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Heights & Lights Hotel in Downtown Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT, Heights & Lights, Hotel, Downtown, Holiday Events

Stamford, Connecticut kicks off the holiday season with style and spectacle, needless to say, and take it from us: You’ll want front-row seats for the festive proceedings!

The 2017 Heights & Lights Celebration in Stamford, CT

With chic accommodations at Hotel Zero Degrees, you’ll have just that for this year’s run through of Stamford’s Heights & Lights celebration, which takes place December 3rd. You still have time to book a guestroom or suite with us to join the party at Landmark Square and Latham Park!

“Heights”: Santa & Crew Go Rappelling at Landmark Square

Stamford’s official holiday kickoff comes aptly named. The party gets underway on the 3rd at 5 PM, when one of the city’s loftiest buildings hosts the “Heights” portion of the proceedings. A gaggle of steely-nerved revelers—Santa Claus, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Dr. Seuss’s grumpy Grinch, and (just for good measure) the general manager of the New York Yankees, Brian Cashman—will rappel 22 stories down the Landmark Square high-rise to the oohs, aahs, and chuckles of the many assembled spectators below.

Have you ever seen old Saint Nick don rappelling gear and show off his utter lack of acrophobia (aka fear of heights—which, it must be said, would be a tricky phobia to manage given Santa’s airborne circuit on Christmas Eve)? Well, Heights & Lights gives you that unforgettable sight, a delight to young, old, and everyone in between.

“Lights”: The Lighting of the Holiday Tree (& More) at Latham Park

Once Santa, Rudolph, and the other rappellers have negotiated Landmark Square, the Heights & Lights festivities will journey up Bedford Street to Latham Park for the annual lighting of Stamford’s mighty Holiday Tree. That luminous event will be accompanied by loads of merrymaking and good cheer, including holiday music performed by the Aladdin Jr. Saxe Middle School’s 5th & 6th Grade Musical cast.

Join the Fun at the 2017 Heights & Lights Celebration in Stamford With Accommodations at Hotel Zero Degrees!

Heights & Lights is a wonderful embrace of that timeless, ageless holiday spirit that just about everyone can get into, and we invite you to experience it with us here at Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford. Get in touch with us today and reserve your accommodations in time for the rappelling, tree-lighting, musical merriment that’ll prevail here in Stamford on December 3rd! And happy holidays from the whole Hotel Zero Degrees team!