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

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 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

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

September 12, 2020

Saturday, September 12, 10am-7pm Shop on-of-a-kind handcrafted goods made by local and regional artists. Bedford Street restaurants will be offering extended outdoor patio cafés. There will be no kids activities in Latham Park this year.. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks

May 1, 2020

Looking for the 2021 Winter Restaurant Weeks Page? Click the image below.   Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, will be back for another summer of fabulous dining. From August 17th through September 7th, participating restaurants will. MORE

Outdoor Fitness Classes

June 20, 2020

UPDATE: As of July 20, All fitness classes have been moved to Columbus Park. Join us for a wide variety of FREE outdoor fitness classes including: Yoga, Zumba, Pure Barre and more! All participants will. MORE

Afternoon Music in the Parks

July 3, 2020

Enjoy the nice weather and the smooth sounds of acoustic music. All performances are free and subject to weather conditions. Heritage Park Schedule (Bank Street at Main Street behind Old Town Hall) Fridays, 12-2pm July. MORE

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4, 2020

We are excited to announce…we’re bringing Fourth of July fireworks downtown! The fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 4 at 9pm off the Landmark Building. Rain date July 3. Important Note: There will. MORE

Make Music Day

June 21, 2020

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

Heights & Lights

December 8, 2019

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 guest rappeller, Brian Cashman, General Manager, NY Yankees. MORE

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

November 24, 2019

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!  **The parade is. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 23, 2019

Join us for the backstage look at the parade and watch the giant helium balloons come to life. The Giant Balloon Inflation Party sponsored by Point72 will feature exciting performances starring Bello Nock Comedic Daredevil, dance performances with Locust Performing. MORE

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


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