Saturday, November 17, 2007

Connecticut Holiday Lights Displays

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Both Hartford and New Haven get into the holiday spirit this week with the traditional light displays opening. Tonight Holiday Light Fantasia opens in New Haven, Hartford's Holiday Light Fantasia kicks off on Thanksgiving, and Hartford lights up Constitution Plaza on the 23rd.

HARTFORD HOLIDAY LIGHT FANTASIA
Holiday Light FANTASIA 2007 - 08
Thursday November 22nd, 2007 through Tuesday January 1st, 2008

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 5:30 to 9:00pm
Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays 5:30 to 10:00pm

Prices: Monday through Thursday: $12 per Car or Van
Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: $15 per Car or Van
$45 for Mini-Buses & $95 for Full-Size Buses, Any Day
2 for Tuesdays are Back... Pay Once and Drive through Twice!
Discount coupons are available at: Price Choppers & Participating Dunkin' Donuts

Directions:

From Points South of Hartford via I-91 North
Exit 27 Airport Road. Turn left at stop light onto Brainard Road and left at the light onto Airport Road. Follow Airport Road to Maple Avenue, Turn left onto Maple Ave. and follow signs to FANTASIA.

From Points North of Hartford via I-91 South
Exit 27 Airport Road. Turn right at end of exit onto Airport Road and continue to Maple Avenue. Turn left onto Maple Avenue and follow signs to FANTASIA.

From Points West of Hartford via l-84 East
Follow l-84 East to I-91 South, then take Exit 27 Airport Road. Turn right at end of exit onto Airport Road and continue to Maple Avenue. Turn left onto Maple Avenue and follow signs to FANTASIA.

Alternate Route from I-91 N/S
Exit 28 onto Route 5/15. Take first exit light off 5/15 onto Jordan Lane and continue to Maple Avenue. Turn right onto Maple Avenue and follow signs to FANTASIA.

From Points East of Hartford via l-84 West
Follow l-84 West to exit 57 Route 15 South (left-hand exit) off Route 15 South take exit 87 Brainard Rd/Airport Rd. end of exit make left onto Brainard at 1st light make left onto Airport Road and continue to Maple Avenue. Turn left onto Maple Avenue and follow signs to FANTASIA.

From Newington via Route 15/Berlin Tpke
Berlin Turnpike North becomes Maple Avenue. Stay straight on Maple Avenue and watch for signs to FANTASIA.

From Colchester/Norwich via Route 2 West
Take Exit 5D (Route 3) off 2 West. Take I-91 North (Right Exit). Take Exit 27, Airport Road off I-91. Turn left at stop light onto Brainard Road and left at the light onto Airport Road. Follow Airport Road to Maple Avenue, Turn left onto Maple Ave. and follow signs to FANTASIA.

http://www.holidaylightfantasia.com/



NEW HAVEN FANTASY OF LIGHTS
Drive through an enchanted land of spectacular, sparkling holiday light displays during this magical time of year. Around every bend, Fantasy of Lights will delight children and adults of all ages.

November 17 through December 31 2007
(open all holidays)

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 5 to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 5 to 10 p.m.
Prices: Car or family van $10
15-passenger van or mini-bus $25
Bus $50

Lighthouse Point Park, Lighthouse Road, New Haven, CT

Directions:

From Hartford or anywhere on I-91 in CT:
Take I-91 South to I-95 North (in New Haven). Take I-95 North to Exit 50, Woodward Avenue. At the third light, turn right onto Townsend Avenue. Approximately 2.2 miles down Townsend Avenue at a traffic light intersection with Lighthouse Road, turn right onto Lighthouse Road (there's a firehouse on your right). The event is at the end of Lighthouse Road.

From the Fairfield County area:
Take I-95 North to Exit 50, Woodward Avenue. At the third light, turn right onto Townsend Avenue. Approximately 2.2 miles down Townsend Avenue at a traffic light intersection with Lighthouse Road, turn right onto Lighthouse Road (there's a firehouse on your right). The event is at the end of Lighthouse Road.

From the New London area:
Take I-95 South to Exit 51, Frontage Road. Take the second left, coming to a traffic light. Continue straight on Townsend Avenue for approximately 2.2 miles to a traffic light intersection with Lighthouse Road. Turn right onto Lighthouse Road (there's a firehouse on your right). The event is at the end of Lighthouse Road.

http://newhavengoodwill.easterseals.com




HARTFORD FESTIVAL OF LIGHT AT CONSTITUTION PLAZA

44th annual Hartford Festival of Light
Daily (from November 23 through January 6, 2008).
250,000 lights will stay illuminated throughout the season until Three Kings Day on Jan. 6, 2008. Hosted by the Greater Hartford Arts Council.
Constitution Plaza
1 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06106-1945
http://www.connectthedots.org/happening/fol.html

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

why is the 2008 holiday light fantasia in hartford not taking place??? I was saddened when I went to the site and saw the posting. I'm taking my wife to CT for Xmas with my family this year and was hoping to show her this amazing event since one of her favorite things is the holiday lights....if anyone knows, please fill me in..

Sad Former Resident in Florida.

10:04 PM  

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