Annual Events

Spring

New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven
March 27-April 9, 2022
www.infonewhaven.com/dining/nhrwinfo/

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven
April 24, 2022
www.historicwoostersquare.org 

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden
April 30 & May 1, 2022
www.daffodilfest.com 

New Haven Dragon Boat Races
May 30, 2022

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 12-26, 2022
www.artidea.org 

Connecticut Open House Day
June 11, 2022
www.ctvisit.com 

Pirate's Day, Milford
June 5, 2022
www.downtownmilfordct.com 

Branford Festival
June 17-19, 2022
www.branfordfestival.com 

Branford Road Race
June 19, 2022
www.branfordroadrace.com 

 Summer

North Haven Irish Festival
TBA
www.ctirishfestival.com 

Craft EXPO, Guilford
July 15-17, 2022
www.guilfordartcenter.org 

Shakespeare on the Shoreline
TBA
www.shorelinearts.org
 
Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange
August 4-7, 2022

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

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford
First weekend of August
www.nbpotatofest.com 

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford
August 20, 2022
www.milfordoysterfestival.org 

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
TBA
www.elmshakespeare.org

Odyssey: A Greek Festival, Orange
TBA
www.saintbarbara.org 

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 5, 2022
www.newhavenroadrace.org

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 8-11, 2022
www.northhaven-fair.com 

East Haven Fall Festival
TBA
 
Closer to Free Ride
September 10, 2022
www.rideclosertofree.org

The Guilford Fair
September 16-18, 2022

The Durham Fair
September 22-25, 2022
www.durhamfair.com

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

Autumn/Holiday
New Haven Grand Prix & Apizza Fest
TBA

The Connecticare Grand Fondo
TBA
Website

New Haven Fall Restaurant Weeks 
TBA
www.infonewhaven.com/dining/nhrwinfo/ 

Milford Restaurant Week
TBA
milfordctrestaurantweek.com

Hamden Restaurant Week
September 27 – October 2, 2021
Website

Spectrum Gallery’s Autumn Arts and Crafts Festival, Madison
TBA
www.spectrumartgallery.org

Open Source Festival, New Haven
TBA
Website

Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studios Weekend, Branford
TBA
www.shorelineartstrail.com 

Christmas in Europe at the Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center (formerly Knights of Columbus Museum), New Haven
November 6, 2021 – February 6, 2022
www.kofcmuseum.org 

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

Annual Holiday Gilbert Train Exhibition at the Eli Whitney Museum, Hamden
TBA
www.eliwhitney.org  

Winter Wonderland & Santa at the Shore Line Trolley Museum
Weekends, Late November-December
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
CT Winter Wine Trail
January 9-April 10, 2022
www.ctwine.com

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

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven
March 11 & 12, 2022
www.waltercamp.org 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven
March 13, 2022
www.stpatricksdayparade.org