Annual Events

Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Isle at the Shore Line Trolley, East Haven
Weekends, October 

City-wide Open Studios, New Haven
Weekends, October 

New Haven Fall Restaurant Week
November 3-8, 2019 

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 

Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail

Walter Camp Weekend, New Haven
January 16-18, 2020 

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

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven
March 15, 2020


New Haven Spring Restaurant Week, New Haven

Cherry Blossom Festival, New Haven
Late April 

Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival, Meriden
Late April 

New Haven Food Truck Festival and Dragon Boat Races
Early June

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven
June 13-27, 2020 

Connecticut Open House Day

Pirate's Day, Milford

Branford Festival
Mid June 

Branford Road Race
Mid June 

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North Haven Irish Festival
Late June 

Craft EXPO, Guilford
July 17-19, 2020 

Shakespeare on the Shoreline
July 29-August 2, 2020
Orange Volunteer Firemen’s Carnival, Orange
Early August

Annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, Guilford
Early August

Annual Potato and Corn Festival, North Branford
August 7-9, 2020 

Milford Oyster Festival, Milford
August 15, 2020 

Shoreline Wine Festival, Guilford
Mid August 

Elm Shakespeare Company in the Park
Mid August-Early September

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

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, New Haven
September 7, 2020

North Haven Fair, North Haven
September 10-13, 2020 
New Haven Grand Prix
Mid September

The Guilford Fair
September 18-20, 2020

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