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The Annual Italian Festa, New Haven, Connecticut

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 24 @ 10:00 pm

The Annual Italian Festa is four nights of great Italian food and FREE musical entertainment! Come eat and enjoy with us in Historic Wooster Square! The Annual Italian Festa Schedule of Events and Entertainment: Thursday, June 21, 2018 6pm Opening Parade 6 to 9:30pm Michael Nigretti, Vocalist & Performer Friday, June 22, 2018 6 to 7pm Strolling Italian Accordionist David Glocowski 7 to 10pm Rich DiPalma & guest Gina Liquori Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:30 to 6:30pm Nick Fradiani, Sr., Vocalist &…

Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Enjoy Gourmet Food Trucks, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and shopping at your favorite retailers. at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets. First Friday, April through November* 5PM-9PM Located across from J. Crew Factory Store. Visit the center website at PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing or CTFoodTrucks.com for more details. *In event of inclement weather, event may pop-up on the following Friday.

Downtown Milford Farmer's Market

Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

It's that community vibe that makes the farmer's market ripe for pairing with the Downtown Milford Business Association, whose mission is to bring attention to the downtown business district. The farmer's market runs on Saturdays from June 2 through October 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM and features a variety of fresh local produce, baked goods, honey, flowers, eggs, coffee, ice cream, as well as a variety of local artisans. Email Contact: dmbamarketingandevents@gmail.com Phone Number: (203) 745-4946 The farmer’s…

The Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest, South Windsor, Connecticut

The Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest, South Windsor, Connecticut

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2018 at 11:00am

The 2018 Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest at The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk will be held on June 23rd and June 24th in South Windsor, Connecticut. Enjoy a weekend filled with delicious food trucks from all over Connecticut, fantastic live bands, a great DJ, FREE children's activities, and fun for the whole family! Mark your calendar and join us on Saturday, June 23 from 11AM to 7PM and Sunday, June 24 from 11AM to 6PM in Evergreen Walk Park…

The Connecticut Taco Festival

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Connecticut Taco Festival is the best fiesta of the summer sponsored by Bacardi and BMW of Ridgefield. TICKETS: $15 Advance // $20 (cash at the door) FREE for age 12 and under Limited Number of tickets available Purchase your tickets here The Connecticut Taco Festival Features: Gourmet Tacos from Restaurants & Food Trucks Frozen Margaritas, Tequila & Mexican Beer by Bumski's Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling by WrestlePro Taco Eating Contest by Connecticut Taco Festival Chihuahua Picture Contest by Connecticut Taco Festival Live Music &…

Bacon Themed Food Truck Festival, New London, Connecticut

Bacon Themed Food Truck Festival, New London, Connecticut

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Bacon Themed Food Truck Festival will be held at New London's Waterfront. This event will be having a bacon theme. All vendors will have one item on their menu that contains bacon.Choose your favorite food truck, grabbed and order and go! Pick a spot and enjoy live music along the beautiful New London waterfront. 6:00 pm. Live music performed by Andre, Eddie and Friends at the City Pier stage! FREE kids activities: Face Painting.

Essex in Bloom "First Thursdays" Summer Events

“First Thursdays” Summer Events in Essex, Connecticut

July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 2, 2018 at 5:00pm

Celebrate summer 2018 alfresco style in Essex, Connecticut! The Essex Board of Trade introduces 1st Thursdays — a series of 3 themed events on Main Street in Essex Village, occurring over the first Thursdays of June, July, and August. Stores and galleries will be open late with festivities and special discounts. The party-like atmosphere includes: the first-ever Cruise Night in the parking lot of Olive Oyl’s Cuisine, Yoga in the Park with Essex Park & Recreation, Music & Drinks on the deck of the Connecticut River Museum, and Festive…

Lady Katharine Mystique

Taste of Italiana on Lady Katharine Mystique

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Spend an evening with a dinner buffet of traditional Italian cuisine, prepared in classic style aboard the Lady Katharine Mystique. Dance and sing along to music with Tony Reali! A perfect cruise for family reunions, anniversaries, gathering friends or a romantic dinner for two. Buon Appetito! Group discounts are available for parties of 30 or more on most of Lady Katherine cruises. To make a group reservation, please call 860-395-5446 and speak to a reservationist @ ext 2. If the…

Glastonbury Food Truck Festival, South Glastonbury, Connecticut

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2018 at 11:00am

The Glastonbury Food Truck Festival will be held at the Glastonbury Elks on Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, Connecticut. The Festival offers Free Admission with  Food Trucks, Beer, Wine, Craft Beer, & Liquor. There will be Carnival Rides for the Kids Saturday August 4th 11am-8pm & Sunday August 5th 11am-6pm Gourmet Food Trucks serving a variety of delicious dishes and Tasty Treats. There will be 20+ Food Trucks participating along with additional vendors of all kinds. Free Parking will be Available

Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival, Hartford, Connecticut

Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival, Hartford, Connecticut

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival is a free diverse family-friendly event for all ages. Come enjoy the music, dance and culture of the French, English and Spanish speaking Caribbean. This is also a child-friendly event with games, arts and crafts and so much more.... This event is part of the Summer in the City series, and made possible by the Greater Hartford Arts Council and United Technologies. See the full Summer in the City lineup at summerinhartford.com Co-Sponsor: Summer…

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat‎ Chocolate & Wine Cruise

Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s a match made in heaven and the Essex Steam Train is bringing it to you as they host the "Chocolate and Wine Cruise" (designed for adults age 21 and older only). Ride the vintage train pulled by an antique diesel locomotive and riverboat to sample pairings of fabulous wines and decadent chocolates. Enjoy plentiful hors'd'ouvres throughout the evening along with music of Jazz Affair. Finish the evening with a table of delicious, decadent and delightful chocolate desserts. Board Train…

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 5:30pm

Join the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for their "three B" Beer & Brats cruise! Beer, Bratwurst, and Beautiful fall foliage on the Connecticut River. A great night is in store for you from the minute you smell the brats sizzling on the grill to the last sip of beer as you glide into dock after a stunning sunset. Ride our vintage train & riverboat while enjoying tastings of several carefully selected craft beers. Help yourself to a buffet of…

2018 Garlic Festival Olde Mistick Village, Connecticut

Annual Garlic Festival Olde Mistick Village, Connecticut

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 11:00am

This year marks the 11th annual Garlic Festival at Olde Mistick Village. You bring the mints and we'll supply the flavor! Join us September 15 & 16th for a weekend of music, food, and family fun. Don't miss our live birds of prey, reptile show, and martial arts demonstration. Hours for Garlic Festival: Saturday, September 15th 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday, September 16th 11 am to 6 pm. FREE ENTRY & FREE PARKING.

Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 19 @ 6:00 pm

What better way to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day then to do exactly that while sailing aboard the Becky Thatcher Riverboat on the Connecticut River. This ADULTS ONLY adventure is sure to make you a master of Pirate Lingo. (21 and older event) Arrive at Essex station by 5:45 p.m. for boarding and departure at 6:00 p.m. Following a short train ride to Deep River Landing, board the Becky Thatcher for a 2-hour cruise down the Connecticut River.…


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