Spring Refresh: Make Ridgefield your Destination to Try Something New

The birds are chirping and the sun is beaming bright – it’s nearly spring in Connecticut. We’re opening our windows to let in the fresh, warm air and opening our doors to clear out the winter clutter. It’s the perfect time to try something new!

Ridgefield is blooming with opportunities for you to refresh your life and your home. It’s time to refresh your wardrobe after a long season of coats and hats, scout the perfect spring statement piece for your home, or plan an outdoor adventure to kick off your weekend. Make Ridgefield your destination for a happy spring with our team’s top picks for the perfect spring refresh.

Refresh your style

It’s time for the bi-annual clothing swap, and if you’re looking for some new warm-weather ‘fits to upgrade your look, our local boutiques have just what you need. Sundress season is in full swing at Chou Chou, where you’ll find all the latest spring fashions. Our boutiques are sporting new spring looks – from J. McLaughlin’s preppy chic to nancy O’s flowery silk scarves to Whim’s fashion-forward take on spring.

For the tiny tots in your life, Sammy + Nat is your go-to for on trend kid’s fashion. And for the stylish men out there (we see you!), Ridgefield Vintage & Coffee is your source for vintage clothing from high-end designers.

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With your wardrobe set, it’s time to complete the look. Take a trip to Whip Salon, a full-service salon where you can get a fresh blowout or color your hair in time for the sunshine. Adam Broderick Salon & Spa is your go-to for hair, spa and beauty services. Get your nails done, get a spa treatment, and a new hairstyle all before you leave this luxurious spa retreat. And if you’re looking for a day of relaxation, make yourself an appointment for a facial and massage at Susi Laura Massage.
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Feather your nest

With your winter décor now in its own hibernation of sorts, we’re all on the hunt for some spring design inspo. Olley Court is a go-to source for unique home décor, as well as full service design. Prepare to wow your guests with spring parties galore inside your newly decorated abode. Hop down to Bella Home where you’ll be dazzled by their seasonal displays. From dinnerware to sunny throw pillows and everything in-between, you can change up your home in one fun trip.

Time to rev up your outdoor living space? East Haven & Ridgefield Building Supply has everything you need to start that project you’ve been dreaming about all winter long. Build a deck or patio, maybe even a treehouse. New kit for the grill master? Ridgefield Hardware has all the goods to bring your outdoor entertaining up a notch.


Get creative

With spring comes blossoms and buds – perfect for inspiring the creative in you. Revive your creative energy at Weir Farm Art Center and National Historic Site, where you’ll find inspiration amongst the budding trees. Now that the warmth has returned, the doors to their Artist in Residence barn will be open so that visitors can sneak a peek at the resident artist in action. Enjoy events, workshops, and educational programs perfect for sparking the bliss of spring.

A day at the galleries is always inspiring. Head to the RPAC Gallery to experience Nancy Moore’s “Spring Into Art” Exhibit. Check out the latest at The Aldrich and the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. Or pop into Sedona Art or The Meetinghouse for an art class – beginners welcome!

Weir Farm

Renew your mind and body

We’re all feeling cooped up after spending the winter dodging the cold, and nothing feels better than stepping out into sunshine! Visit Ballard Park on Main Street for a leisurely walk through the luscious grounds. For a longer hike, check out trails at Hemlock Hills and the Ridgefield Rail Trail. And add our gorgeous state parks to your must-do list with a visit to Bennett’s Pond State Park and Seth Low Pierrepont State Park Reserve. Explore all the nature trails in Ridgefield

And as you explore the beautiful trails and parks in Ridgefield, snap a few shots for the Ridgefield Walk Book Photo Contest!

If you’re looking for a new challenge, then swing into spring at The Golf Performance Center where golf pros are available to assist you with every element of your technique. While the courses are readied, prepare yourself to dominate. Need to stretch those muscles before the active season? Make StretchLab your next stop, for stretches aimed to increase range of motion, reduce stress, and improve sports performance and posture. Get those joints ready for all those fun outdoor spring activities.

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The Golf Performance Center

Spring into a new chapter of your life!

With a new season comes new opportunities, so why not make this your time to explore the possibilities of a new home? Ridgefield properties are highly coveted as the area is home to a thriving cultural and social scene, safe neighborhoods, abundant natural beauty, and historic importance. Make the most of your next move with Lauren Parr, an experienced realtor who serves the Ridgefield and surrounding communities – and can help you find the perfect new nest this spring!

What is your favorite spring refresh? Let us know by tagging us at @inRidgefield


Ridgefield ChamberThank 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.