“06880” Sponsors Downtown Christmas Stroll

Newport has a Christmas Stroll. So does Ridgefield.

Why not Westport?

Great idea! So “06880” (the blog) is sponsoring the first-ever Christmas Stroll for 06880 (the town).

The date is Saturday, December 11. From 4 to 7 p.m., downtown will be even more festive than usual.

Staples’ elite Orphenians will sing. Don Memo will provide hot drinks, at 2 locations.

There’s face painting for kids, and an ugly sweater contest for everyone.

Santa will hang out by Savvy + Grace. He’ll pose for photos with kids, who can also drop off self-addressed letters to him. They’ll be mailed back, with a personal note.

Merchants will offer special surprises from 4 to 7 p.m. during the Stroll too. Here are a few:

Among the special shopping offerings:

  • 20% off at Allison Daniel Designs (Sconset Square) and WEST.
  • Free topaz or pyrite crystal at Age of Reason.
  • Something special from Franny’s Farmacy.
  • Garlic knots at Joe’s Pizza.
  • 10% of all purchases — plus 10% donated to Westport PAL — at Local to Market.
  • Silk mask giveaway at Calico.
  • Spend $150-$250, get 10% off. Spend $250-$500, get 15% off. Spend $500 or more, get 20% off at Kerri Rosenthal.
  • Sorelle Gallery offers festive beverages to sip while browsing artwork, plus a giveaway. Sign up for their email list and select a free print, while supplies last.
  • A free gift to children who stop by The Toy Post between 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday (they close at 6).
  • Free skincare samples, beverages and a raffle prize (30-minute facial) at Organachs.
  • Holiday treats and drinks; up to 30% off on select styles at Cotelac.
  • Buy one, get 1/2 off of Whip Salon brand products
  • 20% off all holiday items at Westport Book Shop.
  • Adult holiday beverages and 10% off a full-price purchase to anyone mentioning the “06880” blog at Nic + Zoe.
  • Hot chocolate at Le Rouge ChocolatesRye Ridge Deli and Winfield Street Coffee.
  • Hot chocolate and holiday treats at The Fred Shop.
  • 1 free health and wellness coaching session from Dark Horse Health and Wellness (Playhouse Square; stop by or call 203-349-5597).

Every July, our “06880” blog party brings people together at Compo. But why wait a whole year? The Christmas Stroll is one more way to celebrate our wonderful community — online, and in person.

See you at The Stroll!

9 responses to ““06880” Sponsors Downtown Christmas Stroll

  1. Amanda Rauch Thaw

    What a GREAT idea Dan!

  2. This should be a wonderful event and kudos to 06880 for its support.

  3. David Squires {Staples '75}

    Brilliant (as The Brit would say)!
    Deck them Halls & Break Out the Figgy Puddin’,
    ‘Tis the Season to Be Jolly!
    Thanks Dan

  4. Great idea Dan! Thank you for putting this together for the community!

  5. Patricia McMahon

    Another perfect way to join our wonderful community .
    All the good festive feels here!!
    You’re a gem Dan!!!

  6. Chip Stephens SHS 73

    Great Event Idea BUT……
    Its not new to Westport where the Christmas walk occurred each year in December. The difference, almost all stores were open for looking and a treat like hot cider or doughnuts. no sales just looking for ideas in the stores, caroling, hot chestnuts and popcorn in the air. It was magical then as a kid and I hope for the same again. Enjoy Westport

  7. What fun this will be!! Thank you 06880 for thinking of Westport and organizing this event!! Can’t wait.

  8. Celeste Champagne

    What a great idea. Thanks for bringing this idea to Westport 06880 (Dan Woog).

  9. Great idea! But … Let’s see … today is the 2nd day of Chanukah. There are 6 more to go! Christmas doesn’t start for 3 1/2 weeks. Since we are right in the middle of the Festival of Lights, why not promote a Chanukah stroll? Or a Dreidel Dance? Or a Latke Parade?
    Just saying …..

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