Scene on the Green

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, join us at the KeyBank Stage for an eclectic and energizing mix of music from artists across the Northeast. With music ranging from funk to rock, blues to jazz, brass to big band, these artist create a Scene (right here) on the Green!

HI Crew presents - Refacing New Haven

A walk-through exhibit composed of cube structures resembling a miniature city block.

June 17 - 18, 2017  Details

108 Monkeys Yoga

108 Monkeys invites you to ignite connection and tune up our commitment to compassion and empathy, by engaging in synchronized movement and breath in a shared space: the great urban outdoors of The New Haven Green.

June 17 - 24, 2017  Details
1 hr

Box City

Calling all young thinkers and tinkerers! Come out and help construct a model city of the future made out of cardboard boxes. Local architects, makers, and city planners will assist, offering advice, and distribute permits to Box City's young entrepreneurs.

June 17 - 18, 2017  Details
4 hrs

LIMITLESS 2nd Annual Teen Dance Competition

An all-style teen dance competition.

Sat, June 17, 2017, 12:00pm  Details
2 hrs

New Haven Dances! The City's Largest Dance Lesson

Shimmy your way down to the New Haven green for a dance party you won't forget. We Dance, one step, one love, one rhythm. The city dances to One Beat. Young, old, 2 left feet, dance enthusiasts to dance professionals are all welcome to join us for the Arts & ideas Festival as we get the energy flowing through the streets of New Haven. Dance lessons and dance social will be on the menu of dancing to wait for that day. We look forward to having you participate in this amazing event.

Sat, June 17, 2017, 6:00pm  Details
45 min

Creative Music Play-In

Come down to the Green to participate in this unique and creative musical experience!

Sun, June 18, 2017, 5:00pm  Details
1 hr 30 min

Pizza Fest

Supporting the Connection Fund

Join us for pizza on the New Haven Green!

June 21 - 23, 2017  Details
1 hr 30 min


The INTAKE Music Ensemble is comprised of professional worldwide musicians performing native and classical instruments and repertoire; Ensemble members serve as faculty of the Native Instrument Academy and perform residencies, concerts, and international tours in a concert stage and community settings.

Thu, June 22, 2017, 12:00pm  Details
1 hr

Asana & Art: Mash-up Yoga Class

Join Margot Broom from downtown New Haven's Breathing Room Yoga Center for a special Asana & Art mash-up yoga class.

Thu, June 22, 2017, 7:30pm  Details
1 hr

New Haven Photo Day

Join photographer Chris Randall in an exploration of New Haven during the Festival.

Sat, June 24, 2017, 12:00pm  Details
4 hrs

The Human Library:

A Worldwide Movement For Social Change Don’t Judge a Book By its Cover

The Human Library™ is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. 

Sat, June 24, 2017, 12:00pm  Details
4 hrs


A Broken Umbrella Theatre production

"Exchange" your story with A Broken Umbrella Theatre.

Sat, June 24, 2017, 1:00pm  Details
4 hrs

Trashion Fashion

A unique runway experience that features wearable art made from materials that have been diverted from the waste stream.

Sat, June 24, 2017, 5:30pm  Details
1 hr 30 min