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

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

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

June 12, 2021

Arts & Crafts on Bedford June 12, August 7 & October 2, 2021 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. Fun. MORE

Chess in Latham Park

June 12, 2021

Chess in Latham Park returns for another season! Saturdays, June 12-October 2 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

Alive@Five

April 1, 2021

Alive@Five in partnership with Reckson and BevMax New Location! Mill River Park   Jon Batiste   Chelsea Cutler + Jeremy Zucker Third Eye Blind Ludacris COVID Policy:  In accordance with City of Stamford regulations, all. MORE

Wednesday Nite Live

April 1, 2021

Morgan Stanley presents Wednesday Nite Live New Location! Mill River Park   Blues Traveler Chaka Khan Village People (Free Admission!) Jefferson Starship (Free Admission!) COVID Policy:  In accordance with City of Stamford regulations, all attendees. 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! [column grid="2" span="1"]  [/column] [column. MORE

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes

July 6, 2021

Join us for a wide variety of FREE outdoor fitness classes including: Yoga, Zumba, Bootcamp and more! No prior registration is needed.  All classes are on a first come, first served basis and subject to. MORE

Street Beats

June 17, 2021

Every Thursday night in Stamford Downtown, you can enjoy live music featuring local musicians from 6-8pm! June 17 Columbus Park: Andrew DeNicola Ferguson Library Plaza: The Hot Club of Black Rock June 24 Lower Summer. MORE

Trivia Night with Best Trivia Ever

June 24, 2021

  Stamford Downtown & Best Trivia Ever are teaming up to bring you Trivia Nights: Thursdays, June 24, July 22 and August 26 7pm in Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street, Stamford) Grab your team. MORE

Mindfulness Workshop

July 7, 2021

Mindfulness Sessions led by Stamford Mindfulness Project Wednesdays, July 14-August 25 6:30pm Veterans Memorial Park (130 Atlantic Street) The free sessions will be led by experienced mindfulness teachers, who will introduce participants to new introductory. MORE

Outdoor Painting Classes with Pinot's Palette

July 8, 2021

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

Bark in the Park

June 27, 2021

Dogtopia of Stamford presents:  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. MORE

Make Music Day

June 21, 2021

On Monday, 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

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: Take mom to a delicious brunch at one of downtown's many restaurants including: Winfield. 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

Winter Restaurant Weeks

February 15, 2021

2021 Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford Downtown returns February 15-28! 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. MORE

Valentine's Day Guide

February 14, 2021

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 Takeout Specials

February 7, 2021

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 spend. MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

December 2, 2020

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular Giving Float On November 22, Stamford Downtown donated 500 Thanksgiving meals to Stamford Families. Commissioners and staff of Stamford Downtown extend sincere thanks to our partners, sponsors and volunteers who made this possible.. MORE

Heights & Lights

December 6, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution Heights & Lights will not be seen by a live audience this year. Luckily the YES Network will be filming the rappel starring Santa, guest rappellers, Brian Cashman, GM of. MORE

Shop Local Holiday Guide

September 1, 2020

  bartaco 222 Summer Street 1. Buy a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus 2. Signature hot sauce collection 3. "Will Run For Tacos" Athletic Tee Buffalo Wild Wings  208 Summer Street Give. MORE

Deck the Downtown

December 1, 2020

Vote for chance to win a $100 gift card to the downtown business of your choice! Take a stroll around Stamford Downtown to view all the decorated storefronts + choose for your favorite! One vote. 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

Art Collective--Art in Public Places

June 1, 2020

  Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. This years exhibit, Art Collective, will include a collection of sculptures on loan from regional artists whose. MORE

Chess in Latham Park

June 6, 2020

Chess in Latham Park returns for another season! Saturdays, June 6-September 26 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