Home for the Holidays
The lights, trees, and magic of a Binghamton tradition.
Home for the Holidays runs from November 17 – January 6. Roberson will be open 7 days a week with extended hours!
Reserve your day to visit–space fills up quickly. Reserve here
Home for the Holidays features hundreds of elaborately decorated trees, dazzling Holiday displays, and the International Forest–a collection of adorned trees and displays that represent the holiday traditions of cultures from around the world. The excitement and magic of Home for the Holidays has made it a community favorite for more than 60 years. If you’re seeking a place to immerse yourself in the wonder of the season, you have arrived.
Roberson offers mansion tours, craft workshops for kids, and live entertainment every weekend! Plus, Seasonal Planetarium shows (additional $4).
Day Pass Reservations Available
Tickets are valid for the entire day. Reservations cannot be refunded. We can transfer reservations to alternate days. AVAILABLE HERE.
For those who prefer to pay cash, a limited number of reservations are set aside every day. Reservations for Planetarium, Tours, and more must be made at the Admissions Desk and are first come, first served.
Home for the Holidays Sponsors
- Coughlin & Gerhart
- WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34
- LaBella Architecture
- Progressive Dental
- NBT Bank
- Raymond Corporation
- Delta Engineers
- 20:1 Prevention Program, Health Promotion and Prevention Services, Binghamton University
- Greater Binghamton OBGYN
- The Women’s Fund Community Foundation for South Central NY
Join us December 3rd for our Holiday Marketplace, featuring local businesses. Shop local and get something unique for your family members this season.
Home for the Holidays Hours of Operation
Monday: 11AM – 5PM
Tuesday: 11AM – 5PM
Wednesday: 11AM – 5PM
Thursday: 11AM – 9PM
Friday: 11AM – 9PM
Saturday: 11AM – 5PM
Sunday: 11AM – 5PM
Gift Shop and Visitor Center
Monday – Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM
Thursday & Friday: 9AM – 9PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11AM – 5PM
*Closed Thanksgiving Day, Closed after 5PM on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve; Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day
Holiday Mansion Tours
Fridays at 5PM, 6PM, 7PM, and 8PM
Saturdays and Sundays at 12PM, 1PM, 2PM, and 3PM
The spirit of the season is filling the Roberson Mansion. Take walk into the past through this beautifully decorated Gilded Age mansion, and learn about the first and only family that resided here: Alonzo and Margaret Roberson. Explore holiday traditions and much more.
Tours are limited to 15 people and are first-come, first-serve. Tours are included in the price of admission.
When: Saturdays, November 26th – December 24th from 12 – 3PM
Enter Santa’s Craftshop where kids of all ages can participate in making a holiday craft celebrating the cultures and traditions that embody this season.
Come to our activity lab on the second floor and learn something new about the holidays through a hands-on activity.