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Create Lasting Memories This Holiday Season

Enjoy fun-filled days and cozy nights in front of a log fire at Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm.

Lied Lodge 2019 Holiday Events


Nov 29 – Dec 28 | Fridays & Saturdays | Departure: Lied Lodge Lobby | 6 PM

Hop aboard the Arbor Day Farm trolley for a look at the sparkling streets of Nebraska City during Christmastime. The holiday trolley has become a beloved Yuletide tradition at Lied Lodge, so be sure to reserve your seats and overnight stay in advance. During this one-hour family-friendly activity, riders admire colorful light displays of Historic Nebraska City. Pick-up and drop-off take place at the Lied Lodge lobby.


Nov 16 – Dec 22 | Weekends | Daytime Hours *Special After-Hour Viewings on Fridays & Saturdays, beginning Nov 29 – Dec 21

See the halls of Arbor Lodge Mansion decked out in bells of holly and vintage décor. Christmas music and the themed collections on display nod to the holiday traditions of yore when the estate was home to Sterling J. Morton and his family. After your visit, retreat to Lied Lodge for Weekend Wine Tasting. Overnight package available.


Dec 7 & 14 | 11 AM – 3PM | Activity: Make-and-Take Ornaments Dec 15 & 22 | 11 AM – 2 PM | Activity: Brunch with Santa

Keep the little ones happily entertained this holiday season with trolley rides, outdoor exploration, an indoor pool, ornament crafting, and activities with Santa. Our family-friendly Brunch with Santa event features live Christmas music played on our grand piano in the Lied Lodge lobby. Remind your children to bring their wish lists along for the occasion.


Nov 28 | 11 AM – 2:30 PM | Grand Thanksgiving Buffet Dec 25 | 11 AM – 2 PM | Christmas Brunch Buffet Dec 31 | 5 PM – 9 PM | New Year’s Eve Dinner

Gather ’round the table for a delicious and memorable holiday meal. From classic offerings to chef-inspired starters, entrees, and desserts, the holidays at Timbers are sure to become a family favorite. Call 402-873-8740 for details and to make reservations.


Dec 31 | 8:30 PM – 12:30 PM

Ring in the new year with music from The Bottle Tops. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, a Champagne toast at midnight, and full cash bar offerings.

Take the elevator home with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge, and start the new year off with a wellness treatment at The Spa.

Stay and Play at Lied Lodge

Escape to the nature-inspired surroundings of Lied Lodge this holiday season. Located on the 260-acre grounds of Arbor Day Farm, our Nebraska City hotel is more than just a place to stay.

Indulge in spa treatments, savor award-winning dining, explore the outdoors, but above all, experience the magic of the holiday season at Lied Lodge, when family, friends, loved ones, and all the kids can unite and enjoy spending time together.

It’s the
Most Wonderful Time of Year
for Shopping

Lied Lodge Gift Shop; Apple House Market; Tree Adventure Gift Shop | Open Daily
Arbor Lodge Mansion Gift Shop | Open Weekends

Arbor Day Farm has four gift shops where you’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. Discover children’s books and activities, jewelry, vintage toys, ornaments, home décor, apparel, Arbor Day Farm Signature Wines, and more. And every purchase helps to further our tree planting mission.

May the Closeness of Friends and Loved Ones Renew Your Spirits this Holiday Season.