Annual Events

Annual Events 2017-2018


New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven
April 2-7, 2017 

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven
April 23, 2017 

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden
April 29 & 30, 2017 

Annual Westville Village Art Walk, New Haven
May 12 & 13, 2017

New Haven Food Truck Festival & Dragon Boat Races
June 3, 2017  

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 10-24, 2017 

Connecticut Open House Day
June 10, 2017 

Pirate's Day, Milford
June 11, 2017 

Branford Festival
June 16-18, 2017 

Branford Road Race
June 18, 2017 

For information on summer concerts, visit our calendar at

North Haven Irish Festival
Late June 

Craft EXPO, Guilford
July 14-16, 2017 

Savin Rock Festival, West Haven
July 27-30, 2017 

Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange
August 3-6, 2017 

Craft Brew Races, New Haven
August 5, 2017 

Annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, Guilford
Early August

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford
August 4-6, 2017 

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford
August 19, 2017 

Shoreline Wine Festival, Guilford
August 12 & 13, 2017 

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
Mid August-Early September 

Connecticut Open, New Haven
August 18-26, 2017 

New Haven Grand Prix
September 15, 2017

Odyssey: A Greek Festival, Orange
September 1-4, 2017 

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 4, 2017

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 7-10, 2017 

The Guilford Fair
September 15-17, 2017

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

Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Isle at the Shore Line Trolley, East Haven
Weekends, September 29-October 29, 2017 

City-wide Open Studios, New Haven
Weekends, October 

New Haven Fall Restaurant Week
November 5-10, 2017   

Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studios Weekend, Branford
November 11 & 12, 2017 

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 24-December 23, 2017  

Fantasy of Lights, New Haven
Late November–Early January 

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

Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail
January – Mid March  

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven

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

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

Branford Restaurant Week
Late March - Early April 

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