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Best Christmas Tree Farms Near Stamford

With Thanksgiving behind us, we are now in full Christmastime fun. You could sit back an order a tree of Amazon, or hop in a car and make a field trip of it by cutting down your very own Christmas tree, because you know you live in Connecticut. This is

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Mead Farm

Address: 107 June Rd, Stamford, CT 06903 Phone: (203) 322-4984 Website: http://www.meadfarm.com/ Mead Farm is one of the oldest horse riding establishment in Stamford with a history dating back to 1928. They offer year-round lessons for children and adults; boarding, leasing and sales; seasonal programs; as well as birthday parties. Mead

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Shippan Turkey Trot

Address: 280 Ocean Drive East, Stamford, CT 06902 Website: https://www.shippantrot.com/ For almost 20 years, the Shippan Turkey Trot has raised money for Pacific House, formally known as the Stamford Shelter for the Homeless with 100% of the money raised going directly to Pacific House. The race is 2.4 miles long and has

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Family Tree Yoga

Address: 980 Hope St, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 890-9642 Website: http://www.familytreeyoga.net/ Family Tree Yoga Center offers classes, workshops, and support/playgroups for the whole family. Family Tree Yoga is a haven for families in Fairfield County – particularly pregnant women and their growing families, this is a supportive, nurturing environment where

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Fairgate Farm

Address: 129 Stillwater Ave, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 940-2305 Website: http://fairgatefarm.com/ Fairgate Farm is a volunteer-powered, thriving and socially responsible community garden located in the heart of the Vita Health & Wellness District, which is focused on reducing health disparities. Fairgate Farm supplies healthy, safe and locally grown fruit and

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DeadLocked Escape Rooms

Address: 1000 Hope St, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 298-4644 Website: https://deadlockedescaperooms.com/ Solve puzzles and riddles using only clues and your brain to get you out of the escape room! DeadLocked Escape Rooms is appropriate for all ages and purposes, from birthday parties to corporate events, and a variety of themes

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Terry Conners Ice Rink

Address: 1125 Cove Rd, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 977-4728 Website: http://tcrink.com/ Terry Conners Ice Rink, located in beautiful Cove Island Park in Stamford has served the skaters of Stamford and its surrounding neighbors since 1973. The Rink is owned and operated by the City of Stamford, offering affordable hockey, figure

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Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy

Address: 4 Largo Dr, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 968-2872 Website: https://bvacademy.com/ Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy believes in the power of education and the transforming effect it can have on athletes. Every interaction is an opportunity to help a player improve, which we take very seriously. Whether the athlete comes to

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Great Play of Stamford

Address: 2000 W Main St, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 978-1333 Website: https://www.greatplay.com/stamford Great Play makes it fun for kids ages 6 months to 12 years old to develop motor skills, sports skills, fitness and coordination in our amazing, patent-pending Interactive Arena. Award winning birthday parties too!

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St. Leo Fair

Address: 24 Roxbury Rd, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 322-1669 Website: http://www.stleofair.com/ For almost 40 years, St. Leo Fair has been an annual end-of-summer carnival put on by the St. Leo Catholic Parish in the Newfield area of Stamford. There are rides for people of all ages, including a Ferris wheel, bumper

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Connecticut Dance Center

Address: 76 Viaduct Rd, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 569-3131 Website: http://www.ctdancecenter.com/ Connecticut Dance Center serves as a welcoming home where students of all ages and levels can discover their passion for dance while challenging their current technique and fitness skills. The focus is to offer performance opportunities, strengthen the community,

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Stamford Jewish Community Center

Address: 1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: (203) 322-7900 Website: http://www.stamfordjcc.org/ The Stamford Jewish Community Center serves as a social, cultural, educational and recreational center for families, young children, youth, teens, adults and seniors and welcomes people of all faiths and backgrounds. Amenities include: a full-service fitness center, personal training, youth sports

