Annual Events

Due to COVID-19, all events should be considered tentative. Please check with the organizer for the most recent updates.

New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden

New Haven Food Truck Festival and Dragon Boat Races

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 13-27, 2020 - Virtual programming only - details to be announced. 

Connecticut Open House Day
June 13 - virtual programming 

Pirate's Day, Milford

Branford Festival

Branford Road Race
Postponed until further notice 

For information on summer concerts, visit our calendar at

North Haven Irish Festival
Postponed until further notice 

Craft EXPO, Guilford

Shakespeare on the Shoreline
Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange

Annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, Guilford
Early August

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
Mid August-Early September (tentative)

Odyssey: A Greek Festival, Orange
September 3-7, 2020 (tentative) 

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 7, 2020 (tentative)

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 10-13, 2020 (tentative) 
New Haven Grand Prix
September 18, 2020 (tentative)

The Guilford Fair

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

Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail
Winter 2021  

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven
January 14-16, 2021 

Eagle Watches on the Connecticut River from the Audubon Shop, Madison

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven
March 14, 2021


New Haven Fall Restaurant Week
September 20-25, 2020 

Spectrum Gallery’s Autumn Arts and Crafts Festival, Madison
October 10-11, 2020

City-wide Open Studios, New Haven
Weekends, October 

Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studios Weekend, Branford
November 16-17, 2019 

Christmas in Europe at the Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven
November 16-February 2, 2020 

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

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, Late November-December  

Fantasy of Lights, New Haven
Late November–Early January 

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