Weekend Events Round Up! - Stamford Moms

Happy weekend! There are so many ways to get into the holiday spirit, from tree lighting ceremonies to events with Santa and Heights and Lights in Stamford Downtown on Sunday. Check our All Things Holiday Resource Page for a list of great places to cut down a tree or get a pre-cut tree and our list of must see holiday lights! Plus the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Ice Rink is now open at Mill River Park and the Half Full Winter Beer Garden opens Friday! Check the details here!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Friday, December 6

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium
Every hour on the hour,
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Santa Sightings
Stepping Stones Museum
11:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.
 
Santa Shark Dive
Maritime Aquarium
12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.
 
Holiday Lights 2019
Bronx Zoo
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
 
Half Full Winter Beer Garden
Mill River Park
4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Polar Express in IMAX
Maritime Aquarium
5 p.m.

Jefe’s Taco Truck
Wagon Wheel Wine & Spirits
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

20th Annual Holiday Stroll
Downtown Ridgefield
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Mill River Park
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
DJ Night at the Rink, 6 p.m.
 
Nutcracker Suite
Rogers International School
6:30 p.m.
 
Family Astronomy Night
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
7 p.m.

Friday Night Glow Skate
Twin Rinks
8:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 7

Breakfast with Frosty
The Beardsley Zoo
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

2019 Christmas Holiday Fair
Cranbury Chapel
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Holiday Family Fun Fair
YWCA Greenwich
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

20th Annual Holiday Stroll
Downtown Ridgefield
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

11th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village
Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouse
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Hatchlings
Maritime Aquarium
9:30 a.m.

Gingerbread Workshops for Children
Lyman Orchards
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Stepping Stones: Storytellers
Stepping Stones
9:30 a.m.

Jingle Jam
203 Liberty Square, Norwalk
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Hayride with Santa
Cove Island Park
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Must purchase tickets ahead of time!

Photos with Santa
Designs By Lee
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Carousel Pavilion Public Hours
Mill River Park
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Paper Plate Wreath
10 a.m. – noon

11th Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend
Participating Greenwich merchants
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fitness Fun
Stepping Stones
10:30 a.m.

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium
Every hour on the hour,
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Steven & Alexandra Cohen Skate Center
Mill River Park
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

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

Animal Tracks & Signs
Bruce Museum Seaside Center
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Character Breakfast
My Three Sons
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

MAKE break
Michael’s
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Nutcracker Suite
Stepping Stones Museum
11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Santa Sightings
Stepping Stones Museum
11:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.

Music of the Talking Heads
11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Garcia’s at the Capitol Theatre

Scenes from the Nutcracker
Darien Arts Center
noon & 3 p.m.

Half Full Winter Beer Garden
Mill River Park
noon – 10 p.m.

Santa Shark Dive
Maritime Aquarium
12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.

Nutcracker Suite
Rogers International School
1 p.m.

Stepping Stones:
Storytellers Mutt-i-grees

Stepping Stones
1:30 p.m.

Jeanne Rinehart Family Program: Meet Tracey Baptiste
Main Library
2 p.m.

Flex Deck Event
Awesome Toys & Gifts
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Fitness Fun
Stepping Stones
2:30 p.m.

Holiday Lights 2019
Bronx Zoo
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Polar Express in IMAX
Maritime Aquarium
5 p.m.

Glenbrook Tree Lighting
Hope Street Park
5:45 p.m.

Mill River Park Tree Lighting
Mill River Park
6 p.m.

Matilda the Musical
Westhill High School
7:30 p.m.

 
 

Sunday, December 8

Breakfast with Santa & Leo the Lion
Historical Hall, Bedford, NY
7:30 a.m. -noon

Breakfast with Frosty
The Beardsley Zoo
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Sensory Santa
Stamford Town Center
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Brunch with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Lyman Orchards
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Gan Yeladim Family Day and Open House
Chabad of Stamford
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Gingerbread Workshops for Children
Lyman Orchards
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Winter Farmer’s Market
18 Harbor Point Road (former World of Beer space)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hayride with Santa
Cove Island Park
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Must purchase tickets ahead of time!

Photos with Santa
Designs By Lee
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Magic Gathering League
Awesome Toys & Gifts
Stamford & Westport
10 a.m.

Carousel Pavilion Public Hours
Mill River Park
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Make Your Own Snow
10 a.m. – noon

Story Time Sundays
Mill River Park Carousel
10 a.m.

Fitness Fun
Stepping Stones Museum
10:30 a.m.

Steven & Alexandra Cohen Skate Center
Mill River Park
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Flurry Zone! An Indoor Snow Experience
Maritime Aquarium
Every hour on the hour,
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Baby & Me Storytime
Barnes & Noble
11 a.m.

Stepping Stones: Storytellers
Stepping Stones Museum
11 a. m.

Holiday Pop Up Shopping Event
Chelsea Piers Stamford
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winter Wonderland
Chelsea Piers Stamford
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Santa Sightings
Stepping Stones Museum
11:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.

Family Gallery Tour
Bruce Museum
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Character Skate
Mill River Park
noon

Half Full Winter Beer Garden
Mill River Park
noon – 8 p.m.

Scenes from the Nutcracker
Darien Arts Center
noon & 3 p.m.

11th Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend
Participating Greenwich merchants
noon – 5 p.m.

Santa Shark Dive
Maritime Aquarium
12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.

Pokemon Trade & Learn Event
Awesome Toys & Gifts Stamford
1 p.m.

Meet Mrs. Claus & Santa
Sporthill Farm
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday Explorers
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Stepping Stones Storytellers
Stepping Stones
2 p.m.

Cirque Musica Holiday Wishes
Webster Bank Arena
2. p.m. – 4 p.m

Fitness Fun
Stepping Stones
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Matilda the Musical
Westhill High School
3 p.m.

Songs of the Season
Palace Stamford
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday Lights 2019
Bronx Zoo
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Polar Express in IMAX
Maritime Aquarium
5 p.m.

Heights & Lights
Landmark Square & Latham Park
5 p.m.

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