Schedule of Events

Saturday, December 1st 

5:00 pm

Walk Through Bethlehem (Until 8:00 pm)

Presented by Clinton Bible Fellowship 

Free, guided tours through a realistic Bethlehem town as it would have been 2,000 years ago. Learn along with the townsfolk about the birth of Jesus and be reminded of the true meaning of Christmas! Live Nativity, actors, petting zoo, dress-up photo booth. Great for all ages. Hot cocoa and cookies served.

Sunday, December 2nd

Tree lighting takes place and Santa arrives 5:00 pm in the Andrews Memorial Town hall. Meet & greet with Santa at 5:15 pm.






Open studio, Warm Apple Cider 


Post Office Square 

Assorted Activities 

Presented by Carefree Boat Club, Clinton’s Little League (check back!)

Candy Canes, Pokémon Cards, Raffles 

Presented by Akiba Underground 

In addition, we’ll have an open game for the older kids!

Elf on A Shelf Clues & Contest (Clues Location #1) 

Presented by Town Pride

Sailing Masters of 1812 (starting 3:00 pm)

Presented By Clinton Chamber of Commerce

The Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife and Drum Corp will promenade from Post Office Square to Old Brick, and back again.


Commerce Street 

Food trucks


Lindt Chocolate 

Tommy Hilfiger 

“How Fast is Your Fastball?” Pitch Speed Set up

– presented  by Clinton Little League

Think you’ve got a fast fastball? Come and find out for sure at the Pitch Speed Set Up!


Body Karma Studio – 5 East Main Street

Soup’s On Contest 

Body Karma Studio – Hosted by Families Helping Families

Various Clinton restaurants compete for the coveted Soup Bowl Trophy honoring the Best Soup In Clinton.  For just $5 you can be a judge and sample all the delicious entries.

More info

Liberty Bank 8 East Main Street – Until 4:30 pm

Cookie Decorating

Children 8 and under are welcome to stop in and decorate a cookie.

Clinton Art Gallery20 East Main Street

Open Gallery, Refreshments 

Scottish Dave’s Pub24 East Main Street

Entertainment (Starts 2:00 pm)

Cindy Stevens Fine Art 30 East Main Street

Seashells & Ornaments for the Soldiers 

Town Hall Annex

Face Painting Morgan REACT and Partners in Community

Kids can never have their face painted enough!

Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt (Clues Location #2)

Hosted by Eliot REACT, Morgan REACT and Partners in Community

Go on a wild goose chase to the Christmas in Clinton events throughout Main Street searching for the Elf on the Shelf.  Collect all your stamps and be entered to win an Elf on the Shelf Book/Kit. (1:00 – 4:00pm)

Information & HospitalityFriends of Clinton Youth and Family Services

1630 House 

Santa’s Workshop – Pierson REACT 

Be transported to the North Pole and help the elves in Santa’s Workshop while enjoying treats with Mrs. Claus.

Eliot House lawn

Morgan Boys Lacrosse Team – Sponsored by Clinton Chamber of Commerce

Come and meet the Mascot and players from Connecticut Black Wolves, Mohegan Sun Professional Lacrosse team

Eliot House 50 East Main Street

Storytime – (Starts 3:30 pm)  – Sponsored by Clinton Chamber of Commerce

Conference room – Presented by Henry Carter Hull Library



Andrews Memorial Town Hall

Masonic Lodge Open House

Take a look inside the Masonic Lodge and find out more about this local organization.

Tree and Wreath Silent AuctionHosted by the Arbor Garden Club of Clinton

Need a wreath or tree? Be sure to stop by to find the perfect one that suits your tastes. All proceeds go to the AGCC Scholarship program.


Christmas Bazaar & Cookie Sale – Hosted by the Shoreline Community Women Inc.

The Christmas Bazaar will be held in the Green Room of Andrews Memorial Town Hall from 1-6. There will be over 25 vendors selling jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, scarves, ornaments, and much more. There will also be  cookies for sale.

Crafts with Kids Hosted by Shoreline Community Women

Yale Peabody Museum Exhibit hosted by Shoreline Community Women

Educational activity for kids.

Clinton Historical Society Museum Room (Starts 2:00 pm –  4:00 pm) Clinton Historical Society

*Arrival of Santa & Tree Lighting (5:00 pm) 

*Meet and Greet with Santa (5:15 pm)

Shoreline Community Women will provide free cocoa and cookies

First Church of Christ 55 Church Road (across from Town Hall)

Gingerbread House Contest 

Living Nativity (starts @ 2:00 pm) 

Open House 

First Church of Christ (Academy Building) 


Information & Hospitality – American Legion Post 66 

Information & Hospitality- VFW Post 9918


Kidz Connection – Preview  our latest production!


Stanton House

Open House (Until 5:00 pm)



Pierson School 

Hot Cider & Hot Chocolate Presented by Clinton Lion’s Club

Holiday Photobooth – (Until 4:00 pm) Presented by Clinton Rotary  

Bob Hale – Magician (Until 3:00 pm) – Presented by Kidz Konnection

Youth Games & Activities, Gaga pitPresented by Valley Shore YMCA

Join the staff of the Valley Shore YMCA for games and activities and their “gaga” pit.

Track-less Train (parking lot) – Presented by Clinton Education Foundation

The Mitten StoryWalk – sponsored by Henry Carter Hull Library 



Holy Advent Church

Kids’ Activity – Presented by Amy’s Active Learning  

Hospitality & Music 

Clinton Bible Fellowship70 East Main Street 

Walk Through Bethlehem (Starts 2:00 pm, ends 6:00 pm)

Free, guided tours through a realistic Bethlehem village. Experience the sights & sounds of Bethlehem 2, 000 years ago. Live interactive skits, live animals, petting zoo, Bethlehem photo booth, and more. We will also serve hot cocoa and cookies while you wait. All ages welcome.


Clinton Historical Society103 East Main Street 

Tour the “Old Brick” – Sponsored by the Clinton Historical Society

“Old Brick” will be beautifully decorated for the holidays and open for tours until 5:00 pm. Come in from the cold to hear festive period music, take a tour of Old Brick, and have a tasty treat that will warm your heart as well as your stomach. We’ll have live music this year to help ring in the season, and you can finish your holiday shopping by browsing through the items in our gift shop.


Throughout Main Street:

Luminaries – Sponsored by Clinton Lions Club

Meet the Characters – Presented by Kidz Konnection

 Meet various characters from your favorite Christmas stories!



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