|Essex Steam Train North Pole Express
Connecticut's Premier Holiday Event for Families - Board the locomotive-powered sleigh for a magical nighttime journey to the North Pole.
Hartford Festival of Lights
A virtual eyeful with the city illuminated for the entire Christmas season including a visit from Kris Kringle himself. Constitution Plaza is transformed into a winter fantasy wonderland when a quarter of a million tiny white links twinkle.
Christmas at Mystic Seaport - Olde Mistick Village
Mystic Seaport is dressed in the splendor of the holiday season! See Christmas trees heavy with ornaments, wreaths decorating vessels and buildings, and strands of garland hung throughout the village. Tour historic vessels, experience christmas from years past!
Fantasy of Lights at Lighthouse Park - New Haven
The annual spectacular on New Haven harbor allowing visitors to drive through an enchanting land of more than 200,000 lights.
Mystic CT - Lantern Light Tours
Experience Christmas Eve 1876 - share the festive celebrations of a traditional Victorian Christmas in village of Greenmanville.
Bethlehem Christmas Town Festival
Festival will be held Dec 6th & 7th at the junction of Rte. 61 and Rte. 132. on Santa, arts and crafts, hayrides, carolers on the village green. Mail your Christmas Cards from the Bethlehem Post Office. Christmas Cards - Town of Bethlehem's famous Post Office Cachet postmark. Call Bethlehem Post Office for more info: (203)-266-7910.
Santa Arrives by Tugboat Mystic
Santa arrives on the Kingston II tugboat, to greet the crowd and listen to all the children's holiday wishing. Enjoy Christmas caroling while waiting for Santa. Location: Mystic River Park. Cost: Free.
Santa Comes to the Florence Griswold Museum -- Old Lyme
Climb aboard a charming wagonette for a horse drawn ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Make a gingerbread ornament. Location: 96 Lyme Street.
Winterfest -- East Windsor
Ride a restored trolley as you travel through a tunnel of colored lights. Return to the winter wonderland with model trains, entertainment, refreshments, and visit with Santa. Location: Connecticut Trolley Museum, Route 140.
Connecticut Christmas Tree Farms
Cut Your Own Christmas Trees in Connecticut