This Memorial Day weekend will certainly be different than in years past. But, there are ways to have fun and make the most of the 3 day weekend. Here are some ideas!

SAY THANKS!

Send a letter to a soldier overseas! Check Operation USO Care Package, Any Soldier or A Million Thanks.

Send a care package to soldiers overseas through www.supportourtroops.org.

GET IN THE KITCHEN!

Make red, white & blue marshmallows. Here’s how!

Make avocado, black bean & corn salad. Here’s how!

Make chocolate cool whip cake with berries. Here’s how!

Make an American Flag party tray. Here’s how!

Make a patriotic cracker tray. Here’s how!

Make fruit pizzas. Here’s how!

Make patriotic popcorn. Here’s how!

GO OUTSIDE!

Check out one of the local restaurants offering social distancing outdoor dining! Here’s a list.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center is open to 150 members at 9 a.m. & 2 p.m.
You must pre-register & follow safety requirements.
Find details here.

Have a family movie night in your backyard!

Go on a social distancing family hike at the Bartlett Arboretum or Mianus River Park!
If you’re looking for options farther away, check here!

GO VIRTUAL!

Watch a virtual Stamford Memorial Day celebration at noon on Sunday, May 24 on the @teamstamford Instagram page.

Check out a virtual Memorial Day event through www.vetfriends.com.

Watch the National Memorial Day Concert at 8 p.m. Sunday on WNET or Thirteen HD.

GET CRAFTY!

Dye an American Flag t-shirt. Here’s how!

Make a patriotic sun catcher. Here’s how!

Make a popsicle stick flag. Here’s how!

Make a paper plate Uncle Sam. Here’s how!

Make a pom pom American Flag. Here’s how!

Subscribe to our Mailing List

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in-and-around Stamford, CT