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.

Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

November 24, 2022

2022 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 8, 2022

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 storefront decorating contest, Deck the Downtown featuring over. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 4, 2022

Heights & Lights presented by Reckson Rappelling Santa & Tree Lighting Sunday, December 4 at 5pm From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch and friends as they. MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 20, 2022

After a two-year break, the holiday season will officially kick off in Stamford Downtown on November 20 with the 29th annual Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular, one of the largest of its kind in the country!. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 19, 2022

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

Farmers Market

June 11, 2022

Saturdays, June 11-October 29, 2022 9am-2pm NEW LOCATION! Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) Shop our weekly famers market offering a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find breads, jams, baked. MORE

WineFest on Bedford

May 1, 2022

WineFest on Bedford is SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist >>>    Join us for WineFest on Bedford in Stamford Downtown! Sample wine from over 35 wineries, while enjoying lawn games and live music with the Joe. 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

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes

May 16, 2022

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

Chess in Latham Park

June 11, 2022

Chess in Latham Park returns for another season! Saturdays, June 11-September 10 1-3pm (Weather Permitting) Improve your game, learn new moves, talk with the masters and meet other chess fans. Free and open to all. 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

Trivia Night with Best Trivia Ever

May 26, 2022

Stamford Downtown & Best Trivia Ever are teaming up again to bring you Trivia Nights: Thursdays, May 26, June 23 and August 18 7pm in Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street, Stamford) Grab your team. MORE

Outdoor Painting Classes with Pinot's Palette

May 18, 2022

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 6, 2022

Mindfulness Sessions led by Stamford Mindfulness Project Wednesdays, July 6-27 6pm-6:45pm Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) Join us this July for our free four-week crash course into mindfulness with sessions led by our team. MORE

Street Beats

May 5, 2022

Every Thursday night in Stamford Downtown, you can enjoy live music featuring local musicians from 6-8pm! May 5 Columbus Park: Ed Horan Lower Summer Street: Kayla Rae May 12 Columbus Park: Henry Jones Bedford Street:. 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 Sunday...football 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

Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

November 26, 2021

2021 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 the incredible small business right. 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

Eat! Festive Holiday Offerings

November 20, 2020

In the spirit of the Holidays, Stamford Downtown will be hosting a two week restaurant promotion featuring dine-in and take-out specials.   Spend $25 and receive your choice of one: Small Cheese Pizza Greek Salad Greek. MORE

StrEATeries in Stamford Downtown

September 13, 2020

Stamford Downtown is launching an exciting new initiative designed to welcome visitors back to the neighborhood to dine at our restaurants and shop at our stores. This program, StEATeries in Stamford Downtown, provides expanded space. MORE

Stamford Downtown Farmers Markets

June 13, 2020

June 13-October 31, 2020 (No market on Saturday, July 4) New this year! TWO weekly famers markets offering  a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

May 1, 2020

Arts & Crafts on Bedford Returns for a Second Show! **DATE CHANGE** Sunday, October 18, 10am-6pm Shop one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods made by local and regional artists. Bedford Street restaurants will be offering extended outdoor patio. MORE