sinterklass wyckoff
sinterklass wyckoff

Sinterklass (Saint Nicholas Day) at the Wyckoff House Museum

Sat Dec 5, 2020
2:00pm to 4:30pm Eastern
All ages

Sip hot cider, play some colonial games, create a holiday pomander, decorate a Dutch clog for Sinterklaas, and help dress the tree. The lighting of the tree will close the day as the sun goes down.

Children will enjoy a special visit from St. Nicholas as he arrives on horseback around 2:30pm. St. Nicholas will tell the traditional tale of The Bakers Dozen and children are invited to sign the Red Book.

To respect social distancing guidelines, photos with St. Nicholas will not be available this year. Families are encouraged to take photos in the holiday-themed photo booth as an alternative.


2pm Grounds open with crafts and activities
2:30pm Learn the traditional Sinterklaas Song
2:45pm St. Nicholas arrives on horseback, socially distanced meet the horses
3pm Story time with St. Nicholas: The Bakers Dozen
3:15-4pm Sign the Red Book and take photos in our Holiday Photo Booth**
4:30pm Tree decorating and lighting

The house museum is currently closed to the public. Dress warmly as all activities will take place outdoors in the park.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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