04/22/2015

Spring is Here and it’s Time to Treat Yourself to a Round of Golf in Stamford

Golf in Stamford CT

Throughout the spring, summer and fall, Stamford is truly home to some of the best golf in the area.  Practice your swing and improve your game within the masterfully designed, beautifully maintained public and private golf courses that will challenge golfers at all skill levels.  From tee to green you’ll be inspired by the picturesque views that surrounds you.
 
Come steal a couple of days during the week for a well deserve round of golf at one of these championship golf courses minutes from Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center:
 
Golf in Stamford CTE. Gaynor Brennan Municipal Golf Course is a beautifully maintained public 18-hole regulation course offering aesthetic charm with 6,492 yards of golf for a par of 71.
 
Sterling Farms Golf Course offers 18-hole public golf facility laid out over 144 acres of rolling terrain along with a heated driving range and amenities.
 
Innis Arden Golf Club is a private club and boasts a renovated 18-hole golf course and practice range designed by Ken Dye.  In addition to their golf course, Innis Arden Golf Club includes tennis courts, fitness center and more.
 
Country Club of Darien offers 18-hole golf facility laid out over 144 acres of beautiful landscape and a grass range practice area with twenty-six hitting stations, a small range of 120 yards, a putting green and two chipping greens.
 
Set on 200 woodland acres, Woodway Country Club Inc., challenges and delights golfers with its championship course and sweeping vistas.
 
Whether you’re looking to improve your golf game or a retreat to Stamford with friends, make Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center part of your summer plans! After a thrilling round of golf, relax in our indoor heated pool or treat yourself to a delicious meal at our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website to book your getaway.

04/15/2015

See What is Happening in Stamford This Spring

Things to do in Stamford

Looking for fun things to do with your family and friends this spring?  With our quintessential location, guests of Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center can enjoy plenty of activities to do in Stamford, as well as an easy access to the downtown area.

Perfectly located near I-95, guests of Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center can spend the day taking in the serene beauty of the area and lots of interesting cultural activities, shopping and dining.    Enjoy a stroll along Downtown Stamford’s streets and embrace the Main Street experience of Stamford’s unique shops and restaurants.  

Things to do in Stamford This May
Look at what is happening in and around Stamford this May:
Spots Card Spring Fever Show - May 1 - 3 at the Westchester County Center
Jay Leno in Stamford - May 2 at the Palace Theatre
May Gardeners Market - May 2 at the Garden Education Center
9th Annual Walk For Independence - May 3 in Downtown Stamford
CancerCare Greenwich 5K Walk/ Run for Hope - May 3 at Tod’s Point Old Greenwich
10th Annual STAR Walk, Roll, & Stroll - May 3 at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT
Annual Rye Brooke Carnival - May 15 at Rye Brook, NY
The Hit Men - May 15 at the Palace Theatre
Armed Forces Day, & Rock & Roll Show - May 16 at the Westchester County Center
STEMfest - May 16 at Mill River Park
Spring on The Farm Festival Weekend - May 16 & 17 at Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Curtain Call's "Dancing With The Stars" - May 18 at Curtain Call Inc.
Flat Stanley Broadway Musical Comedy - May 21 at the Palace Theatre
WWE Live - May 24 at the Westchester County Center

Pack your bags and come experience why Stamford is the perfect place for a spring getaway.  Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center’s luxurious accommodations and attentive staff will make your stay in Stamford truly memorable.  We hope to see you soon.

04/08/2015

Be Prepared to be Wined and Dined Under the Stars at Dinner In The Park Gala

Dinner In The Park Gala

As part of an ongoing effort to sustaining the Mill River Park & Greenway, the Mill River Park Collaborative will hosts its 3rd annual Dinner In The Park Gala, Thursday, May 7, 2015.  This annual gala will take place under the stars and will feature an evening of fantastic food along with an auction and unveiling of future park plans.  This year’s honoree is Thomas L. Rich, a native of Stamford and committed supporter of Mill River Park. 

Dinner In The Park Gala
Dinner In The Park Gala
Mill River Park & Greenway
May 7, 2015
Cocktail Reception - 5:15 PM
Dinner – 7 PM

Don’t miss out on this festive, entertaining and gourmet event to support the Mill River Park & Greenway.  Please visit the Mill River Park & Greenway website for more information.

