Connecticut December 03, 2016
9 Main Streets In Connecticut That Are Pure Magic During Christmastime
If you like the idea of walking through a winter wonderland, or just love holiday lights, you’ll definitely want to stop by one of these awesome towns. Why? Because these decorated Main Streets are celebrating the holiday spirit with their traditional Christmas decorations and twinkling lights. So whether you’re shopping, dining, or taking a romantic stroll, you’re sure to love them!
If you want to celebrate the holidays with the arts, this is definitely the town to do it in. Whether you're heading to the playhouse or the art museum, you'll love catching the lights on your way there.
The holiday decor doesn't stop at the storefront. In Milford, the entire green lights up. Steal a kiss in the glowing gazebo or wander in and out of stores along the beautiful green for a memorable evening.
The huge town tree seems to overlook the Main Street, where you're surrounded by festive decor and plenty of Christmas attractions. Mystic is definitely a great choice for spending a holiday weekend.
The sight of lighted trees going on endlessly is breathtaking. And the selection of boutiques is just as impressive. It's worth the effort of parking to spend some time down here.
Evergreen wreaths and red bows adorn the old time street lamps, making this town a quaint New England masterpiece. Less fuss and crowd, but loaded with charm, it's a bit of a hidden gem.
Ivoryton Illuminations isn't just a Christmas decorated Main Street. The entire village lights up for the month of December! So prepared to be swept away.
Mark your calendars! The Niantic Light Parade takes place December 10th at 6:00 pm. This incredible moving light show down Main Street makes this town a must visit this holiday season.
8. East Haddam
Since Main Street follows the Connecticut River, you get water views! And in addition to the store and restaurant lights, you might also catch a glimpse of the colorful lights decorating the ferry as it moves down the river.
Anyone who knows this town knows that its downtown lights up every night no matter what season it is, but the added addition of Christmas lights gives it an extra touch of magic. It's a great pick if you're looking to make your visit a romantic outing.
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Great Main Streets to see which downtowns are a fan favorite all year round!