Holiday Events

With seasonal displays and holiday events—from film screenings at the Dryden to live music performances in the historic mansion—Eastman House offers special treats for everyone this winter.

Holiday Wreath Display & Auction (Free to Members)

November 1, 2014 through November 30, 2014 in the Breezeway.

The Eastman House Council hosts its annual display and auction of holiday wreaths.

Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display (Free to Members)

November 7, 2014 through December 17, 2014 at George Eastman House.

This popular holiday tradition returns for its 19th season. This presentation of dozens of cleverly designed and decorated gingerbread creations will be on view throughout the museum. 

Tabletop Tree Display & Auction (Free to Members)

November 18, 2014 through December 18, 2014 at George Eastman House.

Pre-lit tabletop trees decorated by local businesses are displayed throughout the historic house and may be purchased in a silent auction. 

Annual Holiday Homecoming Celebration (Free to Members)

Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Festive displays, live music, refreshments, family activities, and a visit from Santa.

Live Music: Holiday Music from Past Our Prime Singers (Free to Members)

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in Eastman’s Living Room.

Holiday Music from Past Our Prime Singers 

New Year’s Eve Dinner & a Movie

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Enjoy a special dinner before the screening of Strictly Ballroom (Baz Luhrmann, Australia 1992, 94 min., 35mm).

Throughout December, join us at the Dryden Theatre for holiday film favorites new and old.

(Frank Capra, US 1946, 130 min., 35mm)

(Frank Capra, US 1946, 130 min., 35mm)

Friday, December 6, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 8, 2 p.m.
Bad Santa
(Terry Zwigoff, US 2003, 91 min., 35mm)

Friday, December 13, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 15, 2 p.m.
A Christmas Story
(Bob Clark, US 1983, 93 min., 35mm)

Friday, December 20, 8 p.m.
Bill Cosby: Himself
(Bill Cosby, US 1983, 105 min., 35mm)

Saturday, December 21, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 22, 2 p.m.
It's a Wonderful Life
(Frank Capra, US 1946, 130 min., 35mm)

Tuesday, December 24, 8 p.m.
Larceny, Inc.
(Lloyd Bacon, US 1942, 95 min, 35mm)

Friday, December 27, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 29, 2 p.m.
Lethal Weapon
(Richard Donner, US 1987, 110 min., 35mm)

Tuesday, December 31, 7 p.m.
New Year's Eve Double Feature: Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch
(Joe Dante, US 1984, 106 min., 35mm)
(Joe Dante, US 1990, 106 min., 35mm)

Wednesday, January 1, 2 p.m.
(Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France/Germany 2001, 123 min., French and Russian w/ subtitles, 35mm)

Location : 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 · More Information · RTS Routes 17, 18/19, 21, and 22

Hours: Tue - Sat : 10am - 5pm . Sun : 11am - 5pm. · More Information · Buy Tickets

Admission : Adults $14, Seniors (62+) $12, Students (with ID) $5, Children 12 and Under Free · Members Free

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