Photo by Andrew Wilkinson

December Holiday Open Houses

Please note: December 2021 Holiday Open Houses have concluded, we hope you’ll join us in December 2022 for dates “TBD.”

Thank you to the Garden Clubs of New Jersey for donating their time and talent to decorate the residence for the Holidays

Belvidere Garden Club
Keyport Garden Club
Long Valley Garden Club
Warren Garden Club
West Trenton Garden Club
Allentown Garden Club
A Special Thank you to Decor Co-Chairs
Chris Endris & Debi DeLorenzo

December Holiday Open Houses Gallery

Enjoy photos of Drumthwacket decorated for the holidays. Photos by Andrew Wilkinson.

Open Houses are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on specified days when the residence is decorated for the holidays. Please note that guests who register for the noon time slot must be on the grounds by 11:45 a.m. in order to be allowed admittance. The format for all Open Houses is unguided although docents are available to answer questions. The first floor foyer, dining room, solarium, parlor, music room, library and study are open for public viewing. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Complimentary parking is available on site. Drumthwacket is wheelchair accessible. Upon arrival, please inform the Trooper at the gate if you require special assistance. There is no charge to tour Drumthwacket. Interior photography is only permitted in the Governor’s library in front of the fireplace.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: The residence is open during the end-year holidays on select dates. All guests including children age 3+ must register in advance. Please note, if you are registering for the noon entrance time, you must arrive by 11:45 a.m. in order to be allowed admittance. For security purposes, registration closes at 1 pm the day prior. Complimentary parking is available on site. The format of the tour is unguided but there are Docents present in every room to answer questions. NOTE: The quantity (Qty) field during registration permits a maximum of  20 registrations at a time. If you have more than 20 guests in your party, complete the registration for the first twenty guests and then repeat the registration process for the additional guests. The person registering the group will be listed as the primary contact person, and you will receive an email confirmation for your group.  Only use your email once or you will receive an equivalent number of e-mail confirmations. It is not necessary to bring the confirmation receipt on the day of your visit.