Hamden Annual Silverbells


Sat Dec 09 2023 at 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm


Hamden Library - Thornton Wilder Hall | Hamden, CT

Hamden – Town Center Park in Hamden will be filled with holiday lights and community merrymaking on Saturday December 9th from 11AM to 4:30PM for Hamden's Silverbells Celebration.

Festivities will include brunch with Mr. Claus Holiday Hula letters to Santa various kids’ holiday crafts caroling tree lighting and Santa’s arrival by fire truck. All festivities are free except for purchases from craft vendors.

At Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Cultural Complex 2901 Dixwell Ave festivities include:

  • 11AM – 3PM: Kids’ Holiday Crafts Button-Making Letters to Santa Craft Vendors and the Hamden Art League Art Show
  • 11AM – 1PM: Brunch (pancakes sausage eggs and juice) with Mr. Claus (no cost; registration required with Recreation: [email protected] or 203-287-2579)
  • 2PM – 3PM: Mele Kalikimaka with Kaiholunuie Polynesian Dance Company. Holiday Hula - Watch and Learn Hula dancing to Holiday music. Hawaiian fare will be served.

At Town Center Park 2761 Dixwell Ave festivities include:

  • 3PM – 4:30PM: Apple cider and cookies provided by the Hamden Rotary Club and face painting 
  • 3PM: Caroling with the Hamden Girl Scouts
  • 3:45PM: Community caroling and Christmas tree lighting ceremony with Bill Lastomirsky and Pete Laffin
  • 4:30PM: Santa’s arrival by fire truck and visits with Santa

Holiday trees and wreaths will be available for purchase in the parking lot of Miller Cultural Complex and the special edition 2023 Town of Hamden Ornament will be available for purchase inside Thornton Wilder Hall. 

Please bring an unwrapped toy for the Hamden Kids Holiday Toy Drive.

Silverbells is held in cooperation with the Hamden Recreation Department Hamden Community Services Hamden Youth Services Hamden Senior Services Hamden Rotary Club Hamden CERT Hamden Parks Department Hamden Public Works Hamden Fire Department Hamden Police Department and the Mayor’s Office.

For further information please contact Deputy Chief of Staff Alexa M. Panayotakis at (203) 287-7100 or by email at [email protected].

Where is it happening?

Hamden Library - Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, United States

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Town of Hamden

Host or Publisher Town of Hamden

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