Holiday Fun in CT

A small girl and her golden retriever are playing outside in the forest in winter. They are touching noses. The girl is bending down and the dog sits on the snow-covered ground.

If you’re searching for family-friendly holiday events to kick off your holiday season, you don’t need to look far! There are plenty of local festivals, holiday strolls, shows, and visits from Santa Claus himself that are not far away from home. Here are some of our favorite events of the season: 

Fantasy of Lights

The 2019 season of Fantasy of Lights is in full swing! The mile-long journey contains 60 animated displays, which all have been upgraded to LED bulbs making them more energy-efficient, brighter, more colorful, and vibrant than ever before. 

When: November 15 — December 31, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Lighthouse Point Park

Greenwich Reindeer Festival

Don’t miss one of the best local holiday festivals of the season at Sam Bridge Nursery! Take a photo with Santa, enjoy sweet treats, and take a few rides on the train or carousel.

When: November 29th – December 24th

Photos with Santa:

Monday – Friday 12 pm – 6 pm

Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm

Christmas Eve 9 am – 3 pm

Carousel and Train Rides: 

Wednesdays 3 pm – 6 pm

Thursdays & Fridays 12 pm – 6 pm

Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm

Christmas Eve 9 am – 3 pm

Reindeer and Christmas Shop: 

Monday – Saturday 8:30 – 6:00

Where: Chabad of Stamford – 770 High Ridge Road Stamford, CT

Ridgefield Holiday Stroll

Join the town of Ridgefield for their 20th annual Holiday Stroll, completed with horse-drawn carriages, live music, strolling carolers, ice sculpting, toy soldiers, local store promotions just in time for holiday shopping, and much more!

When: December 6, 5 pm — 10 pm and December 7 beginning at 9 am

Where: Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave. Norwalk, CT 06851

Wonder of Winter FREE Christmas Concert

Enjoy traditional songs performed by local children and members of the community. 

When: December 7, 7:30 PM

Where: Downtown Ridgefield, Connecticut

Jingle Jam

Take the kids for a morning of crafts, holiday jingles, and fun!

When: Dec 7, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Where: 203 Liberty Square, 203 Liberty Square, Norwalk, CT 06855, USA

$20/1st child, $15/2nd child, $10/3rd child.

From our family to yours, we hope you have a happy and merry holiday season!

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