We hope you enjoy the Dinner In The Park Gala!  If you need overnight accommodations, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is a great choice.  We offer stylish, contemporary accommodations ready to help you relax and unwind after an evening at the gala.  Take advantage of our special offers and save including our Hilton's Bed & Breakfast and Advance Purchase Rates packages.  Visit our website to book your stay.

04/01/2015

East Coast Open Returns to the Greenwich Polo Club

East Coast Open at Greenwich Polo Club
 
The East Coast Open, one of the United States most prestigious polo competitions, returns to the Greenwich Polo Club.  The 20-goal tournament will commence at Bridgehampton Polo Club on Saturday, August 22nd, continues at Greenwich Polo Club on Sunday, August 30th and concludes at Greenwich Polo Club with the Championship Match on Sunday, September 6th.  Since 1981, the Greenwich Polo Club has been providing exhilarating polo matches in one of the most beautiful settings in Greenwich, Connecticut.
 
For ticket sales or information of the East Coast Open, please visit the Greenwich Polo Club website.

East Coast Open at Greenwich Polo Club

Along with being recognized for its rosters of legendary teams and players, Greenwich Polo Club hosts public USPA high-goal polo matches on Sundays in June, July, August and September.  The Greenwich Polo Club is open to the public and offers a charming and unique afternoon experience with family and friends.  Pack a lunch or enjoy a culinary treat from one of the on-site gourmet vendors. 
 
All of us at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center can hardly wait for the excitement the East Coast Open world-class polo tournament brings to the area.  Make a weekend of it and stay within minutes of the Greenwich Polo Club.  Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center features spacious, comfortable guest rooms and suites with luxurious amenities, indoor heated pool, heath club, complimentary shuttle service to downtown Stamford and our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website to book your stay today.

03/25/2015

Escape into the Magical World of Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens offers 93 acres of picturesque views, surrounded by magnificent award-winning champion trees, nine themed charming gardens, wildflower meadows and red maple wetlands.  Enjoy springs return and experience renowned landscapes, collections, and landmarks through a variety of themed tours, nature walks and hiking trails.  With distinguished education and outreach programs, summer concerts and special events, the Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is a premier site for experiencing nature and culture.

Bartlett Arboretum & GardensUpcoming Events at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens:

Plant Native: Eat Fresh Mother's Day Eve Plant Sale
May 9, 2015 from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
A Summer Fete
Jun 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM
An evening of fine food and drink, tony jazz riffs, camaraderie and a touch of French elegance amid the gardens.
 
The Garden Tour
Jun 6, 2015 from 10 AM – 4 PM
Visit exquisite private gardens with UCONN Certified Master Gardeners as guides and enjoy lunch at the Bartlett during the Marketplace Boutique under the tent!

 

After a day of immersing yourself in nature, continue to enhance your experience with a peaceful stay at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center.  Our hotel offers stylish and comfortable accommodations with a variety of amenities for all of our guests to enjoy including complimentary shuttle service to downtown Stamford, on-site business center, health club and our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website to book your overnight stay.

03/18/2015

Have you Booked Your Stay for Your Next Baseball Game in NYC?

Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play

As the daylight hours get longer and the warm breeze of spring fills the air, it only means one thing – baseball season is here!  Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center offers guests quick and easy access to the area stadiums while providing a great place to relax and unwind after an exciting day cheering your team.  Our convenient location, accessible via Metro Park North and major highways, makes it easy to reach New York City and New Jersey.  Guests will also enjoy our convenient proximity to numerous shopping and dining options, museums, theaters and the best sports and entertainment venues in the Metro area.

Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play

Take advantage of our Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play package and enjoy the convenience of our hotel shuttle that will drop you off and pick you up at the Amtrak Stamford Metro North Station so you can get to and from the games without any hassle.  This package includes complimentary breakfast too!
 
Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center offers stylish and comfortable accommodations with a variety of amenities for all of our guests to enjoy including our indoor heated pool, health club, on-site business center and our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website today to book your Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play package.

03/11/2015

Indulge Yourself at Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits

Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food, and Spirits 

On April 10th and April 11th, Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits is coming to the Connecticut Convention Center.  The Grand Tasting will spotlight top talent in the culinary industry including Robert Irvine, host of Restaurant: Impossible on the Food Network, celebrity chefs and world renowned vintners sharing their expertise.  Guests will sample exquisite cuisine, stylish wines and world-craft beers and enjoy culinary performances on the Savor Culinary Demonstration Stage by top chefs sharing their signature recipes.
 
