New Haven Holiday Tree Lighting

December 5 • 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
New Haven Green

2019 Holiday Happenings

Holiday Cheer is abound in New Haven this season, we guarantee surprise and delight around every corner, with FREE family fun! Experience all the Elm City has to offer as you take in the sights, you never know who you’ll bump into!

FREE Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides

Roaming the Broadway and Chapel Historic Districts. Saturday, December 7 and Sundays, through – December 22, 12:00-4:00pm. Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.

Live Music

Roaming the Broadway and Chapel Historic Districts. Friday, November 29, Saturdays and Sundays through December 22, 1:00-5:00pm. Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.

A Taste of Chapel

Complimentary local food & wine tastings, exclusive shopping discounts, free parking and more! Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.

Storytelling with Santa

Experience Santa read beloved holiday stories this season!  Santa will be visiting The Yale Bookstore (77 Broadway), Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea (194 York St.) and Claire’s Corner Copia (1000 Chapel St.). Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.

Ice Carving Demonstrations

FREE Holiday-themed ice sculptures created by professional ice carvers in front of Neville Wisdom Fashions and WAVE Gallery, from 1:00-3:00pm. Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.

Weekend Crafts Activities

Saturdays at Hull’s Art Supply & Framing from 3:00-5:00pm (1144 Chapel St.) and Sundays at The Yale Bookstore from 2:00-4:00pm (77 Broadway). Visit The Shops at Yale for complete information.