Holidays

Fireworks at the beach.

From the festive atmosphere of New Year’s to the patriotic spirit of Independence Day, and the joyous charm of Christmas, the holidays in Fairfield County are a time for our lovely area to shine.

Fairfield County Mom is your family’s ultimate resource for all things holidays in Fairfield County. From festive parades to a wide range of activities, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know.

Our guides and blog posts provide everything a mom in Fairfield County needs to celebrate. Discover ideas for Easter baskets, tips for successful trick or treating in the area, practicing gratitude with a thankful turkey and fun April Fools Jokes to pull on kids!

During Christmas, the holiday lights brighten up the garlands adorning Fairfield County. From the dazzling light displays of Fairfield County tree lightings to where to see Santa and where to shop local holiday gift ideas, Fairfield County Mom is every mom’s go-to resource on how to embrace the holidays, providing helpful guides, blog posts, and updates.

If it’s a holiday in Fairfield County, you can expect fun for the whole family. Whether you’re looking for St. Patrick’s Day ideas, Valentine’s Day plans, searching for the perfect spot to watch Fourth of July fireworks, or celebrating New Year’s, Fairfield County Mom has got you covered.

Holidays are an exciting time to spend quality time with family and friends, enjoy great food, and embrace the season of giving. Holidays can also be extremely stressful, from the never-ending to-do list, the decorations, preparations, gift shopping, and...
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Taking Back the Holiday Season

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Confession: I have never been a huge fan of the holiday season. For me, once Thanksgiving hits, it is usually straight to high-stress. I go into “I need to get things done” mode, and I barely take the time to...
The party invites, the school plays and singalongs, the gift buying and giving, class crafts, holiday card designing and sending - this all equates to a super stressful month for moms! After 14 years, I feel like maybe, just...
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3 Holiday Craft Ideas

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As the weather gets chillier and the days are darker, I often try to find some easy and fun activities to keep my toddler entertained while I cook dinner, tidy up, or need a few minutes where I’m not...
  We've made it through Thanksgiving and are officially in the Holiday Season. From plays to winter sports, class parties, work parties, or just hosting for the big day, the holidays can bring out the best (and sometimes worst) in...
Last year, we decided to take a break from the typical office holiday gifts and get a little creative (and sweet) with regard to gifts for my husband’s colleagues. After all, who needs another mug? So we went old school...
It’s that time of the year again. You know, when my regular, day-to-day, over-functioning anxiety seems like a walk in the park and my fancy holiday, strung up but with lights, anxiety is on 24/7. This time of year...
Santa and his three LIVE reindeer return to Greenwich for the 15th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Workshop presented by Jenny Allen / Compass Real Estate, the “North Pole on North Street,” Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses,...
A few years ago, I sought ways to help my kids understand the importance of the holiday season from as young an age as possible. I decided to start a gratitude practice with my kids in November. My youngest was...
We are thrilled to share our ninth annual, locally curated, and mom-approved holiday gift guide. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we want to help you easily find the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. We also...

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