Stamford Downtown Signature Events
Stamford Downtown is bustling with exciting events.  Whether it’s a world class sculpture exhibit, music in Columbus Park, Arts & Crafts on Bedford Street or a giant helium balloon parade, Stamford Downtown is the place to find it all.
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Shared_Studios Portal June 2019-May 2020

The Portal is an immersive space that connects people separated by distance and difference. Upon entering the Portal, you'll come face-to-face with someone in an identical Portal, somewhere else on earth, as through you are. MORE

Winter Restaurant Weeks February 17 - March 1, 2020

Stamford Downtown Winter Restaurant Weeks will be back for another winter of fabulous dining with participating restaurants offering prix fixe meals for the public to enjoy. Also for the first time, babysitting is available at the Stamford YMCA. MORE

City Challenge Race May 3, 2020

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

Bark in the Park May 17, 2020

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 to donate to animals in need. Items collected will be. MORE

ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown June 19, 2020

Join us for the 8th 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. MORE

Farmers Market June 20-October 31, 2020

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! The market will. MORE

Brews on Bedford June 20, 2020

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

Make Music Day June 21, 2020

  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,. MORE

Wednesday Nite Live July 8-29, 2020

Wednesday Nite Live is an outdoor summer concert series with live music from national and regional headliners, which attract after work crowds and families.  The series offers music from various genres. Past Performers Include: WAR, Chubby Checker,. MORE

Alive@Five July 9-30, 2020

Thursday nights in the summertime have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times! Alive@Five is a five week outdoor summer concert series featuring  live music from national and. MORE

Grand Summer Night August 12, 2020

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

Arts & Crafts on Bedford September 12 & 13, 2020

Saturday, September 12, 11am-6pm Sunday, September 13, 10am-5pm Shop on-of-a-kind handcrafted goods made by local and regional artists. Kid friendly activities at the Imagination Station in Latham Park.  Free art workshops will be held throughout. MORE

Giant Balloon Inflation Party November 21, 2020

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

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular November 22, 2020

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!   Click Here. MORE

Heights & Lights December 6, 2020

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 flying from the top of one of Stamford’s tallest buildings,. MORE