Kick-off the new year with a variety of annual Connecticut attractions that draw in several visitors each passing year to Old Saybrook, CT. Post-holiday escapes are a great way to feel rejuvenated and refreshed, and that may be necessary after spending your time running around for the holidays. Saybrook Point Resort & Marina will be the perfect way to have a fresh start away from the daily grind, and you’ll be able to indulge in some much-needed pampering at The Spa. There are many exciting things to do in CT in the winter when you choose to stay at the Point. We’ll go over a few must-attend Connecticut attractions that feature something for everyone!
Bridal Open House
Join us for this year’s Bridal Open House, where you can enjoy complimentary champagne, appetizers, and a chance to sit down and meet our professional wedding staff. If you’ve recently popped the question or are newly engaged, we encourage you to attend our free event in Old Saybrook, CT. You’ll be able to view our beautifully renovated space and have a chance to win an overnight stay in the Lighthouse Suite! Come see why Old Saybrook is one of the most romantic places to visit in Connecticut and will be the perfect place to say “I do.”
Fire & Ice
Don’t miss one of the best things to do in CT in the winter at the beginning of the year, the annual Fire & Ice Festival, which is held right here at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. You’ll be able to stay warm with a cup of chowder or chili from Fresh Salt then walk around sipping on cider listening to Java Groove. There’s also a variety of specialty cocktails as well as food options, including a raw bar, seafood station, dessert spot, and more! During the outdoor event, you’ll also be able to watch wood and ice carving demonstrations, get a quick massage from The Spa, stay warm by the outdoor fire, among many other fun activities. We’re also featuring a Fire & Ice Overnight Package, which includes a one night stay for two, two tickets, and breakfast at Fresh Salt.
Old Saybrook Chili Fest
The annual Old Saybrook Chili Fest is one of the most significant Connecticut attractions in town that features over 25 competing chefs in the area, and that draws in nearly 3,000 people. Try the tastiest pots of chili from a variety of restaurants in Old Saybrook, including our very own Fresh Salt, which was last year’s winning chili! The event is one of the many fun things to do in CT in the winter that happens right on Main Street, starting at noon. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased on the day of the event at one of the ballot stations. The only requirement is that you taste at least ten different pots of chili for your vote to count! Check out this year’s date, details, and information for this year’s annual Old Saybrook Chili Fest.
Winter Specials in Old Saybrook, CT
Whether you’re traveling with your family or are planning your romantic Valentine’s Day getaway to Saybrook Point Resort & Marina you’ll find several fun things to do in CT in the winter. We feature a variety of winter packages, including our Romance at The Point package, which features a bottle of prosecco, chocolates, spa credit, and a one night stay. We encourage you to take a look at our winter specials on our website to select the best package that suits your stay. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-844-505-4520.