Welcome to Downtown Mystic

Nestled along both banks of the Mystic River, is one of New England’s premier tourist destinations.  Historic Downtown Mystic has a rich tradition as a waterside community that makes our locals happy to call it home, and our visitors feeling like it’s their second home.

Explore everything historic Downtown Mystic has to offer. Browse a unique selection of clothing, books, home decor and more at 80 independently-owned shops. Experience the diverse culinary landscape of the area’s best restaurants. From classic American to Italian, seafood staples to rustic pub fare and sweet bakery treats, Downtown Mystic is a foodie’s dream. There are plenty of waterfront activities for the whole family to enjoy as well. Go kayaking along the Mystic River or catch a free summer concert at Mystic River Park. Stay a while at one of four charming New England inns.

Come and see what’s new in Downtown Mystic!


Upcoming Events

Best Foot Forward Bash

March 9 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Downtown Mystic Merchants will host their annual social event at Chapter One this year on Thursday, March 9. It's a great opportunity for downtown ...

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Mystic Irish 5K Road Race

March 18 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Wear your best green gear and join us for the 3rd annual Mystic Irish 5K race to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Mystic. Make it a weekend by ...

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