Join the Hawaiian Themed Pineapple Classic 5K & Help Beat Cancer!

Plan to have some fun, get dirty and help beat cancer at the 2014 Pineapple 5K in Greenwich!  This Hawaiian themed run includes obstacle and tons of fun.  Wear your favorite race costume as you compete to help support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

2013 Pineapple Classic ACTIVITIES - Fun Entertainment
Greenwich Polo Club
May 17

Category & Wave Start Times

Kekoa (warrior): 9:00 a.m.

Wiki (fast/runners): 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Honu (turtle/walkers): 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Ohana (family friendly): 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

This race has become an exciting event for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and all competitors are sure to have a great time.  There will be prizes for the fastest teams in all categories and those wearing a costume will be able to win as well.

A Luau, including entertainment and a beer garden at the end of the race, everyone 8 years of age and older are invited to compete.  So, bring your flip flops, beach chairs and beach towel to enjoy all the festivities at the 2014 Pineapple Classic 5K at Greenwich Polo Club.

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is just a short drive to the Hawaiian themed fun!   If you need overnight accommodations before or after the Pineapple Classic 5K, we have a range of amenities to enjoy.  Guests can grab a bite to eat at our onsite restaurant, stay ont track with your workout routine in our fitness center and more.  Visit our website to book your stay.  


It Has Been a Long Winter - Head Outdoors & Enjoy A Day at Connecticut's Beardsly Zoo!

Family on a TourIf you are enjoying the warmer days and looking to spend more time outdoors, then make plans to bring the family to Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo. 

Beardsley Zoo April Events

Evening Lecture Series: Exploring Galapagos
April 16, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This evening lecture series will engage audiences of all ages and dig deeper into the wonders of wildlife.  Attending these programs allows visitors to live vicariously through our experts, who often have had incredible close encounters with creatures across the globe.

Party for the Planet
April 26 & 27, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day!  This annual event at the Zoo will feature ways to promote better health for our planet and ourselves as well as encouraging local, organic, earth-friendly choices.

Environmentally friendly vendors will be on hand with everything from green cleaning products and recycled fashion accessories to better lawn care for you and wildlife.  There will be a special citizen science corner to learn about online science projects you and your family can participate.

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located near Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo,  making it easy to enjoy a day trip with your family.  Visit our website to book your overnight stay.


Enjoy These Spring Events at Stamford's Palace Theater!

You don't want to be left behind.  Check out this brand new series featuring contemporary music artists at Stamford's Palace Theater.  This listening experience, Showcase 61, will feature shows highlighting emerging national talent and bring well-known performers to the Stamford area. 

During this event you'll enjoy shows with special lighting, custom-designed tablecloths, a full bar with specialty cocktails from Berkshire Mountain Distillers and unique brews from Berkshire Brewing Company, and the option to order food via a mobile app from Station Eats.

Concert - People
Stamford Palace Theater

Showcase 61 Lineup

Thursday, April 3
8:00 p.m.

Voting Kick-Off Party featuring Little Ugly.  This event will kick off the voting for CT1 Media’s CT Music Awards where readers from across the state vote on their favorite local bands and then attend concerts where the nominated bands perform.

Friday, April 25
8:00 p.m.

The Rooks are a New York City based R&B/IndieSoul sextet just funky enough to make your mother nervous. The group formed at Wesleyan University, bonding over a mutual love of listening to Beyonce, playing at house parties, and performing Motown covers.

SOUNDTRACKS LIVE: The Music of ‘American Hustle’
Thursday, May 15
8:00 p.m.

A cinematic and musical experience, the Music of American Hustle will bring classic tunes from the big screen to the Palace stage. Whether it’s Duke Ellington or the Bee Gees, you’ll channel your inner disco queen or king in a fun and casual setting.

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located near the Stamford Palace Theater and offers accommodations, an onsite restaurant, fitness center and much more.  Visit our website to book your next stay to enjoy these Spring concerts in Stamford.


Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes at Chelsea Piers in Connecticut!

It's almost time for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's fifth annual food, wine and beer tasting - Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes!  Mark your calendars for April 25 and head over to Chelsea Piers to enjoy an evening.


Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes
Chelsea Piers
Stamford, CT

Friday, April 25, 2014
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

At the Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes 5th Annual event in Stamford, you'll sample a variety of appetizers, wines, beers and liquors from local restaurants, vineyards and breweries.  All to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  In addition to the great food and  beverages, guests will have the chance to bid on a variety of silent and live auction items.

Chelsea Piers and the Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes event is located less than three miles from the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  Why not book our Bed and Breakfast special offer and enjoy the weekend in Stamford.  Visit our website for more information and to make your reservations.  



Play Ball! Check Out the New York Yankees & New York Mets for the 2014 MLB Season!

Whether you prefer to cheer on the New York Yankees or the New York Mets, the 2014 MLB regular season of baseball gets underway in just a few weeks!

The New York Yankees will begin their home season games against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7.  The New York Mets will play their first home game against the Washington Nationals on March 31.

Baseball - BaseballNew York Yankees April Home Schedule

April 7 - 9 vs. Orioles
April 10 - 13 vs. Red Sox
April 15 - 16 vs. Cubs
April 25 - 27 vs. Angels
April 29 - 30 vs. Mariners
New York Yankees 2014 game schedule

New York Mets April Home Schedule:

March 31 - April 3 vs. Nationals
April 4 - 6 vs. Reds
April 18 - 20 vs. Braves
April 21 - 24 vs. Cardinals
April 25 - 27 vs. Marlins

New York Mets 2014 game schedule

If your are staying at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, you are a short drive from seeing the NY Yankees or NY Mets throughout the 2014 MLB season.  Visit our website to book your stay.


The Inaugural Youth Sports Expo is Here at the Hilton Stamford Hotel!

Don't miss your chance to part of the first ever Fairfield County Youth Sports Expo.  It's going to be at our hotel on May 4, so make you plans to stay with us while your young athletes learns more about their passion for sports and striving to reach for excellence.

Youth Sports Expo 
Hilton Stamford Hotel
May 4, 2014
10:00 a.m.

The mission of Head Start Events is to provide families, sponsors and vendors a unique access to the Youth Sport Industry.  Premier events specializing in all aspects of youth sports will highlight the latest in sporting venues, leagues, equipment, advice, programs, gadgets and technology. 

Commitment, dedication, hard work, team before self; these are the things you learn in competitive athletics, and each of those elements builds a foundation for future success.  Young athletes will learn how these qualities apply in the real world as well, and these are the qualities that distinguish them from others.

This event takes place right here at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  We offer comfortable accommodations with a variety of amenities for all of our guests to enjoy including an indoor pool, gym, complimentary transportation to downtown Stamford, onsite restaurant & lounge and much more.  Visit our website and book your stay.

HS Youth Sports Expo


Where Do You Stay In Stamford When Traveling For Your Kids Sports Tournaments?

The kids seem to keep everyone busy these days.  If you are in the Stamford area attending tournaments at Chelsea Piers, we have family friendly accommodations available for you and your team player.

Ice hockey

This March the Lacrosse Preseason Jamboree and a number of Ice Hockey Tournaments will take place at Chelsea Piers in Stamford.  Whether you are going to be in Stamford for a night or throughout the tournaments, the Hilton Stamford has rooms available.

We know the members of youth sports teams work hard and need their sleep and a chance to enjoy some well deserved down time.  Everyone in the family can enjoy some time by our indoor heated pool, onsite dining as well as room service and much more.

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located just  a short drive to Chelsea Piers Connecticut.   Whether your sports team is small or large, we offer a variety of accommodations so give us a call today on 203.967.2222 to discuss your options and reserve a block of rooms for your team in Stamford..


