Mayor Toni Harp and Market New Haven announced the summer schedule for the 2017 season amid much fanfare during a cheerful morning press conference in City Hall.
The full slate of “diverse and distinctive citywide events are designed to appeal to both locals and visitors alike” according to the organizers.
The massive slate of events will kick off with the New Haven Documentary Film Festival on June 1st.
Presented by Market New Haven, in association with City Hall, and local business, the summer schedule covers a variety of different forms of leisure within the cornerstones of the arts, sports, food, and culture.
Organizers advised Tastie Fish that as many as 200,000 people are expected to attend the events over the course of the entire schedule, including the 100,000 that are expected to attend the International Festival for Arts and Ideas.
After months of planning and hard work, Market New Haven has rolled out a schedule jam packed with fun and opportunities.
Tastie Fish has posted the full schedule of events below.
Friday Flicks will start June 2nd, and run every Friday through August 18th
The international Festival of Arts and Ideas will start June 3rd, and run through June 24th, when Rusted Root, and the Wailers will bring some serious funk to the New Haven Green. For more on the actual festival, please click here
New Haven Dragon Boat Regatta
New Haven Food Truck Festival
Fashion Days at the Shops at Yale
Motown the Musical will arrive in New Haven, and run through June 18th
4th of July Fireworks
The “Cool Summer Concert” series begins, shows will also take place on July 26th, August 2nd, and August 9th
“Music On the Green” will rock an awesome concert, and a second show will take place on July 29th
Flights of Fnacy
Phantogram & Tycho
Tower of Power
Craft Brew Races
Puerto Rican festival of New Haven
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins
Shakespeare in the Park will go on, with additional shows through September 3rd
The Connecticut Open will run from this date to August 26th
New Haven Road Race
CT Folk Festival
New Haven Grand Prix
Tastie Fish will have more updates as the summer draws closer!