From dazzling light shows to traditional holiday markets, Connecticut's wide array of festivals make it the perfect place to spend the holidays.
Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa's Workshop
The cherished town tradition continues and offers visitors the opportunity to have their photo taken with Santa, meet the reindeer and enjoy the new Santa's Workshop.
Woodcock Nature Center Wreath Festival
Decorate your own balsam wreath using unique materials while relaxing by a roaring fire among friends. This inviting festival benefits the nature center’s programs in environmental education.
Holiday Village 2021
A holiday tradition for 74 years, this free attraction enchants visitors young and old.
Annual Bethlehem Holiday Town Festival
A family friendly, holiday festival featuring fun activities, music and treats.
Holiday Lights Spectacular
Light up your holidays at this magical drive-thru experience that is sure to delight the whole family.
Heights & Lights at Landmark Square & Latham Park
Santa and friends will make their daredevil descent down the 22 stories of the Landmark Building then zip-line to the library followed by fireworks. After the rappel, Santa will join the Stamford Community Tree Lighting at Latham Park.
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Olde Mistick Village
The largest holiday light display in southern New England, this family-favorite features over a half-million lights decorating the Olde Mystic Village square of shops and restaurants.
Giant Menorah Lighting
Celebrate at the lighting of giant outdoor menorah featuring live music, chocolate gelt, and dreidels.
The Nutcracker | Ridgefield Playhouse
With brave toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, and a tree that grows to the sky, this classical holiday event conjures the childlike wonder in us all.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Palace Theatre
Come see all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in this heart-warming musical.
Holiday Cirque Spectacular
Celebrate the season with the magical music of the holidays performed by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra set to astonishing feats by members of the renowned Cirque de la Symphonie.
Northern Lights Limited at Railroad Museum of New England
Experience the magic of the holidays aboard the Northern Lights Limited trains. Departing under the cover of nightfall, each train car is lit, illuminating the entire train in a soft, cheerful glow.
Great Trains Holiday Show
The beloved Great Trains Holiday Show is one of Wilton’s most cherished traditions.
Celebrate the festival of lights with a sing-along, gourmet latke dinner and candle lighting.
Shark-Diving Santa at the Aquarium
Santa joins The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to demonstrate the wonder of sharks.
Jim Brickman: Holiday Concert
Jim Brickman, the multiple Grammy-nominated songwriter, is back this festive season with his annual holiday tour.
Stamford Museum Holiday Market
Come start (or finish!) your holiday shopping at this delightful Holiday Market, featuring the hand-crafted work of local artisans.
Jingle Bell Rock & Outdoor Winter Market
Revel in the holiday spirit of downtown Westport with a gingerbread village and special offerings from local shops.
Stamford Holiday Stroll
Stroll through a dazzling world of lights with over 60 amazing larger than life light displays featuring a state-of-the art 30' Tree.
Deck the Walls
This unique exhibition showcases a collection of appealing artwork with gift-giving in mind.
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