump a virtual 5k, 10k or a historic 177.6 miles to commemorate the Peace Conference that took place at Staten Island’s Conference House on September 11, 1776.
You can complete the challenge at your own pace, on your own schedule, and anywhere your feet can take you! All participants will receive cool swag!
Register today and be a part of history! If you are unable to participate, you are welcome to make a donation through this page. Thank you for your support.
1776 Peace Conference Celebration – Saturday, September 12th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (Rain Date: Sunday, September 13th) – Canceled
Historical re-enactment of 9/11/1776 Peace Conference and Life in Colonial America, Live Period Music & Dancing, Open Hearth Cooking, Demonstration of 18th Century Trades, Children’s Activities
Admission: $5 Adult, $3 Seniors, and $3 Child
Halloween Fun…ANZA – Saturday, October 10th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Canceled
(Rain Date Sunday, October 11th)
General Admission: $5; Children under 3 – Free
Music, Refreshment Stand, Face Painting, Seasonal Activities & Games, Costume Parade
Auxiliary Tea – Saturday, October 24th, Noon – 3:00 pm – Canceled
Grand Illumination Tradition – Starting Friday, December 4th at 5:00 p.m.
The Conference House will be radiant on weekends during the 2020 holiday season! Take a stroll in the Conference House Park and see the illuminated Grand Christmas Tree displayed in the Conference Room window in the glow of soft candlelight. Enjoy the radiance of this holiday season with us every weekend on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. from December 4, 2020 – January 1, 2021. Although the museum is temporarily closed, a special gift to the Staten Island Community continues!
Colonial Christmas – Sunday, December 6th (Canceled)
We look forward to a healthy 2021 when we can offer this wonderful holiday event. “Father Christmas” sends holiday greetings and his wish for a safe and healthy holiday season to all!
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
Office Hours: Monday and Thursday 10 AM – 3 PM Phone: 718-984-6046
Conference House Museum is located at 7455 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10307
House Tours Temporarily Canceled
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Thank you for all the support!