Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll

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Enjoy a Classic New England Tradition during the 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th, 2014. Visitors will enjoy a nostalgic experience during this popular event that celebrates the holiday season in true festive style. Holiday-themed activities will take place from 5 pm to 9 pm on Friday, and again from 4 pm to 9 pm on Saturday. This is another family-friendly event presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and Sponsored by Star 99.9. Passports to savings can be stamped anytime from December 5th to December 13th.

Downtown Milford’s finest shops, spas and salons will enthusiastically greet visitors with refreshments, holiday cheer and unique holiday shopping opportunities! Visitors of all ages will enjoy this beloved family-friendly annual event that couples lively traditional holiday activities with a festive and friendly experience. Attendees will enjoy free horse and carriage rides, Christmas Holiday Carolers, the Christian Cornerstone Choir, Christmas Spirit of Milford Ghost Walks, Santa’s arrival via train, holiday singalongs, performances by the Creative Movement Dance Company, face painting with Jammie the Gentle Clown, and more. Some lucky shopper will win a Holiday Gift Basket – worth hundreds of dollars – filled with gift certificates, goodies, surprises and treats from downtown businesses. Beginning Thanksgiving weekend, visitors can pick up a ‘Passport’ to savings at any participating Lamplight Stroll shop or business. Those collecting stamps from all participating business by Saturday, December 13th will be eligible to enter a drawing to win the Holiday Basket.

Visit these participating businesses during the
Lamplight Stroll and throughout the Holiday Season
Cafe Atlantique
Cloud 9 Day Spa
Duck Duck Goose
Fresh Salon
Gilded Lily Gallery
H. Mangels Confectioner
Indigo by the water
Looks Hair Design
Me Boutique
Milford Photo
Pantochino Productions
ParkLane Deli & Grille
Sophie Claire’s
Star 99.9
Stonebridge Restaurant
Sweet Cupcasions
The Canvas Patch
The Lovet Shop
The Spirits of Milford Ghost Walks
The Villa Gourmet
Tranquility Mind & Body Wellness Spa
Village Vogue Boutique
Whispers from Lady Olga

Schedule of Events for Friday, December 5th
note: entertainment may be subject to change

Enjoy Holiday happenings, festive shopping, and specials while supporting locally owned and operated small businesses who will give you the the personalized attention you deserve

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Mrs. Santa will be strolling through town and looks forward to photo opportunities with visitors

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Village Carolers, Victorian-style carolers in 19th century garb – throughout downtown

5:00 – 9 p.m. Visit our Sponsor Star 99.9 in front of the Milford Bank

6 – 8:00 p.m. Christiansted Cornerstone Choir – on the steps of Milford Photo

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Joe LaDore, leading a holiday sing-along accompanied by acoustic guitar – in the Gazebo

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jammie the Gentle Clown – holiday-themed face painting – in the Gazebo

7:00 p.m. Christmas Spirits of Milford Ghost Walk

Details on other festive activities throughout the evening to come

Schedule of Events for Saturday, December 6th
note: entertainment may be subject to change

4:00 to 9:00 p.m. Visitors will delight as they enjoy lively/festive activities and receive refreshments, specials, promotions and discounts from participating businesses.

5:00 to 9 p.m. Visit our Sponsor Star 99.9 in front of the Milford Bank

4:00 p.m.  Meet Santa as he arrives on Metro North at the Milford stop, then stroll with him into the Milford Center for the Arts, where visitors will be entertained to a special treat – a scene with Santa and the full cast from the upcoming Pantochino Productions play “Christmas at Santa Claus Station.” More details at www.pantochino.com

5:30  to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a free horse and carriage ride around the Green with Mrs. Santa serving her delicious North Pole cookies

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ongoing performances by the Creative Movements Dance – in the Gazebo

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jammie the Gentle Clown – holiday-themed face painting – in the Gazebo

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Village Carolers, Victorian-style carolers in 19th century garb

6:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Mini-play ‘sneak peek’ presentations: “Christmas at Santa Claus Station,” by Pantochino Productions at the Milford Center for the Arts

7 p.m. Christmas Spirits of Milford Ghost Walk; details

Details on other festive activities throughout the evening to come

The Lamplight Stroll is presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and sponsored by participating shops, businesses, spas and restaurants, all members of the Downtown Milford Business Association, and Sponsor Star 99.9.

 

Location: 

Downtown Milford’s 
5 Broad Street, Milford, Connecticut 06460

http://www.downtownmilfordct.org

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