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The Ferguson Library

Address: 1 Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT 06901 Phone: (203) 964-1000 Website: https://fergusonlibrary.org/ The Ferguson Library is Stamford’s public library and offers a variety of unique events and experiences than a traditional library. The library features TEDx talks, a MakerSpace, career assistance programs, coding classes, art exhibits, reading clubs for people

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Heights & Lights

Address: 1 Landmark Square, Stamford, CT 06901 Phone: (203) 348-5285 Website: http://stamford-downtown.com/events/heights-lights-6/ From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch, and friends as they make their daredevil descent, twisting and flying from the top of one of Stamford’s tallest buildings, Landmark Square. Then follow Santa and

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Pinot’s Palette

Address: 25 Harbor Point Rd, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 588-9893 Website: https://www.pinotspalette.com/stamford On most days, Pinot’s Palette is a wine and paint night place. But they offer various events for families and kids of all ages. Their Family Art classes are for everyone age 6 and up, while their Little Brushes

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Best Time Ever Arts & Crafts Studio

Address: 633 Hope St, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 614-8511 Website: https://www.thebesttimeever.com/ Best Time Ever allows kids of all ages to be creative in a fun environment. Creativity is the art of combining things in a new way. At Best Time Ever, we foster that creativity by giving kids a chance

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KidsU

Address: 633 Hope St #3, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 358-9500 Website: http://www.kidsu.com/stamford.html The Kids U mission was to establish a truly unique and exclusive kids-only activity center that both children and parents would appreciate and anticipate coming to. From its opening day, Kids U has been overwhelmed by enormous and positive

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The Ballet School of Stamford

Address: 1 Blachley Rd, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 358-8853 Website: http://www.balletschoolofstamford.org/ The Ballet School of Stamford was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organization and has earned a reputation of nurturing young dancers through a disciplined and focused training program that brings out the best of their natural talent. Their

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Italian Center of Stamford

Address: 1620 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: (203) 322-6941 Website: http://www.italiancenter.org/ Founded in 1909, the Italian Center of Stamford has always been an integral part of the Stamford Community. Situated on 28 acres in a country club setting, today’s Center is truly one of a kind. Its year-round fitness and recreation

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Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Address: 151 Brookdale Rd, Stamford, CT 06903 Phone: (203) 322-6971 Website: https://www.bartlettarboretum.org/ The Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens contains 93 acres of parkland, gardens, landscapes, and hiking trails that focus on the regional plants, ecology and character of Southwestern New England. The mission of the Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is to provide

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trap’t Escape Room Adventures

Address: 76 Progress Dr #262, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 569-0011 Website: https://www.traptct.com/ trap’t Escape Room Adventure’s goal is to provide a premium experience that combines traditional and technological puzzles, locks and clues that will stretch people’s minds while promoting teamwork and collaboration. They develop room themes that are a bit

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Movie Night in Mill River Park

Address: The Grand Steps in Mill River Park Phone: (203) 989-0321 Website: http://www.millriverpark.org/ As a part of Mill River Park’s summer event series, movies will be streamed on a large screen on The Grand Steps. The films are everything from new releases to some all-time favorite classics. Bring the whole family,

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Stamford Observatory

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903 Phone: (203) 977-6537 Website: http://www.stamford-observatory.com/ The Stamford Observatory is a research facility used by members of the Fairfield County Astronomical Society. The Observatory is open to the public Friday nights at 8:00pm-10:00pm, weather permitting. Visitors of all ages can enjoy viewing the moon, planets

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Movie Night in Commons Park

Address: Commons Park, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 846-1900 Website: http://www.harborpt.com/happening/ Enjoy films under the stars on the big screen. Bring a blanket and sit on the Commons Park lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a movie. Movies start every Wednesday at dusk (approximately 8:45pm) at Commons Park. Free movies

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Get Air Trampoline Park

Address: 11 Riverbend Dr S, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 427-0903 Website: http://getairstamford.com/ An exciting indoor trampoline park that hosts exercise classes, birthday parties, corporate events, and all-around family fun! The Main Court features thousands of square feet of side-by-side trampolines—a massive space that allows everyone to jump around. Do your

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Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

Address: Summer St to Broad St to Atlantic St Phone: (203) 348-5285 Website: http://stamford-downtown.com/events/parade-spectacular/ The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award-winning marching bands and fabulous floats. It’s fun for the whole family, and has been for over 24 years!

