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New Haven announces the summer event schedule for 2017

From Tastie Fish

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.

June 2nd

Friday Flicks will start June 2nd, and run every Friday through August 18th

June 3rd,

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

June 3rd

New Haven Dragon Boat Regatta

June 3rd

New Haven Food Truck Festival

June 8th

Fashion Days at the Shops at Yale

June 11th

Trombone Shorty

June 13

Motown the Musical will arrive in New Haven, and run through June 18th

July 4th

4th of July Fireworks

July 19th.

The “Cool Summer Concert” series begins, shows will also take place on July 26th, August 2nd, and August 9th

July 22

“Music On the Green” will rock an awesome concert, and a second show will take place on July 29th

July 20th

Flights of Fnacy

July 25th

Phantogram & Tycho

August 4th

Tower of Power

August 5th

Craft Brew Races

August 12th

Puerto Rican festival of New Haven

August 17th

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

August 17th

Shakespeare in the Park will go on, with additional shows through September 3rd

August 18th

The Connecticut Open will run from this date to August 26th

August 19th


September 4th

New Haven Road Race

September 9th

CT Folk Festival

September 15th

New Haven Grand Prix


Tastie Fish will have more updates as the summer draws closer!



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