Holiday Happenings in Monroe and Beacon Falls

Where traditional elegance meets contemporary charm, Connecticut is nothing short of magical around the holidays. Whether you’re looking for a festive outing or a classic Christmas display around your EG home, there’s something special here for everyone to enjoy.

As you head into 2019, make the end of your year as memorable as can be with something merry and bright just outside your door. Open up your heart and hear those sleigh bells ringing — the holidays are here! Below are our favorite festivities around Trailside Reserve in Monroe and Chatfield Farms in Beacon Falls:

Friday Night Bingo: There’s nothing like hearing that last letter and number combination called, placing your chip on the final spot, and yelling, “BINGO!” On December 14 and 21, join your community at the beautiful Saint Jude Parish right in Monroe for special holiday bingo! Wear your coziest PJ’s as we all wait for Santa… Psst: there will be jackpot prizes and more!

The Nutcracker: A classic Christmas staple, nothing says holiday spirit quite like The Nutcracker. Performed by the children of the Norwalk Metropolitan Youth Ballet, this spectacular show will absolutely warm your heart on a chilly Saturday evening. Make sure to grab your tickets now for the December 15 show at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University.

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New Year’s Eve at the Oscars: If you love the glitz and glam of the Academy Awards, this one-of-a-kind NYE party is for you! Ring in 2019 in your favorite fancy attire while enjoying an open bar, delicious bites, a dinner buffet, a DJ, a photobooth, and last but not least, the best movies of the year. This fun and festive party will be held at Michael’s at the Grove, and is all-inclusive for $100.

Festival of Silver Lights: Let there be light! Up until January 1, Hubbard Park and Castle Craig in Meriden will come to life with over 350,000 twinkling, white lights. Yes, it’s just as breathtaking and beautiful as it sounds… Take in the spectacular expanse of Hubbard Park’s acres from the incredible point of Castle Craig. Whether with your family, friends, or by yourself, you’ll never forget this holiday view.

Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce: Perfect for your kids or grandkids, this holiday spectacular at one of CT’s most beloved attractions will make you feel just like a kid again too. Now through December 23, the entire park is adorned with hundreds of thousands of lights. Just a simple stroll through this winter wonderland makes the holidays all the more special… There’s fun rides, tasty food, and of course, the chance to meet Santa.holiday lights

Grab your scarf, gloves, and holiday spirit, and head outside of your EG home for some festive fun with your family and friends. We can’t wait for you to experience the magic near your community in Connecticut! From our family to yours, have a wonderful holiday season.