5 Ways to Enjoy This Memorial Day Weekend
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, a time to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country as well as to honor current and former members of the military.
For many, Memorial Day Weekend also signifies the unofficial start to Summer! Hopefully the weather will clear up and we’ll be able to enjoy the weekend like it’s supposed to be enjoyed – outside! With that, here are five suggestions on how you can enjoy this long 3-day weekend! Plus, don’t forget to check out our Events Calendar for many more local events coming up this weekend and coming weeks.
Can Launch Party: The team at Half Full Brewery will be holding a Bright Ale can launch party at the brewery TODAY (Friday, 5/23), until 8:30pm; the first 100 attendees will receive one free commemorative can of the newly packaged Bright Ale. Tours and Tastings will also be available and a local food truck will be onsite (read more).
Enjoy the great outdoors: Beaches, parks, night life, and many more things come to mind when one thinks of summer. With the weather warming up and spring half way done, it’s about time the people of Stamford prepare for the many things that they can do around town! Whether it’s the beach, a nice stroll around the park, or nightly entertainment, you better believe Stamford has it all! Here are a few places worth a look this summer (read more).
Al fresco dining: There is no excuse for staying inside on these beautiful days. So break from your workday and take your lunch outdoors, kick back with your favorite cocktail at the end of a workday or allow yourself a hot night out on the town. Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of the city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden, there’s nothing better than dining “al fresco”!
Stamford outdoor dining guide
Connecticut outdoor dining guide
Memorial Day Parade: On Sunday (May 25), Stamford will host its annual Memorial Day Parade; the parade, which will include more than 40 veterans’ groups and marching units, will step off at Hoyt and Summer streets at noon Sunday, proceed down Summer Street, turn left on Broad Street and continue south on Atlantic Street, finishing at Veterans Park. A ceremony at the park will be held immediately after the parade, including music and comments from officials including U.S. Sen Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Pop-up bar in Harbor Point: As we await the opening of this highly anticipated Paloma, the team at Harbor Point is looking to ensure we don’t miss out on enjoying spectacular waterfront views on their property. They’ve created a temporary pop-up bar experience right on their waterfront boardwalk. This will is a great opportunity to enjoy beautiful spring weather by the water, while dining on some of Harbor Points most popular restaurants – including items from the kitchen of Paloma! (read more).