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Velvet Mill COVID-19 Updates:

Welcome Back. We Missed You!
As per Connecticut State Mandate, we’re open to the public as of May 20.

  • Employees, tenants & guests are required to wear face coverings.
  • Employees, tenants & guests experiencing any illness symptoms must stay home.
  • 50% capacity rule will be enforced  
  • Social distancing is required throughout The Velvet Mill. If a business is busy please come back later. Call ahead to visit by appointment if possible.
  • Restaurants are limited to take-out and socially distant outdoor seating.
  • Enhanced cleaning protocols are in effect.
  • Velvet Mill businesses may provide hand sanitizer for customers at counters/doors.
  • Indoor events & markets are suspended until further notice. The outdoor Farmer’s Market on Saturdays will continue weekly all summer. 

View our map and directory of businesses, art studios, shops and restaurants!
Learn more about the Indoor Farmer’s Market, Special Events, Open Studios, and Private Event Information.
Hear our story — from the history of the American Velvet Mill to modern uses of this incredible space.