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Stamford Downtown is booming with exciting events.  Whether it’s a tour of our world class sculpture exhibit, concerts in Mill River 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. 

ArtNORMOUS: Art in Public Places

Summer 2024

  ArtNORMOUS in Stamford Downtown presented by Reckson & Cappelli Organization in partnership with George Comfort & Sons will be on display in Stamford Downtown beginning in June. ArtNORMOUS in Stamford Downtown features seven larger than life. MORE

Alive At Five

July 25-August 8, 2024

On the Poland Spring® Stage in partnership with Reckson Thursdays, July 25, August 1 and August 8 Mill River Park, Stamford Downtown   General FAQ & Policies Must be 21 or older for entry Photo ID. MORE

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes

Summer 2024

Join us for a wide variety of FREE outdoor fitness classes in Latham Park AND Veterans Memorial Park! No prior registration is needed.  All classes are on a first come, first served basis and subject. MORE

Outdoor Painting Classes with Pinot's Palette

Various Dates

Join us for a night of fun & creativity! Stamford Downtown is sponsoring three outdoor guided painting events led by Pinot’s Palette-Stamford. Classes are open to everyone, no special skills or experience needed!  It’s the. MORE

Street Beats


Every Thursday night, enjoy live music featuring local musicians from 6-8pm in select locations throughout the downtown. *Weather Permitting* MAY 30 Columbus Park: Rich Meyers & Eumir Abela Bedford Street: EXIT 5 JUNE 13 Columbus. MORE

Trivia Night with Best Trivia Ever

Various Dates

Stamford Downtown & Best Trivia Ever are teaming up to bring you Trivia Night in Veterans Park! Thursdays, May 23, June 20, August 22 and September 12 6:30pm in Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street,. MORE

Chess in Latham Park

June 15-September 14, 2024

Join us for Chess in Latham Park! Saturdays, June 15-September 14 (except July 6) 1-3pm (Weather Permitting) Improve your game, learn new moves, talk with the masters and meet other chess fans. Free and open. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

June 15 & September 14, 2024

  Saturday, June 15 and September 14, 2024 10am-6:30pm Shop one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods made by local and regional artists. Bedford Street restaurants will be offering extended outdoor patio cafés. Kids Zone in Latham Park:  . MORE

Farmers Market

June 15-October 26, 2024

Saturdays, 9am-2pm Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) Shop our weekly farmers market offering a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more!  Straight. MORE

Orchestra Lumos Brass in the Park

July 18, 2024

Thursday, July 18 | 6:30pm Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) Come join the Brass Quintet from Orchestra Lumos for an enjoyable evening of music. Hear traditional brass favorites, summertime favorites from Broadway!  Feel free to sing. MORE

Stamford Dances Downtown

July 31 + 7, 2024

Stamford Downtown and Mill River Park presents Stamford Dances Downtown Wednesdays, July 31 & August 7 | 7pm Stamford Dances Downtown is returning for its third year featuring Connecticut Ballet and Thomas/Ortiz Dance with opening. MORE

Legends of the 60's starring Chaz Esposito

August 2, 2024

Friday, August 2, 2024 | 7pm Mill River Park The cool and glamorous nightclubs of the swinging 60’s were home to some of the greatest songs and entertainers of the 20th century, including Frank Sinatra,. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks

August 19-September 2, 2024

  It’s time to prepare your taste buds & appetites for Summer Restaurant Weeks, the best way to try something new or enjoy an old favorite— while supporting our downtown restaurant community! Enjoy two weeks of. MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 24, 2024

The holiday season will officially kick off in Stamford Downtown on November 24, 2024 with the annual Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular, one of the largest of its kind in the country!   Interested in participating. MORE