After giving thanks and stuffing yourself with turkey on Thursday, it officially becomes Santa Sighting season! Check out our list of places to see Santa this year, in and around Milford, CT.
10+ Places to See Santa this Season
From local tree lightings to breakfasts and your traditional mall Santas, here’s a list of all the dates and places around town to see Santa this year.
Traditional Mall Santa
Santa has arrived at the Milford Mall! He is there daily through Christmas Eve. See his hours, daily scheduled breaks and more at the event listing.
Area Tree Lightings
Milford lights up the Town Green on Friday, November 27th. Festivities begin at 5:30, and Santa arrives at 6:30. For more details, visit the event listing.
Stratford’s Holiday Festival marks the kickoff of its annual holiday season. Santa will arrive on a fire engine, followed by tree lighting, caroling and more. See event listing for all details.
Orange celebrates its annual holiday festival and tree lighting on Sunday, December 6th. Events begin at 3PM in and around the downtown area, with Santa Claus arriving at 5PM, followed by the tree lighting at 5:30PM. For more details, visit the event listing.
Breakfasts with Santa and Friends
Saturday & Sundays, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 9-11AM
Connecticut Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT
Breakfast with Frosty & Friends. Characters will be available for photo opps. Reservations are required. Please call 203.394.6574 for reservations. $10 pp for members, $15 pp for non-members. Price includes zoo admission, breakfast and photo opps. See website for complete details.
Saturday, December 12th, 8:30AM
Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Market, High Plains Community Center, Orange, CT
Hosted by the Orange Chamber of Commerce. Breakfast is served at 9AM, and holiday market runs until 2PM. See event listing for full details.
Sunday, December 13th, 9AM – 12PM
Total Mortgage Services, 185 Plains Road Milford, CT 06461
Hosted by the Junior Women’s League of Milford. Tickets can be purchased in advance, and you can RSVP via Facebook event. For complete details, visit the event listing.
Special Holiday Events
Santa Day at Pez Visitor Center
Saturday, November 28, 10AM – 2PM, Pez Visitor Center, Orange, CT
Get a 5″ x 7″ color print photo with Santa for just $5.00! Be creative- enjoy our candy workshop and see what kind of fun holiday creations you can make! Regular admission rates apply – visit event listing for complete details.
Wagon Rides with Santa
Sunday, November 29, 10AM – 4PM, Mapleview Farm, Orange, CT
Wagon Rides with Santa at Mapleview Farm will be November 29th, 2015 from 10:00-4:00. Please call for a reservation. $5.00 per person. Refreshments and a Holiday Boutique to Benefit an Amity Art scholarship will also be in the Party Barn.
Milford’s Annual Lamplight Stroll
Friday, December 4, 5:30PM – 9PM
Visitors enjoy a nostalgic experience, celebrating the holiday season in true festive style. Another family-friendly event presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and Sponsored by Star 99.9. Holiday Passports offer special savings from Downtown Businesses available during the stroll. For complete event details, view our calendar listing.