Annual Events

Annual Events 2017-2018

Spring

New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven
April 2-7, 2017
www.infonewhaven.com/restaurantweek 

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven
April 23, 2017
www.historicwoostersquare.org 

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden
April 29 & 30, 2017
www.daffodilfest.com 

Annual Westville Village Art Walk, New Haven
May 12 & 13, 2017
www.westvilleartwalk.org

Robin Hood Springtime Festival, North Haven
Weekends, May 13-29, 2017
www.robinhoodsfaire.com 

New Haven Food Truck Festival & Dragon Boat Races
June 3, 2017
www.newhavenfoodtruckfestival.com  

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 10-24, 2017
www.artidea.org 

Connecticut Open House Day
June 10, 2017
www.ctvisit.com 

Pirate's Day, Milford
June 11, 2017
www.downtownmilfordct.com 

Branford Festival
June 16-18, 2017
www.branfordfestival.com 

Branford Road Race
June 18, 2017
www.branfordroadrace.com 

Summer
For information on summer concerts, visit our calendar at www.visitnewhaven.com.

North Haven Irish Festival
Late June
www.ctirishfestival.com 

Craft EXPO 2016, Guilford
July 14-16, 2017
www.guilfordartcenter.org 

Savin Rock Festival, West Haven
July 27-30, 2017
www.cityofwesthaven.com 

Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange
August 3-6, 2017
www.orangevfd.com 

Craft Brew Races, New Haven
August 5, 2017
www.craftbrewraces.com/newhaven 

Annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, Guilford
Early August
www.shorelinejewishfestival.com

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford
August 4-6, 2017
www.nbpotatofest.com 

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford
August 19, 2017
www.milfordoysterfestival.org 

Shoreline Wine Festival, Guilford
August 12 & 13, 2017
www.shorelinewinefestival.com 

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
Mid August-Early September
www.elmshakespeare.org 

Connecticut Open, New Haven
August 18-26, 2017
www.ctopen.org 

New Haven Grand Prix
September 15, 2017
 
New Haven Jazz Festival

Odyssey: A Greek Festival, Orange
September 1-4, 2017
www.saintbarbara.org 

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 4, 2017
www.newhavenroadrace.org

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 7-10, 2017
www.northhaven-fair.com 

Fall Bird Walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
Saturdays, Mid September-Mid November
www.theaudubonshop.com 


Autumn/Holiday
 
Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Isle at the Shore Line Trolley, East Haven
Weekends, September 29-October 29, 2017
www.shorelinetrolley.org 

City-wide Open Studios, New Haven
Weekends, October
www.cwos.org 

New Haven Fall Restaurant Week
November 5-10, 2017
www.infonewhaven.com/restaurantweek   

Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studios Weekend, Branford
November 11 & 12, 2017
www.shorelineartstrail.com 

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

Artistry Holiday Sale of Fine Craft & Art, Guilford
Mid November-December
www.guilfordartcenter.org 

North Branford Annual Holiday Bazaar
Mid November
www.nbparkrec.com 

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

Winter Wonderland & Santa at the Shore Line Trolley Museum
Weekends, November 24-December 23, 2017
www.shorelinetrolley.org  

Fantasy of Lights, New Haven
Late November–Early January
www.newhavengoodwill.easterseals.com 

Festival of Silver Lights at Hubbard Park, Meriden
Late November-Early January
www.cityofmeriden.org 

Winter
Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail
January – Mid March
www.ctcoastcountrywinetrail.com  

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven
January 
www.waltercamp.org 

Eagle Watches on the Connecticut River from the Audubon Shop, Madison
Late January-February
www.theaudubonshop.com 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven
March 12, 2017
www.stpatricksdayparade.org 

Branford Restaurant Week
Late March - Early April
www.branfordrestaurantweek.com 

Seal Watch-Thimble Islands, Branford (Canceled for 2017 for boat maintenance)
Weekends, March
www.thimbleislandcruise.com