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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

Oct
27
Sat
POSCA Paint Markers with Sam Myerson @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
POSCA Paint Markers with Sam Myerson @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Join artist Sam Myerson in unlocking the potential of POSCA Paint Markers to enhance your art! We will provide wood panels and markers for you to make your own marker masterpiece. This workshop will feature products by POSCA and take place at Hull’s Second Story Gallery and Workshop, upstairs from Hull’s Art Supply

Trick or Treating and Adult Costume Contest @ Whitney-Audubon Retail & Arts District
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Trick or Treating and Adult Costume Contest @ Whitney-Audubon Retail & Arts District | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

A FREE fun family-friendly district-wide trick or treat event with free activities in the Whitney-Audubon Retail & Arts District. Please let us know you’re coming by clicking Interested or Going on this page. We want to make sure there’s enough candy!! Bring a friend! Come one, come all!

Check-in on Audubon Plaza at 65 Audubon Street, between Phil’s Hair and Spa and Audubon Strings beginning at 1:00pm. Children who do not wish to participate in the trick or treat event, can visit select merchants on Whitney Avenue for FREE Face Painting and FREE Glitter Tattoos, dance to DJ music (sponsored by Town Green District), and visit the arts organizations for an activity.

Adults and university students are encouraged to trick or treat too (costumes required) and compete for prizes at the Adult Costume Contest at 4:00 at 65 Audubon Street on Audubon Plaza – across from the Creative Arts Workshop, Arts Council and Neighborhood Music School. Prizes will include $100, $75 and $50 gift cards to area restaurants and shops, and more!

A raffle for parents will take place at 3:45 on Audubon Street and will include merchandise, gift cards and more. Enter to win at check-in.

Free parking will be offered to the first 100 cars at the Audubon Garage 12-5pm (sponsored by Yale University Properties). Just mention “Halloween”.

This event will take place rain or shine and is free and open to the public.

Please check back soon for additional details.

Sample-It Saturdays: Pumpkin Still Life @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sample-It Saturdays: Pumpkin Still Life @ Hull's Art Supply & Framing | New Haven | Connecticut | United States

Get some drawing practice in AND get in the spirit of the season by drawing some pumpkins! We’ll have a few to choose from so come on down!
SAMPLE-IT SATURDAYS are always FREE and kid-friendly!

Oct
28
Sun
Family Fun Day & Trick or Treat at The Shops at Yale @ shubert theatre
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

The Shops at Yale and Shubert Theatre are teaming up for an afternoon of arts, crafts, films and trick or treating in downtown New Haven on Sunday, October 28, 11a.m.-4p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. Let us know you’re coming on our Facebook event page – https://www.facebook.com/events/2161807784062580/

 

Family Day, 11am-3pm, Shubert Theatre, 247 College Street
Enjoy family-friendly activities including arts & crafts projects, temporary tattoos, Halloween film shorts, snacks & refreshments. Children under 12 are welcome to wear Halloween costumes for trick or treating in the Shubert lobby (no masks please) and at The Shops at Yale. More information can be found online at http://shubert.com/shows-events/free-family-fun-day

 

Trick or treat at The Shops at Yale in the Chapel Street Historic District and in the Broadway Shopping District, 1pm-4pm. Parents must check-in at The Shops at Yale table at the Shubert Theatre before 3:00pm to receive a special trick or treat bag and a map of participating stores and restaurants. All participants will be automatically entered to win gift cards to Patagonia New Haven, dwell New Haven, J.Crew (with Madewell) and L.L.Bean.

 

Nov
2
Fri
The Prisoner @ Yale Repatory Theatre
Nov 2 – Nov 17 all-day

Two-time Tony Award winner Peter Brook—widely hailed as the most influential director of the 20th Century—and his longtime collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne examine the complexities of crime, justice, and compassion in a breathtaking new international production. A man sits alone outside a prison. Who is he, and what is he doing there? Is he free, or is he the prisoner?
Yale Repertory Theatre is supported in part by the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development

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

Paint a rock to hide around town! Paint another to keep! Keep on rocking with us as we provide the rocks, the paint, and the cool stickers to customize your works of art!
Sample-It Saturdays are always FREE and kid-friendly!