05/20/2015

Celebrate Unique Films From Around the Globe at the Greenwich International Film Festival

Greenwich International Film Festival

From June 4th through June 7th, the 2015 Greenwich International Film Festival will showcase and promote the highest quality films from the independent film community from across the country and around the world.  This year’s festival will feature 25 socially conscious films and documentaries, an opening night reception, a staged script reading, panels, workshops, and an award banquet.  The Greenwich International Film Festival is proud to honor filmmakers, writers, actors and artists from different countries, languages and cultures who have played an influential role in the growth of independent film making. 

Screenings and events will take place at several venues including the Greenwich Bow Tie Cinemas, Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library, L'Escale Restaurant, Restoration Hardware, Massey Theater at Greenwich Academy, and Miller Motorcars.  For a complete list of movies, event information and ticket sales, please visit the Greenwich International Film Festival website.

This year a percentage of funds raised at the Greenwich International Film Festival will go to support UNICEF.

  Greenwich International Film Festival
Greenwich International Film Festival
Greenwich, Connecticut
June 4-7, 2015

Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is located just minutes outside of Greenwich perfect for attending the Greenwich International Film Festival.  We offer 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.

05/13/2015

Immerse Yourself in the Unique art Experience at ARTWALK 2015

ARTWALK 2015

Kick off summer with a weekend of family fun and artistic exploration at ARTWALK 2015.  Artists and artisans will transform the beautiful streets of Downtown Stamford into an outdoor art display and marketplace with their unique and exceptional pieces art.  This event will spotlight talented local artists, photographers and sculptors who will be presenting their artwork in a range of styles and mediums.  Enjoy the weekend strolling through Downtown Stamford searching for the perfect piece of art to bring home while treating yourself to one of Stamford’s many shops and restaurants. 
 
The ARTWALK 2015 in Stamford Downtown is not just an art show but is a fun summer event for the whole family with outdoor art classes and live music.  Please visit the Stamford Downtown website for a list of scheduled events and route map.

ARTWALK 2015
 ARTWALK 2015
June 26 and 27, 2015
Stamford Downtown

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located to Downtown Stamford making it easy to enjoy the ARTWALK 2015.  Relax and unwind in one of our sophisticated guestrooms and treat yourself to a mouthwatering American-Style cuisine at our Senses Restaurant.  Visit our website to book your weekend getaway in Stamford.

05/06/2015

Dinosaurs are About to Rule Stamford

Stamford Downtown Outdoor Exhibit

April showers, bring May flowers, and do you know what that brings to Stamford? Dinosaurs, lots of dinosaurs!  Each year, the Stamford Downtown Special Services District host an outdoor exhibit as part of its Art in Public Places.    Dinosaurs Rule in Stamford Downtown is where art meets dinosaurs.  This summer's exhibit will feature 40 originally designed and painted fiberglass dinosaurs.  From whimsical to recycled materials, fluorescent to comical, adults and children will marvel at magnificent dinosaur exhibits lining the sidewalks and parks of Downtown Stamford as well as the Stamford Town Center.

Dinosaurs Rule
Dinosaurs Rule in Stamford Downtown
Stamford Downtown
June – August 2015

Make your plans to visit Stamford this summer and take advantage of some of our discount packages we offer including our Book 3 - 3rd is Free, Double Your HHonors and Advance Purchase Rates.
 
Book 3 - 3rd is Free - Book and stay three consecutive nights and the last night is free. Package is available select weekends and holidays. Book at our best available rate, and upon departure your room charge for the third night will be adjusted off! Offer cannot be combined with any other rate, package or special offer.  Package rate must be selected. Package subject to availability.
 
Double Your HHonors - Sign up for the Double Your HHonors promotion and choose to earn Double HHonors Points or Double Miles with any of our airline partners at participating hotels.
 
Advance Purchase Rates - Plan ahead and save up to 20% off our best available rate.
 
Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is minutes from Stamford Downtown and offers luxurious accommodations, terrific amenities and services sure to make your stay here memorable.  Visit our website today to make your reservation.

04/29/2015

Now is the Time to Plan Your Memorial Day Getaway to Stamford

Memorial Day in Stamford, CT

Plan your visit to Stamford, Connecticut and kickoff the start of the summer season with a relaxing getaway.  Arrive and settle into Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center's cozy accommodations and enjoy our spectacular amenities, including our indoor heated pool and complimentary shuttle service, rain or shine.

Memorial Day in Stamford

There's plenty to do this Memorial Day weekend in Stamford, Connecticut including:
Rent a powerboat or sailboat and enjoy a day cruise on the Long Island Sound. 
Explore Stamford from the skies with a glider ride or hot air balloon ride from Soaring Adventures of America, Inc.
Hike one of Connecticut’s beautiful trails, including the Norwalk River Valley Trail, that run through high and low land, and across difficult and easy terrain. 
Spend the day at Cove Island Park and enjoy recreation facilities such as a 1-mile loop trail, children's play area, a roller blade and cycling path, expansive lawn areas for kite-flying and two sandy beaches.
Head into New York for Fleet Week, May 20th through May 26th, and you'll be able to see military band concerts, aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, search and rescue demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard, and tour the ships at Pier 92 in Manhattan.
 
There is nothing quite like spending a summer day in Stamford to help you get away from it all.  Why not extend your enjoyment with a stay at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  We offers a quiet retreat perfect relaxation.  Visit our website today to book your next stay.

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.

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