Weekend Events Round Up - Stamford Moms

There are several chances for festive family fun this weekend!

The Mill River Park Skate Center is OPEN, along with the Half Full Brewery Winter Beer Garden (which is kid friendly) and a cookies and hot cocoa bar at the carousel pavilion on Saturday! Check out the hours for Friday, Saturday & Sunday below!

There are also several opportunities to have breakfast/brunch with Santa or head to LaRocca’s Country Market to sample their Christmas catering menu on Saturday and visit with Santa on Sunday!

If you want to take a drive, here are some places to go to see great holiday light displays! When you head to downtown Stamford, don’t forget to check out the business’ windows and vote for your favorite. If you’re shopping in Stamford Downtown or going to see the Nutcracker at the Palace Theatre, be sure to check out California Tortilla, our favorite new restaurant for lunch or dinner!

Check out all this weekend’s events and activities below!

Friday, Dec 14

Photos with Santa
Stamford Town Center, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium, every hour on the hour (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Friday Light Nights
Steppingstones Museum, until 7 p.m.

FREE Sitting with Santa
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Half Full Brewery Winter Beer Garden 
Mill River Park, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Market
Mill River Park, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Mill River Park Skate Center
Mill River Park, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Family Astronomy & Art Evenings
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Elf: The Musical
Kweskin Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

A Merry Mulberry Street Musical
Dressing Room Theatre, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec 15

Fjallraven Early Morning Stretch & Holiday Shopping
Fjallraven, Greenwich, 8 a.m.

Brunch with Santa
Lord  & Taylor Stamford, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Breakfast with Santa
Bloomingdales White Plains, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Polar Express in IMAX
Maritime Aquarium, 9 a.m.

Stepping Stones: Storytellers Toddler Tales
Stepping Stones, 9 a.m.

Bagel Breakfast with Santa & Kidriccular Grand Opening
Kidriccular (Stone House),  9:30 a.m. – noon

Carousel Pavilion Public Hours
Mill River Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mill River Park Cookies & Hot Cocoa Bar
Mill River Park Carousel Pavilion, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Santa at Jones Family Farm
Jones Family Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Photos with Santa
Stamford Town Center, 10 a.m.

Designs By Lee Photos WIth Santa
Designs By Lee, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FREE Sitting with Santa
Stew Leonard’s Norwalk, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium, every hour on the hour (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Earn a Girl Scout Badge at the Bartlett – Daisy Greenhouse Explorer
Bartlett Arboretum, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Stepping Stones Storytellers: Toddler Tales
Stepping Stones Museum, 10:30 a.m.

Santa at Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones Museum,
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. & 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Storytime & Activities
Barnes & Noble, 11 a.m.

Aerial Fitness Fusion Small Group Class
Westport Boxing, Norwalk, 11 a.m.

Mill River Park Skate Center
Mill River Park, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Market
Mill River Park, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Halffull Brewery Winter Beer Garden
Mill River park, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Holiday Storycraft
Main Library, 11 a.m.

Christmas Catering Menu Sampling
LaRocca’s Country Market, noon – 2 p.m.

Ice Sculpture Demonstration
Stepping Stones Museum, noon – 2 p.m.

Shark Diving with Santa
Maritime Aquarium, 12:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.

Stepping Stones: Storytellers
Stepping Stones, 12:30 p.m.

Public Skate
Twin Rinks, 12:30 p.m.

The Nutcracker
The Palace Theatre, 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Stepping Stones: Storytellers Mutt-i-grees
Stepping Stones, 1:30 p.m.

LOL Surprise! Trading Event
Stamford Toys & Gifts, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Kevin From Go Gear Outfitters at Fjallraven
Fjallraven, 38 Greene Street in NYC, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Elf: The Musical
Kweskin Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

A Merry Mulberry Street Musical
The Dressing Room Theatre, 8 p.

Sunday, Dec 16

Polar Express in IMAX
Maritime Aquarium, 9 a.m.

Brunch with Santa
Bar Rosso, 9:30 a.m. – noon

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium, every hour on the hour (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Carousel Pavilion Public Hours
Mill River Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Santa at Jones Family Farm
Jones Family Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Designs By Lee Photos With Santa
Designs By Lee, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Santa at Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones Museum,
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. & 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Photos with Santa
Stamford Town Center, 11 a.m.

Mill River Skate Center
Mill River Park, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Market
Mill River Park, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Half Full Brewery Winter Beer Garden
Mill River Park, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Family Gallery Tour
Bruce Museum, 11:30 a.m.

Santa Visits North Stamford!
LaRocca’s Country Market, noon – 3 p.m.

Ice Sculpture Demonstration
Stepping Stones Museum, noon – 2 p.m.

Shark Diving with Santa
Maritime Aquarium, 12:15 p.m.

Public Skate
Twin Rinks. 12:30 p.m.

Pokémon Trade & Learn Event
Stamford Toys & Gifts, 1 p.m.

The Nutcracker
The Palace Theatre, 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Science Sunday: Medical Sketching
The Bruce Museum, 1 p.m.

Elf: The Musical
Kweskin Theatre, 2 p.m.

A Merry Mulberry Street Musical
Dressing Room Theatre, 2 p.m.

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