Celebrate the start of the holiday season in the Ridgefield tradition with Hometown Celebration, Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Enjoy the hometown holiday spirit of historic Downtown Ridgefield where you will find twinkling lights, decorated businesses, gifts, food, and holiday specials.
Check items off your list at vendors in our outdoor marketplace and in Downtown shops. Enjoy decorations and lights throughout Downtown and in our Circle of Trees at Overlook Park. Bring the family to the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center Gym to complete winter and holiday-inspired crafts, explore the RAA Chickadee Bazaar, or enjoy the YMCA Breakfast with Santa.
Enjoy performances by local school bands and choirs. Ridgefield HS small groups and solo musicians will be playing their instruments throughout downtown from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. And check out the Overlook Park Stage from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, where Ridgefield HS Choir and Soloists, View Ridge MS Choir, and View Ridge MS Band will be performing.
You can also meet Santa at Old Liberty Theatre and snap your own photo.
End the day, starting at 4:30, by attending the Christmas Tree Lighting in the heart of Downtown and enjoying food and warm drinks in local restaurants and food carts.