Holiday Happenings in Mystic

What’s not to love about the holiday season?! Everything is always so beautifully decorated and there is nothing like walking around and taking in the bright holiday lights, especially when in Mystic. Get ready for this December to be the most magical one yet!!

Mystic Tree Lighting & Lighted Boat Parade

Looking for the perfect event to get the holiday’s started? Saturday, November 27 welcomes the perfect event for you and your family or friends! Located in Historic Downtown Mystic, thousands gather at the Mystic River Park to watch Santa arrive on a tugboat at precisely 2pm. Children will absolutely adore this and to make matters better the festivities continue with the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6pm. This is an excellent event to get in the holiday spirit and it is a beautiful and unforgettable experience for yourself and your family. We hope to see you there!

Downtown Mystic Stroll

On December 7th, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm stroll the festive streets of Downtown Mystic and enjoy the voices of carolers as you wander from store to store. The stores will be staying open late in order for you to get some Christmas shopping done while you are enjoying the hot cider and goodies that they are giving out. The stores on the strip offer a wide variety so you can find gifts for everyone! Downtown Mystic is stunning especially when the streets are decorated so we highly recommend checking it out!

Holiday Lights Spectacular

The Holiday Lights Spectacular in Olde Mystic Village is back! It is the largest holiday light display in southern New England and it is right at your fingertips! The great thing about this holiday happening is that it goes all the way until January so you have plenty of time to check it out, more than once too! While you check out the lights you can also enjoy the incredible restaurants and shops that OMV has to offer. Nothing compares to strolling the outside shopping mall during the holiday season so you definitely will want to check it out if you haven’t already!

Lantern Light Village

The Lantern Light Village at Mystic Seaport Museum is a wonderful experience to enjoy with your family or friends. There are multiple days to experience the event, so if you can’t make it one day, you have more opportunities! The event starts on December 10th and the last day to visit is the 22nd. There are a variety of fun activities you can enjoy such as lighting displays, live music, horse and carriage rides, and much more! Want to find out more about the event? Check out Mystic Seaport Museum’s website and you can purchase tickets there as well! This is a must during the holiday season! Can’t wait to see you there.

Mystic is so lucky to have so many wonderful holiday events being offered! There is nothing like Mystic during the holiday season! We hope to see you there so tag us @think_mystic and let us know what you think! Lastly, Happy Holidays from Think Mystic!