Holiday Shopping Around New Haven

As the first week of November has arrived, this is a great time to get a jump start on your Holiday shopping. Start on Thursday, November 5th, by taking a walk down Chapel Street as every first Thursday of the month is a time of discounts, promotions, events, and live entertainment at your favorite stores, art galleries, and museums. Stores are open Mon-Sat until 6 pm with late night shopping hours every Thursday until 8 pm.

On Friday, November 6th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is hosting a Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. The event will be located at the West Haven Elks Lodge on Main Street in West Haven, CT. Participating vendors include: Discovery Toys, Pampered Chef, OghamArt Irish gifts, Avon, 31 Products, and many more.

Finish your first week of holiday shopping at Ten Thousand Villages. Ten Thousand Villages is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Located in New Haven, CT, they feature products from more than 130 artisan groups in 38 countries. On Saturday, November 7th, Ten Thousand Villages will be having their annual Bag Sale, where you can receive 25% off everything you can fit in your bag!