Rick’s Picks: Fun Things To Do In Fairfield In December

The Circle’s Rick’s Picks: Upcoming Events in December


11th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village

December 1 – 31

Get in the holiday spirit and visit Santa’s village where you can take your photo with Santa, meet Santa’s reindeer, and explore the North Pole on North Street for a jolly ole good time!


Great Train Show

December 1 – 31

Calling all train lovers! Visit Wilton’s Historical Society during the month of December as they transform their building into a model railroad station! It will be a hoot (toot toot)!


Holiday Wreath Making

December 2 – 13

Visit the Nature Center in Wilton and create your very own holiday balsam wreath! Visit the Woodcock Nature Center’s website to purchase your tickets today!


Laugh Full at Half Full

December 5

Join Half Full Brewery in Stamford on December 5th for a night full of laughter and lagers, as they host some of the most talented comics from all over the globe! Be there and your first beer will be on the house!


Holiday Express Train in Fairfield

December 6 – 31

Stop in at the Fairfield Museum in December and see a breathtaking display of model trains surrounded by beautiful holiday scenery, that will be sure to brighten your spirits!


Fairfield’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

December 6

Kick off the holiday season in Fairfield with the town’s official Christmas tree lighting event! Sing Christmas carols, drink delicious hot chocolate, and watch while Fairfield lights a 90-foot tall Norway spruce tree to commence this holiday season!


Scandinavian Holiday Fair

December 7

Visit the Scandinavian Club on December 7th for their annual holiday fair! You will be sure to find one of a kind holiday gifts for your loved ones as there will be a ton of artisan vendors on site, Nordic gifts, handmake crafts, and more!


Heights & Lights: Santa Rappel and Tree Lighting

December 8

Cheer on Santa Claus as he descents from 22 stories high in Stamford, followed by the annual Stamford Holiday Tree Lighting event! This is one thrilling event you won’t want to miss!


Jingle Bell Rock Family Day & Santa Claus!

December 14

Attend Family Day, Christmas style, in Westport! Take pictures with Santa, take a carriage ride through the town, and take part in a number of arts and craft activities! Visit the Westport Historical Society’s website for more event details!


2nd Annual First Light Festival

December 31

Celebrate the beginning of the New Year at the Westport Historical Society, with carriage rides, arts and crafts, live music, and more at their 2nd Annual First Light Festival!