There’s never a dull moment in Stamford, where community events and live entertainment are part of everyday life. Meet new people, and have a good time with friends and family in “The City That Works”.
Block your social calendar for these upcoming events:
- Giant Balloon Inflation Party
When: November 19, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Hoyt at Summer Street
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Stamford holiday parade and watch these wonderful helium balloons take shape. Brought to you by Point72 Asset Management, this fun-filled affair features live performances, music, and dance numbers by the Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford.
Your favorite holiday characters will also make an appearance. Santa himself will drop by for a visit – so bring the kids and get ready for an amazing time.
- UBS Parade Spectacular
When: November 20, 12:00 noon
Where: Stamford Downtown, from Summer to Broad to Atlantic Streets
Stamford’s annual holiday parade is one of the biggest helium balloon parades in the United States. The festivities include a marching band, spectacular floats, and some of the most lovable cartoon characters in helium balloon form. You can also look forward to Parade Day Dining – the city’s finest restaurants will be open to serve you the best of Stamford dining.
You can also come on board as a volunteer. You can download the application form here.
- Heights & Lights (Rappelling Santa and Holiday Tree Lighting)
When: December 4, 5 p.m.
Where: Landmark Square and Latham Park
Watch Santa Claus, Rudolph, the Grinch and company pull off daredevil stunts from the 22nd floor of one of the city’s tallest buildings. Get into the holiday spirit by heading on to Latham Park and listening to live music from Saxe Middle School’s Elf Jr. cast. Afterwards, join the countdown to the annual lighting of Stamford’s holiday tree.
This event is presented to you by Reckson Associates, A Division of SL Green.