Draft Horses from Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides pull a lighted sleigh over a wintery bridge through Lantern-lit woods at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat.


New Year's Eve: A Taste of Germany

Dec 31, 2020 3:00 PM


12:00 am

Jan 1, 2021 12:00 AM


3:00 pm

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Celebrating 55 years with the Hohmeyer Family! In Germany, they'll be celebrating the New Year at 6:00 PM our time - so we’re celebrating midnight all night long!

We will be adding rides based on bookings and availability; check back for updates!

3:00 PM- 4:30 PM: Daytime Sleigh Ride with Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides

Take a daytime sleigh ride with the family to celebrate the New Year!

4:30 PM- 6:00 PM: Early Bird Sleigh Ride & Taste of Germany Take-out

  • Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride with Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides
  • Taste of Germany Take-out 3-course Dinner to take with you after your ride


  • Adirondack Alps Appetizers from Bavarian Pretzels to the Best-of-the Wurst (appropriate for 2020, don’t you think?)
  • Lodge famous Desserts from German Chocolate Cake to Mountain Berry Pie

Special Speakeasy Take-home “Spirits” of New Year’s Package

  • History of Beer Tasting Sampler with Tasting Mat you can do at home - your own personal history tasting!
  • Bottle of Champagne or wine from the Hidden Speakeasy Cellar! Ernest will pair it with your dinner.
Please note: Take-out is only available between 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Lantern-lit Sleigh Rides, Speakeasy Raids & Taste of Germany Experience

  • Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride with Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides and authentic kerosene lanterns on the Lodge trail through the woods to the Lake
  • Special Password to get in through the Hidden door 
  • Access to an authentic 1920’s Speakeasy with hidden Beer & Wine Cellar
  • Taste of Germany Dinner
  • Beware we may be raided by a 1920’s Copper!


  • Adirondack Alps Appetizers 
  • Lodge famous Desserts 
  • Special Speakeasy New Year’s Eve “spirits”

9:00 PM - Midnight: Sleigh Rides with Old World Dessert Bites

  • Late-night Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride with Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides
  • Special Taste of Germany Dessert Sampler: enjoy it on the sleigh or take it home!
Please note: Due to State of New York mandates, the Lodge restaurant, main building and all facilities (bathrooms included) must be closed after 10:00 PM. We appreciate your understanding.
Reservations are non-refundable due to the special circumstances of limited seating.