Sailfest July 8-10, 2022

Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event. The three-day festival consists of a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, Tall Ships, and over 200 vendors lining the downtown New London streets. Sailfest produces multiple stages of free entertainment with musical genres ranging in Funk, Rock, and Latin. We also have a children stage on […]

Downtown Live

A free concert series hosted at Hygienic Art Park  in downtown New London, Connecticut. July 14th July 28th August 11th August 18th August 25th

Christmas in July

 July 23rd,  Christmas in July 8:30pm Lighted Boat Parade Andre Eddie and Friends will be performing on the New London Waterfront Park Restaurants and Business specials Studio 33 Flavours of Life Specials Noodles and Rice The Draft Choice The Custom House Maritime Museum Hot Rods Cafe 33 Golden street The Annex Right Path:– Check us out […]

Eat In The Street – Locally Sourced: Food, Art, Music & Fireworks

August 4th – Locally sourced: Food, Art,  Music  and Fireworks ! Bank Street will be closed to traffic from 4pm – 10pm each night of the event.  Restaurants will be encouraged to have tables in the street available to seat patrons. The street will be decorated according to that month’s theme.  There will also be vendors […]

PIRATE- FEST- August 20,2022

Ahoy land lubbers! Save the date for our new community event to celebrate the lore of Captain Kidd and the fun of playing pirate. Come in costume and enjoy Kalmar Nyckel ship tours, pirate crafts, and cannon demonstrations. Dress like a pirate and join us on the New London Waterfront park for some fun. Public Sails 10-12:30 […]

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival

September 9-11,2022 The CT Maritime Heritage Is a 3-day festival in September along the historic New London waterfront, promoting CT’s maritime heritage and spirit of innovation. For more info and a full list events. www.ctmaritimefest.com

Eat In The Street – Celebration of Latin Heritage

 Eat In The Street  Thursday, Sept 15th –A celebration of Latin Heritage State Street from Eugene O’Neill Drive to Bank Street  will be closed to traffic from 4pm – 9pm each night of the event. Food Trucks Vendors Water Taxi Roaming entertainment Restaurants and Business specials Studio 33 Strong & Fit Custom House Noodles and […]

New London Halloween Town

 Halloween Town Friday, Oct 21,2022 from 6pm- 9pm – New London Waterfront park New London Halloween Town sponsored by the City of New London and the Downtown New London Assoc. and the New London Police Union Trick or treating for families Costume Contest for ages Pre – K to 5th grade at City Pier 7:30 […]

Merry Days & Jolly Nights in New London

The City of New London is proud to announce the commencement of its holiday season with a calendar of events celebrating the diverse array of faiths and holidays in New London’s culture. Merry Day & Jolly Nights November 25th – Christmas Tree Lighting at the Parade Plaza- 5pm December 26th – Jan 1st – Kwanzaa January 6th  […]