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Military Appreciation at Mystic Aquarium

July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:50 pm

As a thank you for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium is offering FREE admission for United States military veterans and active-duty service members July 1-31, 2019 with military ID. Family members receive a discounted admission rate of $10 off general admission when each person presents his or her U.S. military dependent ID at time of purchase. Some restrictions apply. See website for details.

Summer Nights at Mystic Aquarium

July 8 - August 26

Escape the summer crowds and enjoy cool summer nights at Mystic Aquarium all at a discounted rate! Explore indoor and outdoor exhibits where you’ll encounter beluga whales, African penguins, sharks, jellies, frogs and much more. Mondays July 8 - August 26 $20.00 Adult $12.00 Child Free 2 & Under

Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum

2019 Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum

July 13 - August 24

Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum will be held on July 13th from 5 pm to 8 pm, July 27th from 5 pm to 8 pm, August 10th from 5 pm to 8 pm, and on August 24th from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic. Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing. This summer the series hosts a variety of speakers…

Summer Concert Series at The IRONS Restaurant Mystic

Summer Concert Series Schedule at The IRONS Restaurant Mystic

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Summer Concerts The IRONS Restaurant Mystic will be held on Patio from 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday in June, July and August. These concerts are FREE for the whole family. Craft Beers & Cocktails available for sale. Barbecue Menu available for sale. Bring your blankets and chairs. Enjoy Summer in Mystic - In the Heart of Mystic. No Cover Food & Beverage Tickets will be available for sale throughout the evening. Tickets will be used to purchase food &…

2019 Mystic Hilton Summer Concert Series Schedule

2019 Mystic Hilton Summer Concert Series Schedule

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Each Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., The IRONS at Mystic Hilton hosts a spectacular musical line-up for its annual free summer concert series on the patio, complete with cash bar, craft beers, cocktails and concessions. Summer Concerts on The Irons Restaurant Patio from 7 to 9 p.m. FREE for the whole family. Craft Beers & Cocktails available for sale. Barbecue Menu available for sale. Bring your blankets and chairs. Enjoy Summer in Mystic - In the Heart of Mystic. No Cover 2019 Mystic…

Seals on the Rocks at Mystic Aquarium

Seals on the Rocks at Mystic Aquarium

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Seals on the Rocks will be held on July 26th from 7 pm to 9:30 pm at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut.  Enjoy local craft beer and wine tastings, light refreshments and live music by Wicked Peach – all in support of Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program! Taste your way through a variety of craft beers and wines from area breweries as you relax in the evening sun. Join in a silent auction featuring a collection of items from…

Wine & Dine with Penguins Dinner at Mystic Aquarium

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Diversify your taste buds with unique flavors from around the world when you Wine & Dine with Penguins Dinner at Mystic Aquarium on July 27th. This multi-course meal catered by Ocean Blue Catering is thoughtfully paired with various international wines. Top off the evening with a special appearance by one of Mystic Aquarium’s resident African penguins. $69.95 per person, all inclusive Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable Must be 21+ to attend

Annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival

62nd Mystic Outdoor Art Festival

August 10 - August 11

The 62nd Mystic Outdoor Art Festival will be held on August 10th and 11th in Downtown Mystic, Connecticut. August 10: 10 am to 6 pm August 11: 10 am to 5 pm Planned and executed by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is the oldest of its kind in the Northeast region, and draws more than 85,000 people from around New England and beyond during this two day event. As a juried art show, the Mystic…

Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival

2019 Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival

September 6 - September 8

The 2019 Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival will be held on September 6th - September 8th at Mystic River Park, Mystic Connecticut. Please join us for Mystic’s food event of the year! Come and sample menu selections from over 25 of Mystic’s premier eateries. Enjoy fantastic food, beer & wine in the Seaport Marine barn, live music under a large tent all weekend, family entertainment, gorgeous Mystic River views! A portion of the festival’s proceeds will go to a local…

Garlic Festival at Olde Mistick Village

September 21 - September 22

The Garlic Festival will be held on September 21st from 11 am to 7 pm and on September 22nd from 11 am to 6 pm at the Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. You bring the mints and we’ll supply the flavor! This year marks the 12th annual Garlic Festival at Olde Mistick Village. An award-winning food festival dedicated to all things garlic. To celebrate the abundant fall harvest, farmers from around the region will present an amazing variety of garlic…

Stepping Stones Hosts Wickedly Fun Halloween Week October 23-31st

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Olde Mistick Village Mystic

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Halloween Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 31st from 4 pm to 6 pm at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes and everything in between! An Olde Mistick Village Halloween tradition continues. The shops will welcome costumed characters with yummy candy! Free to attend. Bring your costumed pup too!

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Festival of Lights at Olde Mistick Village Mystic

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Festival of Lights will be held on December 13th from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. On December 13, experience the magic of the holiday season at the Olde Mistick Village. Come stroll through walkways brilliantly lit by thousands of luminaries. With live entertainment and complimentary treats in the Meeting House, there's something for the whole family to enjoy.


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