Stamford Downtown is booming with exciting events. From June through December, whether it’s a tour of our world class sculpture exhibit, music in Columbus Park, Arts & Crafts on Bedford Street or a giant helium balloon parade that marches through Downtown, Stamford Downtown is the place to find it all.  This is the Place!

Brews on Bedford

June 9, 2018

Enjoy sampling beer from a variety of local, regional and national craft breweries.  In addition to great beer, the event will offer live music, fun games (corn hole, giant Jenga and more!) throughout the day!  . MORE


Friday, June 22

  Artwork from professional artists will be displayed in galleries on a walking route of Stamford Downtown. More details to come!   MORE

Farmers Market

Saturdays, June 17-October 28

Visit our farmers market for a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more!  Straight from the farm to your home!   MORE

Wednesday Nite Live

Wednesdays, June 27-August 1

June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 2018 6:30pm, Columbus Park Wednesday Nite Live is an outdoor summer concert series with live music from national and regional headliners, which attract after work crowds and. MORE


Thursdays June 28-August 2, 2018

Thursday Evenings, June 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 2018 5pm, Columbus Park 21 and Over Only Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks 2018

August 20 - September 2

Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, will be back for another summer of fabulous dining.  From August 20th through September 2nd, participating restaurants will be offering prix fixe lunches and dinners for the public to enjoy. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

September 15 & 16

Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend.  Dine in our extended sidewalk cafe. Don’t miss the Imagination Station with “hands on” activities for. MORE

Bark in the Park

September 23

A special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome! Bark in the Park will feature: Agility Course Photo Booth Microchip Clinic Pet Health and Safety Demonstrations Costume and Trick Contests Hydration. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 17

Join us for the backstage look at the parade and watch the giant helium balloons come to life. The Giant Balloon Inflation Party will feature exciting performances, dance performances, holiday characters and a visit from Santa! MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 18

The Parade Spectacular is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and fabulous floats.  Fun for the whole family!   2018 Stamford. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 2

Rappelling Santa & Tree Lighting From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch and friends as they make their daredevil descent, twisting and flying from the top of one. MORE