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We’ll be providing regular updates on this page to announce what’s new in Mystic. Anything new and exciting to share? Please let us know!

Healthcare Professionals Appreciation at Mystic Aquarium

This winter (early 2022), Mystic Aquarium is offering professionals in the healthcare industry complimentary entry into the Aquarium. This special offer is available to all employees of healthcare including (but not limited to): hospitals, doctor’s offices, veterinary clinics, etc. We thank you endlessly for all that you have done and will continue to do for our community!

More info + tickets

Falloween in Mystic 2021

whittle's farm fall

Discover Halloween events and fall experiences in Mystic for 2021!

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B.F Clyde’s Cider Mill Opens September 1, 2021

America’s oldest steam powered cider mill will start its 2021 season on Wednesday, September 1st. They’re open 7 days a week until early December. We can just about smell the apple cider donuts now! see details

July 1, 2021: CT Kids Free Admission at Seaport and Aquarium for Summer 2021

The “Connecticut Summer at the Museum” program offers free admission to Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium for CT children 18 and under – plus one accompanying adult – from July 1 to September 6, 2021. see details

June 19, 2021: Abbott’s Outpost Opens Today

Abbotts Outpost

NOW OPEN Abbott’s Outpost brought to you by the famous Abbott’s and Costello’s in Noank. 3 Water Street, Mystic, CT

Vaccination for Admission

Get your vaccine at Mystic Seaport or Mystic Aquarium and receive free admission. Must be 12 years or older.

Mystic Seaport
June 21st-23rd 10am-5pm

Mystic Aquarium
June 7th-11th 9am-3pm

May 20, 2021

NOW OPEN Taquerio is open for business…a Mexican restaurant serving hot a la carte tacos and cold margaritas in a gas station converted into a bar. 30 Broadway Ave, Mystic, CT

Young Buns Doughnuts now has a pick-up window! Pre-order quickly and conveniently and pick up with ease.

May 3, 2021: Mexican Restaurant on the Horizon

COMING SOON From the owners of Rio Salado, a Mexican restaurant serving hot a la carte tacos and cold margaritas in a gas station converted into a bar.


April 21, 2021: New Ice Cream Shop

Mystic Park Just Got a Little Sweeter

Mystic Park Ice Cream recently opened in the heart of downtown Mystic. The new shop is at 10 Cottrell St. Mystic adjacent to Mystic River Park.

see photos

March 30, 2021: Downtown’s Waking Up

spring flowers
A sign of spring outside Bank Square Books. See more spring sightings.

Soft serve is back at Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream! New machine makes the perfect swirl! Hard packed, and frozen yogurt available too.

The patio at The Mariner is now open to outdoor dining for the season. Photo by The Mariner

Downtown growth continues as another new, impressive building nears completion on Water Street, between Sift Bake Shop and Densmore Oil Company.

March 25, 2021: This Year’s Easter Brunch Offers

Easter Brunch Buffet at Hilton Mystic
Sunday, April 4, 2021, 11am-2pm
Join us for our safe, Easter Brunch Buffet with safety precautions.
Adults $45 | Children $20 | Under 5 Free

Mystic Market Easter Orders
Mystic Market is accepting Easter Orders Until Thursday April 1.
see the menu

Rio Salado Easter Brunch
Dine at Rio Salado on Sunday April 4th from 10am-2pm for Easter Brunch.

March 17, 2021: Chocolate Shop, International Cuisine and a “Wizard” Shop!

NOW OPEN in Downtown Mystic! Kenzie’s Fudge and Chocolate Shop is the latest addition to Mystic River Park. Kenzie’s is the sister store to the Candy Shop which is located just around the corner on the boardwalk. Find old fashioned caramel apples, a variety of milk and dark chocolates, and fudge. Specialty rice crispy treats by The Crispery were spotted there as well.

COMING SOON Mystic Royal, an international fusion cuisine, including Halal, restaurant opening April 2021! 35 Williams Ave., Suite E (across from Sea Swirl)

The Cloak & Wand

COMING SOON The Cloak and Wand, a “one of a kind wizard shop specializing in magical potions and other magical items” will celebrate their grand opening on May 1-2, 2021 in Olde Mistick Village.

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