Annual Holiday Dinner at Eagle’s Nest

The annual Holiday Dinner at Eagle’s Nest is back. Begin your holiday season where Hollywood stars and European royalty once dined with members of one of America’s most famous families, this Saturday at the  Vanderbilt Museum.

The Holiday Dinner is held annually at the elegant, century-old, Spanish Revival mansion of Rosamond and William Vanderbilt on a hilltop overlooking Northport Bay.

Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a glass of prosecco. The evening begins with wine and passed hors d’oeuvres in the natural-history galleries, followed by a guided tour of the family’s living quarters in the Mansion.

Dinner is served in the glass-walled Northport Porch overlooking the harbor lights. Dessert, an assortment of cakes and fresh fruit, will be served in the Lancaster Room.

Menu: Prime Rib; French Onion Chicken; Dijon Encrusted Salmon; Vegetarian Lasagna. All entrees served with Beans Almandine and/or Potatoes au Gratin. Also included: wine, beer, coffee, tea, and Viennese dessert table. Cold table and passed hors d’oeuvres.

Seating is limited and sells out quickly. Tickets: $150, or $135 for members. Tickets sold online only. Guests must choose entrées when they purchase tickets.

The 8pm seating is SOLD OUT. The 6pm seating still has limited availability. Proceeds from this special evening will benefit STEAM education. Tickets are non-refundable. Get tickets HERE. 


Karen Fortuna is a freelance writer who can be reached at [email protected]

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