Photos from Last Year’s Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival to Get You Excited About This Year’s Event

Category: Food & Drink

Attention fans of Gilmore Girls! Mark your calendars for November 5, when we’ll be bringing back our signature event inspired by the show—the Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival. If you like coffee with your oxygen and sometimes need it in an IV, you won’t be disappointed by all the caffeine we’ll have on Cascade Plaza. Nor will you be disappointed by the local vendors setting up shop to make you feel like you’re in your favorite quirky Connecticut town for the day. Be sure to take a photo in the town gazebo, enjoy the music of the town troubadour, shop for antiques, and of course, drink lots and lots of coffee.

In anticipation of this year’s event, here are some photos from last year’s Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival (which actually took place on the day of the first snow of the year!) to get you excited. After all, even if it ends up being a little cold outside, the worst that can happen is you spend a little time on Cascade Plaza and suddenly have an urge to enter a pie in the county fair.

Bonus: We know you’re already well into your Annual Autumn Re-watch, but in case you’ve been a little busy and need to get in the Stars Hollow spirit pronto, here’s a playlist created by an Akronite that has every song featured on the show, in order. Give it a listen!

1. Welcome to Stars Hollo—we mean, Cascade Plaza.

Photo: Cory Kistow

2. “You take three left turns and you’re back in the center of town.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

3. “My mom and I are freakishly linked.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

4. All's fair in love and war and snow.

Photo: Cory Kistow

5. “Close your eyes and breathe. I smell snow.”

Photo: DAP Staff

6. “Coffee, please, and a shot of cynicism.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

7. “Bing Crosby’s warming up his pipes over by the fireplace.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

8. “I don’t know if she ever realized that the person I most wanted to be was her.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

9. “It’s my responsibility as your best friend to make sure you do exciting things.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

10. “Think how dull your life would be without me.”

Photo: Cory Kistow

11. “You brought Stars Hollow here.”

Photo: Cory Kistow