PARKING INFO: Downtown Ivoryton will be closed to traffic for the event. Parking is available at the Ivoryton Congregational church up to Ivory Street and Comstock. There will be a shuttle bus looping from the Congregational Church to Ivory Street, left onto Comstock Street and back to the church. It will be picking people all along the way from 4.30pm til 8.15pm. Shuttle is also available from the Copper Beech Inn.
Visit the Brightest Village in Connecticut
Ivoryton: Looking for a different way to celebrate Christmas? Then head down to Ivoryton for the Eighth Annual Ivoryton Illuminations on Saturday, December 2nd from 5pm to 8pm. The entire village of Ivoryton will be participating in this Holiday Extravaganza with carol singing, Santa’s Grotto, a Holiday Bazaar, culminating with the arrival of Santa and the lighting of the states’ largest living Christmas Tree at 6:00pm. Ivoryton will be lighting up the holiday with over 400,000 lights throughout the village!
Family activities from 5pm at Ivoryton Library, Ivoryton Playhouse, the Fire House, iCRV Radio, Six Summit Gallery as well as special events at The Ivoryton Tavern and Cafe, Blue Hound Cookery and Taproom, The Copper Beech Inn, Elephant Crossing and The Ivoryton Inn. Music will be provided by local musicians playing at various locations throughout the village.
Free parking will be available at the First Congregational Church and The Copper Beech Inn with a shuttle bus service to the village. The Illuminations will shine brightly through January 5th and visitors can tune their car radios to 101.5FM and watch as the lights dance to the music!
This event is supported entirely by volunteers and sponsors including Essex Lions, Essex Savings Bank, Valley Courier, Riggio & Sons General Contractors, Wilcox Tree Service, Westbrook Elks and L. C. Doane.
If you want to experience some real Christmas cheer, then come and join the party in Ivoryton, the brightest village in Connecticut!