August 1-4

Orange Volunteer Firemen's Carnival

Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival
August 1-4, 2019
Thursday, 5-11 p.m. | Friday, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. | Saturday, noon-midnight |
Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

Enjoy this family friendly event with carnival rides, food, fireworks, raffles and more. Fireworks will be held Friday and Saturday nights. Admission & parking are free.

Orange Carnival Fireworks

August 2-4

North Branford Potato & Corn Festival

The PoCo Fest, hosted by the North Branford Parks & Recreation Department, celebrates its 18th year of a free, fun-filled, family event with food, free contests and games, rides and amusements, a craft and business expo, a petting zoo, and entertainment of all kinds including a circus throughout the weekend. Daily events include a car show on Friday; a cornhole tournament and fireworks on Saturday; and on Sunday, Floyd's 5K, the Beer & Wine Garden, and Nature Nick. See for all the details!


August 10 & 11

Shoreline Wine Festival

Celebrate fine wines from Connecticut Wineries and Vineyards from all over the state. Taste the wines from all the wineries, enjoy a tour of Bishop's Orchards Winery, numerous local wine experts, live music and entertainment, and a chance to visit with local vendors and artisans. Food offered at the event is an additional charge.

Advance tickets'

Fruit wine

August 17

Milford Oyster Festival

The Milford Oyster Festival will have 30,000 oysters! All oysters harvested in Milford waters by Briarpatch Enterprises, Inc. There will also be other great foods and Beer & Wine in TWO locations!

Milford Oyster Festival has events happening all over the festival grounds, all day long! 

Oyster shucking

August 30-September 2

Odyssey: A Greek Festival

Annual festival features authentic Greek cuisine (gyro, souvlaki, lamb on the spit, moussaka, gourmet appetizers, salads, pastries, loukoumades, more), live Greek music and dancing, marketplace, giant tag sale, cooking demos, kids’ activities (rides, games magic shows), church tours/presentations.

Labor Day Weekend
 Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1, & 2, 2019
12 noon to 10 PM (Fri. Sat. Sun.)
12 noon to 7 PM (Mon.)
FREE PARKING or 203-795-1347.

Greek dancers

September 2

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race: September 2, 2019 – Labor Day – on the New Haven Green @ 8:00am

The Faxon Law New Haven Road Race is the regions largest road race with over 5,000 participants. The 42nd annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Features the Half Marathon, the 20K National Championship, the 5K and the Town Fair Tire Kids Fun Run.

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

September 13

New Haven Grand Prix

Racing. Entertainment. Hospitality.

The New Haven Grand Prix has it all

From an impressive lineup of professional and amateur cyclists vying for honors, to live entertainment and the bustling Apizza & Eats Feast Expo Area, this isn’t your ordinary bike race or street festival. It’s an extravaganza that highlights all of New Haven’s greatest aspects – It’s food, it’s nightlight, and it’s cycling and pedestrian friendly vibrancy. Last year 15,000 spectators came to witness what has become the city’s most anticipated late summer event. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of it in 2019.

Guilford Craft Expo 2019