Enjoying a Mountain Sunset (Kim Carroll)Group Photo at Wapama Falls (Kim Carroll)2017/2018 New Year’s Celebration

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 – Monday, January 1st, 2018

Celebrate New Year with us, and experience New Year Yosemite style, as we focus our energies and activities creating a memorable holiday experience. Your New Year’s Holiday Package would include:

  • Lodging,
  • New Year’s Eve dinner and party (three-night package includes an additional three-course dinner on another evening of your stay),
  • New Year’s Day breakfast specials,
  • Hearty homemade mountain breakfast in our full-service restaurant each other morning of your stay,
  • An exciting welcome basket including party accouterments and other goodies,
  • Evening activities including roaring campfires, s’mores, movies, bingo and other games.
2-Night Package 3-Night Package
Couples Package 2 adults,
Lodge Double King
$447 per night $507 per night
Family Package  2 adults, plus 1-2 children or a third adult,
Villa King Double Twin
$584 per night $681  per night

Prices are per night and do not include tax.  Advance reservations are required and subject to availability.  Meals do not include alcoholic beverages.  Call 209-379-2373 or email  to reserve or you can book online here:

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Chef Lemens in Action (Kim Carroll)2017/2018 Bringing the new year Details

Kick off the 2018 New Year in style with us here Rush Creek Lodge just outside of Yosemite National Park. A week long celebration of the new year is complete with an unforgettable New Year’s Eve Le Cirque Celebration, with live music by Bicicletas Por La Paz, nonstop wonder and a champagne toast to cap off the festivities. You cannot go wrong as you sit back and let us do the planning of a New Year that you and your family will remember for a lifetime.

Wednesday (27TH)

Details coming soon. 

Thursday (28TH)

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Friday (29TH)

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Saturday (30th

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 Sunday – NEW YEAR’s EVE

  • New Years Eve Feast:  5-9pm, $65 per adult $10 per youth (12 and under) off our Kid Menu. Join us in our Restaurant as Chef Tony puts together a menu to celebrate 2017 and welcome 2018 in style.  But it doesn’t stop there, our Tavern team has put together a drink list specifically paired to Chef’s creations. For $35 you can add on the Drink Tasting Menu to round out your New Year’s Eve Culinary Experience.
    • Make reservations with our Restaurant by contacting PJ via email at or by calling 209-379-2373 x 1562.
  • New Years Eve S’mores:  7-8pm, Outdoor Fire Pit.  A festive spin on the traditional ooey gooey campfire tradition.
  • Kids New Years Eve Party:  6pm – 9pm, Game Room. Our young party goers are invited to bring in the New Year with crafts and group games. Festive s’mores will be available throughout the night, as well as a kid-friendly countdown so that everyone has celebrated before bedtime (lightly supervised).  Note: babysitting service not provided.
  • New Year’s Le Cirque Celebration: 9pm-1am, Event Hall.  Dance out the New Year with us in the woods! The celebration kicks off at 9PM and will feature live music from the Bicicletas Por La Paz and Heather Normadale.  Put on your dancing shoes and have some fun at this Le Cirque Celebration! With the vibrant band Bicicletas Por La Paz and their circus background this is certain to be a New Year’s Eve you will not soon forget. Join us as we pull out all the stops and bring in the New Year in a world of wondrous make-believe to stir your imagination.
  • New Years Toast:  Midnight, Event Hall. Complete with a Champagne toast and a Balloon Drop to really kick off 2018 right.
  • New Year’s Raffle: 12:30am, Event Hall.  Our Ring Leader… cough cough, we mean our General Manager, Joe J. will be handing out raffle tickets throughout the night for great dancing, gaming and more!  Make sure you are around at the raffle drawing time to claim your prize!
  • After Party: 12:30am-?, Tavern.  Dance on over to the Tavern to keep the party going with drinks, music and more.

 Sunday (1st)

Details coming soon. 

Activities Available Every Day

 Snowshoe & Trekking Pole Rentals are available at the Recreation Desk

Guided Tours and Hikes availablity and booking at the Recreation Desk

 Recreation Center Activities are available all day, and include games, puzzles, books, free internet, trip planning, comfy furniture, indoor and outdoor fireplace…

NOTE: When you arrive, we’ll provide a detailed itinerary that includes all of the week’s activities and times.