It's a Very Merry Mystic!

Join the Mystic Community for these special holiday activities and adventures!

Christmas Tree Lighting

We found the perfect tree to brighten the 2020 holiday season in Downtown Mystic CT's Mystic River Park! The tree will be raised the morning of November 25, 2020. Thank You to Gene Anderson IV for the donation of the tree, given in loving memory of his father, Gene Anderson III.

As always, we're so thankful for the help of Jeff
& Jennifer Marshall & Crew at Mystic Shipyard and others like Gerry Leger and Austin, Shirley & Connor McCarthy of Noank Electric LLC, and Dean from Coastal Roll-Off Services.

Small Business Saturday in Mystic, CT

November 28, 2020

Support you favorite small businesses in Downtown Mystic, Olde Mistick Village, The Velvet Mill and the Groton Square Shopping Center, both in-store and online this holiday season! Support Small Businesses. Shop Today. Shop Small®.

Santa Claus Sightings

Saturday, November 28 & December 9 & 16, 2020

Are you ready to experience the joy Santa brings to Mystic each year? Santa is coming to your neighborhood - or one near you. Check back with us for a list of neighborhoods Santa will be visiting November 28, 2020 December 9 & 16, 2020 on both our website and Facebook page.

Downtown Mystic: Luminaria & Extended Shop Hours

Extended Hours: Wednesdays, December 2, 9 & 16, 2020

Luminaria: December 9 & 16, 2020

Get your Holiday Spirit on and head to Downtown Mystic. Shops are offering extended hours and will remain open until 8:00 PM.

Santa reads "Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Thursday, December 24, 2020: 5:00 PM

While the author of the poem "Twas The Night Before Christmas" is disputed, and has been attributed to both Clement Clarke Moore and Henry Livingston Jr., the poem was definitely published for the first time on Dec. 23, 1823 in the Troy Sentinel newspaper in upstate New York.

Santa Cam - Merry Messages for Mystic, CT

Santa can't Arrive by Tugboat this year, but he has special messages for the Greater Mystic, CT community. Watch Santa tackle the tough questions like "Why the North Pole?" He also explains why we see so many Santas with "Elves, Elves, and Elves", and shares how he makes it all happen with his video message "Reindeer & Deliveries".

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