If you are looking to enjoy the spirit of the holidays with local events, look no further. There are entertainment venues, shopping opportunities, and sight-seeing adventures that await you.
Olde Mistick Village is your outdoor shopping trip destination for a great way to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season and decorated for their ‘Holiday Lights Spectacular’ which is located throughout the entire shopping area. The cheery display, featuring light up trees and glittering selfie stations, will be available for viewing through January 2023.
Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods, located within Foxwoods Resort Casino, is a great indoor shopping experience featuring over 60 national and local retailers. The kiddos can enjoy a playful game of Elf on the Shelf up until December 24th. More info here can be found at: tangeroutlet.com.
Foxwoods Resort Casino has a festive outdoor ice-skating rink nested behind fox tower, that will be open until mid-April 2023. This year, there will be cozy winter themed heated igloos for patrons to enjoy. More info can be found at: foxwoods.com
The Nautilus is a unique attraction, allowing visitors to embark on a historical journey. Self-guided tours are available for individuals or groups that would like to add some fun or enhance their museum visit while still taking things at their own pace. The museum offers various scavenger hunts and self-guided tours. Inquire at ussnautilus.org
Mohegan Sun is the place to go after the hype of Christmas settles down. Adorn yourself with sequins and velvet and consider ringing in the new year with endless options to dine and dance. There will be no shortage of parties taking place throughout the property. For a full list of venues and menus, visit: mohegansun.com.
The Side Door Jazz Club in Old Lyme is your unexpected New Year’s Eve destination. The night club, attached to the inn, offers weekly jazz performances by esteemed artists. The Dec. 31st show will feature sensational jazz vocalist, Lucy Yegihazar, and her quintet! Dinner reservations and overnight accommodations can be made at the Inn for a complete experience. Details can be found at thesidedoorjazz.com
Above is just a fraction of the venues to visit during this holiday season for family-friendly fun and entertainment. For a wider range of activities and venues to visit, visit our business directory listing page to broaden your search and support Chamber businesses in the community.