Savor, a culinary celebration of Wine, Food, and SpiritsEvent Schedule:
Sip, Savor & Stroll – The Grand Tasting
Connecticut Convention Center Ballroom
Session 1: Friday, April 10th 7 PM - 10:30 PM
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12 PM – 4 PM
 
Savor in Style Charity Gala
Connecticut Convention Center Exhibition Hall
Saturday, April 11th
Champagne Reception: 7:30 PM – 8 PM
Dining and Dessert: 8 PM – 11 PM
 
Chandon Bubble Lounge
Connecticut Convention Center – Private Lounge
Session 1: Friday, April 10th 7 PM - 10:30 PM
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12 PM – 4 PM
 
Visit the Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits website for ticket sale information. 
 
All of us here at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center wish the attendees wonderful weekend of exceptional food and wine at the Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food, and Spirits.

Bon Appétit!

03/04/2015

Get Ready to Swing Into Spring at the Connecticut Golf Show

Connecticut Golf Show

Get a jump start on the 2015 golf season at the Connecticut Golf Show March 20th through 22nd.  What better occasion to round up your golf buddies and head over to the Connecticut Convention Center for a day of everything golf. The Connecticut Golf Show features the largest gathering of golf retailers and exhibitors under one roof.  Take advantage of the season’s lowest prices on name-brand clubs and equipment, play fun skills contests, take golf lessons from a top PGA Professionals, and other exciting activities. In addition, attendees will receive a swag bag with a record four free rounds of golf offer, PGA Tour tickets, a one-year subscription to Golf Digest and Global Golf Post, and more! 

Connecticut Golf Show
Connecticut Golf Show
Connecticut Convention Center
Fri., Mar. 20th from 11 AM – 5 PM
Sat., Mar. 21st from 9 AM – 5 PM
Sun., Mar. 22nd from 9 AM – 4 PM
Adults - $13
Seniors (60+) - $11
Kids 12 and under – FREE
Tickets price covers all 3 days.

Everyone at Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center wishes the attendees of the Connecticut Golf Show a wonderful time and hope you have the chance to stop by afterwards to our on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses for a culinary treat.  

02/25/2015

30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

CMA 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition
 
Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is excited to welcome the 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition Monday, March 23rd through Wednesday, March 25th to our hotel.  Attendees will enjoy conference sessions with experts from around the world speaking on many issues that will shape the future of the maritime industry, 130 maritime industry exhibitors offering the finest products and service available, networking opportunities and the prestigious CMA Commodore Award dinner honoring Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos. 
 
For event and ticket sale information, please visit the Shipping 2015 website.

CMA 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition

Connecticut Maritime Association
30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition
Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center
March 23rd – 25th

Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is delighted to host the Connecticut Maritime Association’s 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition and welcomes the attendees to book their stay with us.  Located minutes from the Amtrak Stamford Metro North Station, we offer luxurious accommodations and amenities sure to make your stay here enjoyable.  Visit our website to book your stay today.

02/18/2015

Create the Ultimate Wedding Experience at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Weddings at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Whether intimate or lavish, sophisticated or whimsical, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center sets a new standard in romantic elegance for your wedding or special event. With a unique blend of modern beauty, newly renovated ballrooms, spectacular outdoor reception facilities, world-class cuisine and experienced event planning staff, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is truly the ideal choice for a day that the two of you will hold in your hearts forever.

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center offers a range of special services for cultural celebrations. Special packages have been designed for Indian and kosher weddings including wedding planners who specialize in religious and ethnic ceremonies.

Weddings at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting CenterHilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center offers:
More than 45,000 square feet of flexible wedding reception space, including the area's second-largest ballroom, along with a temperature-controlled tent/pavilion for outdoor events.
Grand Ballroom, featuring 10,000 square feet of elegant event space.
Garden Pavilion Tent, offering 7,300 square feet of outdoor climate-controlled space, perfect for wedding receptions.
World-class catering, creating mouthwatering cuisine for diverse appetites.
Dedicated wedding planner, to help you with every detail.
Audiovisual equipment and support, including microphones, projectors, and dance floors.
Self and valet parking, as well as a covered parking garage.

At Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, we go beyond traditional services to provide the support you need to make your planning effortless and enjoyable – and to create a truly beautiful affair. For more information, visit our website or contact our Wedding Specialist Gail Rooney at Gail.Rooney@Hilton.com.

 

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