One of the wonderful things about any early Thanksgiving? An extra long Christmas and Hanukkah season! So finish up that leftover turkey, and come on out to celebrate the holidays in Fairfield County, CT. For more holiday fun check out our Holiday Guide.
Visit with Santa’s Reindeer, Greenwich, CT
Greenwich florist McArdle’s is hosting some of Santa’s reindeer (live reindeer – really!) right up through December 24th. Come visit them – feeding times are daily at 9 and 4.
48 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT 203.661.5600
Annual Holiday Express Train Show, Fairfield, CT
The Fairfield Museum opens its annual holiday train show on December 5th. The display will be up for the holiday season, and features a nostalgic set of model trains winding through festive holiday scenery.
370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824, 203.259.1598
Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival, Fairfield, CT
Visit the Burr Homestead in Fairfield between December 3rd - 6th to enjoy the Christmas Tree Festival. Admission includes a visit with Santa as well as admittance to the holiday bazaar and holiday decorations sale.
Burr Homestead, 739 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT
Visions of Gingerbread Tea Party, Stamford, CT
Visit the Stamford Museum and Nature Center to enjoy the gingerbread tea party on Saturday, November 14th. Decorate your own gingerbread boys and girls with frosting bow ties and candy hair bows. Tea, luscious sandwiches, and sweets will be served.
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, 203.322.1646
Menorah Lighting, Norwalk, CT
Come to Stew Leonard's in Norwalk on December 7th at 5pm for the lighting of the Hanukkah menorah. The 18 foot menorah will be lit by Rabbi Hecht of Beth Israel, and the lighting will be be followed by traditional songs, dances and refreshments.
100 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT 203. 847.7214