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Stamford Twin Rinks

Address: 1063 Hope St, Stamford, CT 06907 Phone: (203) 968-9000 Website: http://www.stamfordtwinrinks.com/ Twin Rinks opened its doors in 1996 to serve Fairfield County’s need for recreational and ice skating activities for the whole family. Over the past 21 years, TR has taught tens of thousands of area residents how to skate,

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Wednesday Nite Live Summer Concert Series

Address: Columbus Park, Stamford, CT 06901 Phone: (203) 348-5285 Website: http://stamford-downtown.com/events/wednesday-nite-live-2/ Wednesday Nite Live is one of Stamford’s largest events of the year and features musicians of all genres in a family-friendly environment. Unlike Alive@Five, minors are welcome and no admission fee for children 12 and under. In 2016, the series

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Stamford Town Center Mall

Address: 100 Greyrock Pl, Stamford, CT 06901 Phone: (203) 324-0935 Website: https://www.shopstamfordtowncenter.com/ Stamford Town Center features over 130 retailers such as Macy’s, J Crew, H&M, UNIQLO, Forever 21, Brooks Brothers, Aldo, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Michael Kors, as well as the largest Barnes & Noble in Connecticut. The mall also

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Mill River Park Carousel

Address: Washington Blvd & Broad St, Stamford, CT 06901 Phone: (203) 989-0321 Website: http://www.millriverpark.org/carousel/ The carousel has been custom built specifically for Mill River Park and features 30 unique hand-carved wood figures with 12-sections, including two handicapped accessible. Each of the animals represented on the carousel are native species found in

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Chelsea Piers CT

Address: 1 Blachley Rd, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 989-1000 Website: https://www.chelseapiersct.com/ With 465,000 square-feet of sports and fitness opportunities, Chelsea Piers is unparalleled in Fairfield county for delivering world-class instruction within our state-of-the-art facilities. Facilities include an aquatics center, adventure center, ballet school, gymnastics, ice rinks, tennis, batting cages, basketball

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SoundWaters Kayak, Paddle Board, & Sail Boat Rentals

Address: Boccuzzi Park, 200 Southfield Ave, Stamford CT, 06902 Phone: (203) 323-1978 Website: https://soundwaters.org/sails-rentals/ Do you want to explore the coastline by kayak or paddle board or relax, socialize and enjoy the breezes on-board an elegant three-masted sharpie schooner? Either way, you can get out there all summer long. If you think

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RPM Raceway – Go-Karts, Bowling, & Arcade

Address: 600 West Ave, Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 323-7223 Website: http://race.rpmraceway.com/stamford RPM Raceway’s fast lap racing format will elevate adrenaline levels as racers accelerate through its quarter-mile European-style racetracks in high-performance, Italian-made go-karts capable of speeds up to 45 MPH+. Race head-to-head during Arrive and Drive, gather a group of eight

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Shakespeare on the Green

Address: 1349 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: (203) 329-8207 Website: https://www.curtaincallinc.com/ Nestled among the pine trees of the Sterling Farms complex on Newfield Avenue, Stamford, Shakespeare on the Green is a unique experience for the community to participate in and enjoy the works of William Shakespeare, and it’s free! Productions are

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903 Phone: (203) 322-1646 Website: http://stamfordmuseum.org/ The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a

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Cummings Park & Beach

Address: Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902 Cummings Park is a beautiful, 79-acre park on Long Island Sound. Visitors can enjoy the beach, pavilions, snack bar, boardwalk and fishing pier. While there is a small neighborhood between them, they are connected by Cummings Marina. Together, the two parks include two beaches,

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