Get ready to Glow, Hartford! The most delightful holiday light festival is coming to town!

This winter, the Connecticut Convention Center will transform into a dazzling yuletide wonderland. Glow invites you to celebrate the magic of the season at a one-of-a-kind Holiday Light Festival and Market, starting November 25th. Plus, find out what Santa’s Perfect Gift is!

Hartfordians will enjoy hours and hours of yuletide fun at Glow. Our main attraction – the magical light gardens – is a spectacular landscape to stroll through. This is the perfect venue to get some of your season’s best photos! Explore the lighted grounds and find the Enchanted Forest, Santa’s Playground, Arctic Circle, Northern Lights, and more!

Go through the giant Tunnel of Lights and make your way to an illuminated wonderland with glowing attractions and activities. There are large, hanging LED picture frames behind which you can take photos (or record gifs or videos). Some light displays are also interactive! Discover them as you make your jolly way through.

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Other than taking in the stunning sights and getting snapshots with (or of) the many light structures, there are other fun activities to enjoy too. Find just the right holiday presents or tokens to gift to loved ones (or keep as memorabilia) at the Christmas market. Grab a bite (or two!) and take your pick among the selection of seasonal food and drink from local vendors. When you’re ready, live entertainment will be there to enjoy too as you wind down and stay merry.

The kids will no doubt have fun meeting and chatting with Santa as well! He will be there to say hello and share stories of his fantastic adventures from his travels around the world.

For Glow Hartford’s debut season, the theme is Santa’s Perfect Gift. Kids are invited to join a yuletide scavenger hunt and help find the 4 missing elves. Tinsel, Chestnut, Jingle, and Jangle have gone to various fantastic places in search of the perfect gift for the jolliest fellow, but it’s almost Christmas and they’re running out of time. Find the elves hidden across the grounds, collect stamps, and discover what Santa’s Perfect Gift is.

Are you ready? Don’t miss the first-ever Glow in Hartford! It’s a unique event to enjoy with loved ones and embrace the warmth of the season.

Glow Hartford will run from November 25th, 2022 to January 1st, 2023 at the Connecticut Convention Center. Get your tickets online today to secure your preferred date and time. Adults, Children, Family, and Senior, Military, Police, EMS, and Veterans Passes are available.

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