How to Host the Best Holiday Party in the Poconos

An elegant table setting at a holiday partyThe holiday season is quickly approaching, and you know what that means: holiday parties! If you’re wondering how to host the best holiday party, we have quite a few recommendations that will wow your guests. Whether you choose to celebrate with an intimate affair or a grand event with lots of friends and family, here are just a few tips on how to host the best holiday party this year.

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How to Host the Best Holiday Party at Home

Hosting a party at your home for family and friends doesn’t have to be stressful. With catering to your home from Cocoon Coffee House, you’ll have a gourmet Thanksgiving dinner that you didn’t have to spend all day cooking.

Of course, decorating your holiday table is a breeze with seasonal gifts from The Potting Shed. Located right on The Settlers Inn property in the gardens, The Potting Shed has you covered with everything you’ll need to host a perfect dinner party. Make your table come to life with everything from table runners to place settings and candles to set the mood.

Host Your Holiday Party at The Settlers Inn

For a holiday party that is sure to impress your guests, host your gathering in one of our event spaces here at The Settlers Inn. The Inn is dressed to the nines this time of year with decorated trees and beautiful gingerbread houses. Your guests are sure to embrace the spirit of the season the moment they walk through the doors. For a seated dinner for up to 100 guests, check out the Undercroft Room. This private dining room is the perfect setting for your get-together. We can even host you and your guests in the Chestnut Tavern. The roaring fire is the perfect spot to toast with your favorite beverage and warm up during the chilly months.

For a more intimate party, consider hosting your special event at the Boiler Room at Hawley Silk Mill. This unique venue is located on the lower level of Hawley Silk Mill and features views of the Paupack High Falls from its large glass windows.

Stay as a Group this Holiday Season in Our Welwood Bungalow

Inside the Welwood Bungalow at The Settlers Inn

What’s more, if you have guests coming into town for your holiday party, treat them to a stay at our beautiful Welwood Bungalow. Enjoy time with your friends and family at this two-story Arts and Crafts style bungalow on Welwood Avenue. It is a short drive to The Settlers Inn and within walking distance of both Ledges Hotel and Hawley Silk Mill. Amenities at this rental include a kitchen, laundry facilities, outdoor porch, a backyard fire pit, and a garage.

We would also love to host you and your guests in one of our 23 guestrooms at The Settlers Inn. When booking your reservation, be sure to ask us about our current specials. We have quite a few packages to take advantage of during the holidays like our Winterfest Weekend Lodging Special and our New Year’s Celebration Lodging Package. Let us help you host the best holiday party this year.

We look forward to celebrating the seasons with you!