Stamford Downtown offers a broad array of shops, services, restaurants, arts, education and events. If you work here, live here or visit here, we invite you to browse our website and then come downtown often to be a part of the scene. For other events, click here.


April 17, 2024

Stamford Downtown, in conjunction with various City of Stamford departments, will host a free event during the school spring break. Touch A Truck is a family-friendly event designed to allow children to explore, climb and. MORE

Winter Restaurant Weeks

February 19, 2024

  It’s time to prepare your taste buds & appetites for Winter 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

Fire & Ice Winter Festival

January 27, 2024

  Join us for Fire & Ice Winter Festival! The event will feature ice sculpting demonstrations, interactive ice photo frame, fire pits, live music and more! The following Columbus Park restaurants will be offering outdoor. MORE

Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

November 24, 2023

2023 Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide You don't need to go far to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list...keep your holiday shopping local this year by exploring all of the incredible small. MORE

Deck the Downtown: Holiday Storefront Contest

December 13, 2023

Vote for your favorite storefront for a chance to win a $100 Stamford Downtown Card! In the spirit of the holiday season, Stamford Downtown is once again hosting our storefront decorating contest, Deck the Downtown featuring. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 3, 2023

EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO FORECASTED RAIN AND HIGH WINDS   Heights & Lights presented by Reckson Rappelling Santa & Tree Lighting Sunday, December 10 at 6pm From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch. MORE

Point72 Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 18, 2023

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

Lunch Hour

October 18, 2023

Columbus Park neighborhood restaurants have created a special Lunch Hour promotion on Wednesdays designed for busy office and remote workers.  With menus priced at $10 or $20, these restaurants aim to deliver a great dining. MORE

WineFest on Bedford

October 14, 2023

Join us for WineFest on Bedford in Stamford Downtown! Sample wine from over 20 wineries, while enjoying live music, lawn games and more! Tickets: VIP: Get into the event at 2pm & enjoy an extra hour. MORE

Duck, Duck, Goose: Art in Public Places

January 10, 2023

  Duck, Duck, Goose! in Stamford Downtown is an interactive sculpture exhibit, similar to past exhibits, Space Invasion, Dinosaurs Rule and Horsin’ Around and more! Thanks to the talent of 25 artists who have magically. MORE

Street Beats

May 4, 2023

Every Thursday night in Columbus Park, you can enjoy live music featuring local musicians from 6-8pm! August 10: Rich Meyers & Eumir Abela August 17: TBD August 24: Deep Valley Road August 31: Glenn Roth. MORE

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes

May 15, 2023

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

Trivia Night with Best Trivia Ever

May 25, 2023

  Stamford Downtown & Best Trivia Ever are teaming up again to bring you Trivia Nights: Thursdays, May 25, June 22, August 17 and September 14 6:30pm in Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street, Stamford). MORE

Chess in Latham Park

June 10, 2023

Join us for Chess in Latham Park! Saturdays, June 10-September 9 1-3pm (Weather Permitting) Improve your game, learn new moves, talk with the masters and meet other chess fans. Free and open to all ages. MORE

Outdoor Painting Classes with Pinot's Palette

May 10, 2023

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

Mindfulness Workshop

July 22, 2023

Mindfulness Sessions led by Stamford Mindfulness Project Saturdays, July 22-August 12 9am-9:45am Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) Join us this July for our free four-week crash course into mindfulness with sessions led by our. MORE

Alive At Five

January 1, 2023

General FAQ & Policies Must be 21 or older for entry Photo ID required for entry (valid and current motor vehicle operator’s license, identity card issued by the State Department of Transportation or a valid. MORE

Stamford Dances Downtown

July 19, 2023

Stamford Downtown and Mill River Park presents Stamford Dances Downtown FREE open-to-the public events featuring local dance groups celebrating cultures from around the world. Wednesday, July 19 | 7pm Featuring: Thomas/Ortiz Dance, contemporary dance company . MORE

Bark in the Park

June 4, 2023

Dogtopia Stamford Downtown Presents In Partnership with Spot on Veterinary Hospital and Hotel and GetJoy Food & Co Sunday, June 4 | 11am-3pm Latham Park A special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed. MORE

StrEATeries in Stamford Downtown

July 1, 2022

StrEATeries in Stamford Downtown returns April 1!     Stamford Downtown, in conjunction with the City of Stamford, is continuing this exciting initiative designed to welcome visitors to dine at our restaurants and shop at. MORE

HedgeFun Art in Public Places

June 1, 2022

Introducing HedgeFun, this summer's outdoor sculpture exhibit.  The exhibit features 16 topiaries in engaging animal shapes ranging from 5 feet to 12 feet tall!  The topiaries will be on display throughout Stamford Downtown on sidewalks. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks

June 1, 2021

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! Participating Restaurants: [column grid="2" span="1"] [/column]. MORE

Make Music Day

June 21, 2022

On Tuesday, June 21st, Stamford Downtown will join hundreds of cities for Make Music Day, a free celebration of music around the world. Launched in 1982 in France, it is now held on the same. MORE

Valentine's Day Guide

February 7, 2022

Your Guide to Celebrating Valentine's Day in Stamford Downtown   Verde Galerie: Shop a wide selection of fresh floral arrangements & bouquets.  From traditional roses to a wild flowers mix—find something perfect for your loved one. Call. MORE

Super Bowl Specials

February 7, 2022

  What's more important on Super Bowl or the food??  According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Super Bowl Sunday is the second-highest food consumption holiday of the year, next to Thanksgiving! Why. MORE

Parade Spectacular Park Party

November 21, 2021

LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON THE 2022 PARADE SPECTACULAR?  CLICK HERE     In close consultation with public health officials and community leaders, Stamford Downtown has designed a Parade Spectacular Park Party! that can safely accommodate. MORE

The Piano Project

August 1, 2021

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 artwork lining the sidewalks and parks of the Downtown.. MORE

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 5, 2021

Stamford Downtown & City of Stamford are excited to bring Fourth of July fireworks downtown! The fireworks display will be held on Monday, July 5 at 9pm off the Landmark Building. Important Note: There will. MORE

Mother's Day Guide

May 9, 2021

Looking for ways to celebrate mom? Stamford Downtown offers plenty of ways to enjoy the day and create new memories. Brunch Bar Rosso: menu specials & a glass of Prosecco for mom! Divina: full brunch menu 11a-3p. MORE

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Holiday Lights Program

November 21, 2020

  Stamford Downtown has become a destination point for children and adults alike when it comes to our Holiday lighting display! Christmas Lighting Company, Inc. installs and maintains the display that is made possible by. MORE