Does This Weather Have You Day Dreaming About A Getaway? Plan A Stay The Hilton Stamford Hotel

The winter has been difficult throughout the Northeast, so why not plan your getaway to the Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center.  Whether it's just you, a few friends or the entire family, we have special offers to make your Stamford stay more enjoyable.

Family getawayThe Great Getaway Package
From complimentary sparkling wine* or cider when you arrive, to breakfast for two served in your room, you may never actually leave.  But then, you’d be missing out on full use of the health club, and pool.  Plus, you can arrange for early check-in or late checkout so you can keep having fun!

Getaway to Manhattan
If you love to visit New York City or have been planning your first trip into Manhattan, this is the package for you.  You'll receive deluxe accommodations (minimum 2 night stay) with a one day round trip train tickets( off-peak) for two adults and two children to NYC, complimentary shuttle service to the train station from the Hilton Stamford, breakfast each morning, and free hotel parking!

The Aquarium Family Getaway Package
Even if the weather has had the kids at home more often, plan to spend a weekend at the Hilton Stamford with deluxe accommodations for two adults and two children which includes a two night minimum stay.  You'll be able to get your day off to a great start with our breakfast each morning, one day pass to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk,  complimentary WiFi and parking. After a trip to the Aquarium cool down in our sparkling pool, visit the lounge, dine in our restaurant, watch a movie- and stay in touch with our high speed wireless internet.

There is so much to experience when staying at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  Book your getaway today!




Are You Ready For Spring? The Connecticut Golf Show Will Have You Thinking Green!

There may be snow on the ground, but Spring is around the corner.  It's time to think about your golf swing!  Don't miss the 2014 Connecticut Golf Show coming in March.

Connecticut Golf Show Golfing
Connecticut Convention Center
March 14 - 16, 2014

Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Get a jump on the 2014 golf season in New England at the Connecticut Golf Show.  You'll experience the largest gathering of golf exhibitors and retailers all under one roof at the Connecticut Convention Center. 

At the Connecticut Golf Show, you'll have the chance to attend free seminars on golf instruction, get a free golf lesson including tips and tricks from local professionals, check out the brand name golf clubs and equipment in the industry and so much more. 

If you are visiting the Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, the Golf Show is a great way to spend the day.  Then head back to the hotel to enjoy dinner in our restaurant, Senses.  You can enjoy casual dining offering delicious menu options in a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere.  Visit our website to book your overnight accommodations at our Stamford hotel.


The 2014 Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford Begins Next Week!

Beginning February 17th, you can enjoy a variety of restaurants around downtown Stamford offering special menus for the 2014 Winter Restaurant Weeks.  Whether you have a favorite or want to try something new, don't miss these special offerings.

Stamford Winter Restaurant Weeks Stamford Restaurant Week
February 17 - March 3, 2014
Various locations
Downtown Stamford
Special Lunch and Dinner Pricing

Sample of Participating Restaurants:
Fuji Asian Restaurant, Tomatillo Taco Joint,
Volta Gelateria Creperia,
Capriccio Cafe, Castle Bar & Grill, Cotto Wine Bar,
Fin II Japanese Restaurant,
Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant,
Lucky’s Classic Burger, Sam’s American Bistro,
Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza,
SBC Downtown Restaurant & Brewery,
Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar, Capital Grille,
The Cask Republic, Columbus Park Trattoria,
EOS Greek Cuisine, F•I•S•H•, Hudson Grille, Kona Grill,
Lola’s Mexican Kitchen, Mitchell’s Fish Market
Morton’s - The Steakhouse, Napa & co.,
Patrizia’s of Stamford, ZAZA Italian Gastrobar

Also, on February 18th more than 15 bartenders will gather at Hudson Grille to serve FREE samples of their Signature Winter Cocktails. This event is open to the public but space is limited so be certain to arrive early.

If you are visiting the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center during the 2014 Winter Restaurant Weeks, take some time to explore the downtown area and enjoy special menu pricing at the area restaurants.  Visit our website to book your next stay.


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