Darien is a lovely seaside community located on Fairfield County’s “gold coast” in the southwest corner of Connecticut. Every year, the Darien Chamber of Commerce holds the annual Sidewalk Sales & Family Fun Day. This year, the long anticipated Sidewalk Sale will take place on Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 11-13, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Live bands, kids toys and bargains galore rain or shine are highlights of this fun family event.
This popular sales event features Darien merchants exhibiting along the Post Road and at the Goodwives and Noroton Heights Shopping Centers. This event is perfect for treasure hunters and bargain hunters because discounts of up to 70% can be found here. A special highlight of this event will take place on Saturday, July 13th, when Day Street will be closed to vehicular traffic permitting participants stroll around the event safely and enjoy the bargains, shade and hanging flower baskets while kids have a blast on the children’s inflatables.
There will be children’s entertainment on Thursday, July 11 with a toy on the Post Road, and face painters at First County Bank. On Friday, July 12, there will be children’s entertainment including Home Run Challenge in Noroton Heights, in front of William Pitt Sotheby’s Int’l Realty, on Day Street and behind First County Bank & 1020 Post Road and live music in Gofer Plaza. In addition to this fun, the Uncle’s Hot Dog Cart will be in front of the Darien Fire Department and the Fire Truck will be out for children to enjoy. There will also be a visit from the Blue Fish Mascot that will entertain shoppers of all ages.
On Saturday, July 13, in addition to the bargains to be found, there will be a face painter in Noroton Heights near Edward Tunick, BB the Bluefish Mascot, Zumba for the Family, an inflatable slide on Day Street (which will be closed to vehicular traffic), a huge inflatable Back Yard Obstacle Course behind First County Bank., and free balloons in Goodwives Shopping Plaza for the children to enjoy. For more information contact www.darienctchamber.com. For area information www.visitfairfieldcountyct.com.