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.

I have always been a superstitious person. I have a lucky number, am a lover of astrology, and follow the majority of superstitions from this fellow mom’s list. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day superstitions are some of the...
I’ll start by saying that I vehemently opposed to the Elf on the Shelf a few years ago. When my oldest asked if we could get one, my answer was unequivocally NO. Why would parents (let’s just say it,...
December is the busiest month of the year. My family celebrates Hanukkah, so I usually don't feel the standard Christmas pressure many other moms feel. I have no tree to put up and no need to take pictures with...
I am a single parent to my son. His dad and I live in the same town, and he sees my son regularly. Although we have our differences, I think we co-parent very well. I'm also fortunate in that...
With the holidays quickly approaching, it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of seeing family, giving gifts, and indulging in delicious meals. It's also that time of year to step back and see how you can help...
“Your presence is present enough” are the words written at the bottom of all our party invitations. I firmly mean it when I say it is just your presence that means the most to our family. We don’t have a...
Years ago, when my first daughter was born, I was so focused on creating holiday traditions that she would love and would create the holiday magic my parents had made for me growing up. It may be because I...
It started with a drum. Just your average plastic electronic drum that I purchased on my neighborhood Facebook tag sale group for $5. This same drum will provide hours of joy for my little guy for a season and...
A boy sitting with Santa.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town!

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Santa Claus is coming to town, and he is back in full force and ready to get visits from all the good little boys and girls! The Holiday Wish The Holiday Wish is an interactive, light-filled event to entertain and inspire...
I was driving my oldest daughter to gymnastics practice one mid-November evening when she asked if we could talk about Christmas. “Sure,” I said, assuming she would ask about something easy. Items for her Christmas list, maybe our travel plans. Instead,...

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Going Out to Eat with Kids: Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Fairfield County

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Maybe not nearly as relaxing as the days before having kids, but going out to eat is still a great family activity. Fairfield County...