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Shop, Dine, Save and Be Merry as you stroll downtown Greenwich with family and friends to celebrate the 5th annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend, December 7th and 8th.

Enjoy fun festivities for the whole family both Saturday and Sunday throughout downtown Greenwich. Please check the map for exact locations. Visit LIVE reindeer and get your photo with Santa at McArdles! Over 100 participating merchants offering holiday promotions and refreshments. Horse drawn carriage rides, horse petting station at Wine Wise, live holiday singing performances, professional ice sculpture demos, bouncy castles, a food truck village on Greenwich Avenue, food trucks on East Putnam, Greenwich Arts Council holiday art workshops, letter writing to Santa, the Island Belle paddle boat at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor and much more. FREE PARKING!

$5 of every photo package with Santa will be donated to Kids in Crisis during this weekend. There will also be a Giving Tree for Kids in Crisis at McArdle's through December 24. Pets Welcome!


A. NEW YORK STYLE HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES

Complimentary rides along Putnam Avenue from Simon Pearce to Waterworks and Crumbs Bake Shop. Making all local stops as requested. Lots of participating stores with special offerings along the way including a Horse Petting Station in front of Wine Wise, 122 E. Putnam Avenue.

  • Saturday, December 7, 12 noon - 3 pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 3 pm

B. FOOD TRUCKS ON EAST PUTNAM
THE LOCAL MEATBALLPIZZA LUCA

Two Gourmet Food Trucks located near C. Parker Gallery, 17 East Putnam Avenue.
Enjoy some delicious food while strolling and shopping.

  • Saturday, December 7, 10 am - 6 pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 5 pm

C. GREENWICH BAPTIST CHURCH - TASTE OF CHRISTMAS TENT

Stop by for some warm holiday refreshments and an invitation for Christmas Eve Service.
Located near Greenwich Pharmacy, 116 Greenwich Avenue.

  • Saturday, December 7
    10 am - 5 pm - Complimentary Christmas Refreshments
  • Sunday, December 8
    12 noon - 5pm - Complimentary Christmas Refreshments

D. HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES

Complimentary rides down Greenwich Avenue to Richards and up Mason Street back to Citizens Bank. Two loading and unloading areas only.

  • Saturday, December 7, 12 noon - 3 pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 3 pm

LOADING and UNLOADING AREA #1
Corner of Amogerone Crossway and Greenwich Avenue
Holiday Refreshments provided by Leafline Salad Co.

LOADING and UNLOADING AREA #2
Corner of Fawcett Place and Greenwich Avenue

E. CHILDREN'S BOUNCY CASTLE #1

Complimentary Bouncy Castle Fun for Children! Located in Lewis Street Parking Lot.

F. LIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC TENT

Tent Decorated by Greenwich Garden Design LLC. Tent Event Partner, Affordable Tents Featuring LIVE Holiday Music.
Located in front of St. Mary Parish, 178 Greenwich Avenue.

  • Saturday, December 7
    • 11 am - 1 pm Greenwich Baptist Church Christmas Carols
    • 1 pm - 2 pm Three For The Road
    • 2:30 pm - 3 pm Grace Notes
    • 3 pm - 4 pm Off Sounders
    • 4 pm - 5:30 pm The Messengers
  • Sunday, December 8
    • 12 noon - 1:30 pm Three For The Road
    • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greenwich Baptist Church Christmas Carols
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm The Messengers
    • 4:30 pm - 5 pm Harvest Time Church

G. CHILDREN'S BOUNCY CASTLE #2

Complimentary Bouncy Castle Fun for Children! Located in East Elm Street Parking Lot behind TD Bank

H. GREENWICH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TENT

Visit the Chamber Tent for community information and enjoy a candy cane.
Located by Bank of America, 240 Greenwich Avenue

  • Saturday, December 7, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 5 pm

I. WEBE 108 STREET TEAM and TENT

Saturday, Dec. 8, 12noon - 2pm - Meet the WEBE 108 Street Team and get great giveaways!
Located by Bank of America, 240 Greenwich Avenue

J. VENTURE PHOTOGRAPHY TENT

Venture's innovative photography and exceptional quality continues to redefine family photography, creating lasting memories for generations to come!
Located next to Calypso, 252 Greenwich Avenue

  • Saturday December 7, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 5 pm

K. FOOD TRUCK VILLAGE ON GREENWICH AVENUE

Five Gourmet Food Trucks to choose from at the NEW Food Truck Village!
Enjoy unique and delicious foods while strolling and shopping!

AURORA'S GYPSY CAFÉLOBSTERCRAFT
FYRBORGTANDOORISUGAR CUPCAKES

Located in the Board of Education Parking Lot, 290 Greenwich Avenue

L. PROFESSIONAL ICE SCULPTURE DEMO

Featuring a professional ice carver from Apple Ice in New York City both Saturday and Sunday.
This exciting demo will be double block ice carvings by two of the best ice carvers in NYC
Located at Greenwich Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Avenue

  • Saturday, December 7, 12 noon - 2:30 pm - Dan Bergin, Professional Ice Carver, Apple Ice
  • Sunday, December 8, 12 noon - 2:30 pm - Christian Lopez, Professional Ice Carver, Apple Ice

M. GREENWICH ARTS COUNCIL

On view in the Galleries: International Miniature Print Exhibition, 12noon - 4pm
Located at 299 Greenwich Avenue, Second Floor

  • Saturday, Dec. 7, 12noon - 3pm - Affordable Art & Jewelry Sale
  • Sunday, Dec. 8, Complimentary Family Art Workshop: Create Your Own Snowman, 12noon - 2pm

N. NEWS 12 CT TENT

Spin the Wheel to win great prizes!
Located at Greenwich Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Avenue

O. GIVE ME FIVE PARTY RENTALS AND CATERING

Festive Holiday Refreshments!

P. VISIT LIVE REINDEER & PHOTOS WITH SANTA

A Magical Holiday Experience! Family and pets welcome for Photos with Santa hosted by McArdle's Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street

  • November 29 - December 24
    • Monday - Friday, 12 noon - 6:00 pm
    • Saturday, 9 am - 6:00 pm
    • Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm

Candlelight Open House at Putnam Cottage

The Putnam Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring a Candlelight Open House at Putnam Cottage on December 8, 2013 from 4 to 7 PM. There will be Revolutionary soldiers, colonial music, children's crafts, holiday snacks and tours of the Cottage with costumed docents. Putnam Cottage is located at 243 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich. For this event parking is available next door at the Junior League of Greenwich, YWCA, and across the street at Christ Church. There is also parking behind the cottage at First Church of Christ Scientist, 11 Park Place, there is a gate leading to the cottage. Admission is $5 per person and is used to assist in the preservation of the Cottage. If you would like to learn more about Putnam Cottage please visit our web site www.putnamcottage.org.

Putnam Cottage


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  • Reindeer Festival Hosted By:
    McArdle's
  • Reindeer Stable Sponsor:
    Pepsi
  • Santa's Workshop Sponsor:
    Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich
  • Reindeer Festival & Santa's Workshop and Holiday Stroll Sponsor:
    La Suite Skin Care
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Sponsor:
    Citizens Bank
  • Ice Sculpture Demo Sponsor:
    Next Step Living™
  • Reindeer Sponsor:
    MH Heaven Real Estate
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