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1906, 2023

What’s New at Olde Mistick Village

June 19th, 2023|Categories: think attractions, think shopping|

What’s New at Olde Mistick Village Who doesn’t love a stroll through Olde Mistick Village? With over fifty unique shops and eateries, you’re sure to find something exciting every time you visit. There are some recent new additions to the Village, and we can’t wait to share them with you! Trattoria Amalfi The owners of The Mariner and Via Emilia, Shaun Golan and Jakub Andros, have opened a new restaurant in Olde Mistick Village, Trattoria Amalfi. Inspired by flavors from the Italian coastline, Trattoria Amalfi focuses on the freshest local seafood, seasonal ingredients and of course, their famous fresh [...]

2303, 2023

Easter events in Mystic

March 23rd, 2023|Categories: think attractions, think dining, think recreation|

Easter events in Mystic Easter is right around the corner, falling on April 9th this year. It means that Spring is here, and with it, hopefully some warmer temperatures! Easter also means family, traditions, fun, and lots of yummy candy! If you’re looking for some fun activities to do with the kids, or a great restaurant to enjoy an Easter meal, you’ll want to keep reading! Woodland Egg Hunt Celebrate spring with a Woodland Egg Hunt! Stroll the trails of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in search of eggs, and trade in your found eggs for wooden ones. Meet [...]

103, 2023

Mystic Irish Parade

March 1st, 2023|Categories: think attractions, think recreation|

Mystic Irish Parade March is an exciting month for Mystic! This year marks the 18th annual Mystic Irish Parade through the streets of downtown. The parade will be bigger and better than ever, with live Irish music, dancing, and more! To go along with the parade, there are many other exciting events in town, from restaurant specials, to live band performances. If you haven’t experienced an Irish Parade in Mystic, now’s your chance to get in on all the shenanigans! Mystic Irish Parade On Sunday March 19th 2023, the Mystic Irish Parade will kick off at 1pm! It will begin at [...]

1901, 2023

Best Little Bookstores in Mystic

January 19th, 2023|Categories: think shopping|

Best Little Bookstores in Mystic Whether you’re an avid reader, or just someone who picks up a book occasionally, there’s nothing quite like browsing the shelves of a bookstore and immersing yourself in a world of imagination. And now that winter is here, it’s the perfect time to grab a novel and a blanket and head to your favorite spot with a book. Keep reading for three of our favorite little bookstores in Mystic, Connecticut. Bank Square Books  Bank Square Books is a locally owned and independent bookstore located in the heart of downtown Mystic. They offer a wide [...]

2112, 2022

Christmas Movies filmed in and around Mystic

December 21st, 2022|Categories: think attractions, think recreation|

Christmas Movies filmed in and around Mystic The Holiday season is here! There is so much to do during this exciting time- from Christmas parades and tree lighting ceremonies, to holiday parties and family gatherings.  But one of the nicest ways to enjoy the season is to settle in for the evening with a warm drink and watch a holiday movie. Christmas movies just have a way of making you happy. Did you know that some Christmas movies have been filmed right here in town? Mystic really is an idyllic spot for a holiday movie, and these three really captured the [...]

2911, 2022

Holiday Events at Olde Mistick Village

November 29th, 2022|Categories: think attractions, think recreation|

Holiday Events at Olde Mistick Village The holidays are a magical time in Mystic! As the temperatures fall and the year nears its end, Mystic is aglow with shimmering lights, festive decorations, and seasonal cheer. Olde Mistick Village may be one of the merry-est spots in town! Here are a few of our favorite annual holiday events to check out here at OMV. Holiday Lights Spectacular The Holiday Lights Spectacular returns to Olde Mistick Village! The largest holiday light display in southern New England is FREE to the public and will run from November 18 through the end of [...]

2911, 2022

Date Night Ideas in Mystic, Connecticut

November 29th, 2022|Categories: think attractions, think dining, think recreation|

Date Night Ideas in Mystic, Connecticut A date night, whether it be a first date or a night out with your spouse, is a great way to spend time together and have fun! Date night is a great opportunity to connect with each other by spending time and doing things together. There are so many awesome date night ideas right here in Mystic! Read on to find out our top picks for a date night out. Mystic Luxury Cinemas Yes, it may seem a bit cliche to go to the movies for a date night. But a date night [...]

2110, 2022

100th Anniversary Celebration of the Mystic River Bascule Bridge

October 21st, 2022|Categories: think recreation|

100th Anniversary Celebration of the Mystic River Bascule Bridge Did you attend the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the iconic Mystic River Bascule Bridge? The celebration, put on by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, attracted thousands of people to downtown Mystic. It was truly a magical day! In case you missed it, we’re here to tell you everything that happened- from start to finish! Saturday, October 15th was a beautiful day! The sun was shining and the temperature was just right for celebrating in downtown Mystic. The day began at 2pm at Mystic River Park. Local historians, area businesses, government officials, and [...]

2110, 2022

Halloween Happenings in Mystic 2022

October 21st, 2022|Categories: think recreation|

Halloween Happenings in Mystic 2022 Halloween is right around the corner! By now the kids have their costumes ready to go, and are bursting with excitement! If you’re looking for some fun, family friendly Halloween events in Mystic, we have all the details here! Jack-o-Lantern Walk  Mystic Seaport’s annual Jack-o-Lantern Walk is back! This year, the event is being held October 25th through the 29th, from 5:30-8:30.  Stroll along some of the darker, often overlooked portions of the museum property and enjoy the spectacle of several hundred lit jack-o-lanterns on display! Then play a lawn game, enjoy some live music, [...]

1209, 2022

Newest Bars to Visit in Mystic, Connecticut

September 12th, 2022|Categories: think dining|

Newest Bars to Visit in Mystic, Connecticut Mystic is well known for its Seaport Museum, expansive Aquarium, and beautiful coastal location. Mystic is also recognized for its eclectic selection of restaurants and bars. Here are three of the newest spots in town you definitely need to visit for some delicious food and a drink! The Port of Call The Port of Call is a newly opened cocktail bar in Mystic. The nautical bar features a menu that’s influenced by international port cities around the world, as a nod to Mystic’s rich maritime history. The inviting horseshoe bar was made [...]

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