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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!

ART SHAPES! Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

June through August

Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. Art in Public Places Outdoor Sculpture exhibit features sculptures lining the sidewalks and parks of the Downtown. MORE

Stamford Downtown 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! 2017 Vendors Country. MORE

Brews on Bedford

October 14

Join us for the fall edition of Brews on Bedford! 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. MORE

Point72 Asset Management Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 18

Join us for the backstage look at the parade and watch the giant helium balloons come to life.  The Point72 Asset Management Giant Balloon Inflation Party will feature exciting performances, music, clowns, holiday characters and a visit from Santa! MORE

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Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 19

Giant Helium Balloon Parade Spectacular presented by Stamford Advocate/Hearst Connecticut Media Group The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 3

Rappelling Santa and Holiday Tree Lighting Presented by Reckson Associates, A Division of SL Green From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch and starring guest rappeller Brian. MORE