Annual Events

Annual Events 2016-2017


New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven
Early April 

Spring Bird Walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
Saturday, April-June 

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven
April 24, 2016 

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden
April 30 & May 1, 2016 

Iron Chef Elm City, New Haven
May 1, 2016 

Spring Arts & Crafts Show on the Green, Milford
Early May 

Annual Westville Village Art Walk, New Haven
May 6 & 7, 2016 

Robin Hood Springtime Festival, Guilford
Weekends, May 21-June 5, 2016 

New Haven Food Truck Festival & Dragon Boat Races
June 4, 2016  

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 11-25, 2016 

Connecticut Open House Day
June 11, 2016 

Strawberry Fest at Lyman Orchards, Middlefield
June 11, 2016 

Captain Kidd Day, Milford

Branford Festival
June 17-19, 2016 

Annual Strawberry Festival, Cheshire
June 18, 2016 

Branford Road Race
June 19, 2016 

Annual Italian Festival Celebration, New Haven
Late June 

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North Haven Irish Festival
Late June 

Blueberry Fest at Lyman Orchards, Middlefield
July 9, 2016 

Craft EXPO 2016, Guilford
July 15-17, 2016 

Savin Rock Festival, West Haven
July 28-31, 2016 

Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange
Late July-Early August 

Craft Brew Races, New Haven
July 30, 2016 

Lyman Orchard Sunflower Maze, Middlefield
July 30-August 28, 2016 

Annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, Guilford
Early August 

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford
August 5-7, 2016 

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford
August 20, 2016 

Shoreline Wine Festival, Guilford
August 13 & 14, 2016 

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
Mid August-Early September 

Connecticut Open, New Haven
August 19-27, 2016 

New Haven Jazz Festival
August 27 

Lyman Orchard Corn Maze, Middlefield
September 3-November 6, 2016 

Odyssey: A Greek Festival, Orange
September 2-5, 2016 

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 5, 2016

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 8-11, 2016 

Fall Bird Walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
Saturdays, Mid September-Mid November 

Durham Agricultural Fair, Durham
September 22-25, 2016 

Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Isle at the Shore Line Trolley, East Haven
Weekends, September 30-October 30, 2016 

Autumn Art Trail, Killingworth
Early October 

City-wide Open Studios, New Haven
Weekends, October 

New Haven Fall Restaurant Week
October 30-November 4, 2016   

Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studios Weekend, Branford
November 19 & 20, 2016 

Annual Crèche Exhibit at the Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven
Mid November-January 

Artistry Holiday Sale of Fine Craft & Art, Guilford
Mid November-December 

North Branford Annual Holiday Bazaar
Mid November 

Annual Holiday Gilbert Train Exhibition at the Eli Whitney Museum, Hamden
Late November-Mid January  

Winter Wonderland & Santa at the Shore Line Trolley Museum
Weekends, November 25-December 16, 2016  

Fantasy of Lights, New Haven
Late November–Early January 

Festival of Silver Lights at Hubbard Park, Meriden
Late November-Early January 

Classic Holiday Movies at Criterion Cinemas, New Haven
Saturdays & Sundays, December 

Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail
January – Mid March  

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven
January 12-14, 2017 

Eagle Watches on the Connecticut River from the Audubon Shop, Madison
Late January-February 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven
March 13, 2016 

Branford Restaurant Week
March 28-April 2 

Seal Watch-Thimble Islands, Branford
Weekends, March