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Downtown Holiday Stroll & Luminaria (Dec 10th)
Enjoy the festive sounds of local choirs and specials in the shops. To add to the ambiance, the streets and Mystic River Park will be lined with hundreds of beautiful luminaria to light your way through town.
Lantern Light Tours (select dates)
A Mystic holiday tradition! Select dates starting Nov. 23rd at Mystic Seaport Museum.
Mystic Garden Club Greens Sale (Dec 6th-7th)
Custom made holiday items, fresh greens and decorated wreaths for sale at Mystic Museum of Art. Customers may have the garden club designers decorate a custom wreath for them on that day. All the profits go to local community charities!
Holiday Gift Market (until Dec 22nd)
Now through December 22nd, shop the holiday fine art & artisan market at Mystic Museum of Art.
Holiday Carnival at Olde Mistick Village (Dec 7th)
Live music, performers, pet photos with Santa, great gifts, and more await at this winter tradition!
Festival of Lights (Dec 13th)
Stroll through the walkways of Olde Mistick Village brilliantly lit by thousands of luminaries. With live entertainment and complimentary treats in the Meeting House, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.
Santa Paddle & Toy Drive (Dec 14th)
Dress up, bundle up, and join Adventure Mystic for a good cause! Experienced paddlers only.
Nutcracker Spectacular (select dates)
Flying Santas, waltzing snowflakes in a winter blizzard, a magical mid-air 3D laser show, this Nutcracker Spectacular was built to entertain.
Party of 12 Celebration (Dec 12th)
This festive affair hosted by Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce features an open bar and food from a variety of local restaurants.
Northern Lights at Mystic Aquarium (starts Dec 7th)
This December, Mystic Aquarium lights up during Northern Lights. A sea of lights leads the way through a mesmerizing journey along the Aquarium’s outdoor pathways. Each Thurs, Fri, Sat through Jan 4th.
Mystic SantaCon (Dec 19th)
A jolly, fun, charitable bar hop in Downtown Mystic! Participating locations: Chapter One | Margaritas | Friar Tucks | Pizzetta | Harp N Hound | Water St Cafe | Engine Room | Rocks 21
Two Luminaria Walks with DPNC
Family Walk w/ Woodland Santa (Dec 20th): Bring the family for a winter walk in the woods followed by hot cocoa and cider, a roaring fire, meeting Woodland Santa making a craft to take home. see details
Winter Solstice (Dec 21st): Explore the woods by the soft glow of luminaria to observe the first day of winter. This program is for adults. see details
Make Music Day Pub Crawl (Dec 21st)
Mystic is part of International Make Music Day for the second year with a music and trivia-inspired pub crawl at four locations – Harp & Hound, Friar Tuck’s Tavern, Water Street Tavern and Captain Daniel Packer Inne.
Community Carol Sing (Dec 22nd)
Free Seaport admission from 10am-4pm with the donation of a non-perishable food item. Lift your voice in song at the 72nd annual Community Carol Sing!
New Years Eve Bash at The IRONS (Dec 31st)
Wicked Peach takes the stage at Hilton Mystic to usher in 2020! Champagne at midnight and breakfast buffet at 1am.