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Olde Mistick Village to Host One of the Best Outdoor Lighting Displays in Southern New England

Olde Mistick Village is broadening the already popular lighting experience for the 2020 season

Mystic, Conn. (November 24, 2020) – Olde Mistick Village today announced their inaugural Holiday Lights Spectacular will be starting on November 25th and will run through the end of January 2021. Over a half-million lights will decorate the Olde Mystic Village square of shops and restaurants for families and holiday enthusiasts to enjoy. This year, the open-air village grew the Holiday Lights Spectacular to be the largest event of its kind in southern New England.

“Olde Mistick Village will continue to be a safe place for families to come and enjoy the holiday season. We are incredibly excited to be hosting an extraordinary lighting display for guests to enjoy while enjoying shopping and a great meal,” said Chris Regan, property manager of Olde Mistick Village. “Over the summer we had thousands of families come and experience the village safely. With this year’s Holiday Lights Spectacular, we wanted our guests to experience the holidays in a way that brings people hope and comfort during these uncertain times.”

The 2020 Holiday Lights Spectacular will begin set up on Friday, November 20th with new lighting displays being added each day through Wednesday, November 25th, when the full display will be lit at 4:00 p.m. for the first time. As part of the celebrations, Olde Mistick Village will be announcing a social media competition on Monday, November 16th.

Olde Mistick Village will be remaining open every evening through the end of January for guests to enjoy the lighting display. Olde Mistick Village shops will be open from 10 – 8 Monday – Thursday, 10 – 9 on Fridays and Saturdays and 11 – 6 on Sundays starting on Friday, November 19th. Due to COVID-19, Olde Mistick Village asks all guests to wear a face covering and maintain 6 feet of social distancing between themselves and other guests. As always, pets are welcome at Olde Mistick Village, and we encourage guests to share photos of their experience at Olde Mistick Village on social media with the hashtag #deckthevillage.

About Olde Mistick Village

As one of the most unique shopping and dining experiences in Southeastern Connecticut, Olde Mistick Village provides a rare village-like atmosphere where guests and merchants can enjoy a rich community atmosphere, minutes away from downtown Mystic and steps from the Mystic Aquarium. Since its founding in 1973, Olde Mistick Village has welcomed guests from down the road and across the world to their unique colonial style village. Today, Olde Mistick Village includes 40 family-owned shops, restaurants and small businesses. For more information visit

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