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Events by year: 201320142015 – 2016

Happenings for New Year's Eve in Stamford Downtown

December 30, 2016

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Heights & Lights

December 4, 2016

Rappelling Santa and Holiday Tree Lighting Presented by Reckson Associates, A Division of SL Green From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch and starring guest rappeller Brian. MORE

UBS Parade Spectacular

November 20, 2016

UBS Parade Spectacular presented by Stamford Town Center and Stamford Advocate The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party

November 19, 2016

Join us for the backstage look at the parade and watch the giant helium balloons come to life.  The Giant Balloon Inflation Party presented by Point72 Asset Management  will feature exciting performances from Cirquetacular aerial acrobats, dancing with Locust. MORE

Stamford Downtown Farmers Market Farm to Table Fresh produce

Stamford Downtown Farmers Market

June 18, 2016

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! 2016 Vendors: -Amelia's. MORE

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

September 17, 2016

Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend.  Dine in our extended sidewalk cafe. Don’t miss the Imagination Station with “hands on” activities for. MORE

Bark in the Park

September 11, 2016

Presented By Blue Buffalo A special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome! Enjoy lots of activities to keep families and their pets entertained including: K9 demonstrations, agility course, fun contests, adoption. MORE

Downtown Expressions-Art in Public Places

June 1, 2016

Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. This years exhibit, Downtown Expressions, will include a collection of 42 sculptures on loan from 16 artists whose. MORE

Summer Restaurant Weeks 2016

August 26, 2016

Dine al fresco when Summer Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, returns for another season of fabulous dining. From August 26th through September 4th, participating restaurants will be offering innovative prix-fixe lunches and dinners for the. MORE

Alive@Five Outdoor Concert Series

July 7, 2016

Alive@Five in partnership with Budweiser, Reckson, Stamford Town Center and BevMax on the Crystal Rock Stage Thursday Evenings, July 7- August 11, 2016 5pm, Columbus Park 21 and Over Only   Live music from national. MORE

A Grand Summer Night

August 10, 2016

Join us at A Grand Summer Night Reimagined Eat. Drink. Laugh. Join the Friends of Stamford Downtown as we reimagine this wonderful summer event. Dine all evening at UConn’s Rich Concourse with non-stop extravagant, sumptuous. MORE

Wednesday Nite Live (formerly Jazz-Up July)

July 6, 2016

Morgan Stanley Presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with Stamford Town Center on the Crystal Rock Stage July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016 6:30pm, Columbus Park Wednesday Nite Live (formerly Jazz-Up July) is an outdoor. MORE

Slide the City

July 17, 2016

GET READY FOR THE SLIDE OF YOUR LIFE! Summer time is upon us, and we are bringing back the record-breaking water slide to Stamford Downtown! Slide the City, a fun-filled 1,000-foot water slide is a. MORE


June 24, 2016

The ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown is yet another step towards showcasing the growing art community and collectors market in Stamford Downtown. Created by Stamford Downtown Special Services District, a phenomenal experience awaits ARTWALK patrons. Take. MORE

Brews on Bedford

June 11, 2016

Join us for Brews on Bedford! 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. MORE

Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford Downtown

February 22, 2016

Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, is back for another winter of fabulous dining.  From February 22nd through March 6th, participating restaurants will be offering prix-fixe lunches and dinners for the public to enjoy. New This Year!: Enjoy Winter Restaurant Weeks through. MORE