December 2020 NewsFlash

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Settlers Hospitality

Hawley, PA (November 18, 2020) — Get ready to deck the halls and ring in the season at the properties of Settlers Hospitality. Socially distanced celebrations at The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches, and the Hawley Silk Mill deliver the traditions, flavors and entertainment that are hallmarks of the holiday season in the Pocono Mountains.

Candlelight Christmas, December 4 through 6, at The Settlers Inn will help make spirits bright. The annual event is a signature celebration and an eagerly anticipated festivity in the Lake Region. Guests are greeted with live music and décor that features natural greens, artisanal and handcrafted decorations and an offering of mulled wine or syllabub. Horse and carriage rides plus an oversized gingerbread replica of The Settlers Inn enhance the festive atmosphere. A lavish holiday meal features entree such as pan seared halibut with mushrooms, thyme and garlic or plum and molasses glazed braised short ribs among other delectable options. Indulgent dessert choices include peppermint pillow bombe, blood orange pavlova and spiced pear and mascarpone napoleon.

Shoppers to the Hawley Holiday Market on December 12 and 13 can wrap up their gift list with the purchase of distinctive finds. Vendors will fill the campus surrounding the Hawley Silk Mill offering fine artisanal goods and unique gifts. The open-air marketplace operates from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

A Winter Wonderland Brunch on December 12 and 13 at The Settlers Inn infuses the sights, sounds and flavors of the season into an elegant experience. Live music by Julie Eschler and Steve Fauble accompanies a prix fixe menu of holiday inspired fare. Guests may enjoy the meal amid the festive décor from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. both days.

New Year’s Eve celebrations run the gamut from elegant and intimate to laid-back and lively. There are two ways to send off 2020 at The Settlers Inn. The Undercroft provides a cozy setting for a Masquerade Ball from 8-11:30 p.m. Attendees will enjoy an elaborate farm to table meal and live music. Upstairs in the dining room, guests may linger over a special holiday menu while listening to live piano music by Dan Bradley.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve around the world without ever leaving The Waterfront at Silver Birches. Each hour welcome the New Year as it crosses the Atlantic from London and the Azores Islands to Greenland and Bolivia with a course and a cocktail inspired by the country.

New Year’s Eve at Glass- is cool and casual. Festivities include live music by Eric Rudy, hors d’oeuvres, champagne and a special tasting menu. Enjoy early seating until 7 p.m. and late seatings after 8 p.m.

Welcome the first day of 2021 with a New Year’s Day Brunch at The Settlers Inn. The holiday weekend features a prix fixe brunch on Friday and Saturday then an a la carte menu on Sunday.

A season-full of festive celebrations at the properties of Settlers Hospitality are sure to make hearts light. Beloved traditions and time-honored tastes ensure the merry making goes on this holiday season. For more information, visit

About Settlers Hospitality
Settlers Hospitality, a boutique multi-concept hospitality in Hawley, PA, consists of The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches Resort, Hotel Anthracite, Sayre Mansion, The Dock on Wallenpaupack,, Kōl Steakhouse, Cocoon Coffeehouse and Bakery, Lake Region Fitness and Art on the Edge. For more information, check out

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