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The Shops at Yale 2018 Holiday Events Schedule

November 23 - December 23

The Shops at Yale 2018 Holiday Events Schedule

Celebrate your holiday season in historic downtown New Haven at The Shops at Yale. All events are free and open to the public.

  • FREE 4-Hour Parking
  • FOUR $250 Gift Card Giveaways
  • Ice Carving Competition & Outdoor
  • A Cappella Concert
  • Ice Carving Demonstrations
  • Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Story Time with Santa
  • Yuletide Carolers
  • DIY Crafts for All Ages at Hulls and The Yale Bookstore, and More!

Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway. Simply show your receipt to the parking lot attendant when exiting. (Store employees are not eligible).

Shop, Dine & Explore Gift Card Giveaway
Enter to win 1 of 4 $250 Shopping & Dining packages, Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24, 2018. (Store employees are not eligible. Entry locations will be announced in November. Please check back then.

Black Friday, November 23

Roaming greeters with special discounts to retailers at The Shops at Yale, plus surprise giveaways for customers with a shopping bag from any retailer at The Shops at Yale – $10 gift cards to retailers, free totes and more!

Ice Carving Demonstration, 1:00-3:00pm, in front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery Friday at 1046 Chapel Street – November 24.

Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 24 – Sunday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway.

Small Business Saturday, November 24

Giveaways at the INFO New Haven Center at 1000 Chapel St. Gifts and special offers at all downtown retailers. Roaming greeters with special offers for customers with a shopping bag from any retailer at The Shops at Yale – $10 gift cards, free totes and more! Ice Carving Demonstration, 1:00-3:00pm, in front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery, Saturday, Nov 24. Great photo opportunity! Yuletide Carolers roaming Chapel and Broadway on Saturday, 1:00-5:00pm. Great photo opportunity!

Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway.

FEATURED EVENT
Ice Carving Competition & A Cappella Concert, 12:00-4:00pm, Saturday, December 8.

Eight professional ice carvers will each transform 900lbs of ice into a spectacular sculpture in only 4 hours. Great photo opportunities with the sculptures after the event. FREE Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides with Purchase of $30 or more from The Shops at Yale retailers. You’ll also be treated to performances by several accomplished A Cappella groups including, The Yale Alley Cats, Something Extra, Whim ‘n Rhythm, The New Blue, Proof of the Pudding, Guilford Voices and more!

Ice Carving Demonstrations, 1:00-3:00pm.

In front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery (1046 Chapel Street.) – Friday, November 23, Holiday Bear – Saturday, Nov 24, Elm City Elf – Sunday, December 2, Reindeer – Sunday, December 9, Snowman – Sunday, December 16, Santa – Sunday, December 23, Nutcracker.

FREE Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides with Purchase of $30 or more from any Retailer at The Shops at Yale, 12:00-4:00pm.
Pick-up/Drop-off on the Corner of College & Chapel Streets on College Street, (across from Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street) and at the corner of York Street and Elm Street (across from Patagonia New Haven and GANT).

  • Saturday, December 8
  • Sundays, December 2, 9, 16 and 23

Storytelling with Santa with Free Face Painting at The Yale Bookstore, lower level. Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1-3pm. Snacks provided.

Storytelling with Santa at Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea at 194 York Street, Sundays, Nov 23 and Dec 13 from 1-3pm. Snacks provided.

Storytelling with Santa at Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street, Sundays, December 2, 9 and 16 from 1-3pm. Snacks provided.

Yuletide Carolers (roaming), 1:00-5:00pm.

Broadway District and Chapel Districts. Saturdays, November 24 and December 1, 8, 15 and 22. Sunday, December 23.

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The Shops at Yale
Chapel Street and Broadway
New Haven,CT06511
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