Enjoy a Winter Wonderland in Downtown Ridgefield

Downtown Ridgefield Books on the Common

Looking for an escape to a winter wonderland close to home this year? Don’t want to travel far to get in the holiday spirit? Come visit Ridgefield – Fairfield County’s holiday shopping and entertaining destination! Take a trip to snag those last-minute gifts, and while you’re here be sure to stop for a festive bite and cocktail. With twinkling lights lining the trees and window displays all aglow, Main Street’s cozy and quaint atmosphere will be the perfect trip to celebrate the festive winter season.

Scout out the perfect gift  

With dozens of unique shops and locally-owned businesses, you’re sure to find something spectacular (even for your most finicky family member). If you know a story lover, Books on the Common should be your first and last stop (after all, there’s nothing like the smell of a new book!). For the lady in your life, head into Chou Chou to get her all the latest and hottest styles in winter fashion. From accessories to apparel, she’s sure to love the look. Finish decorating for the season with Olley Court and Bella Home. Grab some holiday décor for the upcoming festivities, or home goods you’ll want to keep out all year long.

You can never go wrong with The Toy Chest for the youngest tots on your list. Be sure to wow them with the latest and greatest in toy technology (Santa’s elves have been hard at work this year!). If you’re looking to make a statement with that special someone, Addessi Jewelers and Craig’s Fine Jewelry have you covered. And consider the gift of a pampering salon or spa treatment at one of Ridgefield’s delightful meccas for self-care. And for yourself, find the perfect holiday outfit at Le Beautique. No matter their style, there’s something for everyone to be found here. Explore our Shops

Savor a cozy cafe moment

For a cozy break during shopping, stop into one of our notable cafes for some delicious hot cocoa to keep your hands warm as you walk. Get Tazza Café’s Cocoa Blast (for espresso lovers), or head into Queen B for a barista special. Add a flavor shot, grab a pastry, and get to exploring! If you’re in the mood for the most amazing bread and baked delights you’ll ever have, stop by Ross Artisanal Bakery and Café. With a wide selection of breads, spreads, pastries, and more, you won’t know what to try first!

A festive meal to remember

Finish off your evening with a festive cocktail and gourmet meal at one of Ridgefield’s fine restaurants. With ambiances cozier than ever, you’re sure to round out your trip in the best way possible. For Italian lovers, Terra Sole is sure to please. With a wide array of wines to choose from, you’ll have no trouble finding the best to pair with your meal. Head to Tequila Escape for the best Latin food around. With award-winning cocktails, your taste buds will be taken on an adventure as you experience their Latin-inspired delicacies. Bailey’s Backyard is a true farm-to-table experience that adds a creative flair to its American cuisine. Sit back and relax as you enjoy food made with the finest local ingredients.

For authentic tapas, make your way to Tablao Wine Bar & Restaurant. Accompanied by a global wine list, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to Spain. And Southwest Café is an all-time Ridgefield favorite with hearty specials and a festive atmosphere. If you’re in the mood for French with an American twist, The Benjamin’s uniquely crafted cocktails and mouth-watering entrées will fuel the perfect holiday celebration. Explore our Restaurants

There’s always something on

While you’re downtown, be sure to enjoy live entertainment and holiday events happening throughout December. From entertainment at the Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Theater Barn, to Ridgefield Chorale concerts and holiday markets around town, enjoy a festive outing in Ridgefield to make your holidays special! inRidgefield’s go-to events calendar will guide you to the perfect holiday activities and festive celebrations. Explore our Events

            Head on down to Ridgefield – your 2023 winter wonderland. Make this a holiday season to remember!

Happy Holidays from the inRidgefield Team!

Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce CT

Thank you to our partner, the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, for supporting the Ridgefield community! To learn more about the Chamber, their Restaurant Association, and the benefits of membership, visit their website.