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Holiday Specials

Discover the Magic

Come home to HOTEL DU PONT for the holidays and experience the magic of the season in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley.  From our new winter pop-up to time-honored traditions, holidays at the hotel bring a festive blend of old-world charm, modern sophistication and timeless good cheer.

Holiday Events

Chalet Du Pont Winter Pop-Up
An immersive winter pop-up inspired by the resorts of Aspen and Vail, CHALET DU PONT brings the luxe après-ski experience to the heart of Wilmington!  Serving lunch and cocktails with light bites daily. 
 
Let us create a one-of-a-kind celebration for your work or private event. We offer customizable packages for groups from 25 to 125 guests. Plan Your Event.
 
Location: CHALET DU PONT, corner of 11th and Orange Street, Wilmington, DE
Date: December 1 - 7, 2022

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Exclusive CHALET DU PONT Events

Brunch With Santa

Date: Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4, 2022 

Times: 10AM & 12PM

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Afternoon Holiday Tea

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 

Time: 3PM

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Holiday Experiences at HDP
CHALET DU PONT
A luxe après-ski pop-up experience serving lunch and cocktails with light bites daily.

Location: Corner of 11th and Orange Street, Wilmington, DE
Date: December 1 - 7, 2022

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Brunch With Santa

Location: CHALET DU PONT, corner of 11th and Orange Street, Wilmington, DE
Date: Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4

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Afternoon Holiday Tea

Location: CHALET DU PONT, corner of 11th and Orange Street, Wilmington, DE
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

We're baking spirits bright with a family-friendly lunch buffet in the Gold Ballroom plus adult happy hour and kids mini events.  Hosted by Spark'd Creative Pastry.

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Peppermint Aromatherapy Massage

Location: Currie Hair, Skin, Nails in the duPont Building
 

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Holiday Dining

Le Cavalier at the Green Room

 
Holiday Tea Service 

Date: Fridays,  November 25 - December 16, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM

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Christmas Day 

Date: Saturday, December 25, 2022
Time: Brunch 9AM - 2PM | Dinner 5 - 9PM

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New Year's Eve 

Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Time: Dinner 5 - 9:30PM

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Attractions + Entertainment
A Longwood Christmas

Botanical splendor at its finest featuring a display of floating floral designs, festive trees, gardens of bold blooms, festive light displays and so much more.  

November 18, 2022 - January 8, 2023

 

Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour the home of Henry F. du Pont decorated in full holiday splendor with trees inspired by those seen at the White House, as part of the Jacqueline Kennedy and H. F. du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House exhibition.

November 19, 2022 - January 8, 2023

 

Holidays at the Estate

The Christmas decorations at "America's Versailles" are often inspired by the architecture of the home, the customs of the du Ponts or the French influence.

Nemours Mansion

November 15, 2022 - December 30, 2022

 

Holiday Dreams Cirque

The Playhouse at Rodney Square

December 10 - 11, 2022

 

The Nutcracker

The Grand Opera House

December 16 - 18, 2022

Explore Our Seasonal Packages

Winter Wonderland Studio Stay

Winter Wonderland Studio

Luxuriate in our apres-ski inspired luxury king studio adorned with flocked trees, lush faux fur and rustic accents.  Get cozy with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies for two from the hotel bake shop, Spark'd Creative Pastry, while sitting around the lobby's lavish tree.  Free valet parking included.

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Holiday Splendor Package

Holiday Splendor Package

Celebrate the season with a one-of-a-kind holiday experience at A Longwood Christmas or Yuletide at Winterthur. Package includes two general admission tickets to your choice of Longwood Gardens or Winterthur Museum.

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Closer Than Home

Closer Than Home

Take the elevator home after a festive evening at CHALET DU PONT or Le Cavalier at the Green Room. Save 20% off the best available room rate when you dine with us at either location.

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