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Limited Time Holiday Ornament Offer!
Claim a spot of your very own on our community Christmas tree in Mystic River Park.
Celebrate a special event in your life or memorialize a loved one. We have a limited quantity of ornaments, so stop by, email or call us today for details. From tomorrow through next Friday, November 29th, stop by the Mystic Chamber and purchase an ornament to personalize and hang on our Christmas tree located in Mystic River Park. The tree will be lit November 30th at our Santa Arrives by Tugboat and Holiday Lighted Boat Parade, and ornaments will decorate the tree for years to come!
Party of 12 Annual Holiday Celebration
This festive affair will feature an open bar and food from a variety of local restaurants. The evening will begin with a performance by the Ledyard Carolers, and will continue into the night with DJ Power Posse and a performance from violinist Big Lux. Cocktail attire is requested.
Join us in welcoming Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin to our Santa Arrives by Tugboat & Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
Nia will arrive with Santa on the tugboat John Paul at 2 PM and will help us light the Christmas tree.
Nia Franklin was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and lived in the state through graduate school. She earned an undergraduate degree in music composition from East Carolina University, and a master’s in music composition from The University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts. Shortly after, Nia was awarded a Kenan Fellowship at New York’s Lincoln Center Education and made the move to New York City.
Nia Franklin was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and lived in the state through graduate school. She earned an undergraduate degree in music composition from East Carolina University, and a master’s in music composition from The University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts. Shortly after, Nia was awarded a Kenan Fellowship at New York’s Lincoln Center Education and made the move to New York City. Read more about Nia here.
Santa Arrives by Tugboat & Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
Mystic River Park | Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM
Santa Claus is coming to town and so is Mystic’s Holiday Lighted Boat Parade in Historic Downtown Mystic. Thousands gather at the Mystic River Park to watch Santa arrive 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 brief break, festivities in the Park resume with the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 pm. This event has become a beloved tradition in Mystic over the years-- don’t miss out on being part of the festivities by sponsoring our candy canes, parade & more!
GO Local Gift Card Program
With nearly 100 participating retailers, restaurants and service providers, the GO Local Gift Card makes gift giving easy and hassle-free.
Purchase GO Local Gift Cards at our Welcome Center (62 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic), at Building 23 (the old Pop on the Block storefront) in Olde Mistick Village weekends starting Nov. 23rd, and online.
Mystic Chamber Tourist Information & Welcome Center
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