Start Your Holiday Shopping Early!
When it comes to both celebrating and planning for the holiday season, New Haven has something for everyone. Whether it’s knocking out the Christmas list early or simply taking in some holiday cheer, the city’s vast array of renowned dining, retailers and virtual entertainment provides locals and visitors with ample opportunity to make the most of this season.
New Haven’s very walkable downtown transforms into a winter wonderland during the holidays, and the numerous shops range from independently owned boutiques to national retailers, making it easy to find the perfect gift for everyone.
Spend $25 or more at participating retailers at The Shops at Yale and present a same day paper receipt to receive one free gourmet hot cocoa from Claire's Corner Copia (1000 Chapel Street) or from Blue State Coffee (276 York Street location only).
Spend $150 or more and present a same day paper receipt to receive one free designer face mask from Neville Wisdom Design Studio (27 Broadway) or free Louis Sherry Chocolates from dwell New Haven (1022 Chapel Street).
Free two-hour parking is available with a same day purchase of $25 or more from any retailer or restaurant at The Shops at Yale at the following surface lots; 56 Broadway, 255 Crown Street and 161 York Street. Simply present a receipt to the parking lot attendant when exiting.
Spend $10 or more at participating retailers in the Whitney-Audubon District and receive one free cupcake at Katalina's Bakery through December 31, 2020.