The magical winter time (June, July and August) is Yulefest in the Blue Mountains where many venues offer traditional Christmas style celebrations. While cold winds blow and the occasional snow falls, experience warm 'Mountains' hospitality, log fires, Christmas fare, singalongs and perhaps even Santa. The Blue Mountains is truly a 'Winter Wonderland'. Visit the establishments below and discover their exciting Winter Yulefest Packages.
The Carrington HotelCelebrate Christmas in the colder months with full traditional faire. Book a table in the Grand Dining Room or attend one of our special Yulefest functions. A perfect alternate Christmas for those who relish a cold Christmas.
Better EntertainmentYulefest Blue Mountains is Australia's premier Winter Christmas-in-July event. Help yourself to a serving of the Best of British Comedy; a three-course dinner and show with The Goon Show LIVE! Presented every year in June and July.
Quality is TimelessRug up in your Winter woollies and enjoy the magic of a Traditional “Northern Hemisphere” Christmas feast. Nestled in the picturesque village of Leura, Bygone Beautys will celebrate Yulefest throughout July. Yulefest luncheons will be served Monday - Sunday at 1.15pm. Bookings are essential, phone: 02 4784 3117 or email. Minimum of 4 people per booking. 4-9 people:$79.50 per person:10-19 people:$69.95 per person:20+ people: $66.00 per person:Children under 12 years:$29.95:BYO: $2.20 corkage fee per person.
Escape with someone special ....Romantic couples only retreat/getaway offering twelve Lake View Spa Suites in a unique earth covered building, seven modern River View Spa Suites, five charming Wilderness Spa Cabins and then our beautiful Penthouse Spa Suite. Set high above Lake Lyell, our retreat is strictly couples only, creating an ambience of romance, relaxation and absolute privacy. Why not escape with that someone special ....
Location: Rydal Lake Lyell
A Luxurious Mountain LodgeRibbon-Gum Lodge is a beautifully decorated, stylish mountain lodge focused on providing high-quality accommodation and customer satisfaction. With a variety of accommodation packages to select, we're sure you'll be happy to spend your holiday escape with us. DON'T MISS OUR SPECIAL OFFERS The fully self-contained accommodation at Ribbon-Gum Lodge is uniquely split into 2 completely private living quarters. The separate entrances provide privacy for individual lettings or larger groups can lease the whole lodge.
Australia's Most Spectacular Caves!During Yulefest, at heritage-listed Jenolan Caves House, grownups enjoy the feeling of Christmas, and children meet Santa inside one of the famous caves. Caves House guests enjoy log fires and huge Christmas tree. Chisolm’s Restaurant will celebrate Yulefest on each Saturday in July: the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th. Adult diners receive a small Christmas gift of fine chocolates. Best of all, children receive a gift - from Santa inside a cave, before dinner!
Location: Jenolan Caves
Blue Mountains Accommodation - BrantwoodCelebrate YULEFEST 2018 at AAA Rated 4.5 Star Brantwood Cottage where we capture the spirit of a true winter Christmas ~ a decorated tree, traditional fruit cake, local wine, cheese, crackers and chocolates to enjoy by the roaring log fire. With central heating and quality French country furnishings throughout, Brantwood offers warm and welcoming accommodation for families and friends, or a memorable weekend away with the one you love ~ and at Blackheath we may even get some snow!
Ultra-luxury conservation-based resortEmirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is a chic conservation retreat, located 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Nestled amongst 7,000-acres of protected wilderness and surrounded by two national parks, the resort immerses you in nature and re-invigorates the soul.
Location: Wolgan Valley
Amazing views are just the beginning!Join us for a magical Christmas In July weekend at the original – and still the best – Yulefest celebration. 5 COURSE DINNER MENU + CAROLS & SPECIAL GUEST ENTERTAINMENT + PRECIOUS MEMORIES! Book direct for a fantastic Yulefest weekend – you’ll SAVE $30 off the Mountain Heritage’s two-night minimum weekend accommodation rates when you do. We’d love to have you join us for a ONCE-A-YEAR-EVENT that will leave you with memories for a lifetime!
Rest, Relax and ReconnectCELEBRATE YULEFEST AT FAIRMONT RESORT BLUE MOUNTAINS Enjoy a sumptuous buffet in the beautifully decorated Jamison’s Restaurant with a selection of festive favourites! Plus visits from Santa, festive music, Christmas decor and bon bons. Available every Friday and Saturday night from 29 June until 28 July 2018. Prices: Adults $92 / Child (12-16) $49 / Child (5-11) $29 / Children under 5 FREE. Bookings are essential. Please call 02 4785 0094 or book online now.
Superior Budget AccommodationYulefest Special : Celebrate Yulefest with a special weekend package from $299 (double), including two nights Bed and Breakfast & Christmas Dinner! National Trust-listed, art deco building. Centrally located. Fun and friendly atmosphere. Modern facilities with ensuites in many rooms. Large communal areas. Lounge with cosy fireplace. Patio and balcony outside. Perfect for individuals, couples, families and groups.
Blue Mountains Luxury AccommodationMountain Whispers – “MW” Collection comprises five impeccably-restored historic luxury properties located in Katoomba and Leura. Visit the world famous Three Sisters and Echo Point, from your Blue Mountains luxury retreat the year round. Enjoy privacy and supreme comfort – take breakfast in the warmth of the Blue Mountains sun, soak in a sumptuous spa or relax in front of a gas log fire.
Location: Leura and Katoomba