StarFest 2016

Shopping & Antiques - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Shopping & Antiques - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2:00pm to Friday, August 5, 2016 - 11:00pm
Location: 
Putnam Antiques District Putnam , CT 06260

Discover Putnam, CT, named one of the Top 15 Small Towns to Visit by Boston Magazine. A jewel amongst Northeast Connecticut's Antiques Trail, Putnam is best experienced by strolling its quaint downtown. For those not participating in the day's Track Events, Putnam is a short 10 minute drive from StarFest 2016's host Track. Among the local shops is Antique's Marketplace, one of the oldest antique mega malls, with130 exhibiting dealers in 325 spaces.
 

Putnam is a vibrant community dedicated to the arts. It's streets are lined with art galleries, gift boutiques, fine pastry shops, and the finest of restaurants. Filled with history and Americana, you're guaranteed a special experience in a community offering "back-in-time" charm meeting up with 21st Century New England.

Can't get enough shopping for antiques? A short 15 minute ride will bring you to the charm of an old New England blacksmith's shop where you can continue your antiquing in nearby Woodstock, CT.
 

Discover Putnam, CT. It's so much more than antique shops! Video: https://vimeo.com/91102311

MORE SHOPPING & ANTIQUING  
Mystic & Stonnington Shopping  Mystic & Stonnington, CT
Filled with quaint and unusual shops Historic Downtown Mystic built during the 1840‟s & 50‟s offers a unique shopping experience. You may watch the Mystic River bascule drawbridge open and close.  Art Galleries, gift and antique shops line the streets of beautiful Stonnington Borough, a true New England village.  

Olde Mistick Village    Mystic, CT   30 Minutes
Step back into the 1700's. Experience Early American charm and beauty. Linger in the more than sixty quaint shops, which feature many unusual imported items. Olde Mistick Village, with its unique collection of shops, stores and restaurants, has become a favorite shopping center for local residents as well as the many visitors who come into the Mystic area from around the world.  

Putnam Antiques Mecca   Putnam, CT   40 Minutes
At the heart of Northeastern Connecticut is the town of Putnam, home to 20 antique shops showing the wares of over 500 dealers in a two block district with over 75,000 square feet of antiques and collectible on display.    

Raspberry Junction   North Stonington,CT 20 Minutes
At Raspberry Junction, all the crafts are American-made, by over 300 artisan.  They house their wares in a large, rustic barn.  Some 250,00 unique crafts fill every nook and cranny of the store. 
  
Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets Clinton, CT   30 Minutes
Stroll through the charming village, where you‟ll find 70 factory outlets from the world‟s leading designers and manufacturers, all offering everyday savings of 25% to 65%.  Upscale outlets such as Off 5th-Saks Fifth Avenue, Coach, Liz Claiborne, Royal Doulton, Ralph Lauren.  

Westbrook Factory Stores  Westbrook, CT  25 Minutes
Shop over 60 true manufacturers‟ outlets for your favorite labels in fashion, footwear, sporting good, housewares and more.  Save 20% to 70% off original retail prices.  

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