Flights of Fancy

Flights of Fancy

January 31, 2014 @ 4:00 am – 8:00 am
The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel Street
Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511

Gather your friends and join the fun of this exclusive winter shopping and wine tasting event in Downtown New Haven!

Flights of Fancy, Downtown New Haven’s popular wine tasting and shopping event returns on Thursday, January 30th from 4 -8 pm. The event, sponsored by The Wine Thief and The Study at Yale Hotel, is presented by The shops at Yale and features in-store wine tastings, special discounts and extraordinary giveaways at over 25 downtownshops.

Attendees check in at The Study at Yale Hotel, 1157 Chapel Street, from 4 pm to 7 pm. Participation is $20* and includes the exclusive Flights of Fancy wine glass, a sample of each featured wine, a map of participating shops, entry into the grand prize drawing, validated parking, coffee and dessert. *Bring your wine glass from a previous Flights of Fancy event and receive $5 off of your admission fee.

Once registered, participants sample fine wines provided by The Wine Thief(181 Crown Street) and receive 20% off their favorite item* at participating stores in the Broadway and Chapel shopping districts.  Live music will be played throughout the evening in The Study at Yale Hotel.

At 8:15 pm, attendees return to The Study at Yale Hotel for Willoughby’s coffee, dessert from Insomnia Cookies, and a grand prize drawing for a complimentary stay for two at The Study at Yale Hotel.

Free validated parking is available at The York Street Garage (150 York Street) for all Flights of Fancy participants. The event is limited to the first 700 registrants and reservations are encouraged.

Participating merchants include:  Agabhumi, Alex + Ani, Ashley’s Ice Cream, Barnes & Noble – The Yale Bookstore, Briq Restaurant, Campus Customs, Denali, Derek Simpson… Goldsmith, Froyoworld, GANT, Hull’s Art Supply & Framing, idiom, Jack Wills, J. Press, L’Occitane En Provence, Maison Mathis, Merwin’s Art Shop, Oaxaca Kitchen, Origins, Peter Indorf Jewelers, Raggs, Shen, Ten Thousand Villages, Thali Too, Therapy, Trailblazer, Wave Gallery, Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea, Yurway Boutique, and Yorkside Pizza and Restaurant.

Flights of Fancy is sponsored by THE SHOPS AT YALE, The Wine Thief, The Study at Yale Hotel and organized by the Town Green Special Services District and Yale University Properties.


Register at The Study at Yale Hotel, 1157 Chapel Street or ONLINE before the event.


*Some exclusions may apply. Participation is limited to 700 attendees. Must be 21 years of age to participate. Valid ID required. Must be present to win grand prize drawing.

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