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Events at The Shops at Yale and in downtown New Haven

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS


November 23 – December 24

Free 4-Hour Parking, Horse & Carriage Rides, Storytelling with Santa, face painting, Free Crafts, Yuletide Carolers, Ice Carving Competition & A Cappella Concert and more. 

Click here to view the full holiday schedule.

Upcoming Events

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Black Friday & Small Business Saturday @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Black Friday & Small Business Saturday @ The Shops at Yale | | |

• Black Friday, November 23
-Roaming greeters with special discounts to retailers at The Shops at Yale, plus surprise giveaways for customers with a shopping bag from any retailer at The Shops at Yale – $10 gift cards to retailers, free totes and more!
-Ice Carving Demonstration, 1:00-3:00pm, in front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery.
-Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway.

• Small Business Saturday, November 24
-Popcorn, giveaways and raffle opportunities at the INFO New Haven Center, 1000 Chapel Street, sponsored by Downtown NHV.
-Gifts and special offers at all downtown retailers.
-Roaming greeters with special offers for customers with a shopping bag from any retailer at The Shops at Yale – $10 gift cards, free totes and more!
-Ice Carving Demonstration, 1:00-3:00pm, in front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery.
-Yuletide Carolers roaming Chapel and Broadway on Saturday, 1:00-5:00pm. Great photo opportunity!
– Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway.

Free 4-Hour Parking with Purchase @ The Shops at Yale Parking Lots
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day
Free 4-Hour Parking with Purchase @ The Shops at Yale Parking Lots | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

 

Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at The Shops at Yale. Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24 at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway. Simply show your receipt to the parking lot attendant when exiting. (Store employees are not eligible).

 

Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 23 all-day
Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Watch as professional ice carvers create a themed ice sculpture in front of Wave Gallery and L’Occitane En Provence at 1046 Chapel Street. The skilled ice carvers, from Ice Matters in Cheshire, CT, will begin with a 300lb solid block of clear ice, measuring 40″ tall x 20″ wide and transform it into a Holiday Bear on Black Friday, the Elm City Elf on Small Business Saturday, Handsome Dan (12/2), a snowman (12/9), Santa (12/16) and a Nutcracker (12/23). The ice carvings will be accessible for photo opportunities after the demonstrations end.

Shop, Dine & Explore Holiday Gift Card Giveaway @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day
Shop, Dine & Explore Holiday Gift Card Giveaway @ The Shops at Yale | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Enter to win 1 of 4 $250 Shopping & Dining packages, Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 24, 2018. Enter at all 4 locations to improve your chances. Click here for Rules & Regulations, https://theshopsatyale.com/2017-holiday-giveaway-rules-regulations/.

Entry locations:
-dwellnewhaven at 1022 Chapel Street
-Wave Gallery at 1046 Chapel Street
-Lou Lou Boutiques at 23 Broadway
-Patagonia New Haven at 1 Broadway

Nov
24
Sat
Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 24 all-day
Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Watch as professional ice carvers create a themed ice sculpture in front of Wave Gallery and L’Occitane En Provence at 1046 Chapel Street. The skilled ice carvers, from Ice Matters in Cheshire, CT, will begin with a 300lb solid block of clear ice, measuring 40″ tall x 20″ wide and transform it into a Holiday Bear on Black Friday, the Elm City Elf on Small Business Saturday, Handsome Dan (12/2), a snowman (12/9), Santa (12/16) and a Nutcracker (12/23). The ice carvings will be accessible for photo opportunities after the demonstrations end.

Sample-It Saturdays: Marbling @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sample-It Saturdays: Marbling @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Create beautiful marbled papers for all your craft projects! We will have the setup ready to go for you to drop your colors, create your design, and then transfer onto paper! Instant art gratification guaranteed!
Sample-It Saturdays are always FREE and kid-friendly!