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Downtown Mystic Ghost Strolls

Downtown Mystic Ghost Strolls

September 28 - November 30

The Mystic Ghost Strolls will be held from September 28th - November 30th on Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 pm October 28th and 30th in Downtown Mystic. The beautiful seaside town is filled with lore and tales that are sure to send a chill up your spine and leave you wondering who walks among us in the dead of night. Where does the famous giggling ghost visit dining guests? What curse haunts the landscape of Mystic? Who keeps watch over the…

Veteran’s Week at Mystic Aquarium

November 9 @ 9:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm

This Veterans Day, Mystic Aquarium will honor our nation’s heroes for an entire week. United States military veterans and active-duty members who visit Saturday, November 9 through Sunday, November 17 will receive complimentary general admission with a valid U.S. military ID, Veteran’s Administration Card or form DD214. Family members receive a discounted admission rate of $10 off general admission when each person presents their U.S. military dependent ID at time of purchase.

Mystic Aquarium Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting & Vintner's Sale

Mystic Aquarium Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting & Vintner’s Sale

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As the holidays approach, we can't think of a better way to enjoy the company of friends, stock up on beverages, and support your local community than by joining the Mystic Lion's 15th Annual Wine, Beer, and Spirits Tasting and Vintner's Sale at Mystic Aquarium on Saturday, November 16th from 6 to 9 pm Festive holiday attire is suggested and holiday spirit is a must! With more than 80 wines, beers and spirits available, you'll be able to taste and…

Mystic Seaport Museum Lantern Light Tours

Mystic Seaport Museum Celebrates 40 Years of Lantern Light Tours

November 23 - December 22

Mystic Seaport Museum is celebrating 40 years of its Lantern Light Tours with a nod to past productions and a return to classic holiday themes. Mystic Seaport Museum Lantern Light Tour Dates: November 23, 29-30, December 6-7, 13-15, and 20-22. Tours begin at 5 p.m. and leave every 15 minutes. A Mystic holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a progressive play that weaves a heart-warming holiday story in the setting of the historic buildings and vessels of the Museum. Tickets…

Santa Arrives by Tugboat at Mystic River Park

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Santa Arrives by Tugboat is coming to the Mystic River Park in Mystic, Connecticut on November 30, 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm followed by the Mystic Holiday Lighted Boat Parade from 6 to 7 pm on the Mystic River. Thousands gather at the Mystic River Park to watch Santa arrive at 2 pm on a 60’ tugboat, the John Paul, to open his ears to the wishes of children waiting anxiously in line to see him. After a…

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade on the Mystic River

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Holiday Lighted Boat Parade will be held on November 30, 2019 from 6 pm to 7 pm on the Mystic River. Santa Arrives by Tugboat 2 pm to 4 pm at Mystic River Park. Spectators flood both sides of the Mystic River to see the decorated ships pass by. Entrance to participate in the 18th Annual Holiday Lighted Boat Parade only requires a toy or coat donation to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and it is open to the public.…

Northern Lights at the Mystic Aquarium

Northern Lights at the Mystic Aquarium

December 7, 2019 - January 4, 2020

Northern Lights will be held at the Mystic Aquarium from December 7th through January 4th. Grand Opening is December 7 with surprise character meet & greets, live ice carving demos, giveaway and more! Additional dates available through January 4, 2020 (Listed Below) December 7th: 6 pm to 9 pm December 12th: 6 pm to 9 pm December 13th: 6 pm to 9 pm December 14th: 6 pm to 9 pm December 19th: 6 pm to 9 pm December 20th: 6…

Holiday Carnival at Olde Mistick Village Mystic

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Holiday Carnival will be held on November 7th from 11 am to 6 pm at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. The Olde Mistick Village is hosting their annual Holiday Carnival! Stroll around the Village to enjoy live music, performers, pet photos with Santa, great gifts, and more await at this great winter tradition! Stay tuned for additions to the schedule: 12pm-3pm Pet Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Raining Cats & Dogs PETS ONLY 1pm-3pm Windharp at Mystic…

Downtown Holiday Stroll & Luminaria in Downtown Mystic

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Downtown Holiday Stroll & Luminaria will be held on December 10th from 6 pm to 9 pm in Downtown Mystic. Enjoy the festive sounds of local choirs and specials in the shoppes. To add to the ambiance, the streets and Mystic River Park will be lined with hundreds of beautiful luminaria to light your way through town Our favorite annual holiday tradition is coming soon! Don’t miss the Downtown Mystic Holiday Stroll & Luminaria on Tuesday, December 10th from…

How to Care for and Plant a Live Christmas Tree

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. Entertainment Schedule: 5pm-6pm Leonard Tyl Middle School (Montville) at the duck pond 5:30pm-8:15pm Ragtime, Too…

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