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Seasonal events and offers

cELEBRATE the seasons


Explore new events and activities throughout the year at Ventana.

There’s always something to do at Ventana Big Sur—and we’ll be adding seasonal activities and special opportunities throughout the year, too. Check this page regularly to find out what’s coming up, and also to see great packages and offers for your next Ventana stay!


the holiday destination

Celebrate the holiday season at Ventana Big Sur and stay during this magical time of year. The Sur House offers crafted coastal cuisine for an intimate family gathering or larger business reception, served seamlessly with attention to every detail.

Culinary Events:

Thanksgiving Dinner

Celebrate the fall season on this special day with our 3-course menu featuring Thanksgiving classics along with shared dishes to enjoy family-style. Chef Paul’s signature dishes will also be offered: Grilled Ribeye, Black Truffle Risotto and Ora King Salmon. Complement the meal with a wine pairing or select unique wines from our extensive list.

$100. $50 wine pairing. Tax & Gratuity Additional. 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Christmas Dinner

One of the beloved highlights of the holiday season, the 3-course menu features Dungeness Crab Ravioli, Yellowfin Tuna Tataki, Smoked Prime Rib, Spiced Duck Breast and Squid Ink Fettuccine.

$100. $50 wine pairing. Tax & Gratuity Additional. 4:00pm – 8:00pm

New Year's Eve Dinner and Soiree

Ring in the New Year with our festive 4-course menu, featuring Pear & Parsnip Soup, Grilled Monterey Bay Abalone, Prime Rib and decadent desserts. Continue the merriment at our Soiree, featuring live music, dancing, late-night bites and, of course, a special champagne toast at midnight, Big Sur style.

First Seating: 6:00pm-7:30pm, $200 Dinner & Soiree.

Second Seating: 8:00pm-10:00pm, $200 Dinner & Soiree. 

7:30pm-1:00am, Soiree only: $100.

All prices exclude tax and gratuities. Reservations required, 831.667.4242.

Holiday Happy Hour

Join us weekdays for festive libations, seasonal cocktails and Chef's selection of bar bites at The Sur House. From December 7 'til December 21, 3:00pm-5:30pm. Live music each Friday. It's a magical time of year!


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