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Mystic Holiday Things to Do 2020

Mystic Holiday Things to Do 2020

Olde Mistick Village for the Holidays

Holiday Lights Spectacular

Over half a million lights will be on display at Olde Mistick Village, the largest lights display in southern New England! The lights will turn on at 4pm on November 25th, and the spectacular will run through January. Shops will be open Mon-Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-9pm and Sun 11am-6pm. Face coverings are required and social distancing should be maintained.

Holiday Carnival

Saturday, December 5th – Stroll Throughout the Village from 11am-6pm and enjoy free entertainment all afternoon.


Friday, December 11th – Stroll through walkways of Olde Mystic Village, brilliantly lit by thousands of luminaries. There will be live entertainment and complimentary treats.

Lantern Light Village at Mystic Seaport Museum

Lantern Lights at mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport Museum invites the public to mark the holidays with a new event, Lantern Light Village, an outdoor, free-roaming experience designed to celebrate the best of both the contemporary and 19th-century holiday seasons. December 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19, 5-9pm – Masks are  required. (Photo by Mystic Seaport Museum)

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Downtown Mystic Shopping

Downtown Mystic Shops will be open until 8pm for holiday shopping on December 2, 9, and 16th. Shop small, local and safe.

Yetter Christmas Tree Farm

Pick your own tree at Yetter Christmas Tree Farm.

Cancelled Events

Update from Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce: Due to COVID protocol and safety precautions, the Santa Arrives by Tugboat, Tree Lighting and Holiday Lighted Boat Parade will not be taking place this year. A Christmas tree will be erected + lit in the Mystic River Park for the holidays. Please consider continuing the giving tradition of these events and donate a coat (for any age) to Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.

The Downtown Holiday Stroll will not take place this year.

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