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Memorial Day Celebrations Near CTBest Apartments

Memorial Day Celebrations Near CTBest Apartments

Our downtown Stamford apartments are ready for Memorial Day

Memorial Day was set aside to remember those who gave their lives in active military service. Families often gather in town squares and along parade routes to celebrate. The long weekend also gives us an extra day to kick off the long, lazy days of summer. Our residents in each of our communities are fortunate enough to live near some of the best Memorial Day activities in the country, and lots of them are within walking distance.


Any time on the weekend: Take a narrated trip to the Thimble Islands aboard the Sea Mist. Closed Monday.

All weekend: Stony Creek Brewery offers brewery tours on the weekends. This weekend, they’ll have a full slate of food trucks and live music. Check out the schedule here.

Sunday, May 28, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Nellie Green’s on the water offers breakfast with a view on Sundays. Linger over a great meal and terrific scenery, then spend the day enjoying the sunshine.

Monday, May 29, 10 a.m.: Come to the Town Green for a Memorial Day parade. Flags will be placed for veterans and removed on June 3.


May 24: Kicking off the summer Cornhole League, gather up some friends and make a team. Then meet every Wednesday for some fun. Details can be found at Mill River Park.

All weekend: In the mood for something a little less structured? Grab a Frisbee or a ball and head over to one of the four parks in Stamford. Take a blanket and a basket of treats and just enjoy the day floating by.

May 26-28: Connecticut Salsa Fest and Summit Competition brings in dancers, performances, workshops and fun. See some of the finest dancers and learn how to salsa. Visit the website for tickets and information.

Sunday, May 28, 12 p.m.: Beginning at Summer Street and Hoyt and moving south, the Stamford Memorial Day parade steps off at noon. The parade will end at Vet’s Park.


May 27-28: One of the things we love about Norwalk is that there is something for everyone, including gamers. Join Game Haven for a gaming all-nighter to kick off the summer and meet some new friends.

Sunday May 28, 1 – 3 p.m.: Take a short drive up to Weston for a Talk, Tour and Honey Tasting at Red Bee Apiary. What a fun way to spend a day on a long weekend.

Sunday May 28, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Explore 80 acres and spend time remembering our veterans at a Memorial Day barbeque at Grace Farms. A full day of events is scheduled, with games, discussions and more.

Monday May 29, 10 a.m.: Starting at Veterans Park and heading toward Town Green on East Avenue, celebrate and remember with the community at the annual parade which includes civic organizations such as Scout troops, youth teams and more. Floats will be awarded prizes.

Connecticut has a rich history of military service, stretching back to our earliest days. Explore the stories of those who came before us, and spend some time relaxing this weekend. Enjoy returning home to your CTBest apartment, which are all close to dining, educational institutions, public transport, dining and more.

To learn more about the attractions around our Stamford, Norwalk and Branford apartments, visit www.CTBestapts.com or contact leasing agents Desiree at 203-223-1665 or Jennifer at 203-537-3172.


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