Annual Events

Every season brings a new reason to celebrate in New Haven. With a never-ending roster of live concerts, street festivals, and sporting events year-round, you’re guaranteed to never get bored. Residents and locals alike mark their calendars for signature outdoor events like Music On the Green and the annual Holiday Tree Lighting in December. For over a century, revelers from around the world have flocked to New Haven to join the festivities, which include tasty traditions like New Haven Restaurant Week to century-old celebrations like the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade. No matter what month (or mood) you’re in – the Elm City always has something to offer!

January

Flights of Fancy

March

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

April

New Haven Restaurant Week

April

Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride

May

Freddy Fixer Parade

June

Dragon Boat Regatta

June

International Festival of Arts & Ideas

July

4th of July Fireworks

July

Music on the Green

July

Flights of Fancy

August

Connecticut Open

August

Elm Shakespeare

September

New Haven Road Race

September

Closer to Free Ride

September

New Haven Grand Prix

October

City-Wide Open Studios

November

New Haven Restaurant Week

November

New Haven Holiday Tree Lighting