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.

Events by year: 201320142015 – 2016

Farmers Market

June 22, 2019

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! 2019 Vendors: Amelia's. MORE

Space Invasion in Stamford Downtown

June 1, 2019

  The 2019 outdoor sculpture exhibit, Space Invasion, featured 30 originally designed and painted fiberglass sculptures that were on display for free public viewing and enjoyment all summer. Now you have the opportunity to purchase. MORE

Bark in the Park

September 22, 2019

in partnership with Spot On Veterinary Hospital & Hotel    A special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome! The event is FREE but we encourage everyone to bring an item. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

September 14, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 11am-6pm Sunday, September 15, 10am-5pm Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend.  Dine in our extended sidewalk cafes. Don’t miss. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks

May 1, 2019

Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, will be back for another summer of fabulous dining. From August 19th through September 1st, participating restaurants will be offering prix fixe lunches and dinners for the public to enjoy.   Click. MORE

Grand Summer Night

August 14, 2019

Please join us at our annual fundraiser A Grand Summer Night Organized by the "Friends of Stamford Downtown," this annual fundraiser is the perfect opportunity to experience Stamford Downtown's diverse dining scene.  Begin your evening. MORE

Alive@Five

July 11, 2019

Alive@Five in partnership with with Reckson & BevMax on the Dental365 Stage   Shaggy Rayvon Kemar Highcon 98 Degrees Ryan Clark Pop 2000 Tour Alex2E Travie McCoy Mandala T-Pain A-natural   Video Screens provided in. MORE

Wednesday Nite Live

July 10, 2019

Morgan Stanley Presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with BDO USA and City Carting & Recycling on the Dental365 Stage is an outdoor summer concert series with live music from national and regional headliners, which attract after. MORE

City Challenge Obstacle Race

July 28, 2019

Want to experience the most exciting urban obstacle race in the country? Run a City Challenge Race and see what everyone is talking about! The 3 mile course will include challenging but fun urban obstacles. MORE

Brews on Bedford

June 29, 2019

Enjoy sampling beer from a variety of local, regional and national craft breweries. In addition to great beer, the event will offer live music, lawn games and local food vendors. 21+ Only. Proper ID will be required.. MORE

ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown

June 28, 2019

Join us for the 7th annual ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown!  An exciting evening of art receptions, live music, dance lessons, art demonstrations and children’s art activities. FREE TO THE PUBLIC, this event will feature over 100 artists and. MORE

Make Music Day

June 21, 2019

Make Music Day Stamford Downtown is a FREE celebration of music that takes place in cities around the world, held on the summer solstice June 21st. Every kind of musician – young and old, amateur. MORE

Stamford Downtown's Annual Meeting & Dinner

June 17, 2019

Join us at Stamford Downtown’s Annual Meeting & Dinner Honoring:  Dan Palmier CEO & Founder, UC Funds Friends of Stamford Downtown Keynote Speaker: George Barrios Co-President, WWE Sponsored by: Charter Communications People’s United Bank Cross Insurance Register. MORE

Experience Stamford Downtown

May 9, 2019

Experience Stamford Downtown, our newest event, will debut this May and is designed to showcase the Downtown offerings. All events are free to the public but some required registration.   Click Each Day to See. MORE

Winter Restaurant Weeks 2019

February 18, 2019

Stamford Downtown Winter Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Downtown and Stamford Tables, is back for another winter of fabulous dining. From February 18th through March 3rd, participating restaurants will be offering prix fixe lunches and dinners for the public. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 2, 2018

Heights & Lights presented by Reckson 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. MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 18, 2018

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!   Parade Spectacular. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 17, 2018

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 from BMX Pro's Trick Team, dance performances, holiday characters and a visit. MORE

Farmers Market

June 23, 2018

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! Participating Vendors: Amelia's. MORE

Bark in the Park

September 23, 2018

Bark in the Park presented by Blue Buffalo in partnership with Link AKC A special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome! The event is FREE but we encourage everyone to bring an. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 11am-6pm Sunday, September 16, 10am-5pm Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend.  Dine in our extended sidewalk cafes. Don’t miss. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks 2018

August 20, 2018

  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. Click Each. MORE

Timeless-The Works of Seward Johnson

June 1, 2018

Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. This year we are honored to present Timeless – The Works of Seward Johnson. Thirty-six sculptures will. MORE

A Grand Summer Night

August 9, 2018

  Please join us at our annual signature event A Grand Summer Night 5:30pm Hors d'oeuvres & Cocktails, Silent Auction, Raffle, UConn Stamford 7:30pm Dinner, Dessert and Coffee served at the restaurant of your choice. MORE

Alive@Five

June 28, 2018

in partnership with Reckson & BevMax 5pm, Columbus Park 21+ Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with. MORE

Wednesday Nite Live

June 27, 2018

Morgan Stanley presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with City Carting & Recycling and Purdue Pharma 6:30pm, Columbus Park **THE JULY 25 CONCERT FEATURING DENNIS DEYOUNG IS MOVED TO THE PALACE (61 ATLANTIC STREET)** Doors open. MORE

ARTWALK 2018

June 22, 2018

Join us for the 6th annual ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown.  Created by Stamford Downtown, a phenomenal experience awaits ARTWALK patrons.  The evening will feature 100+ painters, photographers, sculptors, and multi-media artists, all reflecting a diverse selection of. MORE

Make Music Day

June 21, 2018

Make Music Day Stamford Downtown is a FREE celebration of music that takes place in cities around the world, held on the summer solstice June 21st. Every kind of musician – young and old, amateur. MORE

Annual Property Owners' Meeting & Dinner

June 18, 2018

Join us at Stamford Downtown's Annual Meeting & Dinner Honoring: Reyno Giallongo, Jr. Chairman & CEO, First County Bank Alan Kalter MC Extraordinaire Richard Redniss Chairman, Stamford Veterans Park Partnership, Inc. Keynote Speaker: US Congressman Jim Himes Sponsored. MORE

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