FAIRFIELD — “Shop & Stroll into Spring,” featuring special pricing and promotions at downtown stores and restaurants, will take place Thursday.

The event, from 5 to 9 p.m., is organized by the town and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

Participating stores will stay open late and offer patrons an assortment of complimentary hors d’oeuvres and seasonal refreshments. Restaurants will serve dinner or drink specials throughout the evening.

This “Shop & Stroll” event will promote the Fairfield Foundation for Education, a non-profit that awards grants to Fairfield public teachers and educators to support their efforts for “creative and innovative learning opportunities.” For more about the foundation, visit www.fairfieldffe.org.

For a list of participating merchants and restaurants, visit www.ss.fairfieldct.org.

For additional information, contact town Community and Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart at 203-256-3120, or Beverly Balaz, director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, at 203-255-1011.