New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

Make this New Year’s Eve unforgettable by celebrating amidst the stunning beauty of Yosemite National Park. Festivities will take place at the The Ahwahnee, Yosemite Valley Lodge, and Wawona Hotel.  

Ring in the New Year at The Ahwahnee stunning Dining Room with a six-course meal, live music and dancing! 

Time 8:30 pm
Price $309.00 per person (+tax)

Event Details

  • A lavish six course dinner in The Ahwahnee Dining Room
  • Party favors
  • A complimentary sparkling wine toast
  • Live music
  • Dancing
  • Professional portrait sitting for your party to commemorate the evening

2018 New Year's Eve Menu

Once available the 2019 menu will be posted, in the meantime we have provided the menu from 2018 as a reference. 



Italian Cotechino Sausage over Beluga lentils, veal jus

*Traditional cured Italian sausage, served on NYE feast for year-round good fortune’s purposes



Steamed calamari, shrimp, lobster, crabmeat and diced Taggiasca olives, celery and red Bell peppers brunoise in citronette



Carnaroli rice cooked in Americaine lobster broth and champagne, lobster tail



Celeriac puree, Port wine reduction, fried leeks


Fresh tomatoes sauce, Taggiasca olives, caper berries, baby shrimps over wilted baby spinach



Lukewarm Rum raisins, crème Anglaise bread pudding, caramel sauce, Bourbon sirop chaude, French vanilla gelato, cinnamon Tuille

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New Year's Eve at the Mountain Room

Enjoy fabulous cuisine and an unforgettable celebration at the Mountain Room at Yosemite Valley Lodge. 

Event Details

Mountain Room Menu NYE Menu

  • Special prix fixe dinner
  • No reservations required. If you have any questions please call 209.372.1403

New Year's Eve at the Mountain Room Lounge

Ring in 2018 with live music, cocktails and light fare at the Mountain Room Lounge at Yosemite Valley Lodge. 

Event Details

Mountain Room Lounge NYE Menu

  • DJ with dance area available from 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
  • Balloon Drop at midnight
  • Regular bar and food menu service
  • Children are welcome from 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm; 21 and older after 10:00 pm 

New Year's Eve Family Celebration at the Cliff Room

A special family celebration will also take place in the Cliff Room at Yosemite Valley Lodge on New Year's Eve. This is a free event for all guests of the hotel and community members. 

Event Details

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No reservations necessary
  • Light snacks and non-alcoholic cider or lemonade
  • Photo Booth
  • Games and prizes 
  • DJ
  • Televised Times Square ball drop at 9:00 pm with balloon drop

Do something special and celebrate New Year’s Eve at Wawona Hotel. You’ll enjoy a fabulous dinner and vintage songs on the piano with Tom Bopp, who welcomes you to sing along. Then we’ll kick up the tempo with live music and dancing. 

Event Details

New Year's Eve Dinner Menu

  • Dinner for two in the Wawona Hotel Dining room
  • Vintage songs on the piano with Tom Bopp
  • Dancing in the Hotel Lounge
New Year's Eve Dinner & Tom Bopp 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Live Music by Wild Hare 10:00 pm - Midnight

The Live Band

Wild Hare will be performing at The Big Trees Lodge on New Year's Eve. The band's repertoire spans over five decades and features Rock, Pop, Motown, Funk, Disco, Country, Oldies, Jazz, Blues and today's hits. 

Contact 209.375.1425 to make reservations for Wawona Hotel New Year's Eve Dinner.