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2019 Holiday Events 

Spend your holidays with us in downtown New Haven! We have plenty of free events every weekend throughout the season.
 

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Upcoming Events

Nov
29
Fri
THE PLOT @ Yale Repertory Theatre
Nov 29 – Dec 21 all-day
THE PLOT @ Yale Repertory Theatre

The writer of The Realistic Joneses returns to Yale Rep with this moving, mysterious, at times hilarious story of a tiny plot of land and some people with grand and incompatible designs on it.

Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale

Watch as professional ice carver transforms 600lbs of ice into a beautiful sculpture in less than 2 hours. Selfies up close with the sculpture after the event are encouraged. Located in front of Neville Wisdom Fashions and WAVE Gallery (1046 Chapel Street.) Free and open to the public.

– Friday, November 29, Reindeer
– Saturday, November 30, Elm City Elf
– Sunday, December 1, Snowflake Selfie Frame
– Sunday, December 8, Bulldog/Handsome Dan
– Sunday, December 15, Train
– Sunday, December 22, Santa on Chimney

Nov
30
Sat
BUY TICKETS RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL @ Shubert Theatre
Nov 30 all-day
BUY TICKETS RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL @ Shubert Theatre

Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL.

Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ice Carving Demonstrations @ The Shops at Yale

Watch as professional ice carver transforms 600lbs of ice into a beautiful sculpture in less than 2 hours. Selfies up close with the sculpture after the event are encouraged. Located in front of Neville Wisdom Fashions and WAVE Gallery (1046 Chapel Street.) Free and open to the public.

– Friday, November 29, Reindeer
– Saturday, November 30, Elm City Elf
– Sunday, December 1, Snowflake Selfie Frame
– Sunday, December 8, Bulldog/Handsome Dan
– Sunday, December 15, Train
– Sunday, December 22, Santa on Chimney

Storytelling with Santa at The Yale Bookstore @ The Yale Bookstore
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storytelling with Santa at The Yale Bookstore @ The Yale Bookstore

Santa will visit The Shops at Yale and read stories to children and take photos with families from 1:00-3:00pm. Free and open to the public. Snacks will be provided by Katalina’s Bakery.

 

View the entire 2019 holiday event schedule; https://theshopsatyale.com/holidays/

Craft Activities at Hull’s Framing & Art Supply @ Hull's Framing & Art Supply
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Craft Activities at Hull's Framing & Art Supply @ Hull's Framing & Art Supply

Family friendly craft activities from 3:00-5:00pm on Saturdays, November 30 and December 7, 14 and 21. Free and open to the public. 

 

View the entire 2019 holiday event schedule; https://theshopsatyale.com/holidays/