Welcome to Celebrations
Celebrations is thrilled and honored to be selected for Connecticut Magazine's 16th Annual "Best of Connecticut" Edition as Best Regional Gift Shop!
Chosen #1 Art Gallery in Yankee Magazine's "Best of New England Reader's Choice" Awards, Celebrations' Gallery showcases original artwork, glass, sculpture, pottery, and jewelry by dozens of artists & artisans in 5,000sf of a restored 1885 Queen Anne Victorian.
The Gift Shoppes feature a wide selection of unique merchandise in all price ranges. This includes specialty teas, tea accessories and tea-related gifts plus ladies' accessories such as scarves, hats & gloves; bath and beauty items; baby gifts, gift books and stationery; and home decor items for birthdays, hostess gifts, weddings, showers and other special occasions.
Celebrations Tea Room is open for Monthly Themed Afternoon Tea Events by reservation. Afternoon Tea event include freshly brewed specialty tea, soup course & three tiers of savories & tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones & sweet treats. The Tea Room can be reserved to celebrate a special occasion with a group or host an offsite business meeting. We will help you create the perfect menu and theme for unforgettable occasion.
Located in Connecticut's "Quiet Corner" on Scenic RT 169, Celebrations is worth the trip. Celebrations is proud to have been featured in Yankee Magazine, The Boston Globe, Worcester Magazine, Connecticut Magazine, New England Travel and more local and regional publications. Read more about what media and customers are saying about us...
Don't miss our latest Art Exhibition, Terzetto; Expressions of Spring, featuring Frances Kornbluth, Donna O'Scolaigh Lange, and Ann Rosebrooks, which will run from March 1 to April 27 in our Grand Foyer.
Congratulations to our creative friend & film maker Casey McDougal and Purple Kitty Productions, LLC, for their new web video series called Holding! Some scenes of Holding were filmed at Celebrations. To get updates for new episode releases, subscribe on YouTube. Enjoy this trailer below...
Due to popular demand, Cream Teas will continue for the winter season... see selected dates.
Our 2014 Monthly Afternoon Themed Tea schedule is now up...make your reservation today!
Also, see our new educational series, Artist Talks & Teas!
Our 2014 Art Exhibition Schedule is available here. Save the dates for these exciting creative events.
Check it out at #5: We are excited about our inclusion in this Pinterest list of "20 Magical Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Connecticut"!!
Our Monthly Themed Afternoon Tea Events, open to all by reservation, have been very popular. We hope you can attend! Reservations required. Call today -- 860-928-5492.
The Tea Room can also be reserved for your group or to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday, a shower or to host an offsite business meeting. Please inquire...