3/17/2015 - Town & Chamber Announce Details on Upcoming Shop & Stroll into Spring Event

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the public is invited to take part in the upcoming “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event on Thursday, March 26, 2015. The event is being co-presented by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

Participating shops throughout Fairfield will stay open late and will offer patrons an assortment of complimentary hors d’oeuvres and seasonal refreshments from 5 pm to 9 pm. Local restaurants will be offering dinner or drink specials throughout the evening. For a list of participating shops and restaurants, please visit the event website at The website is updated regularly.

“This is a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of spring, support our local businesses and enjoy a fun night out with family and friends,” said First Selectman Mike Tetreau.

To help busy parents enjoy a carefree night out, Tumble Jungle of 111 Black Rock Turnpike will be hosting a “Kid’s Night Out” from 5-8PM on the 26th for children ages 3-12 so that moms and dads can go out, shop, and enjoy their night! The cost is $30 per child and $20 for any additional siblings. Pizza will be included for dinner, and the kids will play games in the gym, do arts and crafts, go zip lining, use all of Tumble Jungle’s inflatables and more. Parents need to sign up in advance and can stop by or call (203) 345-6208

For music lovers, the Old Post Tavern will be featuring Benny Mikula, lead singer for The Alpaca Gnomes, who will be playing solo acoustic originals and covers of all genres from 8-11PM.

Need to relax and unwind after a day of shopping? The Spa at Delamar will be offering free Chair massages from 5pm-9pm, while Artisan Restaurant will be serving prosecco and sweet treats until 9PM.

Beverly Balaz, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce added, “The Chamber of Commerce is happy to be partnering with the Town on this event as it provides our merchants another opportunity to open their doors to the community, meet new customers from surrounding towns and provide a wonderful shopping experience!”

The public is invited to visit the event website at for further information on participating retailers, restaurants, activities and special offers.