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Festival of Lights
Friday, December 7 2012  5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Special Events


Mystic Aquarium will be transformed into a winter wonderland for our Festival of Lights. Hundreds of luminaria will line the walkways of the aquarium while local organizations provide entertainment, including holiday music, face painters, storytellers, and a visit from Santa and the Sugar Plum Fairy. There will also be a special appearance by “Saxophone Santa" Kevin McMahon. Free hot chocolate will be provided.

Santa and his elf will dive in the Coral Reef exhibit from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Olde Mistick Village will also be illuminated with all of their terrific shops open late for your holiday shopping convenience with lots of lit parking and friendly shopkeepers to help you with your shopping list!

Cost: Free with a nonperishable food item

Donated food goes to United Way's Gemma Moran Food Center.

Last admission is at 7:30 p.m. Once inside, guests may stay until 8 p.m.

Call 860.572.5955 for more information on Mystic Aquarium's Festival of Lights.

Click here or call 860.536.4941 for more information on Olde Mistick Village's Festival of Lights.