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Celebrate the holidays with comfort and joy

Experience the serenity of our freshly snow-blanketed country retreat this holiday season with loved ones. Join us at Mayflower Inn & Spa for the holidays and get in the festive spirit with indulgent meals from our Michelin-Starred Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz, festive holiday programming perfect for all and sumptuous treatments at our holistic destination THE WELL at Mayflower Inn & Spa.

  • Inquire about holiday events and pricing at 860.868.9466
  • Several holiday activities require pre-booking, please speak with our Inn Host to reserve

Holiday Itinerary

Embracing Joy and Spirit

DECEMBER 22, 2023

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  • 3-5 PM | Homemade Doughnuts by the Fire – After a day of roaming the snow-blanketed countryside, cozy up by our roaring fire and indulge in homemade apple cider doughnuts fresh from the oven along with a handcrafted, seasonal cocktail or hot mulled cider with loved ones.

DECEMBER 23, 2023

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  • 9 – 10 AM | Jingle Bell Hike with THE WELL – Breathe in the crisp New England air as you embark on Mayflower’s Jingle Bell Hike through the rolling hills of Litchfield County. 

  • 2 – 4PM | Gingerbread Inn Making — Join us in the Lounge for a festive, hands-on gingerbread “inn” making workshop with holiday sweets, frosting and sprinkles. We invite children and guests to build off our expert pastry team’s gingerbread cookies and dive into our magical decorating workshop and head home with their beautifully packaged creations to remember their time in the idyllic countryside.

    • Please inquire with Concierge | $75 per guest | $45 per child | 1 to 1.5 hours
  • 2 – 5 PM | Tarot & Tipples – Dive deeper into a journey of self-discovery with Tarot in Thyme’s gifted Tarot Readers to unlock doors to the unknown. Experience a one-of-a-kind reading with Numerology, Astrology & Tarot that can help shed light on a new path. After your reading, head over to the Tap Room and show our expert beverage team your gifted tarot card and enjoy an off-menu complimentary cocktail crafted based on your tarot experience.

    • 30-minute readings: $115 per guest | 60-minute readings: $195 per guest


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  • 4 – 8 PM | Christmas Eve Feast – Delight in delicious offerings in the Garden Room at the helm of our expert culinary team and Michelin-starred Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz with a three-course prix-fixe menu highlighting the farm-fresh, seasonal bounty of the region. Enjoy Chef Jose’s Christmas cookies and fresh desserts by our skilled pastry chefs as you await the arrival of Old Saint Nick.

    • $195+ per guest | $50 per child
    • Seating One: 4 – 5PM | Seating Two: 7 – 8PM | In the Garden Room and Tap Room
  • 4 – 7 PM | Live Christmas Music – Enjoy Christmas music played by award-winning harpist, Mary Kate Boylan, who brings this traditional instrument to life with a modern and elegant twist. Listen to Christmas classics in the Garden Room as you indulge in Chef Jose’s Christmas Feast and enjoy time spent with loved ones. 


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  • 1 – 7 PM | Christmas in the Country – Celebrate Christmas Day with a sumptuous family-style menu of festive offerings in the Garden Room curated by Chef Jose Ramirez-Ruíz. Views of our snow-blanketed gardens and idyllic acres along with warm holiday beverages and treats infuse the big day with winter wonderland magic.

    • $145+ per guest | $50 per child

Holiday Ornament Making with Sister Parish and Riley Sheehey

This holiday season, discover a festive ornament-making kit guests of all generations can enjoy, specially curated by celebrated interior design firm Sister Parish and artist Riley Sheehey. With a goal to ignite the spirit of giving, we will be donating 15% of this signature festive experience to Baby2Baby.

A Charming Connecticut Oasis Awaits Holidays at Mayflower Inn

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